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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
In order to measure and track progress towards environmental targets such as those outlined in the UN's SDGs or the EU's MSFD, scientists and policy makers rely on ecosystem assessments. A key aspect...
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
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
IPBES 7th Plenary opening surprise show
Steps for a Change
May 17, 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