Indicators for the Seas: Third meeting

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The indiSeaS project is co-funded by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), the European Network of Excellence Euroceans, “'Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD)” and the European project on Marine Ecosystem Evolution in a Changing Environment (MEECE). It is a multi-institutes collaborative effort. Scientific experts on ecosystems all over world calculate indicators and provide background information.

The IndiSeas project aims at "Evaluating the status of marine ecosystems in a changing world”, using a set of different types of indicators to reflect the effects of multiple drivers on the states and trends of marine exploited ecosystems. It focuses on the effects of fishing, use of ecology, biodiversity, as well as climate and socio-economic indicators on world's marine ecosystems health.
The objectives are to review IndiSeas datasets, present preliminary results to regional experts, discuss methods to be developed in each of the six task groups, establish work and publication plans for the future.


Type of Event Category 6-Expert Committee
Start 03.12.2012 08:00 local time
End 07.12.2012 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Valdes, Jorge Luis
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 1 rue Miollis
Room Room XIII, Room XIV
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 45
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