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Platform for marine research


  • Unparalleled knowledge document on marine sciences launched: Compendium for Coast and Sea 2015

  • VLIZ invests EUR 250 000 in three new instruments for marine research

  • VLIZ is searching for candidates for the Thesis Award for Marine Sciences 2015 - Deadline postponed to 4 December

  • VLIZ North Sea Award 2015: your cup of tea? Deadline postponed to 4 December

  • New cooperation agreement with UQAR-ISMER in Quebec!

  • Flemish librarians visit the VLIZ library and research vessel

  • MolluscaBase officially launched!

  • Registrations PlaneetZee@Work edition 2015-2016: starting from 15 September

  • First estimate of size and effort of Belgian recreational fishing fleet

  • Practitioners of leisure activities can prevent invasive species in coastal waters and estuaries!

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About VLIZ

About VLIZ

The Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) is a centre for marine and coastal research. As a partner in various projects and networks it promotes and supports the international image of Flemish marine scientific research and international marine education.

In its capacity as a coordination and information platform, the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) supports some thousand marine scientists in Flanders by disseminating their knowledge to policymakers, educators, the general public and scientists.

Discover the multidisciplinary marine research community in the broadest sense of the term on this website!