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Algal bloom monitoring July 5, 2018: More blooms of cyanobacteria observed in lakes than usual, locally abundant blooms in sea areas as well

Press release 2018-07-05 at 12:53
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In lakes, cyanobacterial blooms occur more abundantly than usually at this time of the year. In coastal areas of the Gulf of Finland and Archipelago Sea, local, abundant blooms of cyanobacteria have been observed. More in Finnish

Large map of the week's 27 algal situation

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Trainee, University student Henna Raitanen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (till July 6)
puh. 050 359 8046, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Researcher Kristiina Vuorio, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (from July 9)
Tel 0295 251 757, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Sea areas

Cyanobacterial bloom situation

Senior researcher Sanna Suikkanen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (till July 6)
Tel. 0295 251 660, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Researcher Sirpa Lehtinen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (from July 9)
Tel. 0295 251 353, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

State of the Baltic Sea

Senior Research Scientist Seppo Knuuttila, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (till July 6)
Tel. 0295 251 286, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Development Manager Heikki Pitkänen, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (from July 9)
Tel. 0295 251 516, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi


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

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