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Expert Workshop on The Impact of Red Tides and Harmful Algal Blooms In Desalination Plants

Event Type Workshop
Date(s)(yyyy-mm-dd) Start: 2012-02-08 - End: 2012-02-09
Location , The Middle East Desalination Research Center P.O. Box 21, P.C. 133, Muscat, Oman
Notes An international panel of presenters will discuss the incidence, control and impact of HABs on desalination plants. Issues to be discussed will include a review of the global diversity of HAB species, toxins, and bloom types, trends in HAB incidence, the fate of algal toxins during desalination, impacts of high algal biomass on filtration and membrane integrity, and potential mitigation strategies. International and GCC regional case studies will be presented. Participants from industry, government, academia and research institutes will be invited. The aim of this workshop is to define multi-client research initiatives to mitigate the impact of red tides/HABs on desalination plants. Partner organizations include; Sultan Qaboos University, Public Authority of Water and Electricity Oman, The Research Council Oman, ICBA.
Web site www.medrc.org


Group(s): IOC , HAB
Created: 2012-01-18 12:27:41
Last Updated: 2012-01-18 12:41:48