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The NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research is the national oceanographic institution for the Netherlands. Our mission is to gain and communicate scientific knowledge on seas and oceans for the understanding and sustainability of our planet. To this end, NIOZ facilitates and supports fundamental as well as applied marine research and education in the Netherlands and Europe.
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16/09/2014 10:42

New mathematical model about the functioning of bivalves in coastal areas

The ecosystem of the Balgzand intertidal area in the western Dutch Wadden Sea can be better understood with a new modelling tool. PhD. student Sofia Saraiva performed modelling work which can be quite useful for a better management of coastal ecosystems. Saraiva performed her research at NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research and defends her thesis on the 8th of October at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

 

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09/09/2014 09:02

Vacancy 2014-063

The spatial Ecology department (department chair: Prof. Dr. P. Herman) is looking for a PhD student in Marine Ecology/Biology.

Project title: "Predicting effects of global change on persistence and activity of calcifying macrophytes in tropical bays"
Vacancy number 2014-063

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08/09/2014 11:00

Klaas Timmermans Professor of Marine Plant Biomass

Dr Klaas R. Timmermans has been appointed Professor of Marine Plant Biomass at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the University of Groningen by 1 September 2014. This is a position within the Ocean Ecosystems Research Group, which is part of the Energy and Sustainability Research Institute Groningen, and involves conducting fundamental and innovative applied research into microalgae, seaweeds, and salt-tolerant plants on the land.

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03/09/2014 10:18

Blue-Green Algae: Poisonous but also of Scientific and Economic Importance

The NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research organises a three-day conference about cyanobacteria from 7 to 11 September on the island of Texel, aimed at promoting the exchange of knowledge. However, the cyanobacteria, also called blue-green algae, have an economic value as well.

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