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Title: Pfiesteria and Related Harmful Blooms: Natural Resource and Human Health Concerns
Url: http://cnie.org/NLE/CRSreports/Marine/mar-23.cfm
Creator: Buck, Eugene H.
Copeland, Claudia
Vogt, Donna U.
Zinn, Jeffrey A.
Publisher: National Council for Science and the Environment (U.S.)
Description: This online report provides nonpartisan research findings about Pfiesteria and related harmful blooms to members of the House and Senate. The report describes the history and identification of the dinoflagellate Pfiesteria, associated water quality conditions, its role in fish lesions and fish kills, research on the human health effects of Pfiesteria toxins, and state and federal responses to Pfiesteria outbreaks.
LC Classification: Science -- Botany -- Cryptogams -- Algae. Algology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Blooms
Science -- Botany -- Cryptogams -- Algae. Algology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Toxic algae
Science -- Botany -- Cryptogams -- Algae. Algology -- Systematic divisions, A-Z -- Pfiesteriaceae
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Oceanography
Key Concept: Oceanography -- Ecosystem dynamics
Health -- Public health
Health -- Poisons and toxicology
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 1997-12-08
Resource Type: Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-03-23 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-01-22 10:46:36 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
Full Record Views: 79
Resource URL Clicks: 9
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