International Development, Community and Environment (IDCE)


Ryan Mitchell

Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts in International Development and Social Change (IDSC)


International Development, Community and Environment

Chief Instructor

Morgan Ruelle

Second Reader

Denise Bebbington


Harmful algal blooms (HABs) can have devastating effects on aquatic ecosystems, economies, and communities. In general, their effects are also likely to worsen and become more frequent because of climate change. This paper will examine contemporary attempts to predict, prevent, monitor, control, and adapt to HABs.



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