On 22nd-25th February 2016, eight experts on marine and anchialine cave faunas gathered at the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ), host institute of the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), for the first editor workshop of the World Register of marine Cave Species (WoRCS).
Post date: Thursday, 12 May, 2016 - 09:07
Dr Christos Arvanitidis, the scientific cordinator of LifeWatchGreece, participated to the First Activity 1 Workshop of the project ActionMed in Athens, over 22-24 February, 2016. The potential links between the two projects, as well as the incorporation of the lessons learnt in EMBOS COST ACTION were discussed within the biodiversity indicators topic in the framework of ActionMed project.
Post date: Tuesday, 23 February, 2016 - 09:03
A new publication with the title "Salinity is the major factor influencing the sediment bacterial communities in a Mediterranean lagoonal complex (Amvrakikos Gulf, Ionian Sea)" has been launched within the context of the LifeWatchGreece project during January 2016. This publication is an article in Marine Genomics and the full text can be found here (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1874778716300058).
Post date: Tuesday, 9 February, 2016 - 11:35
The Ecological Modeling vLab of the LifewatchGreece project comprises of two online models. One of these models is the Ecological Niche Modeling which aims to predict the invasion risks of Indo-Pacific fish species in the Mediterranean Sea. Currently, there is no biological risk assessment done to estimate potential impacts on Mediterranean coastal ecosystems. A pilot project, done in association with partners of EU BON European project and led by HCMR in collaboration with FORTH, FIN, and the University of Gothenburg, UGOTH), will follow up on the work of Leidenberger et al.
Post date: Wednesday, 23 December, 2015 - 23:56
The LifeWatch Data Analysis Workshop (http://www.lifewatch.be/en/lifewatch-data-analysis-workshop) took place in Oostende, Belgium, from 26-27th November, 2015, and was focused on training students and researchers on e-Infrastructures and virtual environments of the LifeWatch project, through theoretical as well as practical/hands-on training sessions.
Post date: Tuesday, 8 December, 2015 - 16:41
The European Grid Infrastructure (EGI) Community Forum 2015 took place in Bari, Italy between 10-13 November, 2015, and was focused on Building Next Generation e-Infrastructures through Communities.
Post date: Thursday, 19 November, 2015 - 13:27
Many scientists and experts from Europe, USA and Australia met from 28th to 30th October in Barcelona to celebrate the third edition of the General Assembly of the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA). Mrs Emmanouela Panteri from HCMR represented LifeWatchGreece in the ECSA General Assembly by demonstrating the CIGESMED Citizen Science project and it's involvement with LifeWatchGreece mobile application.
Post date: Thursday, 19 November, 2015 - 13:23
The 8th IHO-IAG ABLOS Conference “UNCLOS: Advances in Governing the Blue World” (http://www.ablosconference.com/) was held in Monaco (seat of the International Hydrographic Organization – IHO), from the 20th to the 22nd of October 2015.
Post date: Friday, 30 October, 2015 - 10:56
The 13th International Congress on the Zoogeography and Ecology of Greece and Adjacent Regions (ICZEGAR) was held in Herakleion, Crete between 7 and 11 of October, 2015. The congress' scope included all issues related to systematic, phylogeny, biogeography, ecology, evolution, and conservation on animal species in the eastern Mediterranean region.
Post date: Friday, 16 October, 2015 - 12:27
Mrs Matina Nikolopoulou from the LifewatchGreece core team participated in the First Workshop IODE - Expanding OBIS with environmental data that took place in Oostende, Belgium at 5 - 7 October 2015.
Post date: Thursday, 15 October, 2015 - 10:13