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EMODnet gridded abundance Copepod products part of the ICES Annual Report 2017

Added on: 2018-10-11 13:39:26 by Claus, Simon
The publication looks back on the key activities of the organization in 2017. It showcases how ICES has continued to gather momentum in a number of crucial scientific and advisory areas as well as explore new horizons of cooperation and engagement. Nice to see the EMODnet abundance products appearing!

Data product workshop, VLIZ

Added on: 2018-10-02 22:09:01 by Claus, Simon
From 8-10 October, the EMODnet biology data product experts will meet to discuss new dataproducts and to finilize the first version of the upcoming Atlas Of Marine Life

Major EurOBIS and EMODnet Biology update

Added on: 2018-04-16 17:23:04 by Claus, Simon
Thanks to a huge effort of the EMODnet biology consortium, 39 new and updated datasets representing more then six million distribution records are made available as open marine biodiversity data.

General Meeting coming up

Added on: 2018-03-28 10:09:08 by Claus, Simon
Next EMODnet Biology general meeting to take place in Trieste, 3-4 May 2018 ...

EMODnet Data Products Workshop

Added on: 2017-10-12 12:45:09 by Claus, Simon
Representatives from all four regional sea commissions, transatlantic partnerships, industry, conservation and management organisations met in London on the 10th October for an EMODnet Biology meeting to steer the development of key biological data products. ...

EMODnet Biology API description & OpenSeaLab

Added on: 2017-07-17 16:56:05 by Claus, Simon
A description of the EMODnet Biology web services is now available online. The data will be explored during the 1st EMODnet Open Sea Lab! During a three day open data bootcamp from 15-17 November 2017 in the vibrant port city of Antwerp, Belgium, we will ideate and co-create innovative solutions to unique problems using EMODnet’s wealth of marine data and ocean observations. ...

The EMODnet biology (phase 3) project kicks off in Ostend

Added on: 2017-04-25 12:03:03 by Vanhoorne, Bart
The EMODnet biology (phase 3) project kicks off in Oostende from 25-26 April 2017.



Final report EMODnet biology II

Added on: 2016-11-23 15:28:28 by Claus, Simon
The final report of EMODnet biology has been published. The report summarizes the activities of the past three years of EMODnet Biology, lists the main challenges and provides a list of recommendations for the future. The report is available here.

New EMODnet Biology Blog

Added on: 2016-09-22 16:26:46 by Claus, Simon
A new EMODnet biology blog has been launched. The blog will be used to share thoughts and ideas on the products EMODnet biology is developing. The first post is about the gridded zooplankton time series of the North Atlantic.

Fourth EMODnet Biology Workshop

Added on: 2016-07-12 14:46:12 by Vranken, Sofie
On June 17th, 17 experts met in Oostende to further develop a framework for the description, collation and dissemination of traits information relating to marine species. ...

New: EMODnet Biology Data Download Tool

Added on: 2016-04-21 10:53:13 by Claus, Simon
The data download tool guides the user through a step-wise workflow where one can select datasets, perform predefined geographic and temporal selections, can add specific taxonomic or functional filters, and select for data with a certain quality and precision. The tool is available at: ...

Search dataportal for species important to society

Added on: 2015-09-04 13:25:24 by Claus, Simon
The dataportal now allows to select for the ‘status’ of species for conservation (IUCN, CITES), whether they are introduced or invasive, of fishery or aquaculture interest (FAO), harmful, or used as an ecological indicator (MSFD). To retrieve this information, select 'species list' under the data portal.

Marine Species Traits workshop 9-10 June 2015, Crete

Added on: 2015-06-01 12:41:55 by Lear, Dan
Agenda of the marine Species Traits workshop to be held at HCMR, Crete on the 9-10th June 2015 ...

EMODNet Jamboree and Public Conference - 20-22 October 2015

Added on: 2015-04-27 13:21:29 by Claus, Simon
The next general EMODnet Biology meeting will take place 21-22 October, 2015 in Oostende, Belgium. The meeting will be co-organised with the other EMODnet thematic project meetings, and will be preceded by a Public Conference with all EMODnet Partners and different external stakeholders (20 October 2015, De Grote Post, Oostende). ...

World Register of Marine Introduced Species (WRIMS) officially launched

Added on: 2015-03-17 08:46:21 by Vandepitte, Leen
WRIMS – a database of introduced and invasive alien marine species – has officially been released to the public. It includes more than 1,400 marine species worldwide, compiled through the collaboration with international initiatives and study of almost 2,500 publications. ...

Upcoming: data product workshop

Added on: 2015-03-06 15:21:49 by Claus, Simon
A two day technical workshop on the the creation of EMODnet abundance gridded data products will be organised in Oostende 11 and 12 March 2015. On the agenda is also the creation of the Operational Oceanographic Products and Services to facilitate the ICES ecosystem assessments.

Gridded abundance data products available

Added on: 2014-10-07 12:12:18 by Claus, Simon
A methodology to create the gridded abundance maps, using DIVA (Data-Interpolating Variational Analysis) has been tested. Currently preliminary data products are available for over 40 species from the North Sea, Baltic Sea and North East Atlantic. The products are made for benthos, zoo- and phytoplankton, birds, fish and mammals.

EMODnet Biology Second General Meeting

Added on: 2014-10-02 13:21:37 by Claus, Simon
The second general meeting took place on the 17th and 18th of September, in Horta, at the Faial Island in the Azores. The activities of year one, were discussed, with a strong focus during discussions on MSFD relevant products. After the meeting, the group was lucky and spotted 2 magnificent sperm whales.

EMODnet biology presented at MODEG meeting and HOPE Conference

Added on: 2014-03-05 18:06:02 by Claus, Simon
The first result of EMODnet biology were presented during the last MODEG meeting and a speed pitching presentation of the project was given at the high level HOPE conference

EMODnet Biology Species Traits Vocabulary Workshop

Added on: 2014-02-17 12:03:09 by Claus, Simon
The WP 2 of EMODnet biology held its workshop on species traits and attributes at the Ifremer headquarters form 12 till 13 of February. 25 experts discussed and prioiritzed marine species traits and looked into their application for marine science and management.



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