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What´s new

New Publication from the

European Marine Board

Future Science Brief 4

EMBs latest Future Science Brief No. 4 “Enhancing Europe's capability in marine ecosystem modelling” looks at how marine ecosystem models are being increasingly used as a tool for ecosystem management. It gives examples of current capability and examines the mismatch between science and policy, providing recommendations to strengthen marine ecosystem modelling capability for current and future societal needs.

The Future Science Brief can be downloaded here and a short factsheet for policy makers can be found here.

More information on the working group that established this publication is available here.

Publication from the European Marine Board

Strengthening Europe's Capability in Biological Ocean Observations” calls for an increase in the relevance of current (and future) European biological ocean observation capacity to strengthen global efforts towards our understanding of the ocean and enhance marine biodiversity conservation, for maintaining a healthy ocean for healthy societies.

The publication can be downloaded from EMB´s website, and a factsheet for policy makers can be found here. The publication is an official output of the European Marine Board, a strategic pan-European Forum with members including key marine research performing institutes, funding agencies and university consortia.




Marine Spatial Planning

5-6 February 2019, Bergen

The camp is held in collaboration with the 2019 Sustainable
Development Goals Conference Bergen on February 7-8.
NMU university student - Bachelor, Master or PhD - of marine and/or maritime disciplines and related studies are eligible for this event.
YOU WILL BE EXPOSED to a innovation method that combines business model thinking with prototyping.
Ted-speaker Cesar Jung-Harada and super maker from Makerbay Hong Kong, will be your facilitator. Co-facilitator will be Susan Johnsen, senior advisor for innovation at UiB, while mentors from academia and industry will also be present.
OUTCOME: Participants will present their results at the reception of the 2019 SDG conference Bergen on the evening of February 6th.



NB! Places are limited so in case of overbooking, candidates will be selected on the base of study program, home institution and gender. Selected students will be notified by email shortly after the deadline.

Download the invitation here