First Maj and Tor Nessling Foundation Symposium on
‘Recent developments in Cyanobacterial Research’
Scientific Program
The symposium proceedings is published jointly with the ‘First
International Congress on Toxic Cyanobacteria (Blue-green Algae), 1995,
in
Phycologia vol. 35, 6 suppl.
Cyanobacterial blooms and health hazards
Cyanobacterial blooms and health hazards - an overview Wayne W.Carmichael
Problems caused by mass occurrences of cyanobacteria in Finnish fresh waters and the Baltic Sea Kaarina Sivonen
Problems caused by mass occurrences of cyanobacteria in Estonian waters Kalle Olli
Cyanobacteria and off-flavours Per-Edvin Persson
Ecology of cyanobacteria and their role in aquatic communities
A comparison of cyanobacterial bloom dynamics in freshwater, estuarine and marine environments Hans Paerl
Structural and functional relationships in some marine nitrogen fixing cyanobacteria Birgitta Bergman, Anne Heinänen, Ulla Rasmussen and S. Janson
Experimental and 'in situ' comparison of 15N2- and acetylene reduction methods for the measurement of nitrogen fixation by Baltic Sea cyanobacteria Pia Moisander, Jaana Lehtimäki, Kaarina Sivonen and Kaisa Kononen
Fine scale intrusions: one link in the chain of nutrient transport for cyanobacteria Jaan Laanemets, Hannu Haahti, Kaisa Kononen and Juss Pavelson
Initiation of cyanobacterial blooms in a frontal region at the entrance to the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea Kaisa Kononen, Jorma Kuparinen, Jaan Laanemets, Kalervo Mäkelä, Sulev Nõmmann and Juss Pavelson
Copepod interactions with toxic cyanobacteria in the Gulf of Finland Kevin Sellner, Marcia M. Olson and Kalle Olli
Sedimentation and buoyancy in cyanobacterial bloom dynamics Anna-Stina Heiskanen and Kalle Olli
Cyanobacterial toxins - detection and analysis
Trace analysis of microcystins Ken-ichi Harada
Conformations of cyanobacterial hepatotoxins microcystin-LR and nodularin Arto Annila, Maarit Kontteli, Jaana Lehtimäki, Kaarina Sivonen, Jussi Meriluoto and John Eriksson
Identification of cyanobacteria based on morphology or molecular biology
Present status of morphological taxonomy of cyanobacteria Pertti Eloranta
Usage of protein patterns in classification of cyanobacteria Jarkko Hantula, Eeva Vainio, Leo Rouhiainen and Kaarina Sivonen
Molecular biological characterization of toxic cyanobacteria Christina Lyra, Leo Rouhiainen, Jaana Lehtimäki, Jarkko Rapala, Anna- Maria Torsti, Jaana Korpela, Tuomas Tenkanen, Pekka Mattila, Kari Pitkänen and Kaarina Sivonen
Cloning and characterization of peptide synthetase genes from a hepatotoxic Anabaena strain Leo Rouhiainen, William Buikema, Lars Paulin, Kaarina Sivonen and Robert Haselkorn
Cyanobacterial toxins - production and persistence
Persistence and degradation of cyanobacterial toxins Kirsti Lahti, Jarkko Rapala, Michael Färdig, Maija Niemelä and Kaarina Sivonen
Comparison of toxin production by hepatotoxic and neurotoxic Anabaena spp. Jarkko Rapala, Kaarina Sivonen and Seppo I. Niemelä
Comparison of growth, toxin production and nitrogen fixation of cyanobacteria from the Baltic Sea Jaana Lehtimäki, Pia Moisander, Kaarina Sivonen and Kaisa Kononen
Cyanobacterial toxins - cellular, physiological and ecological effects and mechanisms of action
Tumor promotion by cyanobacterial toxins Ian R.Falconer and Andrew R.Humpage
Cellular and subcellular targets of microcystin-LR Diana Toivola, Ann-Sofi Härmälä-Braskén, Jussi A.O. Meriluoto and John E. Eriksson
Cellular and molecular mechanisms behind microcystin-induced liver toxicity John E. Eriksson, Ann-Sofi Härmälä-Braskén and Diana M. Toivola
Toxicity of cyanobacteria to mosquito larvae Jari Kiviranta
Life-table analysis in assessing sublethal effects of toxic cyanobacteria on zooplankton Mari Walls, Jaana Hietala, Camilla Laurén-Määttä and Marko Reinikainen
Effects of toxic Microcystis aeruginosa and food level on the population dynamics of two Daphnia pulex clones Camilla Laurén-Määttä, Jaana Hietala and Mari Walls
Choosing analytical strategy for microcystins Jussi O. Meriluoto, Ann- Sofi Härmälä-Braskén and John Eriksson
Acute and subacute effects of microcystins in fish Christina Råbergh and J John E. Eriksson
Monitoring and management of toxins and blooms of cyanobacteria
Cyanobacteria and their toxins in drinking water treatment Kirsti Lahti
Small scale drinking water purifiers in the removal of cyanobacterial toxins Erkki Vuori
Management of the cyanobacterial blooms in the sea area off Helsinki Hilkka Viljamaa
Successful biomanipulation of Lake Vesijärvi: have cyanobacterial blooms been vanquished? Timo Kairesalo
High-resolution monitoring of algal blooms in the Baltic Sea with unattended recording and sampling on ferries Juha-Markku Leppänen, Eija Rantajärvi and Seija Hällfors
Public lectures
Sinilevien aiheuttamat ongelmat Suomen vesistöissä Kaarina Sivonen
Itämeren sinileväkukintojen automaattinen seuranta- ja varoitusjärjestelmä Juha-Markku Leppänen
POSTERS
Life history responses of water flea Daphnia pulex to toxic cyanobacteria Microcystis aeruginosa Jaana Hietala, Camilla Laurén-Määttä and Mari Walls
The horizontal distribution of blue-green algae in Lake Ladoga, Russia Pertti Huttunen, Anna-Liisa Holopainen, Galina I. Letanskaya and Elena V. Protopopova
Daily vertical movement by cyanobacteria Aphanizomenon flos-aquae, Nodularia spumigena and an endosymbiotic ciliate Mesodinium rubrum and nutrient distribution peculiarities in the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea Marjaana Kokkonen, Kaisa Kononen, Jaan Laanemets, Hannu Haahti and Kevin Sellner
Development of water quality during seasonal succession towards dominance by blue-green algae in two eutrophic lakes Minna Kortteinen and Taina Hammar
Cyanobacteria in Baltic Sea ice and winter time water column Maria Laamanen
The blue-green algae of the eutrophic Lake Tuusulanjärvi in 1963 to 1994. Liisa Lepistö, Leena Villa, O.-P. Pietiläinen and Eeva-Riitta Puomio
Isolation and biological properties of an unknown toxin from Oscillatoria agardhii M. Suomalainen, J. Kiviranta, E. Saario and M.-L. Niku-Paavola
Application of FINEST-ecological model for modelling diazotrophic cyanobacterial blooms in the Gulf of Finland Rein Tamsalu and Kaisa Kononen
Effect of fish removal on the blue-green algae in Lake Köyliönjärvi Kristiina Vuorio
Cyanobacteria in the Åland archipelago in late summer 1994 Petra Öhman