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Flanders Marine Institute

Platform for marine research

  • EU Commissioner Sinkevicius stresses importance of the Blue Economy during a visit to Ostend, Belgium

  • Globally used plastic catchers in rivers, ports and ocean critically examined

  • How much CO2 the ocean absorbs? Overview of all measurements in the SOCAT-atlas

  • #pCO2compare: Great intercalibration experiment aims to reduce uncertainties in the ocean CO2 observations

  • Minister Van Quickenborne visits Marine Robotics Centre in the framework of the blue economy

  • First long-term observatory for genomic biodiversity in Europe launched

  • More harmful algal bloom impacts emerge amid rising seafood demand and coastal development

  • RV Simon Stevin receives ICOS label for standardised greenhouse gas measurements

  • MarineRegions Exclusive Economic Zones now featured as essential map on MarineTraffic.com

  • Student job vacancies at VLIZ for summer 2021


About VLIZ

About VLIZ

The Flanders Marine Institute promotes marine knowledge creation and excellence through sound interdisciplinary research about the ocean, seas, coast and tidal estuaries. We do this in close collaboration with other (marine) research groups, citizens, policy makers and industrial partners in Flanders, Belgium, and through international collaboration.

  • VLIZ wants to create added value by initiating and conducting research in collaboration with academic and industrial partners.
  • The provision of services to the marine research community, educators, the public at large, policymakers and the industry is a central focus.
  • As a partner in various projects and networks, we promote the international image of Flemish marine research and international marine education.

Discover the interdisciplinary marine research world in the broadest sense of the word on this website!