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Projects 2000-2018

Ocean life: Seabirds

Regional Lifewatch Node - Marine and terrestrial observatories, models and data systems.
LifeWatch is a distributed virtual laboratory and will be used for biodiversity research, for climatological and environmental impact studies. This large European research infrastructure (ESFRI) consists of several biodiversity observatories, databases, web services and modelling tools. With the regional node, VLIZ coordinates in collaboration with INBO the Flemish contribution to LifeWatch.
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Understanding benthic, pelagic and air-borne ecosystem interactions in shallow coastal seas
Follow-up project of the Trophos-project. Focus on the interactions between different functional groups in the foodweb by experimental studies and monitoring. The western banks are chosen because of the high diversity and the unique system of sandbanks .
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