Global Harmful Algal Blooms

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NEW: GlobalHAB symposium on automated in situ observations of plankton

Due to the worldwide Covid-19 crisis this activity has been postponed to June 2021.
New information will be provided when possible.

The aim of the mini-symposium is to bring together experts on, and users of, automated in situ imaging systems, novel sampling equipment, etc. to present methods, and compare results of quantitative analysis of plankton communities. More information at and



Monday, June 1, 2020 to Saturday, June 6, 2020



Kristineberg Marine Research Station
Kristineberg 566
Fiskebäckskil SE-451 78


Deadline for expression of interest

Tuesday February 25, 2020




Modelling and Prediction of Harmful Algal Blooms

GlobalHAB session at PICES Annual Meeting:

Evaluating, Reducing and Mitigating the Cost of Harmful Algal Blooms: a Compendium of Case Studies

Advanced International Colloquium and Technical Workshop on Fish-Killing Algae and Their Effects

A Good Practices Manual to investigate the impacts of Climate Change on HABs

A scientific Summary for Policy Makers on mitigation strategies for freshwater cyanobacterial blooms

Free download at:


GlobalHAB theme sessions and engagement presentations 2018:


GlobalHAB Town Hall Meeting at ICHA17






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