IOC Science and Communication Centres on Harmful Algae
The IOC Science and Communication Centres on Harmful Algae is an IOC-UNESCO decentralized Programme Office located at University of Copenhagen (Denmark) operated in cooperation with a number of partner research institutions.
Science and Communication Centre on Harmful Algae – Copenhagen
The Centre in Copenhagen was established in 1995 as a decentralized IOC Programme Office for the IOC Harmful Algal Bloom Programme.
It is established at the Department of Biology of the University of Copenhagen, as a joint activity between the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO and this University.
- Henrik Enevoldsen, IOC Programme Coordinator
- Jacob Larsen, Associate Professor
- Marie-Yasmine Dechraoui Bottein, Associated Expert
- Pia Heacky, Associated Expert
Associated scientific staff of the University of Copenhagen, Marine Biological Section, and the Danish Natural History Museum:
- Professor Per Juel-Hansen
- Professor Øjvind Moestrup
- Associate Professor Niels Daugbjerg
- Associate Professor Nina Lundholm
The Centre has three focus areas:
- the international research programme IOC-SCOR GlobalHAB
- manuals & guides
This is implemented through a number of core activites:
- training courses
- support to regional networks development of on-line data-bases development -web based learning modules
- production of a newsletter
- cooperative research projects
- curriculum development
- research activities in relevant fields of harmful microalgae