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MARINE PHYTOPLANKTON COURSE: TAXONOMY AND ECOLOGY OF MARINE DINOFLAGELLATES


Event Type Training Course
Date(s)(yyyy-mm-dd) Start: 2016-11-13 - End: 2016-11-24
Location Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR), Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) P.O. Box 24885, Safat, 13109-Kuwait, Safat,, Kuwait
Summary 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.
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
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Event Entered By Henrik OKSFELDT ENEVOLDSEN
Organisers Manal AL-KANDARI (contact for Programme)
Shahad AL-JAZZAF (contact for Registration)
Staff Henrik OKSFELDT ENEVOLDSEN
Jacob LARSEN
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Group(s): IOC , Capacity Development , HAB
Created: 2016-05-11 14:10:38
Last Updated: 2016-05-11 14:20:08