About isa SEAweed

The International Seaweed Association (ISA) welcomes you to its web site. The ISA is an international organisation dedicated to the encouragement of research and development of seaweed and seaweed products.

One of the main activities of the ISA is the organisation of a 3-yearly International Seaweed Symposium of which 24 have now taken place all over the world. The 25th Symposium takes place in  Victoria, Canada in 2025.

The Proceedings of Symposia are published on behalf of the ISA under the general title of “Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium”. More recently, selected papers presented at symposia are published by the Journal of Applied Phycology4

Mission & Vision

ISA strive to be the first priority global seaweed community and first choice seaweed conference (ISS) among phycologists and industry. ISAC and ISS are versatile and will both follow the trends within seaweed research, biotechnology, application etc. and business, and still comprise the basic disciplines of research and strong collaboration and interaction with traditional industry.

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Journal of Applied Phycology

As a member of the International Seaweed Association (attending ISS gives you 3 years membership, or by signing up here) you have free access to Journal of Applied Phycology (Springer).

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