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A minke whale usually doesn't show more than its back (© Mike Baird)
13/11/2019

Minke whale in Belgian waters on 10 November 2019

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Kelle Moreau

Big surprise on Sunday 10 November in one of the wind farms in the Belgian part of the North Sea: maintenance technicians observe a whale and can make a short video before the animal disappears under water. The images are delivered to RBINS: it turns out to be a minke whale.

Extension of the port walls and inland docks of the port of Zeebrugge, and accumulation of sand on the beaches east and west of the port walls (1984 vs 2018) © RBINS/REMSEM
14/08/2019

New Method Allows Processing of 4 Decades of Satellite Data

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Kelle Moreau

Over the past four decades, different satellites have been circling Earth whilst collecting numerous data. However, technology evolved during this time, creating the need for a unified processing method.

Young white stork that was equipped with a transmitter at the end of June 2019 at the Zwin Nature Park. (© Zwin Natuur Park)
31/07/2019

RBINS and Zwin Nature Park Install GPS Transmitters On White Storks

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Kelle Moreau

In the Zwin Nature Park in Knokke-Heist three young storks were provided with a transmitter at the end of June. Thanks to their transmitters, the movements of these storks can be followed at all times.

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The Westhinder measurement platform. © A. Norro/RBINS
23/07/2019

Documenting Underwater Sound in the Belgian North Sea

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Kelle Moreau

Sound is everywhere. Not only on land but also in the seas and oceans. Some sounds are of natural origin, but human activities add to the marine soundscape as well.

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Summer Exhibition 'Kijk, een Walvis (Look, a Whale)'© RBINS/K. Moreau
08/07/2019

Summer Exhibition 'Kijk, een Walvis (Look, a Whale)' in De Haan

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Kelle Moreau

From 1 July to 31 August 2019, the summer exhibition 'Kijk, een walvis (Look, a whale)' will take place in the community centre 't Schelpestik in De Haan (Vosseslag 131, 8420 De Haan).

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