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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
Four Publications Published, plus further updates
There have been a significant number of updates in relation to this workshop. As of October 2017, four publications in relation to the findings of the workshop have been published, with more...
October 26, 2017
Two Workshop-Related Publications Published
Following on from the 'Management of Bioinvasions in the Mediterranean' workshop, two publications have been released in relation to it. One is the workshop report, while the other document is an...
October 26, 2017
COST Action Approved
A COST Action has been approved entitled “STEM CELLS OF MARINE/AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES: FROM BASIC RESEARCH TO INNOVATIVE APPLICATIONS (MARISTEM (Marine invertebrate stem cells)). The action was...
October 26, 2017
Multiple Updates on Climate Change Conference
A mini-review article on the challenges for plankton ecology research was published in March 2017. The article can be found in full here: (https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2017.00068). In other recent...
October 26, 2017
Application for Call 6 of the Interreg2seas programme being developed
The workshop group are preparing an application for Call 6 of the Interreg2seas programme to tackle the knowledge gaps in climate change impacts research. This issue is of particular relevance given...
October 25, 2017
European Marine Board Commissioned Brief
Following on from the success of the Working Group, the European Marine Board commissioned a future science brief with a working title of "Marine Graduate Training Future Science Brief". The...
October 23, 2017
Consortium on Benthic-Pelagic Coupling: Perspective Paper Submitted
A perspective paper has been submitted to Frontiers of Marine Ecology, which acknowledged EuroMarine. The priority areas have been identified. A follow up workshop was not funded by IPSL, but several...
October 20, 2017
Post-Workshop Network Proving a Success
The formation of the network has proven to be a success, and there have been a number of developments resulting from this, both directly and indirectly. A group from the network are currently...
October 20, 2017
Drafting Committee for COST project established
A drafting committee has been set up for the COST project. The next international conference will be held in Chicago in 2017.
October 19, 2017
Established and emerging model organisms for marine science - Updates
Update - October 2016: An Erasmus application related to this course is ongoing. The key action targeted in the Erasmus programme is "strategic partnership for higher education". The aim is to build...
October 18, 2017
Published paper proving consistently successful
EA integrative assessment update 2
The paper that was published after this course, which was covered in a previous update, has proven to be a success since its publication. As of October 2017, the paper already has 34 citations in...
October 18, 2017
11th Advanced Phytoplankton Course: Taxonomy and Systematics update
APC11 - Update
The course was very intense in nature and, due to this, less time than was intended was spent on the preparation of a white paper on phytoplankton taxonomy during APC11. However, there is potential...
October 18, 2017
African Chapter of the ISEM Established and Active
The African chapter of the ISEM is established and is active (http://isem-africa.org/); a set of abstracts were sent to the Organising Committee for setting up a special issue, but there were too few...
October 17, 2017
EMOSE 2017 Inter-Comparison of Plankton Metagenome Analysis now Inviting Community Participation
The scientific objective of the first Edition (2017) of EMOSE is to review methods in marine plankton metagenomic analysis, essentially comparing the different filtration volumes and size‐fractions...
August 30, 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
New EuroMarine LinkedIn page
As the old EuroMarine LinkedIn account is no longer operational or accessible, EuroMarine members are invited to join the new EuroMarine LinkedIn group at https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12051097....
July 13, 2017
EuroMarine 2017 call for FWS and WG proposals is open
The EuroMarine 2017 call for proposals, which was pre-announced on 13 March, is now open. Please refer to the call page for details.
April 3, 2017
Preannouncement of EuroMarine 2017 calls
The terms of EuroMarine 2017 call for proposals were specified by the Steering Committee (SC) during its 9 Feb. 2017 meeting. These terms are outlined below, in advance of the actual launch of the...
March 13, 2017
EuroMarine 2017 call for fellowship applications
In 2017, EuroMarine organises two distinct, parallel calls:  A call for proposals of activities (targeting foresight workshops and working groups in 2017) A call for application for individual...
March 13, 2017
EuroMarine 2017 call for FWS and WG proposals
In 2017, EuroMarine organises two distinct, parallel calls:  A call for proposals of activities (the present call) A call for application for individual fellowships (targeting EuroMarine PhD students...
March 13, 2017
Blue Science for Blue Growth (Update)
The Blue Science Blue Growth event took place in the European Parliament on 8 February 2017. Over 120 stakeholders, comprising of marine scientists, industry members, policymakers, and students, were...
March 6, 2017
Forecasting and Responding to Ecological, Social and Economic Impacts of Environmental Effects on European Species: Update
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...
February 21, 2017
Four workshops - Marine Forests for Stakeholders
This series of workshops aims to engage stakeholders in discussing, defining, and informing scientists about their research priorities to fulfill their needs concerning knowledge of Marine Forests in...
February 15, 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
Outcome of EuroMarine 2016 call for proposal published
The outcome of EuroMarine 2016 call has been announced on 14 October 2016 (as planned) to all proposers. The list of the 15 successful proposals is now available on the call webpage. The Steering...
December 15, 2016
EuroMarine 2017 call for candidates for Steering Committee positions
EuroMarine opens on 09 Dec. 2016 a call for candidates to join its Steering Committee (to be partially renewed every year from 2016 on, as decided by the GA during its 2015 meeting). Three positions...
December 8, 2016
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
Integrative Assessment of Marine Systems published overview paper
This paper was written following a DEVOTES-EuroMarine Summer School activity in 2015 on the integrative assessment of marine systems. Traditional and emerging human activities are increasingly...
July 19, 2016
ECEM 2014 Conference Report July 18, 2016
Call for participation in EuroMarine foresight workshop - The Biological Carbon Pump in a Changing World
The organisers of the EuroMarine foresight workshop titled The Biological Carbon Pump in a Changing World call for applications to participate in the event. Please refer to the attached flyer and the...
July 5, 2016
Reminder: DEVOTES-EuroMarine Summer School - Marine ecosystem services, management and governance: linking social and ecological research
This summer school will take place in the Aquarium of Donostia, 6 - 9 June 2016, San Sebastián (Spain). The topic for this summer school relates to marine ecosystem services and the links between...
May 18, 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