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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
Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe Conference
The Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe (SOPHIE) Conference will showcase the findings of the two-year SOPHIE project and launch the Strategic Research Agenda for Oceans and Human Health...
July 5, 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
Workshop: Scientific Support to Munition in the Sea
As part of JPI Oceans joint action on “Munition in the sea”, CNR is organizing a workshop on 6-7 December 2018 in Rome, addressing scientific gaps and how research can bring substantial contributions...
November 22, 2018
EuroMarine 2019 General Assembly
Overview In 2019, the EuroMarine General Assembly (GA) meeting will take place in Cádiz, Spain, on 30 January (all day) and 31 January 2019 (morning). It will be hosted and co-organised by the...
September 5, 2018
Ocean Frontiers for Sustainable Development
EuroMarine is organising the event to contribute to the ongoing discussions on the future European research agenda and to identify priorities in marine research area. The workshop is open to all...
April 6, 2018
EuroMarine second 2018 Steering Committee meeting
This meeting, hosted by Sorbonne Université, will be held in Paris. The main agenda items will be the 2018 call for proposals (moderation of the outcome of the reviews and final funding decisions)...
April 5, 2018
EuroMarine first 2019 Steering Committee meeting
This (closed) Steering Committee meeting will be held on 31 January PM at CEIMAR, just after the EuroMarine 2019 General Assembly meeting.
January 1, 2018
EuroMarine first 2018 Steering Committee meeting
This (closed) Steering Committee meeting will be held on 19 January AM at CIIMAR, just after the EuroMarine 2018 General Assembly meeting.
November 30, 2017
Euromarine Working Group on Marine Research Infrastructures
EMGRI
News On 29 January, 2019 EMGRI will be running a workshop as a side event to the EuroMarine General Assembly in Cádiz, hosted by the University of Cádiz (UCA) at the historic Edificio Constitución...
October 29, 2017
The marine animal forests of the world: Challenges, frontiers and the role of science in its management and conservation
ANFORE
Objectives The main aim of this Working Group will be providing the basis of knowhow and identify the gaps of knowledge in order to stimulate the conception of a European project which aims to...
October 29, 2017
Arctic Sea-Ice Change: Insights into near-future changes in Arctic sea-ice biogeochemistry and associated ecosystems
ASIC
Objectives The overarching aims of this workshop are to: Summarize the existing knowledge of changes for a number of selected physical and biogeochemical variables and parameters, representative of...
October 29, 2017
Ecosystem changes associated with offshore wind farms: Bridging the gap between biogeochemical effects and its repercussions for ecosystem functioning and services
OffWindFarms
Objectives This workshop aims to address the current poor link between OWF- environment monitoring observations and the societal relevance by introducing the field of biodiversity – ecosystem...
October 29, 2017
Improving the visibility of ocean data from new technologies: A case study of high frequency flow cytometry
HFflowCyt
During the last 10 years, scientists have developed collaboration around the North Sea, Channel, Baltic and Mediterranean Sea, sharing experience and knowledge on online flow cytometry measurement....
October 29, 2017
Trait-based approach to seagrass ecosystems
TRAITGRASS
The rationale of the workshop is to understand how functional traits scale upwards to crucial ecosystem functions and response to climate changes. We will take advantage of the knowledge acquired by...
October 29, 2017
Predicting the future of the ocean from signatures of the past: Using marine sediment archives to understand adaptation of marine plankton to a changing environment
MPlankAdapt
Objective The invited consortium of the workshop proposed here will bring together researchers working across a range of trophic levels, from viruses to zooplankton and even fish, within the fields...
October 29, 2017
Anticipating Potential Pathways and Routes for Innovation towards desirable Socio-Economic impacts
APPRISE
Objectives Identify opportunities and challenges, bottlenecks Characterise the variety of socio-economic impacts Build an awareness of tools and methods to address socio-economic impacts of Marine...
October 29, 2017
Autonomous Systems for Integrated Marine and Maritime Observations in Coastal areas
ASIMO
This workshop aims at identify present technological solutions, the limits for integration of existing platforms, and the development of new one to provide accurate, reliable and cost efficient data...
October 29, 2017
Marine Holobionts - concepts and challenges
HoloMarine
Realizing the importance of the concept of holobionts, many marine labs across Europe have started to incorporate this notion into their research projects at different levels, from targeted...
October 29, 2017
Modelling Ocean Plastic Litter in a Changing Climate: Challenges and Mitigations
MODELPlastics
Plastic pollution of marine ecosystems is a growing concern as the global production of plastics in 2014 was 311 million tonnes, of which between 4.8-12.7 million metric tons found their way into our...
October 29, 2017
EuroMarine 2018 General Assembly
Overview In 2018, the EuroMarine General Assembly (GA) meeting will take place in Matosinhos (Porto), Portugal, on 17 January (afternoon) and 18 January 2018 (all day). It will be hosted and co-...
August 30, 2017
EuroMarine second 2017 Steering Committee meeting
This meeting, hosted by CoNISMa, will be held at, or close to CoNISMa premises in Rome. The main agenda items will be the 2017 call for proposals (moderation of the outcome of the reviews and final...
August 30, 2017
EuroMarine Open Science Exploration (EMOSE) 2017 Edition
Inter-comparison of Marine Plankton Metagenomic Methods
EMOSE
The 2017 edition of EMOSE will be held in Porto at the Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR, University of Porto). HOW TO APPLY: apply online before 5 May 2017...
January 16, 2017
PlankBioS: Present and future plankton biogeography and the link between community structure, marine ecosystem functioning and ecosystem service provision
Topic “PlankBioS” will bring together modelers with experimentalists and theoretical ecologists, in order to maximize synergies between the partners in their quest to address the following key issues...
January 16, 2017
Beyond climate change research in the Nordic Seas
COnnecting the Dots to REveal the Gaps
CoDReG
Topic The overall topic for this workshop will be to synthesise available knowledge (Objective 1), and develop a medium-term (next decade) research strategy (Objective 2) for addressing key upcoming...
January 16, 2017
Marine Forests for Stakeholders
Topic This activity aims to engage stakeholders in discussing, defining, and informing scientists about their research priorities to fulfill their needs concerning knowledge of Marine Forests in...
January 16, 2017
Developing a method for understanding coastal community vulnerability in Europe
Topic The EU's blue economy (i.e., all economic activities that depend on the sea) represents 5.4 million jobs and a gross added value of just under €500 billion per year. The sea and the coasts are...
January 16, 2017
Young Scientist Working Group
YSWG
Summary January 2018 - Jan 2019 Young scientists: PhD students or individuals in first post-doctorate contract Full or Invited Member Organisation One candidate per organisation Develop the network's...
October 27, 2016
Forecasting and responding to ecological, social and economic impacts of environmental effects on European species
ForeSEE
Topic To predict future changes in species distributions, novel combinations of modelling, field and laboratory data are required to produce forecasts at spatio-temporal scales relevant to individual...
October 27, 2016
3rd International Workshop on Trait-Based Approaches to Ocean Life
Scope 60 to 100 participants are expected to meet undertake foresight and horizon scanning activities to: develop a roadmap for future developments of the approach in the marine scientific community...
October 27, 2016
The application of population genomics to fisheries management
Scope Population genomics enables the identification of both neutral and adaptive markers; the former can provide information about connectivity among areas due to migration and drift and the latter...
October 27, 2016
The role of positive species interactions in sustaining and restoring the biodiversity of temperate coasts under future climate scenarios
POSTCLIMA
Scope Coastal marine ecosystems are substantial contributors to the prosperity and well-being in Europe. Several gaps in our knowledge of the mechanisms regulating the direction and strength of...
October 27, 2016
Advanced school on Multispecies Modelling Approaches for Ecosystem Based Marine Resource Management in the Mediterranean Sea
AMARE-MED
Scope Mediterranean fisheries resources are giving worrying signals of overexploitation and this critical situation appears difficult to reverse with current management approaches. Thus in order to...
October 26, 2016
Introduction to marine phytoplankton identification and taxonomy workshop
Scope The workshop will give participants the chance to discuss results from multiple time series providing phytoplankton data into the MSFD process throughout Europe, and ensure consistency in...
October 26, 2016
2017 Edition of the Ramon Margalef Summer Colloquia – Spatial and temporal patterns in physical-biological oceanic processes: from scale interaction to the rise of the living ocean
RMSC-2017
Scope 15 lecturers will interact with 30 additional student participants at the graduate or junior postgraduate research level to exchange ideas between experienced and young ocean researchers. Topic...
October 26, 2016
13th Summer course on Marine Ecological and Environmental Genomics
MEEG2017
Scope 18 students of at least the level of second year PhD training will participate in this course, which aims to demonstrate the key role of marine genomics for the understanding of the marine...
October 26, 2016
GODAE International School: New Frontiers of Operational Oceanography
Scope This course is open to 70 PhD students, post-doctoral scientists and possibly young academics. The curriculum will include topics covering the leading edge of science in ocean observing systems...
October 26, 2016
Euromarine first 2017 Steering Committee meeting
This (closed) Steering Committee meeting will be held on 9 February AM at CLORA, Avenue des Arts, 8, 1210 Bruxelles.
September 20, 2016
Linking biodiversity, ecosystem functioning and ecosystem services
A comparison between temperate and tropical seagrass meadows
This foresight workshop will address the need for improving the spatial extent and ecological context of data linking biodiversity to ecosystem functioning and ecosystem services, with a focus on...
April 26, 2016