Projects by clusters
The cluster comprises 6 current FP5 projects. Their total EU contribution is over 9 M€.
EUROHAB, the European Initiative on Harmful Algal Blooms started in 1999, is formulated to generate and co-ordinate the required research to manage better the effects of toxic/harmful marine micro-algae and cyanobacteria in the marine and brackish waters of the EU. The EUROHAB Science initiative was described in a publication of European Commission (European Commission, Research in Enclosed Seas-5, EUR 18592, ISBN 92-828-6612-2, 1999).
The European Commission/DG Research is promoting today, through EUROHAB, both the high-level research and networking on HAB issues needed at European level in co-ordination with the national relevant activities.
Structure of the cluster
EUROHAB includes 8 projects, from which 2 are FP4 MAST III projects and 6 are FP5 ESD projects. They are formally linked together via a common attachment to each Description of Work. Of the FP5 projects one is funded under Key Action 2 ( HABES ), the rest are funded under Key Action 3.
The MAST III projects of the EUROHAB Initiative are:
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