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TitleMARINE PHYTOPLANKTON COURSE: TAXONOMY AND ECOLOGY
Listing InstitutionIOC Science and Communication Centre on Harmful Algae
Last Date to apply2013-12-31
Course DurationFrom: 2014-01-05  To: 2014-01-15
LocationKuwait City, Kuwait, Manpower Development Department (MDD) of the Human Resources Division (HRD) at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR
DescriptionCOURSE OBJECTIVES The main aim of the course is to familiarize participants to phytoplankton sampling methods, preservation, cell isolation, culture and counting methods, and identification of the main phytoplankton groups. Participants will be introduced to the HAB species within the different groups of phytoplankton. COURSE TOPICS • Phytoplankton Sampling Methodology • Phytoplankton Identification Techniques • Diatoms Identification • Dinoflagellates Identification • Other naked‐flagellates Identification • Phytoplankton Culture Techniques • Phytoplankton Counting Methods • Phytoplankton Bloom and HAB’s
Instruction LanguageEnglish
Minimum Educational Requirement(students)The participants should have at least a Bachelor’s degree or diploma in science. Graduate students, PhD students, postdocs, and young researchers interested to learn more about phytoplankton taxonomy and ecology are invited to apply for this course.
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Sponsors' AvailabilityAll participants will have to pay for their travel including local transport, accommodation, and meals. A course fee applies as follows: All participants, except university students see below, must pay of course fee of 450 KD; organizations sponsoring more than two participants will be given a 10% discount on course fees. The fee covers all teaching material and snacks during the breaks. University students of Kuwait are given a 50% discount while students of other nationalities will not pay a course fee
Contact InformationMs. Shyma Al Tukhaim Tel. +965 24989453 (direct) Fax +965 24989429 E‐Mail: training@kisr.edu.kw
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