Harmful Algal Blooms: A Pocket Field Guide for South Carolina

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2021: $79,975.00
Projected End Date: 06/30/2024
Grant Recipients: Clemson University; South Carolina State University
Region: Southern
State: South Carolina
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Debabrata Sahoo
Clemson University
Dr. Matthew Burns
Clemson University
Mark Nettles
South Carolina State University, 1890 Research and Extension
Heather Nix
Clemson University Cooperative Extension
Dr. Michael Vassalos
Clemson University
Sarah White
Clemson University
This field guide provides pictorial examples of algae and cyanobacteria species commonly found in South Carolina waters, along with common look-alike species of plants and algae. The field guide can be a valuable resource for agents and stakeholders in the field, aiding them in the identification of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) by referring to the provided pictures.
Decision-making Tool
Sarah White, Clemson University
Emily Bores, SC Department of Health and Environmental Control
John Hains, Clemson University
Heather Nix, Clemson Cooperative Extension
Debabrata Sahoo, Clemson University
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
Ordering info:
Debabrata Sahoo
Clemson University
509 Westinghouse Road
Pandleton, SC 29670
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.