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The key response to Canada's emerging freshwater Harmful Algal Bloom (fHAB) crisis is the creation of a knowledge-rich and skill-ready workforce that will take leadership roles in defining strategies to solve this ecosystem health problem. The NSERC CREATE ABATE program strives to develop this team.

The NSERC CREATE ABATE program consists of:

PEOPLE –     A highly-skilled, passionate, interdisciplinary training team dedicated to solving the fHAB crisis

TRAINING –  A unique training foundation and program offering two distinct streams of programs:
                     course-based Professional Masters and thesis-based Masters and PhDs

RESEARCH – Students will work with the training team on meeting the fHABs research objectives to solve
                     the emerging crisis