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COVID19 impacts on ICES advice for 2020
ICES adopts spring 2020 approach to upcoming advice requests.
Nominations open for ICES Awards 2020
The time has come to nominate your fellow scientists whose contribution to marine science deserves special recognition. Deadline for nominations: 1 May 2020
COVID19 virus outbreak
Important information about the effects of COVID19 virus outbreak measures in Denmark on ICES work.
Do you fit the WGBESEO profile?
Members needed for new group that will balance economic, social, and ecological objectives in integrated assessments.
Connecting global networks for marine biodiversity
Co-chairs of ICES Working Group on Resilience and Marine Ecosystem Services (WGRMES) recently convened a workshop at the World Biodiversity Forum 2020.
Aging King Scallops
Call for experts to attend scallop age reading workshop.
Explaining the advice
Advice requesters, Advisory Council representatives, and observers gather in Copenhagen.
Call for participants for workshop on model ensembles for stock assessment and advice
This May ICES is organizing a joint workshop together with European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) on model ensembles for stock assessment and advice (WKENSEMBLE).
New publication in ICES TIMES series
TIMES No. 62 provides guidelines on the use of the diffusive gradients in thin films technique for the assessment of metal contamination in sediments.
ICES Science Highlights: Addressing the 6 societal goals of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development
With ICES Science Highlights, we showcase the work of our expert groups. In this installment, we take a look at how ICES expert groups can help achieve the societal goals of the UN Decade of Ocean Science.
A healthy and resilient ocean where marine ecosystems are mapped and protected
ICES integrated ecosystem assessment network is working towards a healthy and resilient ocean.
A predictable ocean where society has the capacity to understand current and future ocean conditions
ICES working groups on seasonal-to-decadal prediction of marine ecosystem, on impacts of warming on growth rates and fisheries yields, and integrated, physical-biological and ecosystem modelling are all working towards a predicted ocean.
A safe ocean where people are protected from ocean hazards
ICES working groups on marine planning and coastal zone management and on resilience and marine ecosystem services are working towards a safe ocean.
A transparent and accessible ocean with open access to data, information, and technologies
ICES Working Group on Deep-water Ecology contributes to a transparent and accesible ocean.
A sustainably harvested ocean ensuring the provision of food supply
ICES Working Group on Mixed Fisheries is working towards a sustainably harvested and productive ocean.
ICES and the UN Decade of Ocean Science
An interview with the IOC Executive Secretary on how ICES can contribute to the Ocean Decade.
Developing a cumulative effects framework
New Working Group on Cumulative Effects Assessment in Management request input for case studies.
IJMS Editor’s Choice – shifting migratory patterns of humpback whales
The latest selected Editor’s Choice article from the ICES Journal of Marine Science is now available. Here, read about a shift in the migratory patterns of humpback whales.
Call for co-sponsorship of 2021 symposia
ICES is looking for proposals for symposia co-sponsorship for 2021. Proposal deadline: 27 January 2020
Ecosystem Overviews extend to deep waters of the North Atlantic
ICES has released two new ecosystem overviews today for the Oceanic Northeast Atlantic and Azores ecosystems.
ICES launches a new Advisory Plan
ICES has launched a new Advisory Plan, which maps the priority areas for the organization to further strengthen its advisory role.
ICES release advice on a seafloor assessment process
How should we assess physical disturbance and loss of the seafloor and its habitats?
Four new ICES Fisheries Overviews released
Bay of Biscay and Iberian coast, Barents Sea, Icelandic Sea, and Norwegian Sea ecoregions now covered.
Interregional comparison of benthic ecosystem functioning
New publication from Benthos Ecology Working Group looks at community bioturbation potential in four regions along the Northeastern Atlantic shelf.
Contribute to an ecosystem overview for the Greenland Sea
ICES is expanding our ecosystem overview portfolio to include the Greenland Sea. The newly established Working Group on Integrated Ecosystem Assessment of the Greenland Sea is seeking members to join.
World Fisheries Congress 2020 calling for abstracts
Abstract submissions are now invited for the World Fisheries Congress 2020 (WFC2020), taking place in Adelaide, Australia in October.
IJMS Editor's Choice - Performance evaluation of data-limited, length-based stock assessment methods
The latest Editor’s Choice article from ICES Journal of Marine Science is now available. Here, researchers test the limitations of length-based methodologies used in data-limited stock assessments.
FEATURE ARTICLE - To catch or not to catch
Our latest feature take a closer look at challenges to fishing technologists in the new millennium.
Upcoming ICES workshops and training courses
Share your expertise at one of our workshops or strengthen your career with one of our training courses taking place over the next months.
Open data inspires at OpenSeaLab Hackathon 2019
The city of Ghent in Belgium played host to three intense days of networking, team-building, problem solving in September when the second edition of the OpenSeaLab hackathon took place.
IJMS Editor's Choice - Reef fish discard mortality
The latest Editor’s Choice article from ICES Journal of Marine Science is now available. Here, researchers look into discard mortality for red snapper and gray triggerfish, two valuable fish stocks in the US Gulf of Mexico.
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