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  1. Updating Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index Is Generating Positive Initial Results

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/updating-ohios-phosphorus-risk-index-generating-positive-initial-results

    Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index, which is a U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation ... Service tool used by farmers to assess their risk of phosphorus moving off farm fields. The index is an ... to date with a goal to release a preliminary revised version of the index later this year, Dayton ...

  2. Roofs

    https://greenhome.osu.edu/passive-design/roofs

    a roof cool. A composite rating system known as the solar reflectance index (SRI) considers both ... Savings for Flat Roofs with Non-Black Surfaces "Solar Reflectivity (R) & Solar Reflectance Index ... (SRI) by Color" by Dean Steel Buildings- Reflectance and Solar Reflectance Index of different ...

  3. How to Stop Algal Blooms, Keep Drinking Water Safe

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/how-stop-algal-blooms-keep-drinking-water-safe

    revise Ohio’s Phosphorus Risk Index. Farmers use the index to plan their fertilizer applications. Steve ...

  4. New Grant Focuses on Nutrient Management, Cleaner Lake Erie Water

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/new-grant-focuses-nutrient-management-cleaner-lake-erie-water

    their farms, including the Phosphorus Index calculation, which helps them identify fields with a high ... phosphorus index and other water quality risk tools, in order to develop more user-friendly means for growers ...

  5. NOAA, partners predict severe harmful algal bloom for Lake Erie

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/noaa-partners-predict-severe-harmful-algal-bloom-lake-erie

    expected to measure 8.7 on the severity index with a range from 8.1 to potentially as high as 9.5. This is ... this century. The severity index runs from a high of 10, which corresponds to the 2011 bloom, the worst ...

  6. Experts: Smaller Algal Bloom Predicted For Western Lake Erie

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/experts-smaller-algal-bloom-predicted-western-lake-erie

    for NOAA’s National Ocean Service. The 2016 bloom is expected to measure 5.5 on the severity index but ...

  7. Water Heating

    https://greenhome.osu.edu/energy-efficiency/water-heating

    heater. 20 R-Value An index to measure the water storage tank’s ability to resist heat loss. A higher ...