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Algal bloom monitoring June 21, 2018:Some blue-green algal blooms in coastal areas and lakes

Press release 2018-06-21 at 13:40
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© Photo: Ilkka Lastumäki / itameri.kuvat.fi

In the sea areas of Finland, blue-green algae have been observed in the coastal areas of Virolahti, Uusikaupunki and Pietarsaari and in Haapasaari. In the lakes, some minor and only a few amble blooms of blue-green algae have been observed. Strong winds are likely to restrain formation of blue-green algal blooms. More in Finnish 

Large map of the week's 25 algal situation

Risk assessment of blue-green algae blooms:

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Researcher Kristiina Vuorio, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE
Tel 0295 251 757, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Sea areas

Cyanobacterial bloom situation

Senior researcher Sanna Suikkanen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (June 21)
Tel. 0295 251 660, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Researcher Heidi Hällfors, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (from June 25)
Tel. 0295 251 114, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

State of the Baltic Sea

Head of Unit Harri Kuosa, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (June 21)
Tel. 0295 251 106, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Senior Research Scientist Jouni Lehtoranta, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (from June 25)
Tel. 0295 363, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi


Communication Specialist Hannele Ahponen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (June 21)
Tel +358 50 327 5997, firstname.x.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Information Assistant Tuula Rosberg, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (from June 25)
Tel. 0295 251 573, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi