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Marine Biotechnology: a Vision and Strategy for Europe

Marine biotechnology state of the art and its significant potential to contribute to scientific, societal and economic needs; and a concrete science policy strategy

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September 2010

Marine Renewable Energy

An overview of how marine renewable energy can provide innovative solutions to tackle future energy challenges and to fully contribute to the EU 2020 vision

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September 2010

Science Dimensions of an Ecosystem Approach to Management of Biotic Ocean Resources

Research priorities and a work plan to achieve the objectives of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. Joint EMB-ICES-EFARO publication

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April 2010

Marine Board History and Evolution

A short brochure on Marine Board history and its role in promoting the establishment of the European Marine Research Area, prepared for the ten-year anniversary as a stand-alone European marine science and technology forum

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October 2009

MarinERA Legacy

Summary of the achievements of the 6th EU Framework Programme ERA-NET project MarinERA 

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June 2009

Annual Report 2009

Marine Board Annual Report 2009 

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May 2009

1st Marine Board Forum Proceedings

1st Marine Board Forum Marine Data Challenges: from Observation to Information (15 May 2008, Ostend) 

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May 2009


A vision for an end-to-end, integrated, inter-operable and user-oriented network of European marine observation and data systems 

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September 2008

The Effects of Anthropogenic Sound on Marine Mammals

Addressing a complex problem of the effects of some ocean-based human activities on the marine mammals, who rely heavily on sound for communication and social organization

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June 2008

Annual Report 2008

Marine Board Annual Report 2008 

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May 2008

Remote Sensing of Shelf Sea Ecosystems

Summary of capabilities of satellite RS methodologies and their weaknesses, and a set of recommendations to maximise their effectiveness in monitoring shelf sea ecosystems

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February 2008

Responses to EC Consultations on Maritime Policy and ERA

Marine Board Responses to the European Commission's Green Papers: (i) Towards a future Maritime Policy for the Union: A European vision for the oceans and seas and (ii) The European Research Area: New Perspectives

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November 2007

EurOCEAN 2007 and Aberdeen Declaration

Report of the high-level conference on marine science and technology EurOCEAN 2007(22 June 2007, Aberdeen) and the Aberdeen Declaration 

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September 2007

Impacts of Climate Change on the European Marine and Coastal Environment

An overview of the climate change research challenges both at European and regional levels, and future research needs, in support of European climate change strategies and policies

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March 2007

European Ocean Research Fleets - Towards a Common Strategy and Enhanced Use

An inventory and description of the existing fleets, and recommendations on their enhanced use and management at pan-European level

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March 2007

EurOCEAN 2004 and Galway Declaration

Report of the high-level conference on marine science and technology EurOCEAN 2004 (10-13 May 2004, Galway) and the Galway Declaration 

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January 2007

Navigating the Future III

Strategic overview of marine research, priority recommendations and scientific challenges in the context of European science and societal needs.

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November 2006

Modelling in Coastal and Shelf Seas - A European Challenge

Analysis of hydrodynamic modelling of coastal and shelf seas and data assimilation, illustrating the development effort needed to transform research tools into services for the many users of ocean space and resources.     

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June 2005

Navigating the Future II

Research priorities and recommendations for marine research and policy at the European level - summary of Integrating Marine Science in Europe 

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March 2003

Integrating Marine Science in Europe

A milestone in the process of integrating and developing a strong, fully European profile for marine science as a key component of the European Research Area 

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November 2002

Marine Biotechnology - A European Strategy for Marine Biotechnology

Marine Board strategy for European marine biotechnology, mobilising efforts throughout Europe to address issues like human health, nutrition and environmental impact, as well as to further biodiversity and reproduction

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December 2001

Navigating the Future I - Towards a Marine European Research Area

Marine research challenges and their implications for European marine science and the societies 

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March 2001

Towards a European Marine Research Area

The Marine Board strategic marine science plan for Europe, integrating all relevant dimensions of the natural and social sciences and the concerns of all end users of European seas.

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December 2000