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Algal bloom monitoring June 8, 2017: Cyanobacteria occurrence low in lakes and the Baltic Sea areas around Finland

Press release 2017-06-08 at 12:28
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Cyanobacteria occurrence is still low which is a typical situation in early summer. Some cyanobacteria have been observed in six monitoring lake sites, and in the coastal areas of eastern Gulf of Finland. Surface waters are cooler than typically this time of summer. More in Finnish

Large map of the week's 23 algal situation
 

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Lakes

Special researcher Marko Järvinen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (till June 9)
tel +358 295 251 241, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Limnologist Sari Mitikka, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (from June 12)
tel. 0295 251 430, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Sea areas

Cyanobacterial bloom situation

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

State of the Baltic Sea

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

Communications

Communication Specialist Hannele Ahponen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (till June 9)
Tel +358 50 327 5997, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Communications Assistant Suvi-Anne Kinnunen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (from June 12)
Tel +358 295 251 840, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

 


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