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This list includes all contents that are posted on the EuroMarine website and are considered as pieces of 'news'. This may include Calls, Activities, Documents and various subcategories of News. Please note that specific pages offering more advanced filtering options exist for Calls and for Activities. The present page offers filtering option for subcategories of other News.

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EuroMarine 2020 call for FWS and WG proposals
 In 2020 EuroMarine organises three distinct, parallel calls:  A call for proposals of activities (the present call) A joint EuroMarine-EMBRC call for access to EMBRC facilities A call for...
March 31, 2020
EuroMarine 2020 Call for Fellowship Applications
In 2020, EuroMarine is organising three distinct, parallel calls:  A call for proposals of activities A joint EuroMarine-EMBRC call for access to EMBRC facilities A call for application for ...
March 26, 2020
EHUSEA Strategic Agenda now officially endorsed by EuroMarine
As of 24 March 2020, after its submission to the EuroMarine General Assembly and an electronic vote of the latter, the EHUSEA WG Strategic Agenda - Enhancement of Human Resources to support Blue...
March 24, 2020
Covid 19 and joint EuroMarine - EMBRC call
EMBRC will adapt to constraints as regards visit dates and service provision period
The Covid 19 crisis entails uncertainty as concerns mobility within Europe and service provision at EMBRC facilities. Potential applicants to the ongoing joint EuroMarine - EMBRC call are informed...
March 23, 2020
EFIMBA FWS Postponed
Due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19 and the array of restrictions imposed across Europe, the organisers of the EFIMBA FWS have decided to postpone the meeting until October 2020. Another...
March 12, 2020
Joint EuroMarine-EMBRC 2020 call for proposals
In 2020, EuroMarine and EMBRC jointly launch a new call offering access to EMBRC services to early career researchers affiliated with a EuroMarine member organisation.  Covid 19 crisis note: The call...
March 4, 2020
Preannouncement of EuroMarine 2020 Calls
Covid 19 crisis note: The calls are progressing as planned and the submission deadlines are maintained. Flexibility will however be introduced as concerns deadlines to actually carry out activities....
February 26, 2020
Call for Participants to EuroMarine FWS MODIV
The organisers of the upcoming EuroMarine Foresight Workshop MODIV: Modelling different components of marine plankton biodiversity have announced they have a limited number of available spaces...
February 19, 2020
Publication of a Strategic Agenda on the Enhancement of Human Resources to support Blue Growth sectors
EHUSEA WG SA
The EHUSEA WG has published its Strategic Agenda on the Enhancement of Human Resources to support Blue Growth sectors. During EuroMarine 2020 GA meeting, it was decided that this document would made...
February 11, 2020
Video message from Vladimir Ryabinin to the EuroMarine network during EuroMarine 2020 General Assembly meeting
During EuroMarine 6th General Assembly meeting (hosted by NIB in Piran, Slovenia, 16-17 Jan. 2020), Vladimir Ryabinin (Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and...
February 6, 2020
FWS TUTTI: Registration open for limited spaces
From Species Connectivity to Functional Connectivity
The EuroMarine-funded foresight workshop TUTTI has announced there are a limited number of open spaces remaining for their event, which runs 27-29 April 2020 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. They have...
January 23, 2020
EuroMarine call for candidates for 2020 Steering Committee positions
EuroMarine opens on 5 Dec. 2019 its annual call for candidates to join its Steering Committee (SC) - to be partially renewed every year from 2016 on, as decided by the General Assembly (GA) during...
December 4, 2019
EuroMarine first 2020 Steering Committee meeting
This (closed) Steering Committee meeting will be held on 17 January PM at NIB Marine Biology Station in Piran, just after the EuroMarine 2020 General Assembly meeting.
November 27, 2019
Call for applications to join OYSTER in 2020
Orienting Young Scientists of EuroMarine - EuroMarine early career scientists group
OYSTER (Orienting Young Scientists of EuroMarine; EuroMarine's early career scientists working group) is looking for enthusiastic, engaged and creative young scientists who are willing to play an...
November 26, 2019
2nd OYSTER Workshop
EuroMarine is committed to supporting early career researchers and promote bottom-up science from the marine science community. Following a successful Young Scientist Working Group (YSWG), the first...
November 22, 2019
Orienting Young Scientists of EuroMarine II
OYSTER II
News The Working Group will be holding a workshop on 14-15 January 2020 in order to consolidate the knowledge gathered to date, establish detailed goals and targets and develop a plan for achieving...
October 30, 2019
Developing technology and methods for the precise investigation of marine animal forest 3D-structural complexity
3DSeaFor
A previous EuroMarine working group ANFORE noted how climate change and human pressure on marine environments are threatening a large number of species including those forming the “animal forests”. ...
October 30, 2019
Emergent impacts on coastal areas:
Adding the role of light pollution to the management and protection of ocean commons
ECOLight
Marine coastal areas host highly productive ecosystems that are threatened by the high rate of urban development in these areas and associated stressors affecting ecosystem processes. An integrated...
October 30, 2019
Threats of endocrine-disrupting compounds and environmental pollutants to the marine biosphere: translating models to real life
MODEL-EDC
A major challenge facing humanity and the ocean’s health is the degradation of marine environments due to the release and accumulation of a wide range of environmental toxicants, mainly of...
October 30, 2019
From species connectivity to functional connectivity
TUTTI
Research on ecosystem connectivity has traditionally relied on species dispersal (structural connectivity), although this is only one of the many uses of space that allow species to connect different...
October 30, 2019
Modelling different components of marine plankton biodiversity
MODIV
Biodiversity is an enigmatic yet important factor for the accuracy of ecosystem modelling. The inclusion of living organisms is necessary for models that predict carbon usage and circulation, while...
October 30, 2019
Modelling and prediction of harmful algal blooms, from event responses to multi - decadal projections
HABmodpred
Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are proliferations of certain photosynthetic organisms (including unicellular phytoplankton and phytobenthos, macroalgae, cyanobacteria, and particular ciliates) that can...
October 29, 2019
Multi-Modelled Marine Ecosystems
M3E
An Ecosystem Approach to marine management is advocated globally by international bodies including the Convention on Biological Diversity, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, and the...
October 29, 2019
Incorporating ecosystem functioning in marine biodiversity assessments
EFIMBA
Due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19 and the array of restrictions imposed across Europe, the organisers have decided to postpone the EFIMBA FWS until October 2020. The exact date will be...
October 29, 2019
Coral Ecology and Conservation in Mesophotic Temperate Ecosystems
ECoMeS
In May 2018, the EuroMarine-funded working group ANFORE met at the University of Salento in Lecce, Italy to identify the gaps in knowledge of Marine Animal Forests. Their ultimate goal was the...
October 29, 2019
EuroMarine second 2019 Steering Committee meeting
This meeting, hosted by AquaTT, will be held in Dublin. Salient agenda items will be: the 2019 call for proposals (moderation of the outcome of the reviews and final funding decisions);  the...
August 22, 2019
EuroMarine 2020 General Assembly
Overview In 2020, the EuroMarine General Assembly (GA) meeting will take place in Piran, Slovenia, on 16 January (all day) and 17 January 2019 (morning). It will be hosted and co-organised by the...
August 22, 2019
EuroMarine at EurOCEAN2019
The EurOCEAN2019 Conference was held in Paris (France) on 11-12 June. EuroMarine was represented at the event with a booth displaying the recently-published Summary Report on 2014-2017 Activities. To...
June 14, 2019
EuroMarine Summary Report on 2014-2017 Activities
This report was prepared by a specific working group that notably included some of the 2019 and former EuroMarine Steering Committee members. It summarizes the overall activity of the network in its...
June 11, 2019
IPBES 7th Plenary opening surprise show
Steps for a Change
May 17, 2019
Registration closing soon for "Advances in ocean biological observations – sustained system for deep-ocean meroplankton" Foresight Workshop
Registration for the EuroMarine foresight workshop "Advances in ocean biological observations – sustained system for deep-ocean meroplankton" will close on 30th April 2019. A number of spaces are...
April 23, 2019
Registration for 4th workshop on trait-based approaches to marine life is now open
Registration is now open for the 4th Workshop on Trait-Based Approaches to Marine Life. The registration deadline is 30 April 2019. For more information on the workshop, please follow the link above...
April 5, 2019
Call for Applications to the Orienting Young Scientists of EuroMarine (OYSTER) Working Group
The EuroMarine Working Group OYSTER (Orienting Young ScientisTs of EuromaRine), has opened a call for Early Career Scientists of EuroMarine to join their early career network. OYSTER is looking for...
March 20, 2019
Preannouncement of EuroMarine 2019 calls
The terms of EuroMarine 2019 calls were specified by the Steering Committee (SC) during its 31 Jan. 2019 meeting. These terms are outlined below, in advance of the actual launch of the call, with the...
March 4, 2019
EuroMarine 2019 call for FWS and WG proposals
 In 2019 (as in 2018), EuroMarine organises two distinct, parallel calls:  A call for proposals of activities (the present call) A call for application for individual fellowships (targeting ...
March 4, 2019
EuroMarine 2019 call for fellowship applications
In 2019 (as in 2018), EuroMarine organises two distinct, parallel calls:  A call for proposals of activities A call for application for individual fellowships (the present call), targeting EuroMarine...
March 4, 2019
Ocean Frontiers for Sustainable Development - Manifesto (Nov. 2018)
On April 26, 2018 EuroMarine organised the Ocean Frontiers for Sustainable Development open workshop to contribute to the ongoing discussions on the future European research agenda and to identify...
January 11, 2019
Definition of a EuroMarine Strategic Agenda to support Blue Growth sectors through the Enhancement of Human resources
a focus on fisheries, aquaculture, and seafood processing
EHUSEA
Skills development is key for enabling Blue Growth promoting foresight analyses of the ocean. This working group will therefore define a strategic agenda to identify essential training topics for the...
November 29, 2018
4th Workshop on Trait-Based Approaches to Marine Life
The biological uptake of carbon by marine plankton plays a central role in the regulation of Earth's climate, and supports fisheries providing essential nutrition to more than half the world's...
November 29, 2018
Seaweed aquaculture: A promising tool for the restoration and sustainable development of coastal environments or an expensive end-of-pipe technology?
RECOVER
While researchers have recently explored the environmental effects of important seaweed monocultures and the use of seaweeds in integrated marine aquaculture on a local scale, there is still much...
November 29, 2018
Census of Marine Mediterranean Benthic biodiversity: an integrative metabarcoding approach
CoMBoMed
Biodiversity protection is now recognized as a planetary challenge. Mediterranean marine benthic communities, such as biogenic reefs, are one of the most threatened habitats owing primarily to human...
November 29, 2018
From sink to source: Tipping points of blue carbon storage in Mediterranean seagrass ecosystems
BlueTipS
Seagrasses are declining at alarming rates due to climate change and human activities near the coasts, with the risk of experiencing abrupt and irreversible collapses. It is estimated that present...
November 29, 2018
Advances in ocean biological observations – sustained system for deep-ocean meroplankton
Increasing exploration and exploitation of marine resources, as well as climate change and pollution are affecting ocean’s health. Fundamental knowledge of marine biodiversity and ecosystem...
November 29, 2018
Orienting Young Scientists of Euromarine
OYSTER
NEWS 20 March 2019: OYSTER has announced a call for applications from Early Career Researchers to join. The call is open until 12 April 2019. For details on eligibility and how to apply, please see...
November 29, 2018
The role of macroalgae in the global ocean carbon budget
Recent focus on Blue Carbon strategies, including actions to mitigate and adapt to climate change through conservation and restoration of coastal vegetated habitats, have directed attention to the...
November 29, 2018
Lipids in the Ocean: Structure, function, ecological role and applications
Specialized meetings on various aspects of marine sciences on one side and lipidomics on the other already exist and respond to their respective specific needs. However, the structure of the...
November 29, 2018
Modelling for policy advice under a global change context
Expert workshop on measuring and improving the fit of spatial-temporal aquatic ecosystem models
Ecosystem modelling tools are increasingly applied in the contexts of management advice, policy exploration, and environmental impact analysis under climate change scenarios. The interdisciplinary...
November 29, 2018
Data needs for hyperspectral detection of algal bloom diversity across the globe
Certain types of algae are known to form intense blooms at the sea surface, but their occurrence is sporadic and unpredictable. Episodic blooms not only contribute significantly to ocean...
November 28, 2018
EuroMarine call for candidates for 2019 Steering Committee positions
EuroMarine opens on 15 Nov. 2018 its annual call for candidates to join its Steering Committee (SC) - to be partially renewed every year from 2016 on, as decided by the General Assembly (GA) during...
November 14, 2018
EuroMarine Young Scientists Working Group: Survey for Young Marine Scientists
The Young Scientists Working Group (YSWG) has created a survey to understand the professional context, motivations and concerns of early career researchers within the marine sciences. The overall aim...
October 9, 2018