Through this project, satellite data on harmful algal
blooms developed by the partner agencies will be converted to a format that stakeholders can use through mobile devices and web portals.
But regulators have no plans to draft standards that address algal
blooms by requiring testing or identifying acceptable levels of the contaminants in water, even though the state has identified algae and and its resulting toxins as an emerging concern.
Like the newest device, the second-generation ESP is capable of autonomously sampling seawater, measuring water quality, filtering particles from the water, using DNA analysis to detect microorganisms contained in those particles, assessing the presence and concentration of algal
toxins, and testing or storing the particle-laden filters for subsequent analysis, all while receiving remote instruction from its operators and returning data on what it finds.
It urged them not to approach areas affected by the algal
bloom and not to collect or eat dead fish, if they find any.
University of Cambridge and EnAlgae Project researcher Dr Brenda Parker said that the Chinese bloom may be linked to industrial pollution as algal
blooms often follow a massive discharge of phosphates or nitrates into the water.
Population density and the share of the red algal
species are not distributed uniformly but vary both spatially and temporally.
The DHA Oxford Learning and Behaviour (DOLAB) trial showed that taking daily algal
DHA supplements improved reading performance for the worst readers and helped these children catch up with their peer group," said lead investigator Alex Richardson, Ph.
blooms are more common during the spring and fall when there are higher water temperatures and greater movements of the ocean currents, according to a spokesman for the NSW Office of Water.
Among the more limiting constraints on commercial-scale algal
biofuel production are: 1) access to adequate supplies of water; 2) finding the an amount of appropriately situated land; and 3) access to adequate supplies of nutrients needed to grow algae.
The National Harmful Algal
Bloom Committee (NHC) has elected Dr.
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announces the launch of the new journal Algal
This summer, swimmers in China managed to enjoy a day at the beach despite a massive algal