Vigilia al Océano. Unidos por nuestro mundo marino

On November 23rd, an environmental awareness day was held at the CN Metropole facilities (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) in which we participated.

We set up our stand focused on microplastics and our colleague Eugenio Raymond gave a short talk with the results we have obtained.

 

 

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MICRO 2018 International Conference

From 19th to 23rd of November, EOMAR participated in MICRO2018 International Conference: Fate and Impact of Microplastics: Knowledge, Actions and  Solutions, celebrated in Lanzarote, Canary Island.  

Comunications presented:

(1) Lorenzo-Navarro, J. M. Castrillón –Santana, A. Herrera, I. Martínez, P. Marín -Reyes, M. Gómez. 

Oral comunication:  Deep Learning vs Classical Computer Vision Techniques for Microplastics Classification

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Pélagos. Espacio para la Ciencia Oceánica en Canarias

On the days 12 and 14 of November, members of EOMAR participated in a national oceanographic conference in Tenerife, presenting their works about microplastics.

(1) Rapp, J. A. Herrera, I. Martínez, M. Gómez.

Oral comunication: Microplastic Pollution On Gran Canaria Island Beaches

(2) Raymond, E. Rapp, J. A. Herrera, I. Martínez, M. Gómez.

Oral comunication: Microplásticos En Las Aguas De Canarias Y Madeira

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Summary of the EOMAR "tour"

From February to March 2018, we traveled across the west coast of USA, with the aim of “put in us on the map” making our investigations known and negotiate future collaborations (postdoctoral positions, brief internships for our students …). During this period, we visited several institutions described below:

1. University of Washington (Seattle, Washington)   https://www.washington.edu/  

 

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2018 Ocean Science Meeting in Portland, Oregon

During the week between 11 and 16 of February, EOMAR members participated in the 2018 Ocean Science Meeting with the following works:

May Gómez (poster): The R/ETS ratio: What does it tell us?

Theodore T. Packard (poster): Heterotrophic energy production in the Ocean

Daniel Bondyale-Juez (poster): Aurelia aurita respiratory metabolism and protein content shifts from polyp to medusa

Daniel Bondyale-Juez (poster): Effects of food supply on the asexual reproduction and respiratory metabolism of Aurelia aurita polyps

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