• The LifeWatch Wallonia-Brussels team provides thematic pan-European remote sensing data through an interactive geoportal: vegetation cycle, snow probability, solar energy and fire frequency.
  • The flight paths of GPS tagged large birds such as the European Herring Gull, the Lesser Black-backed Gull and the Western Marsh Harrier are tracked in real time.
  • The flight paths of GPS tagged large birds such as the European Herring Gull, the Lesser Black-backed Gull and the Western Marsh Harrier are tracked in real time.
  • The position and sampling activities of the RV Simon Stevin in real-time.

Activity tracker

Select the message sources you want to see in the table.
load more...

LifeWatch tweets

    Project news


    New in the Belgian LifeWatch Marine Observatory: Cetacean Passive Acoustic Network
    2016-08-17 13:40:22
    Recently, the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) started with the construction of a permanent Cetacean Passive Acoustic Network in the Belgian Part of the North Sea (BPNS), as part of the Belgian LifeWatch Marine Observatory, to record the presence of harbour porpoises and dolphins.

    New: water tanks for marine organisms at the Marine Station Ostend
    2016-08-10 21:59:26
    The Flanders Marine Institute puts at the disposal of marine researchers a cold store with three large sea water tanks for tests with marine organisms.

    IRMNG transfer to VLIZ now complete, 2016 release now available
    2016-07-19 13:51:36
    The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera (IRMNG) now hosted at VLIZ, plus new data available in 2016 release

    Call for applications - LifeWatch funding available to organize editor workshops
    2016-07-14 15:32:39
    Through LifeWatch, The Flanders Marine Institute – host of the WoRMS database – has a budget available to financially support editors to address a number of priority gaps within WoRMS. This can be done through the organization of an editor-workshop.

    A DOI for WoRMS
    2016-07-14 09:43:35
    The WoRMS Steering Committee decided that the WoRMS database should receive a Digital Object Identifier (DOI), identical to the DOIs that get assigned to scientific publications.

    Fourth EMODnet Biology Workshop
    2016-07-12 14:46:12
    On June 17th, 17 experts met in Oostende to further develop a framework for the description, collation and dissemination of traits information relating to marine species.

    Older news