Global Harmful Algal Blooms

When and where: 2018-2020

Editorial Board: Mark Wells: US (Chair, link with PICES); Michele Burford, Australia (Freshwater), SSC; Marina Montresor, Italy, SSC; Grant Pitcher, South Africa; Gires Usup, Malaysia, IPHAB, SSC. 

The Editorial Board will meet 26 February to 1 March 2018 at the Stazione Zoologica di Napoli to:

  • Select authors for the chapters in base of expertise/topics, geographic distribution and gender balance.
  • Develop timeline for production of the guide.
  • Develop outline for the guide, looking for advice (as necessary) outside the Editorial Board.
  • Identify potential publishers considering editorial conditions (page limits, balance between text and figures, formatting guidelines, cost, online format, etc.). In coordination with the GlobalHAB SSC, IOC and SCOR select publisher.
  • Develop a budget for the production and publication and, with GlobalHAB SSC and its sponsors, seek the required funding.
  • Oversee review process for draft chapters.