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Seabed Habitats   
01 Mar 2020
EMODnet Seabed Habitats supports ecological modelling in Southern Italy

The National Interuniversity Consortium for Marine Science (CoNISMa) conducted a study to assess the natural capital across the Gulf of Naples and the wider Campania region, areas of importance to Italy’s economy. EMODnet Seabed Habitats broad-scale habitat map for Europe (EUSeaMap 2019) supported the authors’ research by providing vital data on habitat boundaries within the broader Campania region. This resource allowed the authors to identify four main macro-habitats which could be used to quantify the value of marine natural capital stocks.

Seabed Habitats   
10 Nov 2020
EMODnet Seabed Habitats contributes to the debate on the decommissioning of offshore infrastructure

This study was published by a group of authors, including representatives from a range of universities and research organisations. The lead author is the University Technology Sydney’s fish ecology lab, which aims to provide novel research to inform on the sustainability of the oceans and their fish populations. They actively engage in public debate on a wide range of issues affecting the marine environment, and also act as a hub for student research training. Their studie

Seabed Habitats   
12 Jul 2019
EMODnet Seabed Habitat supports research on Seabird habitat loss from the development of offshore wind turbines

Wageningen Marine Research Institute is a part of the wider Wageningen University and Research centre. The marine institute conducts independent scientific research and provides contributions and advice on marine monitoring, spatial planning, sustainable marine exploitation, fisheries and nature-based solutions to climate change. They aim to work towards the more sustainable and careful management, use and protection of marine, coastal and freshwater environments.

Seabed Habitats   
04 Mar 2019
EMODnet Seabed Habitats supports mapping process of habitats and biotopes to strengthen the information base of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Scottish waters

The Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) is the public body that advises the UK and devolved Governments on UK-wide and international nature conservation. They are responsible for the conservation of the offshore marine environment, including a key role in the provision of advice on the designation and management of offshore MPAs.

Seabed Habitats   
17 Mar 2017
Mapping potential cumulative impacts of multiple anthropogenic stressors in Danish marine waters

NIVA Denmark is a regional office under the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA), an institution with over 50 years experience in applied aquatic science.  NIVA Denmark is focussed on applied research in aquatic ecosystems and evidence-based consultancy. Their key areas of research include eutrophication, hazardous substances, biodiversity and ecosystem health, as well as the implications of multiple human activities in aquatic environments.