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The present study was carried out to identify,categorize and evaluate the environmental risk Harmful Algal Blooms in Persian Gulf and Oman Sea located at Iran . To this aim ,firstly, the risk factors of the harmful Algal bloom were identified using a questionnaire and a survey conducted amongst relevant experts.Then, to determine the extent of severity,probability and significance of each risk, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis and the Analytical hierarchy process methods were used. Subsequently , using risk_based technique for Order Preference Similarity to Ideal Solution method,all identified risks were ranked.

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Therefore,a study was conducted to evaluate the environmental risk of harmful! algal bloom, as well as providing effective solutions to reduce the environmental risks of this phenomenon in the studied area.

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This page is a summary of: Environmental risk assessment of harmful algal blooms case study: Persian Gulf and Oman Sea located at Hormozgan Province, Iran, Human and Ecological Risk Assessment An International Journal, January 2019, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/10807039.2018.1501660.
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