DEVelopment Of innovative Tools for understanding marine biodiversity and assessing good Environmental Status

DEVOTES Project (2012-2016) aims at improving understanding of human activities impacts (cumulative, synergistic, antagonistic) and variations due to climate change on marine biodiversity, using long-term series (pelagic and benthic).

A major aim of DEVOTES is to test the indicators proposed by the EC, and develop new ones for assessment at species, habitats and ecosystems level, for the status classification of marine waters, integrating the indicators into a unified assessment of the biodiversity and the cost-effective implementation of the indicators (i.e. by defining monitoring and assessment strategies). Read more…

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  • French article about DEVOTES ARMS on Wolu Corail

    French article about DEVOTES ARMS on Wolu Corail

    ARMS and ASUs deployment and sampling activities of DEVOTES in Marseille has been included in the 88th issue of Wolu …
  • NOAA’s ARMS website released

    NOAA’s ARMS website released

    DEVOTES, as part of the ARMS Multi-Institutional Project, is pleased to announce the release of the NOAA’s ARMS Webpage ARMS (Autonomous …
  • Announcement: EEFSItE 2015

    Announcement: EEFSItE 2015

    The 13th European Ecological Federation (EEF) and 25th Italian Society of Ecology (SItE) joint conference, Rome 21 – 25 September 2015 …

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