Young Marine Scientists' Day 2001 | VLIZ Marine Science Day

Young Marine Scientists' Day 2001

On Friday the 23rd of February 2001 the first edition of the VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day took place in Brugge! Professsionals and young marine scientists' met each other and showed the multidisciplinary nature of the marine research in Flanders. The audience and a professional jury voted for the best scientific poster. The winners of the VLIZ Thesis Award Marine Sciences and the North Sea Award were given the floor to present. In the following you find all the winners, abstracts, posters and pictures.


The abstracts of all participants and winners of the VLIZ awards can be found in the Book of Abstracts. This book gives a good overview of the recent sea research in Flanders and environs.


PostersessiePoster Award - Public:

Verslycke T., De Wasch K., De Brabander H. and Janssen C.- The testosterone metabolism of Neomysis integer: how different are we from shrimps?


Het publiekPoster Award – Professional jury:

De Mol B., Van Reusel A. and Henriet J.-P. - Hovland' mounds in Porcupine Seabight, NE Atlantic: biological zonation and environmental control



North Sea Award 2000:

dr. Johan Craeymeersch - 'Distribution of macrofauna in relation to the micro-distribution of trawling effort' -  [Ph.D. thesis]


VLIZ Thesis Award for Marine Sciences 2000:

Chantal Martens - 'Morfo- en sedimentdynamiek van de kustnabije zone te Egmond-aan-Zee (Nederland)' -  [Thesis]

Véronique Vanquickelberghe - 'Biodiversiteit van het hyperbenthos langs een dieptegradiënt (200 tot 700m) op de continentale helling' -  [Thesis]



Impression of the posters.


More pictures are available in the VLIZ-photogallery.