MIK or Midwater Ring Net. Photographer: Svanhildur Egilsdóttir, MFRI.

Outcomes of work package 2: Survey and sampling technology development

Planned outcomes of the MEESO project's work package 2.

Reports

  • Report on the implementation of acoustical, optical and catch methods for enhanced identification and biomass estimation of mesopelagic species
    Lead: Institute of Marine Research

  • Report on the use of enhanced catch and optic methods for accurate quantification of mesopelagic sampling tools
    Lead: Institute of Marine Research

  • Report on the behavior of mesopelagic species to trawls and submersible platforms
    Lead: Institute of Marine Research

  • Report documenting the protocol for abundance estimation of biomass and diversity in the mesopelagic zone
    Lead: Institute of Marine Research

  • Report on e-learning courses/webinars
    Lead: Institute of Marine Research together with Technical University of Denmark (work package 8)

Courses/webinars

  • E-learning course/webinar on survey sampling and harvesting techniques covering new monitoring, survey and fishing techniques
    Lead: Institute of Marine Research & Marine and Freshwater Research Institute

Workshops

  • Three workshops to develop mesopelagic abundance estimation protocols
    Lead: Institute of Marine Research

Videos

  • Videos and potential manual on best survey and fishing practices
    Lead: Institute of Marine Research, Nofima AS (work package 3) & Marine and Freshwater Research Institute (work package 4)

Public outreach

  • Cruise campaign blogs with invited journalists
    Lead: Institute of Marine Research & Marine and Freshwater Research Institute (work package 4)

  • Trial fishery campaign blogs with invited journalists
    Lead: Institute of Marine Research & Nofima AS (work package 3)
  • Furthermore, the MEESO project will publish news on the meeso.org website and make regular press releases etc.  
    Lead: Technical University of Denmark (work package 8)

 

 

Contact

Work package 2 is led by Institute of Marine Research, Norway.

Contact: Thor Klevjer, thor.klevjer@hi.no

https://www.meeso.org/Outcomes/Survey-sampling
8 MAY 2021