Monitoring hard-bottom communities: the podcast

13 June 2022

Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structures or ARMS are proving to be excellent monitoring tools for hard-bottom communities, especially in combination with genetic identification techniques.

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Launch of!

15 March 2022

The GEANS project is now in a stage where results are being published, and protocols and guidelines are being drafted. To facilitate the transfer of this knowledge towards stakeholders, the partners d…

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Discover two new GEANS publications

21 January 2022

GEANS scientists are still working on methodology and harmonization, but we are also applying our methods in several pilots and case studies. This is nicely illustrated by two recently published paper…

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GEANS 4th Newsletter

30 November 2021

This is the fourth GEANS Newsletter:

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GEANS paper on detection of macrobenthos species with metabarcoding: bulk DNA vs. eDNA from samples in ethanol preservative

16 November 2021

DNA metabarcoding can be applied as a quick screening of the bentic biodiversity in a large number of samples. Certain protocol choices could however influence the detection success.

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GEANS Stories and Fact Sheets

29 October 2021

How can DNA-based methods facilitate marine monitoring? GEANS showcases stories and facts in digital leaflet series.

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GEANS makes a leap in DNA based monitoring, with autonomous eDNA sampling

01 October 2021

DNA-based monitoring is cost- and time-saving, but animals are still removed from their habitat. Within the GEANS extension, the potential of eDNA (DNA molecules floating in the water column) for dive…

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GEANS extension

30 September 2021

GEANS applied for an extension under call 12, and our request got approved! GEANS will now run until June 2023. The extension expands GEANS in two directions:

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Special ECSA 58 - EMECS 13 session “Application of DNA-metabarcoding for ecosystem health assessment

29 September 2021

The ECSA 58 - EMECS 13 conference‘Estuaries and coastal seas in the Anthropocene – Structure, functions, services and management’was held online from 6 to 9 September 2021.One of GEANS’ leading scient…

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