Presentations by the project at conferences and other meetings

Author(s)

Date

Title of presentation

Conference and Venue

Connor D.W.

September 1992

Norwegian fjords - are they really the same as sealochs?

Marine Conservation Society Annual conference, Nottingham

Connor D.W.

October 1992

The sublittoral ecology of Scotland's islands

The islands of Scotland - our marine heritage conference, Scottish Natural Heritage, Inverness

Costello M.J.

January 1993

An introduction to BioMar. "Marine coastal zone management: identification, description and mapping of biotopes"

3rd Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium, Belfast

 

Costello, M.J.

January 1993

Development of the BioMar database, and its contribution to nature conservation management in the Irish Sea

Irish Sea Forum meeting on "Marine and coastal databases", Liverpool, UK

Costello M.J.

March 1993

The BioMar project: developing a system of the collection and management of marine conservation information

Porcupine conference, Peterborough

Hiscock K., Covey R. and Connor D.W.

March 1993

Order out of chaos? - classification of intertidal communities

Scottish Marine Group, Aberdeen

Hiscock K.

March 1993

The role of classification of habitats and communities in the work of the MNCR.

Porcupine conference, Peterborough

Hiscock K. and Connor D.W.

March 1993

Why and how to classify marine communities.

Porcupine conference, Peterborough

Picton B.E.

March 1993

Species rarity: its assessment and relevance to conservation

Porcupine conference, Peterborough

Covey R.

April 1993

MNCR studies of the eastern basin of the Irish Sea - the Solway in a regional context

Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association local meeting, Penrith, Cumbria UK

Costello M.J. and Mills P.

April 1993

Describing, classifying and mapping of coastal biotopes in Ireland

European Union of Coastal Conservation conference on "Coastal management and habitat conservation", Marathona, Greece

Connor D.W., Hiscock K., Foster-Smith R.L. and Covey R.

September 1993

A classification system for benthic marine biotopes

28th European Marine Biology Symposium, Crete

Holt R., Brazier P. and Murray E.

September 1993

Conservation of marine biotopes on the coastline of SE Scotland and NE England

28th European Marine Biology Symposium, Crete

Picton B.E.

October 1993

Surveying marine habitats and communities around Ireland

Annual meeting of the NPWS, Galway

Foster-Smith R.L. and Davies J.

December 1993

Development of a methodology for mapping the distribution and extent of intertidal and subtidal habitats

Countryside Council for Wales sponsored Beaumaris workshop

Kelly K.S. and Costello M.J.

January 1994

A review of marine related papers in The Irish Naturalists' Journal (1925-1993)

4th Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium, Galway

Picton B.E., Sides E.M., Emblow C., Morrow C. and Costello M.J.

January 1994

The BioMar project - a survey of marine habitats and species around the Irish coast

4th Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium, Galway

Davies J.

February 1994

Seabed mapping

Meeting of the Underwater Science Group of the Soc. for Underwater Technology

Picton B.E.

February - March 1994

The BioMar project - a survey of marine habitats and species around the Irish coast

Zoology Department and Environmental Sciences Unit, Trinity College, Dublin

Connor D.W.

April 1994

Benthic community studies on the North Sea coast of Great Britain: their application for coastal zone management and sensitivity mapping

North Sea Quality Status Report scientific symposium, Ebeltoft, Denmark

Picton B.E.

April 1994

The BioMar project - a survey of marine habitats and species around the Irish coast

Connemara Seaweek, Letterfrack, Co. Galway

Connor D.W.

May 1994

Development of a marine biotopes classification

International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES) Benthic Working Group, Yserke, Netherlands

Foster-Smith R.L.

June 1994

Biotope maps and their importance for coastal management in Northumberland

Meeting of the North Sea Forum hosted by Northumberland County Council

Holt R.H.J., Brazier P. and Murray E.

June 1994

Marine Nature Conservation Review studies on coastal marine habitats of SE Scotland - NE England

The Yorkshire coast: environmental sciences and management, University College Scarborough

Connor D.W.

September 1994

Marine benthic surveys and their role in the conservation of biodiversity

Marine Biodiversity: causes and consequences, Marine Biological Association of the UK conference, University of York.

Costello M.J., Emblow C.S. and Picton B.E.

September 1994

Long term trends in the discovery of marine species new to science in Britain and Ireland.

Marine Biodiversity: causes and consequences, conference, York.

Hiscock K.

September 1994

Conserving biodiversity in NE Atlantic marine ecosystems: a practical guide

Marine Biodiversity: causes and consequences, Marine Biological Association of the UK conference, University of York.

BioMar - TCD

October 1994

The BioMar project

The Coastwatch Europe Coastal Zone Management conference, Dublin.

Picton B.E.

October 1994

Identification and mapping of marine biotopes.

The Coastwatch Europe Coastal Zone Management conference, Dublin.

Davies J.

November 1994

GIS and mapping seabed biotopes

BioMar workshop Cambridge

Picton B.E.

November 1994

The BioMar project - a survey of marine habitats and species around the Irish coast

Marine Conservation Society annual meeting, Manchester

Sides E.M.

December 1994

BioMar: a field survey of the benthic marine habitats of Ireland

Dublin Naturalists' Field Club, Dublin.

Morrow C.C., Picton B.E., Sides E.M., Emblow C.S. and Costello M.J.

January 1995

The role of sponge taxonomy in the development of a marine biotope classification

5th Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium, Cork

BioMar - TCD

January 1995

The BioMar project

5th Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium, Cork

Morrow C.C., Picton B.E., Hunt J., Sides E.M., Emblow C.S. and Costello M.J.

January 1995

Some rare and under-recorded marine species from the Irish coast

5th Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium, Cork

Crean E., Gillmor J., Duffy L., Costello M.J. and Mills P.

February 1995

A computer model for predicting the exposure of coastal areas to wave action

Coastal GIS conference, Cork

Foster-Smith, R. L.

February 1995

BioMar survey of the North East coast.

Northumberland Coast Marine Forum

Sides E.M.

February 1995

BioMar: a field survey of the benthic marine habitats of Ireland

Biological Society of University College Dublin, Dublin

Sotheran I.

February 1995

Simple towed video system for observation of the seafloor

Meeting of the Underwater Science Group of the Soc. for Underwater Technology

Covey, R.

March 1995

The development of a marine biotope classification for the north-east Atlantic

Porcupine conference, Isle of Cumbrae, Scotland

Holt, R.H.F.

March 1995

Comparison of diving and remote video techniques for sublittoral survey

Society for Underwater Technology conference, University of Stirling

Sanderson, W.S.

March 1995

Rare marine benthic flora and fauna in Great Britain: criteria and application

Porcupine conference, Isle of Cumbrae, Scotland

Davies, J.

April 1995

Nearshore seabed mapping

RoxAnn workshop, Bangor

Foster-Smith, R. L.

April 1995

Scale and the problems of mapping sublittoral biotopes.

RoxAnn workshop, Bangor

Picton, B.E.

April 1995

The Species Directory Marine Database: a hierarchical taxonomic database for species-oriented biological recording in the marine environment

Xth Workshop on Atlanto-Mediterranean Sponge Taxonomy - Biodiversity databases and Identification systems

Sotheran, I.

April 1995

Image processing of acoustic data

RoxAnn workshop, Bangor

Picton, B.E.

April 1995

Image standards and formats for computer biodiversity databases and identification systems

Xth Workshop on Atlanto-Mediterranean Sponge Taxonomy - Biodiversity databases and Identification systems

Picton, B.E. and Lazo-Wasem, E.

April 1995

Use of the Internet for co-ordination and dissemination of biodiversity data and database projects

Xth Workshop on Atlanto-Mediterranean Sponge Taxonomy - Biodiversity databases and Identification systems

Morrow, C.C.

April 1995

The taxonomy of the Family Polymastiidae (Porifera) in Irish waters

Xth Workshop on Atlanto-Mediterranean Sponge Taxonomy - Biodiversity databases and Identification systems

Connor, D.W.

May 1995

The BioMar project and development of a marine biotope classification

International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES) Benthic Working Group, Faroe Islands

Morrow, C.C.

May 1995

The role of sponge taxonomy in the development of a marine biotope classification

Porcupine meeting, Millport

MNCR JNCC

June 1995

The MNCR and BioMar marine biotope classification

North Sea Ministerial Conference, Denmark

Foster-Smith, R. L.

June 1995

Marine research and survey techniques.

Northumberland Coast Offshore Perspectives Conference ‘95

Foster-Smith, R L., & Sotheran, I

June 1995

Video presentation of sublittoral biotopes

Northumberland Coast Offshore Perspective Conference ‘95

Morrow, C.C.

July 1995

The taxonomy of the Family Polymastiidae (Porifera) in Irish waters

Taxonomy: Principles and Practices, at the University of Glasgow in association with the National Environmental Research Council and the Systematics Association

Connor, D.W. and Hill T.O.

September 95

A classification of marine biotopes and its application for conservation management

ECSA25 Conference on strategies and methods in coastal and estuarine management, Trinity College, Dublin

Costello, M.J.

September 1995

Marine Nature Conservation in Ireland and the BioMar project

European Nature Conservation Year Seminar series to Local Authorities, Westport, Co. Mayo.

Costello M.J. and Kelly K.S.

September 1995

Temporal trends and gaps in marine publications in Irish periodicals.

Irish Marine Science Symposium, Galway.

Costello, M.J.

and the BioMar team

September 1995

Conference organiser

Strategies and Methods in Coastal and Estuarine Management

ECSA25 Conference on strategies and methods in coastal and estuarine management, Dublin

Foster-Smith, R.L.

September 1995

Scale: an important consideration for the assessment of marine biotopes

ECSA25 Conference on strategies and methods in coastal and estuarine management, Dublin

Sanderson, W.S.

September 1995

Assessing ‘rarity’ of marine benthic species - development and application of criteria in Great Britain

ECSA25 Conference on strategies and methods in coastal and estuarine management, Dublin

Sotheran, I.S., Davies, J. and Foster-Smith, R.L.

September 1995

Mapping of marine benthic habitats using image processing techniques within a raster-based GIS

ECSA25 Conference on strategies and methods in coastal and estuarine management, Dublin

Connor, D.W.

March 1996

The BioMar-LIFE classification for marine biotopes

Special meeting with representatives of the DGXI, European Environment Agency, European Topic Centre for Nature Conservation, and OSPAR, Brussels

Costello M.J.

March 1996

Aims and progress of the BioMar-LIFE project

Special meeting with representatives of the DGXI, European Environment Agency, European Topic Centre for Nature Conservation, and OSPAR, Brussels

Costello M.J., Picton B.E., Emblow C.S., Guiry M., Connor D.

March 1996

Collection, review, analysis, and electronic dissemination of information related to marine biodiversity

International Workshop on Disseminating Biodiversity Information, Amsterdam

Davies, J., Foster-Smith, R. L. & Sotheran, I.

March 1996

A strategy for ‘top down’ marine benthic mapping using geographic information systems.

3rd Underwater Science Symposium, Bristol.

Sotheran, I, Foster-Smith, R. & Davies, J.

March 1996

Mapping of marine benthic habitats using image processing within a raster-based geographic information system

3rd Underwater Science Symposium, Bristol

Bidewell, M.

April 1996

The Tees survey: new strategies for benthic survey

North East of England Marine Group in Scarborough

Costello M.J.

May 1996

Recommendations for marine conservation

Bern Convention colloquium on Conservation, management and restoration of habitats for invertebrates, Killarney, Ireland

Picton B.E.

May 1996

The role of invertebrates in characterising marine biotopes

Bern Convention colloquium on Conservation, management and restoration of habitats for invertebrates, Killarney, Ireland

Sides, E.M.

May 1996

Management strategies for marine invertebrates in temperate waters.

Bern Convention colloquium on Conservation, management and restoration of habitats for invertebrates, Killarney, Ireland

Connor D.W.

June 1996

The BioMar-LIFE marine biotope classification methodology

EEA and ETC-NC habitat classification workshop, ITE Monkswood, England

Hill T.O. and Connor D.W.

July 1996

The marine biotope classification: an effective tool for nature conservation

CERCI conference, Scarborough, England

Hunt, J., Emblow C., Costello M.J.

April 1997

Assessing the conservation value of sandy shores

Porcupine Society meeting on Marine Protected Areas, Portaferry, Northern Ireland


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