Non-indigenous species (NIS) introduced by human activities are organisms moved into new areas outside their natural range by, for example, transfer of ships’ ballast water, biofouling and aquaculture. The EMODnet biology data were used to assess the trends in new records of NIS introductions into the OSPAR Maritime Area...
Wildsea Europe Route offers tourists access to routes connecting European coastal destinations that allow them to learn about marine wildlife and participate actively in conservation efforts; including the collection and propagation of marine biodiversity data. “Citizen science” activities such as these are increasingly being recognised as an important source of information with the potential to contribute to our knowledge of the sea and increase participants’ sense of responsibility and ownership of the marine environment.
Copepods are the most abundant members of the zooplankton family and the major source of food for many fish, whales and seabirds. Their importance to the global marine ecosystem cannot be overstated; both in the ocean food web and in the carbon cycle. Since the 1930s their abundance has been measured by the Continuous Plankton Recorder which is towed behind merchant ships and is one of the longest running biological monitoring programmes in the world.
We’re excited to announce the release of a new data product available on EMODnet Chemistry: a collection of new digital maps of contaminants. These maps visualise data from more than 100 data providers, following intense work by EMODnet Chemistry of data aggregation, harmonization, analysis and...
We’re delighted to announce the release of a new data product available on EMODnet Human Activities: traffic density maps. Based on AIS data from ships, these maps were prepared by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in response to a series of ad-hoc requests to complement specific studies...
20 Dec 2019
Communication and Partnership Relations Officer ‐ Secretariat of the European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet). Deadline extended! Closing date for applications: 13 January 2020 10:00 CET
10 Dec 2019
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