Project update  |  15 November 2023

BOOMS attending International Ocean Colour Science Meeting 2023

This week Victor Martinez-Vicente will be at the International Ocean Colour Science Meeting 2023 in Florida where he'll be co-chairing a Breakout Workshop about marine biodiversity metrics from space. He will also be presenting a poster...

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Project update  |  13 October 2023

GEO BON Global Conference: Monitoring Biodiversity for Action

Marc Paganini from the European Space Agency gave a presentation at the GEO BON Global Conference about the work of the BOOMS project. The Global Conference on Biodiversity and Monitoring was organized by GEO BON and its partners between 10-13...

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Project update  |  15 September 2023

ICES Annual Science Conference 2023

Dr Jose A. Fernandes recently presented BOOMS work at the annual ICES Annual Science Conference 2023.

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Project update  |  21 April 2023

Dr Peter Miller presents at Southwest Marine Ecosystems Conference

This week Dr Peter Miller presented to over 100 participants at the annual event in Plymouth with a talk entitled: "Ocean fronts and the distribution of marine life" which included his BOOMS related work on ocean fronts. Peter's...

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Project update  |  07 March 2023

Presentation at SCAR Krill Expert Group (SKEG) workshop

Dr Angus Atkinson will be presenting his work on Krill at the upcoming SKEG meeting with the theme of "Development of Krill stock hypothesis (KSH)", he is also a scientific advisor on the group.  Angus is the Work Package lead for...

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Project update  |  10 February 2023

BOOMS presentation for the GEO AquaWatch webinar

BOOMS Project coordinator Dr Victor Martinez-Vicente co-led the GEO AquaWatch webinar entitled 'BIOMONDO, BiCOME and BOOMS – Towards Earth Observation supported monitoring of freshwater and marine biodiversity' with BIOMONDO Project...

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Project update  |  24 January 2023

Sofia Darmaraki on her research trip to Plymouth Marine Laboratory

In late 2022 Sofia Darmaraki from the BOOMS project left the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) to spend several weeks at Plymouth Marine Laboratory where she joined other participants working on a method for...

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Project update  |  02 December 2022

2022 Workshop on Earth Observation for Ecosystem Accounting

The EO4EA 2022 workshop recently took place between 28th Nov - 1st Dec 2022. Project Lead Dr Victor Martinez-Vicente presented the work of the BOOMS project to over 100 attendees.  The event was organized by the European Space Agency in...

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Project update  |  18 October 2022

BOOMS PI attends Biodiversity in Coastal Ecosystems Workshop

The Copernicus Biodiversity in Coastal Ecosystems Workshop took place between 11-12 October 2022. Dr Victor Martinez-Vicente gave a presentation about the BOOMS project to a variety of stakeholders.

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Project update  |  25 February 2022

BOOMS project kicks-off

February marked the launch of the Biodiversity in the Open Ocean: Mapping, Monitoring and Modelling (BOOMS) project led by Plymouth Marine Laboratory and funded by the European Space Agency (ESA). The kick-off meeting brought together experts...

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