ULTRASONIC sound waves are being used to kill off algae at an East Dorset reservoir. Sembcorp Bournemouth Water (SBW) has installed an ultrasonic algae control system at Longham Lakes. The system, supplied by Dutch company LG Sound, is used widely in mainland Europe… Continue reading Ultrasonic waves killing off algae in East Dorset reservoir
A ‘STRANGE’ red dust which has covered homes and cars in Bacup has been confirmed as non-toxic by public health experts. Residents of Windermere Road, and surrounding areas off Todmorden Road, are angry that nothing has been done about the substance, which has been coating their walls and gardens for more than a year… Continue reading Bacup red dust ‘not a health risk’
Algae and bacteria are the fastest growing organisms on our planet. A single algae cell can produce over one million daughter cells in one day. Is this fast enough? All algae producers are limited by sustainable biomass accumulation. Growth rates impact both capital and operational costs… Continue reading Does Biostimulation Accelerate Algae Growth?
FACTORS causing the toxic blue-green algae Lyngbya majuscula to bloom in the Ramsar-listed Roebuck Bay have been investigated by scientists and Broome volunteers. Project leader and UWA hydrogeologist Ryan Vogwill… Continue reading Science and community pinpoint algal bloom causes
The sight of algae suspended in seemingly putrid water, be it in an untended swimming pool or the edge of a lake, is sure to make one wince. But if this water is transferred to a beaker and used to extract oil, it is capable of running a car… Continue reading Microalgae magic: Small wonder
KEELUNG – The opening ceremony of World Oceans Day kicked off at the National Museum of Marine Science and Technology in the city of Keelung in Taiwan on Sunday morning with carnival performance, algae science exhibition, and food fair. The World Oceans Days is an annual event officially recognized by the United… Continue reading Celebrating World Oceans Day: Museum Promotes Algae Science