MARINE PHYTOPLANKTON COURSE: TAXONOMY AND ECOLOGY OF MARINE DINOFLAGELLATES

13 - 24 November 2016, Safat,, Kuwait



The course will give the participants a basic knowledge of methodology and taxonomic principles for the study
of marine phytoplankton including potentially harmful species. The course will focus on species common in the Gulf region and in the Western Indian Ocean. It aims at both university students and monitoring personnel.

Location Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR)
P.O. Box 24885, Safat, 13109-Kuwait
13109 Safat,
Kuwait
Kuwait
Notes MAIN ACTIVITIES AND EXPECTED ACHIEVEMENTS
 At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
 Collect phytoplankton samples as well as benthic samples
 Preserve and process samples for both LM and SEM
 Identify main genera and species of potentially harmful microalgae (HAB) by LM
 Isolate and maintain cultures of dinoflagellates
 Count phytoplankton samples and understand the statistics behind the method
 Molecular methods and phylogenetic analysis will be introduced
 Lectures on the ecology of harmful algal blooms will be included
 A microscope will be available to each participant during the course
 Participants will receive copies of all lectures and additional identification literature as pdf-files
 

Organisers & Staff

 
Organisers
  Manal AL-KANDARI (contact for Programme)
  Shahad AL-JAZZAF (contact for Registration)
Staff

Participants

 
Dennis BAMIDELE SUNDAY
Basheer KK
Hala TAHA
Moulaye Mohamed WAGNE

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Documents

 
Kuwait 2016 HAB Course Announcement

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Group(s): IOC , Capacity Development , HAB
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Last Updated at 14:20 on 11 May 2016 by Henrik OKSFELDT ENEVOLDSEN