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Monday 05 October 2020
Podcast Van Delta tot Diepzee aflevering 1_De zee als vergaarbak van miljarden virussen
In de ban van het corona-virus als we zijn, trappen we de podcastserie af met de virus-deskundige van het NIOZ, Corina Brussaard. Want ook al barst het in de zee van het leven, van bacteriën tot baleinwalvissen, de virussen verslaan al die…
Monday 05 October 2020
NIOZ PODCAST Van Delta tot Diepzee
De podcastserie Van Delta tot Diepzee is de zoektocht naar de stand van de zee met onderzoekers van het Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut voor Onderzoek der Zee, het NIOZ. Iedere maand nodigen radiomakers Tessel Blok en Mathijs Deen een onderzoeker uit…
Friday 02 October 2020
WATLAS fieldwork 2020 | Tracking Shorebirds in the Wadden Sea
The Wadden Sea is an important and unique site for many shorebirds. By tracking shorebirds, we study how shorebirds move with the tide, on which intertidal mudflats they feed, and how long they stay in the Wadden Sea on their migratory journeys. This…
Thursday 03 September 2020
ReViFES fieldwork 2020 | Investigating North Sea reefs services
Biogenic reefs are hard structures built by living organisms which form complex ecosystems and are accountable for several important ecological functions. In the North Sea, the most common bio-constructors include bivalves, such as oysters and…
Monday 31 August 2020
Tracking juvenile spoonbills 2020
This is the second year of tracking juvenile spoonbills, with the aim to investigate the importance of social information and habitat quality in shaping the migration routes of young spoonbills.
Thursday 27 August 2020
Microbial interactions in the Wadden Sea in late summer
Here we go again … after sampling microbial communities of the Wadden Sea in spring and early summer this year, we went out again to catch some late summer samples. This time, the early career scientists share their impressions from the cruise:…
Wednesday 22 July 2020
NIOZ@Sea I OSNAP 2020
Follow the team of NIOZ scientist Femke de Jong as they head from Texel towards Cape Farewell (Greenland) on the RV Pelagia. Along the way they service moorings and deploy drifters to get a better understanding of possible pathways for freshwater…
Friday 26 June 2020
Gulls | Fish and chicks
UvA/NIOZ researcher Roos Kentie tells us about her fieldwork and research. 'A few nests of unfortunate gulls got predated, but most eggs of the Herring and Lesser Black-backed Gulls in our research colony on the south tip of Texel have hatched. Gull…
Wednesday 24 June 2020
Godzilla
An enormous dust storm is making its way across the Atlantic towards the Americas. The dust outbreak, named ‘Godzilla’ because of its size, is a typical summer phenomenon that originates in northwest Africa.
Thursday 18 June 2020
NIOZ@Sea I Waddenzee onderzoek SIBES 2020
De RV Navicula is voor het dertiende jaar op rij vertrokken naar de Waddenzee voor het SIBES onderzoek. Dit Synoptic Intertidal Benthic Survey of the Wadden Sea (SIBES) project, bemonstert op duizenden punten alle droogvallende delen van de…