HABs Collaborative

Linking Science and Management to Reduce Harmful Algal Blooms

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Victoria Pebbles
Program Director
Great Lakes Commission
734‐971‐9135
[email protected]

Meetings and Events

Current Events

2019 State of the Strait conference

The 2019 State of the Strait conference will take place on November 19th from 8:00 am to 6:30 pm at the University of Windsor. During this meeting, agency managers, researchers, students, and concerned citizens will discuss the health of the St. Clair-Detroit River-Western Lake Erie region. On-line registration for the 2019 State of the Strait conference will close on Nov. 12th. Register now at  at stateofthestrait.org!

NALMS 2019

The deadline for abstracts for 39th International Symposium of the North American Lake Management Society is May 17, 2019. This year, the conference will be held from November 10-14th in Burlington, Vermont. Visit NALMS website to learn more. 

10th US Symposium on Harmful Algae

The 10th US Symposium on Harmful Algae will occur from November 3-8, 2019 in Orange Beach, Alabama. This is the only national conference focused exclusively on HABs. The deadline for abstracts and early bird registration is August 31. Visit ushabs.com to learn more.

 

Past Events

Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference

On September 12, 2019, Ohio Sea Grant is hosting the 4th annual Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science conference which will highlight current scientific knowledge related to algal blooms. Research and outreach leaders will present findings from recent studies and identify important areas of uncertainty. The event will take place from 8:30 am – 5:15 pm at the Stranahan Theater Great Hall in Toledo, Ohio. Click here for more details.

 

IAGLR 2019

Fellow researchers from around the world will gather in Brockport, New York, on the shores of the Erie Canal for IAGLR’s 62nd annual Conference on Great Lakes Research. Hosted by The College at Brockport, State University of New York, the conference will feature four days of scientific sessions and speakers focusing on our theme Large Lakes Research: Connecting People and Ideas. Mark your calendars for June 10-14, 2019.

 

ALSO 2019

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography will be hosted its annual meeting from February 23 to March 2 in San Juan Puerto Rico. A copy of the program book can be found at the ASLO 2019 Meeting website.

 

Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference

The 3rd annual Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science conference will highlight current scientific knowledge including: lessons learned from other systems, environmental and economic balance in agriculture, and moving towards solutions. Presenters will come from regional agencies and institutions, with an expected audience largely from Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. Click here for more information and to register.

 

NALMS International Symposium

During the week of October 29, 2018, the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) will host its 38th International Symposium in Cincinnati, Ohio. To learn more, visit the NALMS 2018 website.

 

ALSO 2018 Summer Meeting

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography will be hosting its summer meeting from June 10-15 in Victoria, BC. Abstract submission for this conference ends February 23, 2018. Visit the ASLO 2018 Summer Meeting website to learn more.

 

IAGLR 2018

Fellow researchers from around the world will gather in Scarborough, on the green edge of Toronto, for IAGLR’s 61st annual Conference on Great Lakes Research. A great program is in store with four days of scientific sessions and speakers focusing on our theme Great Science for Tomorrow’s Solutions. Mark your calendars for June 18-22, 2018. Visit the IAGLR 2018 website for more information.

 

2018 Annual Water Resources Conference

The University Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) and National Institutes of Water Resources (NIWR) will hose the 2018 Annual Water Resources Conference June 26-28, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA. To learn more and register for this conference, visit the USCOWR website.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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