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Want to know how islands form? Keep up with SUSTAIN! - 31.7.2017

Happening now: number of scientist are on the recently formed island (geological terms) of Surtsey, south of the island cluster of Vestmannaeyjar in Iceland. Matís, under the guidance of the the microbiologist dr. Viggo Th. Marteinsson, is a participant in the SUSTAIN project but overall project management and principal investigation is in the hands of dr. Marie Jackson, a geologist at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and dr. Magnús Guðmundsson, a volcanologist at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik.

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The New Era of Blue Enlightenment - 20.7.2017

The New Era of Blue Enlightenment event took place on 12-14 July 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal. Matís took part in this important event as coordinator of EU funded projects; dr. Anna K. Danielsdottir, MareFrame and dr. Gudmundur Stefansson, PrimeFish. 

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Strategy to scale-up fish industry's competitiveness - 18.7.2017

EU-funded project unpicks why Europe's fish industry is suffering in the face of international competition and will provide the industry with new software and studies to help improve business strategies.

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Climate changes impact the distribution range, migratory habits and stock size of fish species - from the ClimeFish project - 13.7.2017

Pelagic fish stocks exhibit unique spatial and temporal distribution patterns related to their bioclimatic niche. Climate changes and the associated shifts in primary and secondary production have therefore impacted the distribution range, migratory habits and stock size of many marine fish species.

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Blue Enlightenment - Lisbon, Portugal July 12-14, 2017 - 10.7.2017

To better understand and protect marine ecosystems and the link between oceans and climate!

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Aquaculture char – maximizing health of gut - 3.7.2017

Ongoing research at Matís is looking into the diets and selection of diets that support a diverse and balanced gut microbiota during first stages of life of aquaculture char, with potential benefits for health, resilience and growth.

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