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Sound impact on fish populations

Added on: 2017-05-19 16:06:19 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
The first of April was the official start of Phase II of the collaborative “PCAD4Cod”-project on the effect of sound on fish populations. Hans Slabbekoorn, associate professor at the IBL, is the principal investigator and collaborates with three PhD-students, Dr. Erwin Winter, (Wageningen Marine Research), Dr. Jan Reubens (Flanders Marine Institute) and several international experts. The Joint Industry Programme on E&P Sound and Marine Life invested € 2.000.000 into the project for the coming two years. ...

Nemertea Portal launched!

Added on: 2017-05-05 15:28:54 by Vandepitte, Leen
The Nemertea are now available through their own Portal: the World Nemertea Database. ...

Nemertea and Parasite experts together at VLIZ, during a double WoRMS-LifeWatch workshop

Added on: 2017-04-28 14:17:02 by Vandepitte, Leen
On April 24-26 2017, the Flanders Marine Institute – home of the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) – welcomed 23 editors, with expertise in Nemertea (3) and Parasites (20). Both groups were at VLIZ for the first ‘double’ LifeWatch-sponsored workshop. ...

The EMODnet biology (phase 3) project kicks off in Ostend

Added on: 2017-04-25 12:03:03 by Vanhoorne, Bart
The EMODnet biology (phase 3) project kicks off in Oostende from 25-26 April 2017.

 


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European Tracking Network (ETN) Workshop

Added on: 2017-04-20 13:19:18 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
On 19-20 April, the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) hosted a two-day workshop to address several questions to enable such ETN network to become active and operational. ...

Towards a better data transfer to and from the maritime economy

Added on: 2017-04-20 10:30:02 by Fockedey, Nancy
The COLUMBUS project published the document ‘'Use and sharing of marine observations and data by industry' that addresses the specific needs, bottlenecks and challenges regarding the use of marine data by the industry. The publication contains a number of recommendations and some good practices in order to obtain a better data flow from and to the maritime economy, and to enhance Blue Growth. ...

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