Thursday, March 10, 2011

X International Symposium on Littorinid Biology and Evolution (dates)

Preliminary registration on-line is open until January, 31 2011.
Fees should be paid before March, 31 2011.

You can submit your abstract up to April, 15 2011.
Please note that there might be an extra visa-related time limit. Refer to the Visa support section of our website for more information.
Deadlines related to hostel booking are discussed in the Accommodation section.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Touring around ocean bottom

The seabed is the largest of the biomes and the least known on the planet. Here is an excellent approach to its most popular features and areas mapped.

(With permission of NOAA)
Source: NOAA

Bleaching of corals and sea surface temperatures

One of the biggest problems affecting the oceans is the acidification and its consequences on as the ecological conditions as the marine life diversity. A notorious example is the impact generated on coral reefs. Here a short-video that illustrates this important point.


In parallel, the increase in sea surface temperature in recent years has also been important.


(With permission of NOAA)
Source: NOAA