Identification of Marine Harmful Algal Bloom Species: IOC Training Course on Identification of Harmful Marine Microalgae. 09 November 2020 - 29 January 2021. OTGA Training Course MARINE HAB_2020/21.
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Since 1993 the IOC has conducted training courses on harmful microalgae. The purpose has been to improve the taxonomic and identification skills of the participants for research purposes and for practical monitoring of harmful algal blooms. From 2006 the IOC training in HAB identification has been offered within a new framework which gives accreditation. The present course includes now a practical exam at the end of the course with an IOC Certificate of Proficiency in Identification of Harmful Algae issued to participants who pass the exam. The course includes 100 hours of teaching and is divided into two parts. 1) The first part of the course is an internet teaching programme giving general introductions to the various groups of harmful algae; this part is mainly for self-study and estimated to 40 hours of reading. 2) The second part is a practical course in species identification including 2 optional workshops in enumeration and culture techniques. It may be possible to par.....
Other TitleIOC Training Course on Identification of Harmful Marine Microalgae.
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.a
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)Macroalgal canopy cover and composition
CitationEnevoldsen, H. & Larsen, J. (2020) Identification of Marine Harmful Algal Bloom Species: IOC Training Course on Identification of Harmful Marine Microalgae. OTGA MARINE HAB_2020/21. Available: https://classroom.oceanteacher.org/enrol/index.php?id=584.
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