About The Author

David Philip Hamilton is the Deputy Director in the Australian Rivers Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane. His research interests are in lake water quality modelling, cyanobacteria harmful algal blooms and sensors for measuring lake parameters.

How Can We Use Fluorescence And Artificial Intelligence To Better Control Blue-Green Algal Blooms?

Blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, are an ancient lineage of bacteria that occupy a vast variety of habitats, from thermal springs to ice-covered Antarctic lakes. They are credited with being the first organisms to generate oxygen in the atmosphere and have therefore been critical for our own existence. Today, cyanobacteria are mostly associated with