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Planet Ocean Seminar: ocean ecosystem services

The Planet Ocean Seminars are organised for teachers who want to learn about the sea, and are part of the educational training project 'Planet  Ocean'. With the new curriculum 'Geography / Natural sciences' that is to come for the 3rd grade of the Technical and Art Secondary Schools in 2017-2018, we currently doing an extra effort to train these geography teachers. Following a previous explanation on the new curriculum and plate tectonics (8 March, Oostende), a new refresher course is organised on Wednesday 19 April 2017 (Ghent University) on the theme "Ecosystem services of the ocean." Prof. Koen Sabbe will discuss the oxygen and carbon cycle, and prof. David Van Rooij and Stijn Dewaele will talk about all raw materials extracted from the ocean. (In Dutch)