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Algal bloom monitoring June 28, 2018: Blue-green algal blooms increased in inland waters and in sea areas

Press release 2018-06-28 at 12:48
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© Photo: Ilkka Lastumäki / itameri.kuvat.fi

In inland waters, blue-green algal blooms are more common than normally at this time of the year. The number of blooms has also increased in sea areas. The strong wind is likely to push the blooms off the coast in the Gulf of Finland and will restrain the blue-green algal blooms. More in Finnish

Large map of the week's 26 algal situation

Risk assessment of blue-green algae blooms:

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Researcher Kristiina Vuorio, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (till June 29)
Tel 0295 251 757, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Trainee, University student Henna Raitanen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (from Juli 2)
puh. 050 359 8046, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Sea areas

Cyanobacterial bloom situation

Researcher Heidi Hällfors, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (till June 29)
Tel. 0295 251 114, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Senior researcher Sanna Suikkanen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (from Juni 2)
Tel. 0295 251 660, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

State of the Baltic Sea

Senior Research Scientist Jouni Lehtoranta, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (till June 29)
Tel. 0295 251 363, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Senior Research Scientist Seppo Knuuttila, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (from Juli 2)
Tel. 0295 251 286, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi


Communications Assistant Tuula Rosberg, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE
Tel. 0295 251 573, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi