Welcome to the EURO-BASIN
EURO-BASIN is the European branch of the International BASIN Program (Basin-scale A nalysis, Synthesis & INtegration) focussing on climate and human forcing, ecosystem impact and consequences for living resources management in the North Atlantic.
News from EURO-BASIN:
EURO-BASIN Theme Session at ICES Annual Science Conference 2015 (Copenhagen 21-25 Sept 2015) will focus on results and experiences from any pan-Atlantic initiatives.
Research co-funded by FP7 EURO-BASIN and UK's NERC Ocean Acidification program suggests that ban on fishermen throwing away healthy fish could harm wildlife and fail to improve fish stocks. (Nature Communications 13 May 2014, doi:10.1038/ncomms4893).
Ocean’s carbon budget balanced:
In May 2013, the Norwegian research vessel G.O. Sars crossed the Atlantic from Nuuk, Greenland to Bergen, Norway to study the carbon cycle in the North Atlantic as part of the EURO-BASIN Cruise Campaign 2012-2013.
FRONTIERS series of journals now includes Frontiers in Marine Science. The particpation of EURO-BASIN principle Investigators in the editorial process offers an opportunity to consolidate the Atlantic Ecosystem research community..
Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance meeting in EU Parliament invites EURO-BASIN to contribute to discussions on future implementation of joint EU-US research initiatives in the North Atlantic.
A favourable climate for BASIN and EURO-BASIN objectives:
Cruise Campaign 2013 steams ahead:
Workshop Summary: Good Environmental Status (GES) for pelagic ecosystems
News of relevance to North Atlantic Management & Governance:
JRC and NOAA enhance cooperation on climate, weather, oceans and coasts. An agreement has been signed in May 2012 to facilitate scientific and cooperative activities in the fields of climate data records, space weather, tsunami modelling and fisheries research.
The Lisbon Atlantic Conference aims at generating a public discussion encompassing the Member-States Governance, in the context of the European Union Maritime Strategy for the Atlantic Ocean Area. Full details
Participation in the FORUM takes place two months after EURO-BASIN invited members of the EC, NSF, NOAA and SEAS-ERA to discuss realistic funding mechanisms for supporting large regional research programmes, and trans-atlantic collaboration in the Ocean Sciences. Full details
Fostering International Collaborations with US & Canada in Ocean Sciences. Full meeting report and presentations from the 14th September workshop organised by EURO-BASIN and the EC towards a common funding strategy for solving regional issues on ocean sciences.
EURO-BASIN Theme Session at ICES ASC 2015
Worry over fish discards ban on wildlife & stocks.
EURO-BASIN II: A favourable political climate for BASIN and EURO-BASIN continued research as EU, US and Canada sign Atlantic Ocean research alliance more...
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Research WorkPackages (WP) & Focus:
EURO-BASIN Deliverable Deadlines