National, regional and statewide HABs programs

Alaska DEC Shellfish page – Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation resources on commercial shellfish harvesting practices.

Alaska Dept. of Health and Social Services – Resources from the state on various types of shellfish poisoning and previously released public service announcements.

Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association (APIA)- Shellfish poisoning and steps you can take to avoid it.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) -Determination of Cyanotoxins in Drinking and Ambient Freshwaters (sample collection and analytical methods)

Kachemak Bay National Estuarian Research Reserve – Description of KBNERR’s monitoring program in Southcentral Alaska and various educational materials.

National Harmful Algal Bloom Observing Networks (NHABON) – Pilot project to integrate regional HAB observing systems into a single network to facilitate development of HAB monitoring, forecasting and early warning systems. The NHABON Implementation Strategy was released in January 2021.

NASA Phytoplankton Blooms – Classroom resources on phytoplankton for students and teachers of grades 3-12, to help them analyze and interpret NASA mission data.

NOAA HABs – National site with an overview of Harmful Algal Blooms and NOAA’s involvement in forecasting and monitoring.

NOAA HAB Event Response Program – a national program that assists scientists and managers and mitigate their impacts.

NOAA HAB Observing System -a database of HAB observations and associated environmental observation updated annually and made publicly available in the NCEI archive and via the interactive map viewer.

Phytoplankton Monitoring Network – National program leading volunteers in monitoring for harmful algal blooms.

Qawalangin Tribe of Unalaska – PSP results from Unalaska, St. Paul, King Cove and Sand Point

Sea Grant HABs -Overview on Harmful Algal Blooms in Alaska and links to national programs.

Southeast Alaska Tribal Ocean Research (SEATOR) – Recent shellfish toxin testing data and information on their shellfish testing program.

U.S.G.S. Alaska Science Center HABs program – Information about Harmful Algal Blooms in seabirds, and the ongoing research on the effects of HABs on seabirds in Alaska

U.S. National HAB Research Programs – List of U.S. national research programs for the study of harmful algal blooms maintained by the National Office for Harmful Algal Blooms at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

GlobalHABs – an international science program with the goal to improve understanding and prediction of HABs.

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