University of California San Diego
Algal Blooms and Proliferations
University of California San Diego

Algal Blooms and Proliferations


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Ira "Ike" Levine

Instructor: Ira "Ike" Levine

Intermediate level

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23 hours to complete
3 weeks at 7 hours a week
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April 2024


24 assignments

Taught in English

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There are 4 modules in this course

This section will provide a brief introduction to the course as well as background information on algal blooms and proliferations.

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5 videos8 readings4 assignments

This section will cover 13 different kinds of algal toxins, the algae that are responsible for their production, and their impacts on human and animal health.

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12 videos22 readings12 assignments

Algal blooms are cosmopolitan and increasing in presence globally. This section will cover methods for monitoring and mitigating blooms.

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6 videos11 readings6 assignments

This last section includes how algae impact more than just our waterbodies, from our food to the economy.

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2 videos4 readings2 assignments


Ira "Ike" Levine
University of California San Diego
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