Hugh  MacIntyrePh.D.




Fax: 902-494-3877
Mailing Address: 
LSC Ocean Wing, 1355 Oxford St PO Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Oceanography
  • Phytoplankton viability
  • Harmful algal blooms
  • Chlorophyll fluorescence techniques


  • BA – University of Cambridge, UK
  • MA – University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • PhD – University of Delaware, USA


  • MacIntyre HL, Cullen JJ (2016) Classification of phytoplankton cells as live or dead using the vital stains fluorescein diacetate and 5-chloromethylfluorescein diacetate. J Phycol 52:572–589
  • Cullen JJ, MacIntyre HL (2016) On the use of the serial dilution culture method to enumerate viable phytoplankton in natural communities of plankton subjected to ballast water treatment. J Appl Phycol 28:279–298
  • Su N, Burnett WC, MacIntyre HL, Liefer JD, Peterson RN, Viso R (2014) Natural radon and radium isotopes for assessing groundwater discharge into Little Lagoon, AL: implications for harmful algal blooms. Estuar Coast 37:893-910
  • MacIntyre HL, Stutes AL, Smith WL, Dorsey CP, Abraham A, Dickey RW (2011) Environmental correlates of community composition and toxicity during a bloom of Pseudo-nitzschia spp. in the northern Gulf of Mexico. J Plankton Res 33:273–295
  • MacIntyre HL, Lawrenz E, Richardson TL (2011) Taxonomic discrimination of phytoplankton by spectral fluorescence. In: Suggett DJ, Prasil O, Borowitzka MA (eds) Chlorophyll a Fluorescence Measurements in Aquatic Sciences: Methods and Applications. Springer, Berlin