The Spring Melt Is On! What Runoff Problems Does That Cause in Your Watershed?

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The Spring Melt Is On! What Runoff Problems Does That Cause in Your Watershed?

Let Satelytics keep an eye out for sediment loading and nutrients from runoff before they cause algal blooms.

  • Problem: Increased algal growth triggered by runoff.
  • Solution: Measure sediment loading and constituents.
  • Benefit: Identify runoff at its source.

Toledo, OH – March 11, 2020 – As the temperature climbs, snow melt is in full swing — and that means runoff into watersheds. Runoff can bring heavy sediment loadings to lakes via tributaries and rivers. Nutrients transported in sediment affect the natural habitat and set the stage for increased algal growth as water temperatures rise and sunlight provides necessary energy for plant growth.

Satelytics can measure in PPM-PPT sediment loading, subaquatic vegetation, phosphorus, chlorophyll-a, phycocyanin, and other constituents, to help you pinpoint where your watershed is threatened! All data can be downloaded directly to your API or a spreadsheet including latitude and longitude of the exact measurement location.


Phosphorous runoff into Lake Erie.

Satelytics Inc.,, is a cloud-based geospatial analytics software suite. Multispectral and hyperspectral imagery is gathered from satellites, UAV, planes, and fixed cameras, and processed to provide both alerts and qualitative results for our customers. Data can be gathered up to a daily basis and results are sent to customers within hours. This includes the specific problem, location, magnitude, and even qualitative information, which minimizes cost, impact, and operational disruption for our clients.

For more information, contact David Dunham,, (o) (419) 728 0060 extension #101, (c) (701) 213 0294.

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