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    • The costs of respiratory illnesses arising from Florida Gulf Coast Karenia brevis blooms 

      Hoagland, Porter; Jin, Di; Polansky, Lara Y.; Kirkpatrick, Barbara; Kirkpatrick, Gary; Fleming, Lora E.; Reich, Andrew; Watkins, Sharon M.; Ullmann, Steven G.; Backer, Lorraine C. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2009-05-01)
      Algal blooms of Karenia brevis, a harmful marine algae, occur almost annually off the west coast of Florida. At high concentrations, K. brevis blooms can cause harm through the release of potent toxins, known as brevetoxins, ...
    • Linking the oceans to public health : current efforts and future directions 

      Kite-Powell, Hauke L.; Fleming, Lora E.; Backer, Lorraine C.; Faustman, Elaine M.; Hoagland, Porter; Tsuchiya, Ami; Younglove, Lisa R.; Wilcox, Bruce A.; Gast, Rebecca J. (BioMed Central, 2008-11-07)
      We review the major linkages between the oceans and public health, focusing on exposures and potential health effects due to anthropogenic and natural factors including: harmful algal blooms, microbes, and chemical pollutants ...
    • Marine harmful algal blooms, human health and wellbeing : challenges and opportunities in the 21st century 

      Berdalet, Elisa; Fleming, Lora E.; Gowen, Richard J.; Davidson, Keith; Hess, Philipp; Backer, Lorraine C.; Moore, Stephanie K.; Hoagland, Porter; Enevoldsen, Henrik O. (2015-10-01)
      Microalgal blooms are a natural part of the seasonal cycle of photosynthetic organisms in marine ecosystems. They are key components of the structure and dynamics of the oceans and thus sustain the benefits that humans ...