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Links

Iowa web resources

  • Iowa Department of Public Health: [LINK]
  • Iowa Department of Natural Resources Current Beach Status: [LINK]
  • Iowa State University Limnology Laboratory: [LINK]

Other state web resources

  • Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Algae Awareness 101: [LINK]
  • Indiana Blue-green Algae webpage: [LINK]
  • Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Blue-green Algae webpage: [LINK]
  • Wisconsin Department of Health Services Blue-green Algae webpage: [LINK]
  • Washington State Department of Health Cyanobacteria Toxins and Symptoms: [LINK]

References

  • Carey, C. C., J. F. Haney, and K. L. Cottingham. 2007. First report of microcystin-LR in the cyanobacterium Gloeotrichia echinulata. Environmental toxicology 22: 337-339.
  • Domingos, P., T. K. Rubim, R. J. R. Molica, S. M. F. O. Azevedo, and W. W. Carmichael. 1999. First report of microcystin production by picoplanktonic cyanobacteria isolated from a northeast Brazilian drinking water supply. Environmental toxicology 14: 31-35.
  • Iowa Department of Public Health. 2012. Harmful Algal Blooms. http://www.idph.state.ia.us/eh/algal_blooms.asp
  • Komarek, J. 2003. Coccoid and Colonial Cyanobacteria, p. 59-116. In J. D. Wehr and R. G. Sheath [eds.], Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology and Classification. Academic Press.
  • Komarek, J., J. Komarkova, and H. Kling. 2003. Filamentous Cyanobacteria, p. 117-196. In J. D. Wehr and R. G. Sheath [eds.], Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology and Classification. Academic Press.
  • Lindon, M., and S. Heiskary. 2009. Blue-green algal toxin (microcystin) levels in Minnesota lakes. Lake Reserv. Manag. 25: 240-252.
  • Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. 2012. Algae Awareness 101. http://www.epa.state.oh.us/dsw/HAB.aspx
  • Oudra, B., M. Loudiki, B. Sbiyyaa, R. Martins, V. Vasconcelos, and N. Namikoshi. 2001. Isolation, characterization and quantification of microcystins (heptapeptides hepatotoxins) in Microcytis aeruginosa dominated bloom of Lalla Takerkoust lake-reservoir (Morocco). Toxicon 39: 1375-1381.
  • Sivonen, K., and G. Jones. 1999. Cyanobacterial Toxins, p. 70. In I. Chorus and J. Bartram [eds.], Toxic Cyanobacteria in Water: A guide to their public health consequences, monitoring and management. St. Edmundsbury Press.