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EOOS Conference 2018

3-day conference on European Ocean Observing System (EOOS): Connecting communities for end-to-end solutions
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ENHANCING EUROPE'S CAPABILITY IN MARINE ECOSYSTEM MODELLING FOR SOCIETAL BENEFIT

Our latest Future Science Brief No. 4 “Enhancing Europe's capability in marine ecosystem modelling” is out! This publication 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 mis-match between science and policy, providing recommendations to strengthen marine ecosystem modelling capability for current and future societal needs.

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EMB Secretariat is looking for a new science officer

The European Marine Board (EMB) invites applications for the position of Science Officer at the EMB secretariat in Ostend, Belgium.

Applications can be sent in electronic format to the EMB Executive Director, Prof Sheila JJ Heymans (sheymans@marineboard.eu), by 16 November 2018 (17.00 CET), including "EMB SO18" in the subject line of the email. The job interviews will be organised on Monday 10 December in Ostend, Belgium.

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EMB welcomes GEOMAR (Germany) and CETMAR (Spain) as new EMB members

On Wednesday 24 October 2018, the EMB Board meeting approved the membership applications of GEOMAR (Germany) and CETMAR (Spain) members at the EMB Autumn Plenary meeting in Trieste, Italy.
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Young Talent and the Blue Economy

European Parliament event to discuss the needs for a modern marine graduate training system
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We've launched our new website

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Have your say on the future of European Research Vessels

On 9 August, EMB and the working group on next generation European research vessels launched a stakeholder survey.  The survey asks about experiences of research vessels and their equipment, and invites you to share your thoughts about their future in Europe.
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Strengthening Europe's Capability in Biological Ocean Observations

Today we launch our new Future Science Brief 3 on “Strengthening Europe's Capability in Biological Ocean Observations” (pdf). This publication calls to enhance European biological ocean observation capacity to strengthen global efforts towards our understanding of the ocean.
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Commissioner Vella meets European ocean reasearch leaders for third time

Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries is meeting today with ocean research leaders at the European Commission’s Berlaymont building, to discuss perspectives on the future of marine research in Europe.
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SOPHIE Project website launched

Research in the field of Oceans and Human Health gets a big boost this week, as the Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe project launches its new website. Designed to encourage debate between different sectors, Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe (SOPHIE for short) will build a community of researchers and practitioners to explore the links between our oceans and our health.
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