University of Hawai`i

Botany Department

          Marine Algae of Hawai`i


Web Publications




Native Algae


Invasive Marine Species


Keys, Methods, and Glossary



Graduate Students


UH Botany Department


UH Classes


Methods Manual for Managers: 

      Field Techniques for Algal Research


These methods were developed for research with the Hawaii Coral Reef Initiative Program and are being compiled for a Methods Manual to be distributed by HCRI.  The manual was written by Linda Preskitt and edited by Celia M. Smith and I.A. Abbott of the University of Hawaii, Botany Department, Honolulu, Hawaii.



Algal Collection


     Handling and Pressing


Photoquadrat Survey

     Photoquadrat Framer


Sediment Trap

Light Measurement

Alizarin Stain

Nutrient Enrichment

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