The California Harmful Algal Bloom Monitoring and Alert Program is implementing a HAB alert network and facilitating information exchange among HAB researchers, managers and the general public.

News Article in ScienceNOW by Robert F. Service (2012)

EPA climate change kids website - Learn the basics, see the impacts, think like a scientist and be part of the solution!

Argo Floats Introduction

This two-lesson kit familiarizes students with the causes and consequences of ocean acidification, includes narrated powerpoints and worksheets.

Harmful algal bloom monitoring for California using new technologies for rapid toxin and species detection and tracking.

A collaboration between the west coast shellfish industry and scientists that is exploring the role of ocean acidification in shellfish losses on the Pacific coast.

Details on the top nine HAB species in California.
CDPH is always interested in having new volunteers join their monitoring program. The program includes local agencies, school groups, nonprofit organizations, involved citizens, and many others.

Carbon Reduction Solutions : Tools for reducing environmental impact and energy costs

The audio series that tracks the real-time swirl of creatures, chemicals and currents of our seas. An initiative of COSEE NOW.

PDF of a special issue of Current: the Journal of Marine Education.  Includes 10 papers specifically focused on ocean acidification topics ranging from ecological impacts to policy opportunities. (2009)

A Nature article by Quirin Schiermeier which highlights recent ocean acidification research (2011). Links to PDF file.

NOAA Ocean Service Podcast on this December 2007 HAB event in Monterey Bay: Making Waves Episode 19: New Study Links Sea Foam to Unexplained Seabird Deaths and Strandings, March 6, 2009 (10mins)
'Become a HABS Expert' classroom activities.  Save the Sea Lion, Mystery of the Full Moon, Sea Surface Temperature and HABS.
2014 was an oddly hot year in California both on land and in the ocean. Learn more about last year's unusual weather and what caused it in this video presentation by Nate Mantua of NOAA's Southwest Fisheries Science Center.

Interactive  learning tools related to climate change and ocean acidification (high school level). 

A task force of multiple federal agencies working to coordinate ocean acidification activities across the Federal government to fulfill the goals of the FOARAM Act.

Calculate your carbon footprint, and find out what you can do to reduce your impact.