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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    NEAT new version released!

    We are glad to announce that the new version of NEAT (1.2) has been released today! NEAT version 1.2 released …
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    Happy World Oceans Day 2016!

    The Oceans provide multiple and valuable ecosystem services to us, such as fish and climate regulation. But monitoring and assessing …
  • COLUMBUS Workshop on NEAT (29th June, Vigo – Spain)

    COLUMBUS Workshop on NEAT (29th June, Vigo – Spain)

    Exploring the use of NEAT in environmental impact assessment and strategic environmental assessment in the marine contex COLUMBUS Workshop, 29th …

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DEVOTES Final Conference, J. Carstensen

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