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Cyanobacterial blooms have decreased in the Finnish sea areas and lakes

Algal bloom monitoring August 22, 2019, Finnish Environment Institute
Since last week, the amount of cyanobacterial blooms has decreased both in the Finnish sea areas and lakes. In the sea areas, cyanobacteria are mostly mixed in the water, but some surface blooms have been observed in the southern and south-western areas. In lakes, the amount of cyanobacterial observations has decreased clearly.

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