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MAR-ECO Project Workshop 2007

Reykjavik 2007The MAR-ECO Project Workshop was held in Reykjavik, Iceland 29-30 September 2007. 48 scientists and students participated at the workshop consisting of plenary sessions with invited papers, sub-group meetings and poster presentations. 

Download:  Programme and Abstracts




The key aims of the workshop were:
* To report from ongoing activities and new field efforts (e.g. ECOMAR and US-NSF project)
Design and draft the synthesis for the 2010 Census of Marine Life.
* Facilitate information exchange across sub-groups, and between scientists and students.

The status of the three MAR-ECO subgroups was presented on the first day. The presentations can be downloaded as pdf-files:
Pelagic nekton PN (Tracey Sutton)
Demersal nekton DN (Odd Aksel Bergstad)
Zooplankton Z (Tone Falkenhaug)

Reports from subgroup meetings:
Benthos (DN3) subgroup report

The MAR-ECO International Steering Group Meeting was held prior to the workshop on the 28 September, at the Marine Research Institute, Reykjavik.

The chair of the South Atlantic MAR-ECO Steering Group, Dr Angel Perez (CTTMar, University of  Vale do Itajaí, Brazil), participated at the MAR-ECO International Steering Group Meeting and the Workshop in Reykjavik. Dr. Perez gave a presentation on the South Atlantic MAR-ECO, and has provided a progress report on activities in the South Atlantic .

The progress report and the presentation on SA MAR-ECO by A Perez can be downloaded at




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