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Harmful algal blooms

hearing before the Subcommittee on Oceans and Fisheries of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, May 20, 1998.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Oceans and Fisheries.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Mexico, Gulf of.
    • Subjects:
    • Algal blooms -- United States.,
    • Algal blooms -- Research -- United States.,
    • Pfiesteria -- United States.,
    • Anoxemia -- Mexico, Gulf of.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 105-1030
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .C6965 1998b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 105 p. :
      Number of Pages105
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6821177M
      ISBN 100160596998
      LC Control Number00300942
      OCLC/WorldCa43070982


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Harmful algal blooms by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Oceans and Fisheries. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Read this excerpt from a book. Harmful algal blooms, or HABS, occur when colonies of algae—simple plants that live in the sea and freshwater-grow out of control while producing toxic or harmful effects on people, fish, shellfish, marine mammals, and birds.

The. Harmful Algal Blooms: A Compendium Desk Reference provides basic information on harmful algal blooms (HAB) and references for individuals in need of technical information when faced with unexpected or unknown harmful algal rs in this volume will provide readers with information on causes of HAB, successful management and monitoring.

Harmful Algal Blooms: A Compendium Desk Reference provides basic information on harmful algal blooms (HAB) and references for individuals in need of technical information when faced with unexpected or unknown harmful algal rs in this volume will provide readers with information on causes of HAB, successful management and monitoring programs, control, Brand: Wiley-Interscience.

Harmful Algal Blooms. Robin Raine. Publisher Description. This eBook is an introduction to phytoplankton, the tiny microscopic plants in the oceans and are at the start of marine food chains. The story is told through the phenomenon known as Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs), where a few of these plants can produce toxins or else grow to such high.

Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are symptomatic of ecosystem imbalance, often caused by the many environmental changes that demonstrate the. Harmful Algal Bloom-Associated Illnesses. Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are the rapid growth of algae that can cause harm to animals, people, or the local ecology.

A HAB can look like foam, scum, or mats on the surface of water and can be different colors. HABs can produce toxins that have caused a variety of illnesses in people and animals. HABs. Harmful algal blooms are one of the consequences of the human impact on aquatic ecosystems, particularly the process of eutrophication.

They can cause a variety of deleterious effects, including the poisoning of fish and shellfish, habitat disruptions for many organisms, water discolouration, beach fouling, and even toxic effects for humans. Harmful algal blooms: Causes, impacts and detection Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology 30(7).

Algal blooms or harmful algal blooms (HABs) are observed more and more frequently in inland and coastal waters because of the increased anthropogenic effects and enhanced monitoring capabilities in situ and from space. These blooms usually manifest higher [chl-a] in comparison with typical water conditions in the area, and the fluorescence signal can.

About this book. This reference work provides basic information on harmful algal blooms (HAB) and references for individuals in need of technical information when faced with unexpected or unknown harmful algal events.

Ecosystem-Disruptive Algal Blooms Future Directions Appendix A: Scientific Names for Organisms Listed by Common Name in This Chapter, Also Indicating Species Affected by Karenia brevis (Kb) References and Further Reading 8 Assessing the Economic Consequences of Harmful Algal Blooms: A Summary of Existing.

Harmful algal blooms (HABs) - blooms that cause fish kills, contaminate seafood with toxins, or cause human or ecological health impacts and harm to local economies - are occurring more often, in more places and lasting longer than in past decades.

Up-to-date information of the occurrence of algal blooms in global scale; Color photographs and illustrations to identify of potential bloom-causative agents; Exclusive chapter on harmful algal blooms (HABs) – a global crisis for environmental management; Impact of climate change on the occurrence of algal bloom, beneficial to wide audience.

For humans, harmful algal blooms cause illness through several routes of exposure. Toxins produced by the algae may contaminate seafood and water, or in some cases become airborne in sea spray. Of the natural marine environmental contaminants that are health risks, harmful algal blooms.

Watson SB, Whitton BA, Higgins SN, Paerl HW, Brooks DW, Wehr JD Harmful algal blooms In Wehr JD et al Freshwater Algae of North America 2nd edn Academic Press. Blooms of autotrophic algae and some heterotrophic protists are increasingly frequent in coastal waters around the world and are collectively grouped as harmful algal blooms (HABs).

Harmful algal blooms (HABs) occur when algae — simple photosynthetic organisms that live in the sea and freshwater — grow out of control while producing toxic or harmful effects on people, fish, shellfish, marine mammals, and birds. There are many kinds of HABs, caused by a variety of algal.

What are Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs). Marine and fresh waters teem with life, much of it microscopic and most of it beneficial and harmless. There are, however, some species of algae and cyanobacteria that cause harm, either through the production of potent toxins or through the accumulated biomass during their “blooms”.

It is impervious to develop new techniques to mitigate the harmful effects of HABs (Sun et al., ).Solving the problem of HAB mitigation needs numerous regulating methods to be applied (Choi et al., ).Chemical agents such as triosyn, hydrogen peroxide (Kim et al., ), copper sulfate (Kim et al., ) were found competent in a small period of application.

CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per document published in this title. CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a given year (e.g. ) to documents published in three previous calendar years (e.g. – 14), divided by the number of documents in these three previous years (e.g.

– 14). The red tide occurs when the algae from algal blooms becomes so numerous that it discolors the water. It is also sometime referred to as a Harmful Algal Bloom or “HAB”. This is where the name “red tide”comes from.

Some key factors involved in red tides forming are warm ocean surface temperatures, low salinity, high nutrient content, calm seas, and rain followed by sunny days during the.Victor Wepener, Natalie Degger, in World Seas: an Environmental Evaluation (Second Edition), Harmful algal blooms (HABs) occur mainly in the late summer and early autumn following upwelling events, and are of initially diatom-dominated communities, followed by dinoflagellate populations.

These blooms deplete the water of oxygen, which is further exacerbated when algal cells decompose.Harmful Algal Bloom State of the Science Symposium. UPDATE: A consensus document from the Harmful Algal Bloom State of the Science Symposium was published in February A pdf of the document can be downloaded here: State of the Science for Harmful Algal Blooms in Florida: Karenia brevis and Microcystis spp.