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Southern European Seas  Assessing and Modelling Ecosystem changes (SESAME)

The general scientific objectives of SESAME IP, supported by the European Commission, are to assess and predict changes in the Mediterranean and Black Sea ecosystems as well as changes in the ability of these ecosystems to provide goods and services.

University of Plymouth is involved in Work Packages WP1, WP3 and WP7.

4th General Assembly Meeting, Villefranche, France.
Date : 09/11/2009 to 12/11/2009
The 4th General Assembly Meeting took place from 9-12 November in Villefranche. . The first day was devoted to presentations of the WP progress and deviations - issues of concern by WP leaders. The morning of 10th November was devoted to administrative issues and approval of the next implementation plan, while the Advisory Board Meeting was held on the same afternoon.
SESAME's 2nd Scientific Workshop, Villefranche, France
           Date : 11/11/2009 to 12/11/2009The Scientific Workshop will be held on 11-12 November in the same place as the GA Meeting.
Presentation: G.I.Shapiro,D.Aleynik, F Wobus and C.Griffiths. Long Term Variability of the Physical Parameters in the Benthic Boundary Layer over the Black Sea Shelf and its Potential Role in Carbon Sequestration (.pdf)