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Conferences, meetings, workshops, and other events

A timeline of upcoming conferences, meetings, workshops, and other events of interest to the HAB community is available under the “Resources” menu of this website. Information regarding events that have been rescheduled due to COVID-19 will be posted as it becomes available. Click here for more information.

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New article collection for the Algal Research Community: Algal Research and Harmful Algae Partner with Data in Brief

Data in Brief is partnering with Algal Research and Harmful Algae to publish an ongoing article collection of data announcements called  “Algal Announcements,” which will include: (1) announcements of harmful algal blooms, and (2) announcements of new algal strains; objective is to provide freely available info benefiting researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs, water managers, engineers, etc. Additional…

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Additional article categories in Harmful Algae

The journal Harmful Algae has recently expanded the types of articles it is soliciting to include several short communication categories: Policy Analysis; Mini-Reviews; Perspectives (for detailed descriptions, see link here), in addition to original research articles, review papers, and book reviews.

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2020 Course on Identification of US HABs – cancelled

The Provasoli-Guillard National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota (NCMA) has cancelled the 5th U.S. training course on the identification of harmful algae in the U.S. marine waters, which was to be offered from August 19-29, 2020. Information about the course can be found HERE. We will post an update when the course has been rescheduled.

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Guardian article about HABs

A recent article published in the Guardian provides an overview of HABs and their expansion, with an emphasis on the role of climate in driving their increased frequency and toxicity. The full article can be accessed by clicking HERE.

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IOC International (‘brush up’) Training Course on Identification of Harmful Marine Microalgae and Workshop on bHAB species – Postponed

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IOC International (‘brush up’) Training Course on Identification of Harmful Marine Microalgae and Workshop on bHAB species has been postponed.  New dates will be announced a soon as possible.  Additional information can be found here:  https://www.oceanexpert.net/event/2580.

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