algal bloom

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algal bloom

an extensive growth of algae in a water body, usually as a result of the phosphate content of fertilizers and detergents.
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To determine the main factors influencing water bloom, the principal component analysis method is used to analyze the data, and the secondary variables of the evaluation model are determined.
Cui, Water Environment Monitoring Evaluation and Water Bloom Intelligent Prediction Method and Emergency Management Decision Making System, Chemical Industry Press, 2013.
From Table 1, we can know that the main pollution source of Taihu Lake is the pollution from life and agriculture and poultry cultivation, so we can control water bloom by control these pollution inputs.
So, controlling the amount of input nutrient is very important in controlling water bloom; for more detail we can see the Discussion section.
The group expects that this discovery will lead to the development of innovative techniques to control water bloom and prevent water pollution.
In recent years, water bloom has frequently occurred in lakes worldwide.
Ganf (1974) writing on water blooms caused by Microcystis aeruginosa in equatorial lake George (Uganda), drew attention to the windless (anticyclonic) weather by night which aided the formation of surface water blooms.
An investigation of the structure and dynamics of water blooms of cyanobacteria in the Baltic Sea - responses to a changing environment.
``We would expect the water to be browner and carrying more sediment during the winter months, to appear greener in spring as the plankton or algae in the water blooms and to appear blue as the waters clear during the summer months.
We would expect the water to be browner and carrying more sediment during the winter, to appear greener in spring as the plankton or algae in the water blooms and to appear blue as the waters clear during the summer.
Some of the harmful aspects of algae are contamination of water reservoirs, water blooms, death to living organisms, diseases to human beings, and parasitic activities.