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Flanders Marine Institute

Platform for marine research

  • What will the second Big Shell Counting Day of 16 March bring?

  • AQUA-LIT: working with the aquaculture sector to prevent marine litter entering the sea

  • VLIZ library’s unique marine collection: for and by its users

  • Student job vacancies at VLIZ for summer 2019

  • Breathing in sea air to combat cancer and cholesterol

  • New LifeWatch data loggers for eels are easily retrieved

  • EMODnet launches Atlas of European Marine Life

  • Compendium for Coast and Sea 2018 and Coastal Portal launched!

  • North Sea wrecks project kicked-off

  • Baltic States and North Sea countries join forces in BANOS CSA


About VLIZ

About VLIZ

The Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) is a centre for marine and coastal research. As a partner in various projects and networks it promotes and supports the international image of Flemish marine scientific research and international marine education.

In its capacity as a coordination and information platform, the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) supports some thousand marine scientists in Flanders by disseminating their knowledge to policymakers, educators, the general public and scientists.

Discover the multidisciplinary marine research community in the broadest sense of the term on this website!