The Kick off meeting of the project RECONNECT: «Regional cooperation for the transnational ecosystem sustainable development» was organised by the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR) at 8-9/11/2017 in Heraklion, Crete.
RECONNECT aims to develop strategies for the sustainable management of Marine Protected Areas and Natura 2000 areas in the Balkan and Mediterranean regions. The total duration of the project is 2 years and 7 partners from 4 Balkan and Mediterranean countries are participating.
Post date: Tuesday, 14 November, 2017 - 15:36
LifeWatch ERIC was recently represented in three events:
- EMSO ERIC all regions Workshop, held in Rome on 09-11/10/2017. Presentations can be found here.
- EMBRC Worgking Group on e-Infrastructures, held in Paris (UPMC) on 18/10/2017.
- ASSEMBLE PLUS kick-off meeting, held in Paris (UPMC) on 19-20/10/2017.
Post date: Wednesday, 25 October, 2017 - 09:08
A new publication implemented within the LifewatchGreece RI has just been released in PeerJ by Christina Pavloudi, Jon B. Kristoffersen, Anastasis Oulas, Marleen De Troch and Christos Arvanitidis.
Sediment microbial taxonomic and functional diversity in a natural salinity gradient challenge Remane's "species minimum'' concept (DOI 10.7717/peerj.3687).
Post date: Friday, 13 October, 2017 - 12:51
The Interim Executive Board Meeting of LifeWatch-ERIC took place in Melpignano, Lecce, during 26-29 June 2017. This meeting was the first operative session of the ERIC infrastructure, where representatives from Spain, The Netherlands, Belgium, Greece and Italy, decided on the strategical lines to the operative construction of the infrastructure.
Post date: Wednesday, 19 July, 2017 - 13:06
The 1st General Assembly of LifeWatch ERIC, which took place in Seville (Spain) during 8-9 May 2017, elected the interim members of the statutory bodies which will manage the Consortium until the formal ones will be appointed.
Post date: Wednesday, 19 July, 2017 - 13:02
A new publication implemented within the LifewatchGreece RI has just been released in Aquatic Microbial Ecology by Pavloudi C, Oulas A, Vasileiadou K, Kotoulas G, De Troch M, Friedrich MW and Arvanitidis C.
Diversity and abundance of sulfate-reducing microorganisms in a Mediterranean lagoonal complex (Amvrakikos Gulf, Ionian Sea) derived from dsrB gene (https://doi.org/10.3354/ame01829).
Post date: Friday, 16 June, 2017 - 15:00
Dr Panagiotis Dimitriou - Nikolakis has been awarded his PhD certificate on the "Effects of eutrophication on the benthic ecological status and ecosystem functions" by the University of Crete, which has been co-funded by LifewatchGreece.
Post date: Wednesday, 14 June, 2017 - 11:52
Many people are unaware that the great Greek philosopher Aristotle can also be regarded as “the father of marine biodiversity”. Indeed, this “Linnaeus avant la lettre” spent a considerable part of his life studying marine species. In fact, more than 40% of the animals he studied in his zoological works had a marine origin. If Aristotle was still alive today, he would have made an excellent ambassador for modern marine biodiversity research.
Post date: Thursday, 15 December, 2016 - 18:07
The LifeWatchGreece Research Infrastructure and more specifically the Genetics vLab, the RvLab and the micro-CT vLab were presented in the Hellenic Bioinformatics Conference - HBio 2016 which took place in Thessaloniki, CERTH during 19-21 November 2016.
The detailed presentation can be found attached below.
Post date: Tuesday, 22 November, 2016 - 12:41
The LifeWatchGreece Special Collection is now available in Biodiversity Data Journal, with a series of articles highlighting key contributions to the large-scale European LifeWatch RI.
Post date: Tuesday, 1 November, 2016 - 10:58