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Commander Tabureau, Commander Van Tricht, Operational Director RBINS Patrick Roose (picture J.Urbain, mil.be).
18/09/2015

New commander on RV Belgica

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Sigrid Maebe

On Friday the 11th of September 2015, Bernard Tabureau took over the command of the oceanographic research vessel RV Belgica from Luc Van Tricht in Temse.

Belwind
17/08/2015

Public Consultation for Offshore Wind Farm Northwester 2

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Reinout Verbeke

Near the sandbank Blighbank, about 46 km off the Northsea coast, NV Northwester 2 wants to build an offshore wind farm. The firm has introduced a request for the environmental permit for the construction and exploitation of the wind farm at the beginning of July.

Image of the port of Zeebrugge, taken by satellite Sentinel-2A on 6 July 2015. (Photo: ESA)
03/08/2015

Marine Researchers Welcome Extraordinary Sea Images from New European Satellite

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Reinout Verbeke

The newly launched European satellite Sentinel-2A turns out to be very useful for marine researcher, says bio-engineer Dimitry Van der Zande of our Institute, who presented the first images in Milan.

Biodiversity hotspot in the sea (picture A.Norro RBINS).
16/07/2015

Hotspot for Biodiversity in the North Sea Rediscovered

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Sigrid Maebe

Belgian biologists have rediscovered a hotspot for underwater life in the North Sea. In the vicinity of a few sandbanks along the Belgian coast, the fauna is flourishing just like it was a hundred years ago.

Secretary of State Tommelein on board of RV Belgica (photo: RBINS)
11/07/2015

Secretary of State Tommelein Visits RV Belgica

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Sigrid Maebe

The Secretary of State for the North Sea, Bart Tommelein, visited the oceanographic vessel RV Belgica, on the 10th of July 2015. He wanted to see how oceanographic research is conducted during a one day trip.

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