FORT MYERS, Fla. – Dr. Barry Rosen, a Florida Gulf Coast University professor, is on a mission to learn more about algal bloom impacts on human health.
The professor has created a new way to study the toxic water. Inside his lab, he teamed up with Dr. Osman Karatum.
The two created a chamber that can create a controlled natural environment. They’re using samples from Lake Okeechobee from last week. They have a tank of air that mimics wind inside.
They can control how strong the air blows inside. That can potentially send toxic particles into the air....