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Algal bloom monitoring June 15, 2017: Cyanobacteria occurrence still low in lakes and the Baltic Sea areas around Finland

Press release 2017-06-15 at 13:09
Keitele lake
Photo: Suvi-Anne Kinnunen / SYKE

Cyanobacteria occurrence is still low which is a typical situation in early summer. Some cyanobacteria have been observed in five monitoring lake sites. In the coastal and open sea areas cyanobacteria are still rare. Surface waters are cooler than typically this time of summer. More in Finnish

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Lakes

Limnologist Sari Mitikka, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (till June 20)
Tel 0295 251 430, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Biologist Satu Maaria Karjalainen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (from June 21)
Tel +358 295 251 262, firstname.middlename.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Sea areas

Cyanobacterial bloom situation

Leading Researcher Harri Kuosa, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (till June 16)
Tel +358 295 251 106, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Researcher Heidi Hällfors, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (from June 19)
Tel +358 295 251 114, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

State of the Baltic Sea

Development Manager Heikki Pitkänen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (till June 16)
Tel +358 295 251 516, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Head of Unit Vivi Fleming-Lehtinen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (from June 19)
Tel +358 295 251 879, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Communications

Communications Assistant Suvi-Anne Kinnunen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (till June 16)
Tel +358 295 251 840, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Communication Specialist Hannele Ahponen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (from June 19)
Tel +358 50 327 5997, firstname.x.lastname@ymparisto.fi

 


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