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Find out about the Belgian LifeWatch observatory equipment and sensors.

Learn more about the RV Simon Stevin and its use as a measurement platform during LifeWatch surveys.

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RV Simon Stevin

Discover why and how large birds are tagged with lightweight, solar powered GPS tags.

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GPS Bird tracking network

Learn more about the tagging of migratory fish in the Belgian coastal area and the Western Scheldt.

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Fish acoustic receiver network

Learn more about the detection of harbour porpoises and dolphins in the Belgian Part of the North Sea.

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Cetacean passive acoustic network

Discover how bats are detected and how calls of different bat species are recognized.

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Sensor network for bat detection

Learn more about the real-time monitoring of phytoplankton in the Belgian Part of the North Sea.

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Flow cytometer

Learn more about digitizing phytoplankton images.

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FlowCAM

Learn more about how to study the zooplankton abundance and diversity in the Belgian Part of the North Sea.

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Video Plankton Recorder (VPR)

Find out how to digitize zooplankton samples and how to recognize zooplankton species.

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ZooSCAN

Learn more about the different purposes the LifeWatch Birdcams are used for.

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Birdcams

Learn more about the real-time monitoring of groundwater levels in Flanders.

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Remote groundwater monitoring

Find out how meteorological and hydrological sensors are deployed for climate monitoring.

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Climate monitoring research infrastructure (KLIVEG)

Learn about the habitat use of wild boar through the use of camera traps.

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Camera trap research infrastructure (CATREIN)

Find out which spaceborne sensors LifeWatch Wallonia-Brussels relies on for habitat characterization.

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Space remote sensing sensors

Find out which airborne sensor LifeWatch Wallonia-Brussels relies on for habitat characterization.

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Aerial remote sensing sensor

Learn more about the molecular techniques used in species identification by the BopCo project.

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DNA Laboratories

Learn more about the monitoring of Natura 2000 habitats in Flanders.

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Unmanned Aerial System (UAS)

Discover why the bookscanner is an indispensable device for the LifeWatch data archeology activities.

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Book scanner