HAB Forecasts

NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science

The Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC) Marine Biotoxins Program strives to understand the ecosystem dynamics, ecology, biochemistry, physiology, genetics, and toxicology of marine microbes and their toxins.

The Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO) has existed since 1977 for the purpose of fostering research collaboration between the University of Washington (UW) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). JISAO's research is at the forefront of investigations on climate change, ocean acidification, fisheries assessments, and tsunami forecasting.

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Olympic Region Harmful Algal Bloom (ORHAB)

The Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS) is the Regional Association of the national Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) in the Pacific Northwest, primarily Washington and Oregon. NANOOS has strong ties with the observing programs in Alaska and British Columbia through our common purpose and the occasional overlap of data and products.

The Makah Tribe

Quinault Indian Nation

University of Strathclyde

University of California Santa Cruz

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Washington Department of Health


Funding is provided by NCCOS Monitoring and Event Response for Harmful Algal Blooms (MERHAB) program with additional support from NOAA’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center and the Olympic Region HAB (ORHAB) partnership.