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Algal bloom monitoring July 16, 2015: Amount of cyanobacteria has increased

Press release 2015-07-16 at 13:19

Cyanobacteria have been observed in the open sea areas south from Åland and northern Baltic proper. In lakes, amount of cyanobacteria has increased, even though cyanobacteria are still reported less than usually. Cyanobacteria can be toxic and cause irritation of skin and eyes. More in Finnish

Large map of the week's 29 algal situation



More information:


Limnologist Sari Mitikka, SYKE 
tel. 0295 251 430, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Sea areas

Researcher Sirpa Lehtinen, SYKE
tel. 0295 251 353, firstname.lastname@ymparisto.fi

Algae telephone (every weekday from June to August at 1 pm - 3 pm.)

  • Sea expert, tel. 0295 251 373
  • Lake expert, tel. 0295 251 374

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