Hans Paerl


Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA


  1. Paerl H. Mitigating harmful cyanobacterial blooms in a human- and climatically-impacted world. Life (Basel). 2014;4:988-1012 pubmed publisher
  2. Paerl H. Mitigating Toxic Planktonic Cyanobacterial Blooms in Aquatic Ecosystems Facing Increasing Anthropogenic and Climatic Pressures. Toxins (Basel). 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..Lastly, these strategies should accommodate climatic variability and change, which will likely modulate and alter nutrient-bloom thresholds. ..
  3. Mantzouki E, Lürling M, Fastner J, de Senerpont Domis L, Wilk Woźniak E, Koreivienė J, et al. Temperature Effects Explain Continental Scale Distribution of Cyanobacterial Toxins. Toxins (Basel). 2018;10: pubmed publisher
  4. Paerl H, Paul V. Climate change: links to global expansion of harmful cyanobacteria. Water Res. 2012;46:1349-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, stricter nutrient management will likely be the most feasible and practical approach to long-term CyanoHAB control in a warmer, stormier and more extreme world. ..
  5. Paerl H, Gardner W, Havens K, Joyner A, McCarthy M, Newell S, et al. Mitigating cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms in aquatic ecosystems impacted by climate change and anthropogenic nutrients. Harmful Algae. 2016;54:213-222 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we examine the suite of current mitigation strategies and the potential options for adapting and optimizing them in a world facing increasing human population pressure and climate change. ..
  6. Paerl H, Xu H, McCarthy M, Zhu G, Qin B, Li Y, et al. Controlling harmful cyanobacterial blooms in a hyper-eutrophic lake (Lake Taihu, China): the need for a dual nutrient (N & P) management strategy. Water Res. 2011;45:1973-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Denitrification did not relieve the lake of excessive N inputs. Results point to the need to reduce both N and P inputs for long-term eutrophication and cyanobacterial bloom control in this hyper-eutrophic system...
  7. Paerl H, Otten T. Harmful cyanobacterial blooms: causes, consequences, and controls. Microb Ecol. 2013;65:995-1010 pubmed publisher