Cyanobacteria derived taste and odor characteristics in various lakes in China: Songhua Lake, Chaohu Lake and Taihu Lake

Rui Zhang , Fei Qi , Chao Liu , Yuting Zhang , Yiping Wang , Zilong Song , Jolanta Kumirska , Dezhi Sun


In recent years, increasing eutrophication in large freshwater lakes, which are an important drinking water source for cities in China, have been resulted in substantial cyanobacteria blooms that could cause serious taste and odor (T&O) problems. In this investigation, three typical lakes (Songhua Lake, Chaohu Lake and Taihu Lake) as drinking water sources located in different geographical areas in China, were selected to study the problems of cyanobacteria-derived T&O (i.e., 2-methylisobornoel, geosmin, β-ionone, 2-isopropyl-3-methoxypyrazine, 2-isobutyl-3-methoxypyrazine, and 2-methylbenzofuran). The occurrence of T&O in target lakes was compared across various nutrition states and geographic locations, to get more information for early warning for algal bloom and T&O occurrence, being useful lake water management and purification. Results show that the occurrence of T&O in Songhua Lake was the poorest for the lowest nutrient state, as a first report in T&O research field in China. This is a lake located in Northeast China at high latitude, with lower water temperatures. The occurrence of T&O in Chaohu Lake was ranked in the middle. That in Taihu Lake was the most intensive. Finally, the relationship between water quality, T&O and its origin was analyzed by multivariate statistical methods (correlation analysis, principal component, and cluster analyses).
Author Rui Zhang - [Beijing Forestry University]
Rui Zhang,,
, Fei Qi - [Beijing Forestry University]
Fei Qi,,
, Chao Liu - [Beijing Forestry University]
Chao Liu,,
, Yuting Zhang - [Beijing Forestry University]
Yuting Zhang,,
, Yiping Wang - [Beijing Forestry University]
Yiping Wang,,
, Zilong Song - [Beijing Forestry University]
Zilong Song,,
, Jolanta Kumirska (FCh / DEA / LChAD)
Jolanta Kumirska,,
- Laboratory of Chemical Analytics and Diagnostics
, Dezhi Sun - [Beijing Forestry University]
Dezhi Sun,,
Journal seriesEcotoxicology and Environmental Safety, ISSN 0147-6513, (N/A 100 pkt)
Issue year2019
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in EnglishChaohu lake, Cyanobacteria blooming, Taste and odor, Taihu lake, Songhua lake
ASJC Classification2307 Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis; 2739 Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health; 2310 Pollution; 2700 General Medicine
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)100
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 100.0, 29-11-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 0; Scopus Citations = 1; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2018 = 1.524; WoS Impact Factor: 2018 = 4.527 (2) - 2018=4.64 (5)
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