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Respect our lakes : Cyanobacterial (blue-green algae) blooms

Description

Cyanobacteria, often known as blue-green algae, are well adapted to growth in alkaline, nutrient-rich water bodies. During calm conditions, they can congregate near the water’s surface. These “blooms” are unsightly and produce objectionable odors, and can also induce skin irritation, itchiness and severe rashes upon contact. This pamphlet provides more information on the risks posed by cyanobacteria and steps to take to protect against possible harmful effects.

Tags
Cyanobacterial blooms algae algae blooms blue-green algae lakes water water management

Title and publication information

Type
Guide
Series Title

Respect Our Lakes

Extent

2 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Environment and Parks

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Topic
Environment

Resource Dates

Date Created

2015-09-01

Date Added

2016-05-16T20:10:58.265654

Date Modified

2015-09-01

Date Issued

2015-09-01

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9781460122549

ISBN (print)

9781460122532

NEOS catalogue key

7588451

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Environment and Parks