Links and References
Iowa web resources
Iowa Department of Public Health:
Iowa Department of Natural Resources Current Beach Status:
Iowa State University Limnology Laboratory:
Other state web resources
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Algae Awareness 101:
Indiana Blue-green Algae webpage:
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Blue-green Algae webpage:
Wisconsin Department of Health Services Blue-green Algae webpage:
Washington State Department of Health Cyanobacteria Toxins and Symptoms:
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.