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Lake St. Clair

Lake Erie has had a renewed eutrophication problem in recent years driven by nutrient input (primarily phosphorus). One of the main pathways taken by the nutrients on their way to western Lake Erie is through Lake St. Clair and the Detroit River. The above Sentinel-2A image shows suspended sediment patterns in Lake St. Clair on March 26, 2019. Click on it to get a much larger version that also includes portions of Lake Huron and Lake Erie.