REFERENCE Plotkin, Alexander; Morrow, Christine; Gerasimova, Elena; Rapp, Hans Tore (2016). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. http://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315416000655 ABSTRACT All polymastiid sponges displaying ornamented exotyles are reviewed and their morphological affinities are reconsidered. The study embraces … Read More
The SponGES field season just begun and our team from the Uppsala University went off in the Kosterfjord searching for the deep-sea sponge Geodia barretti. The Kosterfjord is part of the Kosterhavet National Park, the first Swedish marine national park … Read More
About 50 delegates from the SponGES wider consortium, its advisory board, interested parties and the EC joined the project kickoff meeting in Bergen. The event featured an initial Open Session, followed by restricted technical meetings. It covered the overall structure … Read More
Fellowship Reference: BPD_MAY_2016_SPONGES_01The 3B’s Research Group – Biomaterials, Biodegradables and Biomimetics (www.3bs.uminho.pt), University of Minho, Portugal, a member of the ICVS/3B’s – Associate Laboratory, opens a call for one research fellowship for outstanding and highly motivated PhD holders under the … Read More
What is a sponge? Why are deep-sea sponges important? Why do we need to study them, and how will SponGES unfold? Find the answers in the first project SponGES fact sheet, just released and available in high (1.1MB) and low … Read More
Have a look at the first SponGES Press Release! You can download it here or from our dedicated media section.
PhD-project at Wageningen University: Multiple stress effects on deep-sea sponges Part of EU Horizon2020 project SponGES – Deep-sea Sponge Grounds Ecosystems of the North Atlantic: an integrated approach towards their preservation and sustainable exploitation. Deep-sea sponge-dominated communities occur widespread throughout … Read More
GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel is a foundation of public law jointly financed by the Federal Republic of Germany (90%) and the state of Schleswig-Holstein (10%) and is one of the internationally leading institutions in the field of … Read More
SponGES, the international project dedicated to deep-sea sponge grounds ecosystems of the North Atlantic, starts today – yet, it will be officially launched on April 19th 2016 during its Kick Off Meeting in Bergen!
This post refers to a joint PhD appointment at the Natural History Museum of London (Life Sciences Department) and the Uppsala University (Department of Medicinal Chemistry) in the area of Evolution and ecology of marine sponges: PhD-candidate in deep-sea sponge … Read More