DG RTD Marine Resources Unit is hosting two debate sessions at the Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) conference in Manchester, UK on the 26th and 27 of July 2016. Please find their details below, for your reference. More details about ESOF can be found on their website: http://www.esof.eu/
SOF Session # 107: Biosensors for healthy oceans
Date and time: Tuesday 26 July, 12:50 – 14:05 hrs.
Abstract: Growing concerns about the health of the oceans and their capacity to provide resources, goods and services are increasing the demand for monitoring of marine water quality and environmental early warning systems. Real-time in situ monitoring of marine chemical contaminants, including emerging pollutants and biohazards such as algal toxins, is of the utmost importance for the sustainable management and exploitation of the seas and their resources. The ultimate goal is to obtain more effective monitoring of the marine environment and its status in line…