Algal bloom monitoring August 10, 2017: Cyanobacteria observations increased in lakes, surface blooms of cyanobacteria in some of the sea areas of Finland

Press release 2017-08-10 at 13:03
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Although more cyanobacteria have been reported in lakes than a week ago, cyanobacteria situation is typical for this time of August. In the Finnish open sea areas of the Baltic Sea, surface blooms of cyanobacteria are still present is some places, and cyanobacteria have also been observed in the coastal observation sites. More in Finnish

Large map of the week's 32 algal situation
 

Risk assessment of blue-green algae blooms:


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Lakes

Special researcher Marko Järvinen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (till August 11)
Tel +358 295 251 241, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Biologist Satu-Maaria Karjalainen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (from August 14)
Tel. 0295 251 262, firstname.middlename.lastname@ymparisto.fi  [satu.maaria.karjalainen]

Sea areas

Cyanobacterial bloom situation

Senior Research Scientist Seppo Knuuttila, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (till August 11)
Tel +358 295 251 286, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Leading Researcher Harri Kuosa, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (from August 14)
Tel. 0295 251 106, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

State of the Baltic Sea

Senior Research Scientist Mika Raateoja, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE
Tel +358 295 251 536, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Communications

Communication Specialist Hannele Ahponen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE
Tel +358 50 327 5997, firstname.x.lastname@ymparisto.fi