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2024 Oregon Cyanobacterial Harmful Algae Bloom Meeting

  • Friday, March 08, 2024
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Oregon State University: Memorial Union Room 213 and Live-Stream via Zoom
  • 70


  • Both in-person on live-stream attendees
  • This is complimentary registration for invited speakers.
Oregon Lakes Association Oregon State University

Sponsored by Oregon Lake Association
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality,
and Oregon State University

2024 Oregon Cyanobacterial Harmful Algae Bloom Meeting

Friday, March 8, 2024, Oregon State University, Corvallis

Video Recording of Presentations

Timeline and links to slides below

0:00:10  1. Introduction/Welcome, Theo Dreher, Oregon State University & OLA President    SLIDES

0:04:50  2. David Farrer, OHA, 2023 CyanoHABs review, 2024 program SLIDES

0:32:30  3. Gregg Baird, OHA, Cyanotoxin monitoring requirements for public water systems in Oregon & 2023 recap  SLIDES

1:00:25  4. Karen WIlliams, DEQ: DEQ Laboratory HABs Activities: 2023 and looking forward  SLIDES

1:22:12  5. Dan Sobota, DEQ: Updated ODEQ CyanoHAB strategy and new workflow prioritization  SLIDES

1:52:00  6. Michael Paul, US-EPA Washington DC, New organizational and policy efforts for the national CyanoHABs program  SLIDES

2:15:25  7. Rochelle Labiosa, USEPA Region 10 (AK, ID, OR, WA) Seattle office, Regional HABs events 2023, what to expect in 2024, and research, policy, and funding focus areas  SLIDES

2:35:35  8. Mark Sytsma, Professor Emeritus, PSU Center for Lakes and Reservoirs, Enhanced CyanoHABs Management program recommendations for Washington State  SLIDES

What CyanoHAB research or monitoring is going on in Oregon? 

3:33:10  9. Lara Jansen, US-EPA, Corvallis, Mountain blues to blue-greens: Watershed, lake and food web factors influence nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria in mountain lakes  SLIDES

4:00:10  10. Zoe Chavis, Dept. of Biological & Ecological Engineering, Oregon State University, A sensitivity analysis to better understand uncertainty in HCB water quality modeling.  CyanoHABs in Detroit Reservoir, 2011-2022: How the toxin of concern changed from cylindrospermopsin to microcystin.  SLIDES

4:10:40  11. Theo Dreher (Oregon State University)  SLIDES

4:31:30  12. Kurt Carpenter (US Geological Survey)   SLIDES

4:49:25  13. Norm Buccola US-Army Corps of Engineers)  SLIDES

5:03:45 & 2nd Video Recording 14. Amalia Handler, US-EPA, Corvallis, Distribution of Cyanobacteria and Microcystin in Lakes of the Conterminous United States Driven by Combination of Lake, Watershed, and Climate Characteristics  SLIDES

Dr. Theo Dreher, Department of Microbiology, OSU
Dan Sobota, OR-Department of Environmental Quality,

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