NOMP – Nordic Marine Phytoplankton group workshop 2015

NOMP – Nordic Marine Phytoplankton group workshop 14-16 September 2015 in Arendal, Norway.

A Nordic Marine phytoplankton workshop was arranged in August 2013 in Sweden. Norway, Denmark and Sweden participated, and the group NOMP was established. The second NOMP workshop will be hosted at Institute of Marine research, Flødevigen.

NOMP - Nordic Marine Phytoplankton Group consists of phytoplankton experts in Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden working with research and environmental monitoring related to phytoplankton, algal blooms and harmful algae. One aim of the group is to improve quality and intercompatibility of results by using consistent names of organisms and algal groups. Other aims include collaboration through yearly meetings to share recent results, intercomparisons of methods etc. The sea areas in focus are Kattegat, Skagerrak, North Sea, Norwegian Sea, Barents Sea, Iceland Sea, and Greenland Sea.