News and Events

Below are links to interesting news events related to Cal-PReEMPT....

"Phytoplankton Identification" Website available! July, 2008

"Red Tide Response Saves Abalone" October, 2007

"Expect more dead birds and sea lions to wash ashore" Santa Cruz Sentinel, May 17, 2007.

Large blooms of toxic algae in Monterey Bay are affecting marine animals" UCSC Currents, May 16, 2007

"Ida Benson Lynn Graduate Fellowships in Ocean Health awarded" UCSC Currents, June 19, 2006

"CDELSI awards graduate fellowships in ocean health and environmental change ", UCSC Currents, June 19, 2006

"Scientists concerned about potentially harmful algae persisting in Monterey Bay", UCSC Currents, March 7, 2005

"Monterey Bay full of potentially harmful algae", Monterey Herald, March 5, 2005

Food Chemical News, October 11, 2004, Volume 46, Number 35. (story about Cal-PReEMPT)

"UCSC researchers to test new technologies for monitoring toxic algae in California coastal waters" -- UCSC Press Release -- September 20, 2004

 

Cal-PReEMPT Team Member Publications

2008

Kudela, R.M., JQ *Lane, and WP Cochlan. Accepted. The potential role of anthropogenically derived nitrogen in the growth of harmful algae in California, USA. Harmful Algae [peer-reviewed].

Cochlan, WP, J Herndon, and RM Kudela. Accepted. Inorganic and Organic Nitrogen Uptake by the toxigenic diatom Pseudo-nitzschia australis (Bacillariophyceae). Harmful Algae [peer-reviewed].

Litaker, RW, TN Stewart, B-TL Eberhart, JC Wekell, VL Trainer, RM Kudela, A Roberts, C Hertz, TA Johnson, PE Miller, G Frankfurter, GJ Smith, A Schnetzer, J Schumaker, JL Bastian, A Odell, P Gentien, D Le Gal, DR Hardison, and PA Tester. Accepted. Rapid enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of the algal toxin domoic acid. Journal of Shellfish Research. [peer-reviewed].

Anderson, DM, JM Burkholder, WP Cochlan, PM Glibert, CJ Gobler, CA Heil, R Kudela, ML Parsons, JEJ Rensel, DW Townsend, VL Trainer, and GA Vargo. Accepted. Harmful algal blooms and eutrophication: Examples of linkages from selected coastal regions of the United States. Harmful Algae. [peer-reviewed].

Howard, M., Silver, M., & Kudela, R. (2008) Yessotoxin detected in mussel (Mytilus californicus) and phytoplankton samples from the US west coast. Harmful Algae, 7, 646-652, doi: 10.1016/j.hal.2008.01.003.

Ryan, JP, JFR Gower, SA King, WP Bissett, AM Fischer, RM Kudela, Z Kolber, FM Mazzillo, EV Rienecker, and FP Chavez. Accepted. A coastal ocean extreme bloom incubator. Geophysical Research Letters 35, L12602, doi:10.1029/2008GL034081

Glibert, PM, R Azanza, M Burford, K Furuya, E Abal, A Al-Azri, F Al-Yamani, P Andersen, DM Anderson, J Beardall, GM Berg, L Brand, D Bronk, J Brookes, JM Burkholder, A Cembella, WP Cochlan, J Collier, Y Collos, R Diaz, M Doblin, T Drennen, S Dyhrman, Y Fukuyo, M Furnas, J Galloway, E Granéli, DV Ha, G Hallegraeff, J Harrison, PJ Harrison, C Heil, K Heimann, R Howarth, C Jauein, AA Kana, TM Kana, H Kim, R Kudela, C Legrand, M Mallin, M Mulholland, S Murray, J O’Neil, G Pitcher, Y Qi, N Rabalais, R Raine, S Seitzinger, PS Salomon, C Solomon, DK Stoecker, G Usup, J Wilson, K Yin, M Zhou, and M Zhu. 2008. Ocean urea fertilization for carbon credits pose high ecological risks. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 56, 1049-1056 

McManus, M, R Kudela, M Silver, G Steward, P Donaghay, and J Sullivan. 2008. Cryptic blooms: Are thin layers the missing connection? Estuaries and Coasts. 31(2), 396-401

Kudela, R, J Ryan, M Blakely, J Lane, and T Peterson. 2008. Linking the physiology and ecology of Cochlodinium to better understand harmful algal bloom events: A comparative approach. Harmful Algae, 7, 278-292

Curtiss, C., Langlois, G., Busse, L., Mazzillo, F., & Silver, M. 2008. The emergence of Cochlodinium along the California Coast (USA). Harmful Algae, 7, 337-346.

2007

Fawcett, A, GC Pitcher, S Bernard, AD Cembella, and RM Kudela. 2007. Contrasting wind patterns and toxigenic phytoplankton in the southern Benguela upwelling system. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 348: 19-31

Howard, M.D.A., N. Ladizinsky, W.P. Cochlan, and R.M. Kudela. 2007. Nitrogenous preference of toxigenic Pseudo-nitzschia australis (Bacillariophyceae) from field and laboratory experiments. Harmful Algae, 6: 206-217. [PDF]

Schnetzer, A., P.E. Miller, R.A. Schaffner, B.A. Stauffer, B.H. Jones, S.B. Weisberg, P.M. DiGiacomo, W.M. Berelson, and D.A. Caron. 2007. Blooms of Pseudo-nitzschia and domoic acid in the San Pedro Channel and Los Angeles harbor areas of the Southern California Bight, 2003–2004. Harmful Algae, 6:372-387.

Vigilant, V.L., and M.W. Silver. 2007. Domoic acid in benthic flatfish on the continental shelf of Monterey Bay, California, USA. Marine Biology, 151:2053-2062.

2006

Anderson, C.R., M.A. Brzezinski, L. Washburn, and R. Kudela. 2006. Mesoscale circulation effects on a toxic diatom bloom in the Santa Barbara Channel, California. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 327:119-133. [PDF]

Armstrong, M.D., and R. Kudela. 2006. Evaluation of California isolates of Lingulodinium polyedrum for the production of yessotoxin. African Journal of Marine Science, 28(2):399-402. [PDF]

Bargu, S., K. Lefebvre, M.W. Silver. 2006. Effect of dissolved domoic acid on the grazing rate of krill Euphausia pacifica. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 312:169-175.

Busse, LB, EL Venrick, R Antrobus, PE Miller, V Vigilant, MW Silver, C Mengelt, L Mydlarz, BB Prezelin. 2006. Domoic acid in phytoplankton and fish in San Diego, CA, USA. Harmful Algae, 5(1): 91-101.

Dierssen, H.M., R.M. Kudela, J.P. Ryan, and R.C. Zimmerman. 2006. Red and black tides: Quantitative analysis of water-leaving radiance and perceived color for phytoplankton, colored dissolved organic matter, and suspended sediments. Limnology and Oceanography, 51(6): 2646-2659. [PDF]

Lundholm, N., O. Moestrup, Y. Kotaki, K. Hoef-Emden, C. Scholin, P. Miller.  2006.  Inter- and intraspecific variation of the Pseudo-nitzschia delicatissima complex (Bacillariophyceae) illustrated by rRNA probes, morphological data and phylogenetic analyses.  Journal of Phycology, 42:464-481.

O'Halloran, C., M.W. Silver, T.R. Holman, and C.A. Scholin. 2006. Heterosigma akashiwo in central California waters. Harmful Algae, 5(2):124-132.

Silver, M.W. Protecting Ourselves from Shellfish Poisoning. American Scientist. July-. August 2006: 316-325.

2005

Fire, S.E., and M.W. Silver. 2005. Domoic acid in the Santa Cruz wharf fishery. California Fish and Game, 91:179-192.

Kudela, R., G. Pitcher, T. Probyn, F. Figueiras, T. Moita, and V. Trainer. 2005. Harmful Algal Blooms in coastal upwelling systems. Oceanography, 18(2): 184-197. [PDF]

Ryan, J.P., H.M. Dierssen, R.M. Kudela, C.A. Scholin, K.S. Johnson, F.P. Chavez, A.M. Fischer, E.V. Rienecker, P. McEnaney, R. Marin, and J.M. Sullivan. Coastal ocean physics and red tides. Oceanography, 18(2): 214-223. [PDF]

Cal-PReEMPT Team Member Presentations

2008

Miller, P.E., G.W. Langlois, R. Kudela, M.W. Silver.  Field-Based Detection Methods for Early Warning of Toxic Events.  Invited talk, Pacific Rim Shellfish Sanitation Conference, San Diego, CA, April 2008.

Langlois, G.W., Miller, P.E. Field-Based Monitoring for Marine Toxins: Tools for Volunteers and Fisheries. Invited talk, Pacific Fisheries Technologists Meeting, San Francisco, February 2008.

Kudela, RM. “An overview of Harmful Algal Blooms in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary”, 20 June 2008, MBNMS Advisory Council Meeting, Santa Cruz, CA.

Kudela, R.M. “Harmful Algal Blooms in upwelling systems”. 10 April 2008, Chesapeake Bay Program Office, Annapolis, MD.

Kudela, RM, J Ryan, VL Trainer, G Pitcher, T Moita, and FG Figueiras. 2008. Similarities between harmful algal bloom hotspots in Eastern Boundary Current Systems: the importance of retention to red tides. 2-6 June 2008, Eastern Boundary Current Upwelling Ecosystems symposium, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain.

Ryan, JP, RM Kudela, AM Fischer, WP Bissett, SA King, JFR Gower, and FP Chavez. 2008. A dinoflagellate red tide incubator in an upwelling shadow: the example of Monterey Bay, California. 2-6 June 2008, Eastern Boundary Current Upwelling Ecosystems symposium, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain.

Anderson, CR, DA Siegel, RM Kudela, and MA Brzezinski. 2008. An empirical approach to estimating the probability of toxigenic Pseudo-nitzschia blooms in the Santa Barbara Channel. 2-7 March 2008, Orlando, FL. AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting Supplement.

Kudela, RM, VL Trainer, G Pitcher, T Moita, P Figueiras, and T Probyn. 2008. Implementation of GEOHAB core research project: Harmful Algal Blooms in upwelling systems. 2-7 March 2008, Orlando, FL. AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting Supplement.

2007

Donovan, C, L Younan, R Kudela and T Peterson. 2007. New performance data for in situ and simulated experiments using the PhytoFlash submersible fluorometer. Fourth Symposium on Harmful Algae in the US, 28 October-1 November 2007, Woods Hole, MA.

Lane, JQ and RM Kudela. 2007. Degradation of domoic acid under common storage conditions. Fourth Symposium on Harmful Algae in the US, 28 October-1 November 2007, Woods Hole, MA.

Miller, PE, GW Langlois, RM Kudela, MW Silver, S Ruberu, K Perera, J Lane, C Boland, and C Kittredge. 2007. California Program fro Regional Enhanced Monitoring of PhycoToxins (Cal-PReEMPT). Fourth Symposium on Harmful Algae in the US, 28 October-1 November 2007, Woods Hole, MA.

Stewart, TN, RW Litaker, B-T LeEberhart, JC Wekell, VL Trainer, R Kudela, R Hardison, and P Tester. 2007. Rapid enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the detection of domoic acid. Fourth Symposium on Harmful Algae in the US, 28 October-1 November 2007, Woods Hole, MA.

2006

Anderson, CR, MA Brzezinski, D Siegel, L Washburn, and R Kudela. Pseudo-nitzschia Blooms in the Santa Barbara Channel: From Field Observations to a Predictive Regional Model. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI, February 2006.

Armstrong, M, N Ladizinsky, WP Cochlan, and RM Kudela. Nitrogenous Preference of Toxigenic Pseudo-nitzschia australis (Bacillariophyceae) From Field and Laboratory Experiments. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI, February 2006.

Cochlan, WP, J Herndon, NC Ladizinsky, and RM Kudela. Inorganic and Organic Nitrogen Uptake Capabilities of the Toxigenic Diatom Pseudo-nitzschia australis. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI, February 2006.

Fisher, AM, JP Ryan, FP Chavez, J Gower, S King, P Bissett, RM Kudela, D Foley. A red tide incubator in teh upwelling shadow of Monterey Bay, CAlifornia? ASLO Summer Meeting, Victoria, BC, Canada, June 2006.

Kudela, RM. Do pristine coastal waters realy exist? The role of naturally occurring toxins in coastal California. Society of Toxicology Regional Meeting, Half Moon Bay CA, April 2006.

Kudela, RM. Linking the physiology and ecology of the harmful red tide organism Cochlodinium to better understand bloom events. NFRDI-NOAA Workshop of Recent Progress on the Research and Management of Cochlodinium Blooms, Jeju, Korea, May 2006.

Miller, P.E., G. Langlois, R. Kudela, and M. Silver. California program for regional enhanced monitoring of phycotoxins (Cal-PReEMPT). 12th International Conference on Harmful Algae, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2006.

Parker, MS, EV Armbrust, EO Lin, BD Jenkins, VS Iverson, H Rodrigues, and R Kudela. Gene Expression Associated With Domoic Acid Production and Silicate Limitation in the Diatom Pseudo-nitzschia australis. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI, February 2006.

Ryan, J.P., A.M. Fischer, F.P. Chavez, R. Kudela, P. Bissett, C. Scholin, and J. Gower. 2006. A red tide incubator in the upwelling shadow of Monterey Bay, California. International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae, 12th International Conference on Harmful Algae, Copenhagen, Denmark, 4-8 September 2006, Meeting Supplement, PO.07-10.

Schnetzer, A., R.A. Schaffner, B.A. Stauffer, P.E. Miller, A.C. Jones, I. Cetinic, B. Jones, S.B. Weisberg, and D.A. Caron. 2006. Pseudo-nitzschia blooms in the Los Angeles Harbor and Adjacent Coastal Waters. Presented at the Southern California Marine Monitoring Conference IV, Long Beach CA, May 24, 2006.

Schnetzer, A, RA Schaffner, BA Stauffer, PE Miller, A Jones, I Cetinic, B Jones, SB Weisberg, DA Caron. Toxic Blooms of the Diatom Pseudo-nitzschia spp. and Urban River Discharge Into Southern California Coastal Waters. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI, February 2006.

 

2005

Kudela, R., M. Armstrong, W. Cochlan, and J. Herndon. A role for anthropogenically derived nitrogen in the formation of harmful algal blooms along the U.S. west coast. GEOHAB Open Science Meeting on HABs and Eutrophication, Baltimore, MD, March 2005.

Cochlan, W., J. Herndon, N.C. Ladizinsky, and R.M. Kudela. Nitrogen uptake by the toxigenic diatom Pseudo-nitzschia australis. GEOHAB Open Science Meeting on HABs and Eutrophication, Baltimore, MD, March 2005.

2004

Miller, P.E., G.W. Langlois, R. Kudela, and M. Silver. California Program for Regional Enhanced Monitoring for PhycoToxins (Cal-PReEMPT). XIth International Harmful Algal Bloom Meeting, Cape Town, South Africa, November 2004. [PDF-Poster]

2003

Kudela, R.M., K.W. Bruland, and M.W. Silver. Wind, whales, and harmful algal blooms: the development of a coastal monitoring system in Monterey bay. HABWATCH Workshop, Villefranche-sur-Mer, France June 2003. [PDF-Poster]