MIDAS at DSBS 2015

News date: 
September 1, 2015

MIDAS experts Phil Weaver, Kristina Gjerde, Telmo Morato and Matt Gianni took part as an invited panellists at a roundtable meeting of managers and scientists who shared their perspectives on current and expected conservation problems in the deep sea. The discussion was mediated by the Portuguese Directorate-General for Marine Resources, Environment and Maritime Affairs (DGRM) and took place during the Deep Sea Biology Symposium in Aveiro on 1 September 2015.

The Deep Sea Biology Symposium brings together marine scientists from all over the world to share their latest research on deep sea ecosystems and environments, their management and conservation. The MIDAS project is well represented at the conference, hosted in Aveiro, Portugal from 31 August to 4 September 2015, by a series of talks and poster presentations of MIDAS research highlights to date.