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Sinilevää rannikolla (Ilmakuva)

Blue-green algal blooms increased in the Gulf of Finland and in the Archipelago Sea, blooms also in abundance in lakes

Algal bloom monitoring July 12, 2018
The number of blue-green algal blooms has increased considerably, especially in south-western and southern sea areas. There are also plenty of blue-green algal blooms in lakes. If predicted heat and calm weather is attained, the amount of surface blooms can increase considerably, especially in southern and south-western sea areas. More



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