HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS: CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES

Chuck Miller rellim at MAILHOST.TCS.TULANE.EDU
Wed Apr 22 17:03:45 EST 1998


HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS: CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES

A MINI-SYMPOSIUM SPONSORED BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL
HEALTH SCIENCES DEPT. OF TULANE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL
OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND TROPICAL MEDICINE AND THE
TULANE-XAVIER CENTER FOR BIOENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH

will be held on

FRIDAY, MAY 1st, 1998
ROOM 111A, J. B. JOHNSTON BLDG.
1324 TULANE AVE. NEW ORLEANS, LA
SIGN IN (this is a free conference) at 9:00 a.m., CONCLUSION 4 p.m.

Tentative Schedule:

Moderator for Session I:
Dr. A. J. Englande, Environmental Health Sciences Dept.
Tulane Univ. School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

9:30 am
Using Algal Photophysiological Parameters to Characterize Algal
Scalar Processes Within Estuarine and Coastal Waters
Dr. Dave Millie, U. S. Dept. of Agriculture Research Station,
New Orleans, LA

10:30 am
Harmful Algal Blooms in Louisiana Coastal Waters in Relation to
Nutrient Enrichment
Dr. Quay Dortch, Louisiana Marine Laboratories Consortium, Cocodrie, LA

11:30 am
Gymnodinium breve Red Tides: Regulatory Guidelines, and the
Official/Unofficial Methods for the Determination of Brevetoxins
in Shellfish
Dr. Robert Dickey, F. D. A., Gulf Coast Seafood Lab, Dauphin Is., AL

12:30-1:45 pm Break for Lunch

Moderator for Session II:
Dr. I. C. Gunsalas, E. P. A., Gulf Breeze Lab, FL

1:45-2:35 pm
Role of EPA in Harmful Algal Bloom Research
Dr. Richard Greene, E. P. A., Gulf Breeze Lab, FL

2:45-3:15 pm
Historical Records of Algal Blooms in the Baltic Sea
Dr. Thomas Bianchi, Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biol. Dept.,
Tulane Univ., New Orleans, LA

3:15-3:45 pm
Panel Discussion "What needs to be done next?" and concluding remarks.

The announcement flyer for this meeting can be found at
http://www.ehs.tulane.edu/.

Dr. Charles A. Miller, III, rellim at mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu
Bionet.toxicology newsgroup: http://www.bio.net/hypermail/TOXICOLOGY
Dept. Environmental Health Sciences, SL29
Tulane-Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research and
Tulane Univ. School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1430 Tulane Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504)585-6942, fax (504)584-1726




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