Navigation Links
Scientists gather in New Zealand to share oceans' secrets
Date:10/24/2007

Two hundred of the worlds leading marine biologists will gather in Auckland from 14-16 November to share the latest insights on marine life from the poles to the tropics. This major meeting of a global marine biology research programme, the Census of Marine Life, is being jointly hosted by the National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research (NIWA) and the University of Auckland.

The Census of Marine Life is a ten-year initiative to assess and explain the diversity, distribution, and abundance of marine life in the oceans past, present, and future. Ending in 2010, the Census involves a growing global network of nearly 2000 researchers in more than 80 nations, making it the largest ever global scale marine biology research programme.

The Census of Marine Life has discovered more than 5,300 new, undescribed marine animals since 2003. Of these 5,300+, 110 have gone through the rigorous scientific review process required for designation as a new speciesa process that can often take years. Collectively, the Census is discovering new species at a much faster rate than the capacity to describe them.

Leaders from all 17 Census projects will present the latest discoveries on marine ecosystems, ranging from hydrothermal vents to ice oceans, and organisms ranging from viruses to great white sharks. Such a gathering happens only once every two years.

The meeting will be launched with a public symposium on Wednesday 14 November. This will focus on Census projects relating to Australasia, the Pacific, and Antarctica. Scientists will be available for interviews on the 14th and on other days by arrangement.


'/>"/>

Contact: Emma Timewell
e.timewell@auckland.ac.nz
649-373-7599
Census of Marine Life
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Wisconsin scientists grow critical nerve cells
2. Scientists ID molecular switch in liver that triggers harmful effects of saturated and trans fats
3. UCSB scientists probe sea floor venting to gain understanding of early life on Earth
4. UAB scientists discover the origin of a mysterious physical force
5. Fox Chase Cancer Center scientists identify immune-system mutation
6. Scientists Replicate Hepatitis C Virus in Laboratory
7. Scientists detect probable genetic cause of some Parkinsons disease cases
8. Scientists find missing enzyme for tuberculosis iron scavenging pathway
9. Scientists seek answers on what activates deadly anthrax spores
10. Yale Scientists Find MicroRNA Regulates Ras Cancer Gene
11. Scientists collaborate to assess health of global environment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/11/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... ... to grow at a CAGR of 30.37% during the period 2017-2021. ... been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from ... prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion ...
(Date:4/6/2017)... Forecasts by Product Type (EAC), Biometrics, Card-Based ... & Logistics, Government & Public Sector, Utilities / Energy ... Nuclear Power), Industrial, Retail, Business Organisation (BFSI), Hospitality & ... for a definitive report on the $27.9bn Access Control ... ...
(Date:4/5/2017)... , April 4, 2017 KEY FINDINGS ... anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 25.76% during ... diseases is the primary factor for the growth of ... report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/4807905/ MARKET INSIGHTS The global ... product, technology, application, and geography. The stem cell market ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... They call it ... biological network, a depiction of a system of linkages and connections so complex ... associate professor of computer science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and director of ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... DuPont ... today that they have entered into a multiyear collaboration to identify and characterize ... with additional tools for gene editing across all applications. , Under the terms ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... Market with the addition of its newest module, US Hemostats & Sealants. , ... thrombin hemostats, absorbable hemostats, fibrin sealants, synthetic sealants and biologic sealants used in ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 ... ... has launched Rosalindâ„¢, the first-ever genomics analysis platform specifically designed for life ... Named in honor of pioneering researcher Rosalind Franklin, who made a major ...
Breaking Biology Technology: