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ECSA 56 – Coastal systems in transition from a ‘natural’ to an ‘anthropogenically modified’ state
Distinguishing between natural and anthropogenic control factors and quantifying their impacts is a major challenge in the investigation of hydrodynamic, sedimentological, biogeochemical, ecological...
July 20, 2016
European Ocean Observing System European Parliament event
On 8 September 2016, MEP Ricardo Serrão Santos is hosting an EOOS event at the European Parliament entitled ‘Building a European Ocean Observing System’. This event will be the first dedicated...
July 6, 2016
Historical ecology of semi-enclosed basins
Past, present and future of seas at risk
The European COST Action (IS1403) Ocean Past Platform, in collaboration with the University of Padova (Italy) and ISPRA (The Italian National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research) is...
July 5, 2016
Celtic Seas Partnership workshop
At the event the partnership will showcase their final outputs and find ways of ensuring that the work developed is sustained beyond the life of the project. Attendees have the opportunity to: review...
July 1, 2016
10th International Carbon Dioxide Conference
The 10th anniversary International Carbon Dioxide Conference will provide participants with an integrated, interdisciplinary view of the global carbon cycle and its perturbation by humans. Conference...
June 24, 2016
ICES Annual Science Conference
The ICES Annual Science Conference 2016 brings the international marine science community together to share innovative science. Scientists, policy- and decision-makers, students, and stakeholders are...
June 13, 2016
SOLAS Science and Society Workshop
A free workshop on the topic of  "SOLAS Science and Society" will take place from 26 to 27 October 2016 in Brussels (Belgium). The workshop will bring together researchers in the field of ocean-...
June 13, 2016
Advances in Marine Ecosystem Modelling Research Conference 2017
The AMEMR (Advances in Marine Ecosystem Modelling Research) Conference provides an opportunity to present, discuss and learn about a wide variety of marine modelling challenges, methods, applications...
May 27, 2016
14th International Symposium on the Interactions between Sediments and Water
The International Association for Sediment Water Science (IASWS), bringing together a wide range of researchers from different disciplines, seeks to promote, encourage and recognize excellence in...
May 27, 2016
NET-SCARCE International Conference - RIVER UNDER WATER SCARCITY: Threats and challenges
The NET-SCARCE International Conference will be held on 15-16 November 2016 in Barcelona (Spain). This conference is part of the project NET-SCARCE, which in turn is the follow-up to the project...
May 18, 2016
International Conference - Scenarios and Models of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in support of Decision Making
The conference is organised by the "Biodiversity and Ecosystem Scenarios Network (ScenNet)". The conference covers scenarios and modelling applications in marine, freshwater and terrestrial systems,...
May 18, 2016
MaCuMBA Industry & Science Conference 'Marine Microbiome - Discovery & Innovation'
The MaCuMBA symposium will focus on the biotechnical application of marine microbes and will involve a joint industry conference and open science meeting. The conference - ‘The Marine Microbiome -...
April 28, 2016
North Sea Open Science Conference
This conference will highlight state-of-the-art knowledge, solutions and prospects to enlarge the scientific basis for an ecosystem-based management of the North Sea. Two main pillars with associated...
April 28, 2016
2nd International Marine Science Communication Conference 'CommOCEAN'
CommOCEAN as the International Marine Science Communication Conference, was launched by the European Marine Board Communications Panel (EMBCP) and organized in the first instance by its Portuguese...
April 28, 2016
The 2nd International workshop 'Air-Sea Gas Fluxes: Progress and Future Prospects'
This is a highly interdisciplinary workshop aimed at bring multiple communities studying air-sea exchange and gas fluxes together to present and discuss recent advances in the field, as well as...
April 28, 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
Using a systematic conservation planning approach to enhance the marine spatial planning process in Europe
ConsMSP
Decision support tools which map human uses and nature conservation can assist in overcoming spatial planning problems in an integrated management way. Moving to a co-ordinated management approach to...
April 26, 2016
12th Summer course on Marine Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics
MEEG2016
This International course at Station Biologique de Roscoff aims to demonstrate the key role of genomics to understand the marine ecosystem and its organisms for an efficient and sustainable use of...
April 26, 2016
Marine ecosystem services, management and governance: Linking social and ecological research. DEVOTES-EuroMarine Summer School 2016
LinkSocEco
The main objective of this capacity building and training course is to give an overview on ecosystem services assessment and its relationship with ocean and coastal livelihoods, management and...
April 26, 2016
Environmental Controls of marine N2 fixation: Present Knowledge and Future Challenges
N2Fix
This working group will bring together 45 experts working on marine N2 fixation in a coordinated effort to improve understanding of the distribution and functioning of marine N2 fixers in the world...
April 26, 2016
Management of bioinvasions in the Mediterranean - the way forward
MEDBINV
This working group will provide advice for the management of one of the main environmental stressors in European Seas, in particular the Mediterranean Sea, in response to the increasing threat of...
April 26, 2016
Stem cells of marine invertebrates: from basic research to innovative applications
MARISTEM
This working group will meet to advance the marine stem cell research community in Europe, addressing the inadequate attention in regards to funding and the fragmentation of the marine stem cell...
April 26, 2016
The Biological Carbon Pump in a Changing World
BioCPump
This event will bring together 20 leading European scientists to discuss the current and future research needs of the biological carbon pump, a critical mechanism in our oceans. The potential effects...
April 26, 2016
Social transformations on small-scale fisheries
SocialSMF
Ten stakeholders from the fishing industry and research will meet in the University de Bretagne Occidentale to investigate the type and magnitude of social transformations experienced by small-scale...
April 26, 2016
Digital Marine Libraries
DIGIMAR
This foresight workshop will devise a strategy for digitising marine information to meet the needs of library users in the 21st Century. Designing new services of interest to the Marine research...
April 26, 2016
Marine Eco-Systems Biology
Bridging environmental and ecological data with integrated ‘omics to understand and predict future seagrass ecosystems under global/climate change
MESB
The effects of environmental pressures on seagrasses on a molecular level is crucial to understanding the mechanism of declining seagrass populations. This workshop at the University of Southern...
April 26, 2016
Marine ecosystem-based governance: From rhetoric to reality
IMBIZO4
Scientifically informed governance is paramount to deal with the resilience of marine systems. The main objective of this interactive and disciplinary workshop in Trieste is to move the rhetoric of...
April 26, 2016
Exploitation and Legal Aspects on Marine Genetic and Chemical Resources
LegGenChem
This foresight workshop will address the discovery and use of natural products derived from marine organisms to address human health challenges. Scientists from a variety of fields from ecology to...
April 26, 2016
Uncertain futures: Building scenarios and models for marine ecosystems An emblematic case study: the Barents Sea
Barents
The Barents Sea provides an emblematic case study with several questions central to the current understanding and management of its fisheries resource within an ecosystem context. The main objective...
April 26, 2016
Developing an integrated framework for studying Halophila stipulacea, the world’s first globally invasive marine angiosperm
Seagrass
The invasive marine angiosperm, H. stipulacea, may become more prevalent in European waters in the coming years. This foresight workshop aims to understand the threat H. stipulacea will pose to...
April 26, 2016
Developing ecosystem-based solutions for resilient European harbours and coastal waterfronts
ECORES
ECORES will foster a new focus on the "blue" planning and design of harbours and waterfronts of European coastal cities. The ECORES foresight workshop in Bologna aims to establish a baseline of the...
April 26, 2016
Impact of climate change on functional and phylogenetic diversity of plankton
PlankDiv
PlankDiv aims to gather expertise in species distribution models, plankton biogeography, functional traits, and phylogeny to assess the impact of climate and climate change on plankton communities’...
April 26, 2016
Status, trends and conservation options of marine coastal biodiversity under global change scenarios
STRANGE
The STRANGE foresight workshop aims to lead to the development of a more comprehensive framework that internalises the predicted effects of global change. This is crucial for translating the...
April 26, 2016
EuroMarine second 2016 Steering Committee meeting
This meeting will be held at KDM headquarters in Berlin, at the invitation of IOW. The main agenda items will be the 2016 call for proposals (moderation of reviews outcome and final decisions) and...
April 26, 2016
EuroMarine first 2016 Steering Committee meeting
The EuroMarine Steering Committee (SC) will meet before and after the 2016 General Assembly meeting. The SC meeting agenda is attached (it is accessible only to EuroMarine members, once logged-in).
April 25, 2016
EuroMarine second 2015 Steering Committee meeting
The second 2015 EuroMarine Steering Committee (SC) meeting is co-organised by the Secretariat and Elisa Berdalet (SC member, CSIC). The SC meeting agenda is attached (it is accessible only to...
April 25, 2016
EuroMarine first 2015 Steering Committee meeting
The EuroMarine Steering Committee (SC) will meet before and after the 2015 General Assembly meeting. The SC meeting agenda is attached (it is accessible only to EuroMarine members, once logged-in).
April 25, 2016
EuroMarine 2015 Communications Working Group meeting
Following up on dicussions held during EuroMarine 2015 General Assembly, the EuroMarine Steering Committee decided during its 25 Feb. 2015 meeting to set up a temporary EuroMarine Communications...
April 25, 2016
Blue Science for Blue Growth
EuroMarine, connecting ideas and people
EuroMarine Event at the European Parliament
As a side event to its 2017 General Assembly meeting and upon a decision of its Steering Committee, EuroMarine is organising a meeting at the EU Parliament on 8 Feb. 2017 afternoon. The event is...
April 25, 2016
EuroMarine 2017 General Assembly
Overview The EuroMarine General Assembly (GA) meeting will take place in Brussels, Belgium, 7-8 February 2017. It will be hosted by CLORA, Avenue des Arts, 8, 1210 Bruxelles. It will be followed: by...
April 25, 2016
EuroMarine 2016 General Assembly
Overview At the invitation of CCMAR, The EuroMarine 2016 General Assembly (GA) meeting will be held in Olhão (Faro, Algarve, Portugal), at the Marina Real Hotel & Spa, on 28-29 Jan. 2016, i.e. in...
April 25, 2016
EuroMarine 2015 General Assembly
Overview The EuroMarine 2015 General Assembly meeting and three associated meetings will be hosted by Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn di Napoli (SZN) in Naples, Italy, 23-25 February 2015. Monday 23...
April 25, 2016
EuroMarine 2014 Kick-Off meeting
From FP6 networks of excellence, to the EuroMarine FP6 preparatory project, to the launch of the EuroMarine Network The European Commission (EC) had called the former Networks of Excellence (NoEs) ...
April 25, 2016
8th Volker Schmid Training Course, Established and emerging model organisms for marine science
VSchmid8
The course focuses on the presentation of established and emerging marine models to provide Master and Doctoral students with a strong background on current model organisms in marine science. This...
April 25, 2016
Integrative assessment of marine systems training course: The Ecosystem Approach in practice
EA integrative assessment
This international course is open to up to 80 PhD, post-doc students, researchers in marine assessment, stakeholders, marine managers and NGO members. The event will be hosted by AZTI-Tecnalia in the...
April 25, 2016
11th Summer course on Marine Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics
MEEG11
The course, which covers environmental, population, evolutionary, comparative, meta- and functional genomics, will take place in May/June 2015 at the Station Biologique de Roscoff, France. Emerging...
April 25, 2016
Eleventh Advanced Phytoplankton Course: Taxonomy and Systematics
APC11
This course, intended for PhD/MSc. students will cover the morphology, taxonomy, classification and phylogeny of the most important marine phytoplankton species. The main topics delivered by 13...
April 25, 2016
Third International Conference 'the Molecular life of diatoms:Convergent approaches between biogeochemistry and genomics to better understand and model biogeochemical cycles'
Diatoms
A one day session, as part of the 3rd international conference 'The Molecular Life of Diatoms' in July 2015, will focus on convergent approaches between biogeochemistry and genomics to better...
April 25, 2016
Novel foods - research, innovation and sustainability, jellyfish as a resource
Jelly
The event is to be held in October 2015 at the International EXPO in Milan, Italy. The aim of the event is to address the sustainable supply of food, including sustainable resources from the oceans,...
April 25, 2016
Beyond boundaries: next generation modelling
ECEM2014
The 8th European Conference on Ecological Modelling to be held in October 2014 will host keynote talks on the aspects, methodologies and applications of the ecological modelling field. Over 200...
April 25, 2016