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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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 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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GEANS releases fully validated laboratory protocol

14 September 2021

DNA metabarcoding of soft sediment macrobenthos from the North Sea: how do you even begin? GEANS scientists created a detailed lab protocol.

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GEANS 3rd Newsletter

18 March 2021

Although the last year has been really challenging due to COVID-restrictions, GEANS has made great progress:

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