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Cover of the new wind park report (Image : RBINS)
11/11/2018

Newest Insights Regarding Environmental Impacts of Offshore Wind Farms in the Belgian Part of the North Sea

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Kelle Moreau

Energy production from renewable sources will cover 13% of the total Belgian energy consumption by 2020, if the target defined by the European Commission in 2001 is met.

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Artistic impression of the pterosaur Mistralazhdarcho maggii (image: Pierre Lavaud, Mazan)
18/10/2018

New Pterosaur Species Discovered in the South of France

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Siska Van Parys

Belgian and French palaeontologists have discovered a new pterosaur species in the South of France. This flying reptile with a wingspan of about 4,5 meter belongs to the same family as the iconic Quetzalcoatlus.

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15/10/2018

A Brand New Free Online Course On Biodiversity

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Charlotte Degueldre

Are you passionate about biology, biodiversity, science? Are these themes central to your professional activity or do you want to integrate them more? Do you want to commit to biodiversity in Europe and increase your knowledge and skills in the field?

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Water turbidity in and around Zeebruges estimated from a Pléiades image after application of the Dark Spectrum Fitting algorithm (Image: RBINS). Note that the high turbidity zones were not visible on the initial satellite image.
01/10/2018

Aerosol Correction For High Resolution Satellite Data

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Kelle Moreau

Satellite data are increasingly used in applications such as water turbidity mapping (important for aquatic organisms) and understanding sediment transport.

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Scientific News
Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, in better times. (By Paulo R C M Jr., from Wikimedia Commons)
05/09/2018

Standing In Solidarity With the National Museum of Brazil

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Reinout Verbeke

On Sunday evening, a massive fire devastated the National Museum of Brazil. Founded 200 years ago, the museum is Brazil's oldest scientific institution and one of the largest and most renowned museums in Latin America, with a collection of 20 million artifacts and specimens.

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Museum News

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