The conference, organised in collaboration with BALLOON (Baltic Lagoon research Network) and EUROMEDLAG (Euro-Mediterranean federation of coastal lagoons and transitional water bodies), will take place in Klaipeda, Lithuania on 23-27 September 2012.
BONUS is among the key speakers of this year’s EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region Annual Forum taking place at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Copenhagen on 17-19 June 2012.
The BONUS Steering Committee has made a decision to postpone the BONUS thematic call 2012 from the summer months to the autumn time, after the end of the summer holiday season. The BONUS call will open at the earliest in September 2012.
23.05.2012 BONUS annual report 2011 out now!
In the BONUS annual report 2011 we summarise the activities and achievements of the past year and identify key events for the year to come. In 2011, the focus of the BONUS community was in three important topics: the completion of the BONUS strategic research agenda, the BONUS+ research programme which ended in December, and preparations towards opening future BONUS calls from 2012 onwards.
Achievements of transnational cooperation as well as planning the next programme period 2014-2020 are on the agenda of the Baltic Sea Region Programme during the year 2012.
The Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) 2012, the largest convergence of the Sciences, Humanities and Culture in Europe in 2012, will be hosted by Dublin, Ireland, Europe’s City of Science, from 11 to 15 July 2012.
The Ocean of Tomorrow 2013 will be the third and last cross-thematic call of its kind under FP7. It will involve Theme 2 "Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology" (FAFB), Theme 4 "Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and New Production Technologies" (NMP), Theme 5 "Energy", Theme 6 "Environment (including Climate Change)" and Theme 7 "Transport (including Aeronautics)".
The Helmholtz-Centre of Ocean Research (GEOMAR) is offering a PhD-candidate position within the BMBF-project BIOACID 2, Workpackage 1-9 “Impacts of ocean acidification and warming on Baltic Sea phytoplankton”. Closing date for applications is 31 May 2012.
A three year study project is over. So what did we learn? The concluding seminar of the BONUS+ project IBAM, organised on 25.5.2012 at the Finnish Environmental Institute (SYKE), will give you the answer.
On 22 May 2012, BONUS is organising together with the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management and the Lóven Centre of Marine Sciences a workshop titled Innovation with a purpose – healthy environment for all. The workshop is aimed at policymakers, funders, industry and the science community, and will take place at the Stakeholders Day of the European Maritime Day in Gothenburg, Sweden.
The Ecosystem Services Partnership invites you to the 5th Annual ESP Conference. The theme of the conference is Ecosystem Services Come of Age: Linking Science, Policy, and Participation for Sustainable Human Well-Being. Participate in a new conference model that focuses the power of groups to produce tangible and innovative solutions.
The European Commission has announced a consultation on policy options for the blueprint to safeguard Europe's waters. Please submit your contribution through the European Commission website before June 2012.
The objective of BACC II is to provide the scientific community with an assessment of ongoing climate variation and change in the Baltic Sea basin, and its impacts on the environment and the human sphere. BACC II is an update to the BACC book, covering 6 years of new findings and new aspects. The BACC book to which 84 authors from all around the region contributed was published by Springer in January 2008.
15.03.2012 Participation of Russian scientists in BONUS
Participation of Russian scientists contributed greatly to the BONUS+ projects in years 2009-2011 as well as the research networking in the region. Next week the BONUS Secretariat will be discussing continuation of the Russian collaboration in BONUS in St. Petersburg during the XIII International Environmental Forum ‘Baltic Sea Day’. Read the newest BONUS briefing (#18) to find out more.
Climate Change, Economy, Law and Society - Interactions in the Baltic Sea Region, organised on 28-30 May 2012 in Szczecin, Poland.
06.03.2012 ECOSUPPORT scenarios with Google Earth
BONUS+ project ECOSUPPORT (Advanced tool for scenarios of the Baltic ECOsystem to SUPPORT decision making) has produced visualisation of various future scenarios of the Baltic Sea which works with Google Earth.
A "marine ecologists meet agronomists"-seminar, a unique opportunity for knowledge exchange between the two professions, to be organised in Stockholm on April 25, 2012.
The eutrophication section of the Baltic Sea Action Plan is a milestone for environmental governance, not only for the Baltic Sea region but also in setting environmental targets and nutrient reductions for marine environments in general. HELCOM is currently revising the necessary nutrient reduction and country allocation schemes of the Baltic Sea Action Plan. Here, RECOCA plays a key role.
The third Annual forum on the EUSBSR will be held together with the 14th Summit of the Baltic Development Forum in Copenhagen on 17-19 June, in close cooperation with the Danish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
The Baltic COMPASS Project requests your views on how your country, the Baltic Sea region, and the European Union may effectively promote sustainable phosphorus use and reuse in the agricultural-food sector.
On 8-13 July 2012, ASLO will convene its biennial Aquatic Sciences Meeting on the shores of ancient Lake Biwa, Otsu, Japan, and invites you to participate in this “Voyage of Discovery.”
The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the Christian-Albrechts-University at Kiel, Germany, invites applications for a Junior Professorship (W1) in Biological Oceanography. Application deadline is 5 April 2012.
The SUBMARINER blue biotechnology cooperation event will take place in Kiel, Germany on 9 and 10 May 2012.
The BONUS+ project BALTGENE has created a new wiki to communicate new scientific results on genetic biodiversity in the Baltic Sea directly to stakeholders. Featured in the wiki are BALTGENE project’s and others’ published results related to the field.
The conference organised by the Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) will take place 19-21 September 2012 on board of m/s Silja Serenade (en route Helsinki-Stockholm-Helsinki).
A position as a Post Doctor and a position as a researcher are open at the Department of Botany, Stockholm University. Deadline for applications for both positions is 20 February 2012.