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Monday 07 August 2023
Fieldwork on red knots in Alaska, summer 2023
This blog is about NIOZ field work in Alaska during the summer of 2023, where we studied the impact of rapid Arctic climate change on the migratory red knot (Calidris canutus). Earlier work on the so-called ‘AfroSiberian red knot’ (C. canutus…
Tuesday 04 July 2023
Deepsea life in the cracks of the crust
During the 'Sublife'-expedition we investigate if animals can live in the cracks of the ocean crust. And if animals living around hydrothermal vents use those cracks for their dispersal. This research will transform our understanding of ecology and…
Monday 19 June 2023
ACTNOW Expedition June 2023
The 10 day cruise to sample the Doggers bank is organised in the framework of the EU project ACTNOW*. The aim is to collect data on different elements of the food web simultaneously: from phytoplankton (the small “plants” in the sea) via grazing…
Monday 22 May 2023
NoSE expedition to the Norwegian Trench 26 May - 14 June 2023
The biologically productive North Sea impacts the global climate through exchange of carbon and nutrients with the Atlantic Ocean. The North Sea is a very productive coastal sea. A lot of carbon dioxide (CO2) can be taken up through physical,…
Tuesday 16 May 2023
Ecologisch onderzoek in de Waddenzee, 2023
Onderzoekers van het NIOZ volgen al jaren wat er gebeurt met het leven in de Waddenzee. Sommige datasets zijn al langer dan 30 jaar. Veranderingen in het bodemleven worden in kaart gebracht met het SIBES-project. Elk jaar worden dieren in ruim 5.000…
Monday 15 May 2023
Marine biodiversity in the Ems Dollart area
As part of the project Wadden Mosaic, the habitats and biodiversity of the subtidal Wadden are mapped for the first time - the part of the Dutch Wadden Sea that is permanently submerged. The Wadden Sea is a nature area of international and national…
Tuesday 11 April 2023
OASIS cruise | Exploring the Alboran Sea
During the OASIS cruise, awarded to ICM CSIC by Eurofleets+, we are exploring a little part of this wilderness in the Alboran sea in the westernmost part of Mediterranean Sea.
Tuesday 07 March 2023
RV Pelagia expedition 64PE514 - DUST2023
In March 2023, an international group of dusty scientists will board RV Pelagia for an expedition around the Cape Verde Islands to study Saharan-dust deposition and its effects on the marine environment. Colleagues from NIOZ, MARE - Lisbon, MARUM -…
Monday 27 February 2023
The WISE Expedition to West Antarctic Peninsula
Approximately a year ago from today, NIOZ scientists Julia Engelmann and Swan Sow, along with assisting PhD student Dina Castillo set off on a sampling expedition for the Women in Science Excel (WISE) project. The expedition ran from Feb-May…
Monday 13 February 2023
64PE513 NIOZ@Sea blog: The BEYΩND expedition
Many marine plants and animals use carbonate minerals to build their shells and skeletons. The most well-known examples include coral and shellfish, but several important groups of plankton (organisms that spend their lives afloat in the ocean) do…
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