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Flanders Marine Institute

Platform for marine research

  • Fifty-fold increase of microplastics in the ocean by 2100

  • How to inventory the names of all species on Earth

  • VLIZ-ROV Genesis operates in Spanish waters

  • European Marine Board calls for more coherent biological ocean observations in Europe

  • 4DEMON project combines data Belgian part of the North Sea over the past four decades

  • The VLIZ annual report: 2017 in a nutshell

  • 20 years support by Flanders for sustainable ocean projects worldwide

  • Your opinion counts: help us to improve the Compendium for Coast and Sea 2018

  • Prof. Dr. Carlos Duarte receives the first Carlo Heip Award for biodiversity research

  • Blue Accelator test platform near Oostende, Belgium as test lab for new developments in blue energy


About VLIZ

About VLIZ

The Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) is a centre for marine and coastal research. As a partner in various projects and networks it promotes and supports the international image of Flemish marine scientific research and international marine education.

In its capacity as a coordination and information platform, the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) supports some thousand marine scientists in Flanders by disseminating their knowledge to policymakers, educators, the general public and scientists.

Discover the multidisciplinary marine research community in the broadest sense of the term on this website!