HABs Collaboratory

Linking Science and Management to Reduce Harmful Algal Blooms

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Victoria Pebbles
Program Director
Great Lakes Commission
734‐971‐9135
vpebbles@glc.org

Meetings and Events

Current Events

 Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference

Ohio Sea Grant is hosting the “Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference” on September 14th at 9:30 a.m. in Toledo, OH. This conference will highlight current scientific knowledge about algal blooms, their causes, and best management practices to prevent them. Click here for more information.

 

Past Events

In-person Meeting

The Great Lakes HABs Collaboratory hosted its second in-person meeting on Monday May 15th at NOAA-GLERL in Ann Arbor Michigan. During this meeting, participants were able to network with other HABs Collaboratory members, learn about progress the group has made, and help determine future goals for the collaboratory. Details about the meeting can be found in the meeting agenda and meeting summary.

 

HABs Collaboratory IAGLR Session

The HABs Collaboratory is hosted a session on Great Lakes toxic blooms at the 2017 IAGLR conference titled “Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) from watershed influence to ecosystem effects”. During this session, 18 presentations highlighted current HABs research.

2016 Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference

This conference will highlight current scientific knowledge about algal blooms, their causes, and best management practices to prevent them.

Link to presentations here

 

HABs State of the Science Webinar Series

The HABs State of the Science webinar series is brought to you by the Great Lakes HABs Collaboratory, in collaboration with Ohio Sea Grant and LimnoTech,to share on the latest research related to Harmful Algal Blooms in the Great Lakes.

The HABs State of the Science Webinar Series consist of at least 8 one-hour webinars throughout the summer, each with different topics related to HABs. These webinars will have a speed-talk format: six to eight researchers, 5 minutes each, followed by a group discussion with all attendees.

Click here to visit the HABs State of the Science Webinar Series page for more information.

 

December 2015, Kick-off meeting

More than 60 people gathered at NOAA’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory on December 15, 2015 to share research, ideas, and information needs related to HABs in the Great Lakes. Five key themes emerged from that meeting as deserving more focused attention:  Toxicity;  N-Cycling; Mythbusters; Common Conceptual Model; and Communications.

Related Meetings and Events

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