<![CDATA[ News ]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:11:42 +0000 en <![CDATA[THESEUS project highlighted in International Magazine ]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:03:14 +0000 THESEUS project highlighted in International Magazine The November issue of International Water Power & Dam Construction contains a contribution by THESEUS co-ordinator Barbara Zanuttigh. The article explains the THESEUS project and highlights its main achievements. ]]> <![CDATA[THESEUS research wins national industry award for innovative design]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:12:26 +0000 THESEUS research wins national industry award for innovative designTHESEUS researchers participated in a project which won an award from CIRIA, a non-profit organisation that links science with the construction industry.... ]]> <![CDATA[NCKU Hosts EU FP7 THESEUS - Taiwan Workshop 2013]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:36:29 +0000 NCKU Hosts EU FP7 THESEUS - Taiwan Workshop 2013The THESEUS - Taiwan Workshop 2013 was hosted at the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan on September 24th.... ]]> <![CDATA[THESEUS your One-stop-shop to combat coastal flooding ]]> Sun, 01 Jun 2014 10:31:07 +0000 THESEUS your One-stop-shop to combat coastal flooding An interview with THESEUS coordinator Barbara Zanuttigh was published by HORIZON 2020 ]]> <![CDATA[THESEUS DSS available!]]> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 08:32:27 +0000 THESEUS DSS available!The THESEUS-project consortium has developed a Decision Support System (a DSS) which will help decision makers and practisioners to design sustainable coastal protection strategies. The tool is freely available for download after filling out a short registration form. ]]> <![CDATA[THESEUS funded research in Nature]]> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 12:18:51 +0000 THESEUS funded research in NatureNature published a paper by Stijn Temmerman and coauthored by THESEUS partner Tjeerd Bouma (NIOZ) promoting the implementation of ecosystem based coastal protection systems.... ]]> <![CDATA[ECSA 53: Estuaries and coastal areas in times of intense change]]> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 11:13:11 +0000 ECSA 53: Estuaries and coastal areas in times of intense changeECSA’s next major Symposium, ECSA 53, will be held 13 – 17 October 2013 in Shanghai, China and will take place in partnership with one of the most important research institutes of China (East China Normal University). ]]> <![CDATA[THESEUS Conference held 18 October 2013 at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences]]> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 10:24:47 +0000 THESEUS Conference held 18 October 2013 at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural SciencesThe organising committee would like to thank all participants for attending the THESEUS Science Policy Interface (SPI) conference and contributing to the success of the meeting. The conference was attended by over a 100 participants, of which a fourth were end users, including different decision and policy makers.... ]]> <![CDATA[THESEUS Science meets Policy event 18 October 2013]]> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 13:31:44 +0000 THESEUS Science meets Policy event 18 October 2013During the past 4 years THESEUS combined findings from 8 study sites and developed a Decision Support System (DSS) for sustainable decision making, specifically applied to these sites. On the final conference, on 18 October 2013 in Brussels, coastal engineers, sociologist, ecologists and economists share their findings. Interested scientists and policymakers still can subscribe to participate.... ]]> <![CDATA[THESEUS@InnovationSeeds Webinar Available]]> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 12:07:57 +0000 THESEUS@InnovationSeeds Webinar AvailableA Web Seminar (or "Webinar") on the THESEUS project is available through the InnovationSeeds website. ]]> <![CDATA[EU FP7 THESEUS-Taiwan Workshop 2013]]> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 09:13:36 +0000 EU FP7 THESEUS-Taiwan Workshop 2013The EU FP7 THESEUS-Taiwan Workshop 2013 will be held in Taiwan on 23rd - 27th September, 2013. The purpose of the workshop is to introduce the innovative technologies for safer European coasts to Taiwanese marine scientists, policy makers, experts and all interested persons. ]]> <![CDATA[WFDLille2013 Conference]]> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 13:33:14 +0000 WFDLille2013 ConferenceThe third WFDLille Conference, which will be held 4 to 6 November 2013, will gather scientists, policy-makers and a wide range of stakeholders on the theme "Climate change impacts on water security and safety".... ]]> <![CDATA[Theseus at the 9th International Temperate Reefs Symposium, Plymouth, UK .]]> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 07:41:58 +0000 Theseus at the 9th International Temperate Reefs Symposium, Plymouth, UK .At the end of June Theseus will sponsor a session on artificial structures (i.e. coastal and flood defences) at the International Temperate Reefs symposium.... ]]> <![CDATA[Roots cause shoreline stability]]> Thu, 30 May 2013 10:02:42 +0000 Roots cause shoreline stability"Even intensively grazed seagrasses provide important coastal protection services, by reducing coastal erosion due to wave action." ]]> <![CDATA[THESEUS presented at the Wasser Berlin International]]> Thu, 02 May 2013 11:32:27 +0000 THESEUS presented at the Wasser Berlin InternationalTHESEUS was presented on 23 April 2013 by Project Coordinator Barbara Zanuttigh at the 4day international water industry meeting in Berlin. ]]> <![CDATA[THESEUS presented at AASTMT conference on Climate Change]]> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 10:25:43 +0000 THESEUS presented at AASTMT conference on Climate ChangeThe THESEUS project will be presented at the Conference on Climate Change organised by the Arab Academy for Science Technology Marine Transport (AASTMT) held in Alexandria, Egypt 15-18 April 2013. ]]> <![CDATA[Who's in control? Poster on THESEUS research]]> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 12:35:38 +0000 Who's in control? Poster on THESEUS researchA poster of THESEUS research was presented at the "Netherlands Annual Ecology Meeting 2013".... ]]> <![CDATA[Sixth issue of the THESEUS Newletter is out]]> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 11:09:37 +0000 Sixth issue of the THESEUS Newletter is outThe sixth issue of the THESEUS E-newsletter is out. This newsletter aims at informing the end users every three months about the progress of the project. ]]> <![CDATA[Erasmus Mundus Master Course on Maritime Spatial Planning (EMMCMSP) – call for students application]]> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 13:27:37 +0000 Erasmus Mundus Master Course on Maritime Spatial Planning (EMMCMSP) – call for students applicationThe Erasmus Mundus Master Course on Maritime Spatial Planning (EMMCMSP) is a two-years English-taught master course delivered by the University Iuav of Venice (coordinator), University of Azores and University of Seville, supported by a MSP Consortium of 10 Public and Private Institutions from worldwide. For more information about program layout, MSP Consortium and opportunities to be part of it, application procedure, student services, financial info and scholars application, please visit the website. The deadline for students application is on the 3rd of February 2013. ]]> <![CDATA[THESEUS policy briefs presented at CIS-SPI event]]> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 10:41:34 +0000 THESEUS policy briefs presented at CIS-SPI eventThe THESEUS policy briefs were presented at the 3rd WATER SCIENCE MEETS POLICY event by CIS-SPI in Brussels, 14-15 November 2012.
THESEUS was also presented with a key note presentation at the LITTORAL 2012 Coasts of tomorrow conference in Ostend, 27-29 November 2012.... ]]>
<![CDATA[Fifth issue of the THESEUS Newletter is out]]> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 09:29:32 +0000 Fifth issue of the THESEUS Newletter is outThe fifth issue of the THESEUS E-newsletter is out. This newsletter aims at informing the end users every three months about the progress of the project. ]]> <![CDATA[LITTORAL 2012 - Coasts of tomorrow, 27 - 29 November 2012, Oostende, Belgium]]> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 08:03:55 +0000 LITTORAL 2012 - Coasts of tomorrow, 27 - 29 November 2012, Oostende, BelgiumThe LITTORAL 2012 conference - The Coasts of tomorrow - will be held in Ostend (Belgium) from Tuesday 27 till Thursday 29 November of 2012.... ]]> <![CDATA[First issue THESEUS Newletter out]]> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 10:30:57 +0000 First issue THESEUS Newletter outThe first issue of the THESEUS E-newsletter is out. This newsletter aims at informing the end users every three months about the progress of the project. ]]> <![CDATA[6th Chinese-German Joint Symposium on Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering ]]> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 08:55:16 +0000 6th Chinese-German Joint Symposium on Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering The “6th Chinese-German Joint Symposium on Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering (JOINT 2012)” will be held in Taiwan on September 23-29. ]]> <![CDATA[THESEUS present at the exhibition of the 6th World Water Forum]]> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 09:25:07 +0000 THESEUS present at  the exhibition of the 6th World Water ForumThe 6th World Water Forum (Marseille 12-17 March Marseille) was organized around the theme “Time for Solutions” and concluded with the adoption of the Marseille Ministerial Declaration.... ]]> <![CDATA[The Marine Knowledge Gate has been launched]]> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 10:03:20 +0000 The Marine Knowledge Gate has been launchedThe Marine Knowledge Gate 1.0, new free online tool which marks a significant milestone for the MarineTT Project, has been launched!... ]]> <![CDATA[The first THESEUS Coastal Booklet is out]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2012 08:18:19 +0000 The first THESEUS Coastal Booklet is outThe first issue of the THESEUS Coastal Booklet is out. By preparing the Coastal Booklets, THESEUS promotes social awareness towards the risks of flooding and the necessity of improving coastal resilience amongst different stakeholders and the general public.... ]]> <![CDATA[Third issue of the THESEUS Newletter is out]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 15:21:17 +0000 Third issue of the THESEUS Newletter is outThe third issue of the THESEUS E-newsletter is out. This newsletter aims at informing the end users every three months about the progress of the project. ]]> <![CDATA[Fifth CoastLab Teaching School ]]> Mon, 20 Feb 2012 11:30:16 +0000 Fifth CoastLab Teaching School The Fifth CoastLab Teaching School, will be organized May 21 – 23, 2012 in Porto, Portugal.... ]]> <![CDATA[A heavy storm hits the Bulgarian Black Sea ]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2012 10:42:26 +0000 A heavy storm hits the Bulgarian Black Sea Last week, a heavy storm caused many locations along the Bulgarian Black Sea coast to flood, resulting in considerable erosion and damage to coastal infrastructure. ]]> <![CDATA[50th ECSA Conference: 3-7 June 2012, Venice, Italy. Call for abstracts!]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 10:03:30 +0000 50th ECSA Conference: 3-7 June 2012, Venice, Italy. Call for abstracts!The Theseus consortium is able to organise a special THESEUS session with the broad title "Managing coastal habitats in response to climate change" on the 50th ECSA Conference. Please note that the deadline for abstract submission is approaching: January 13th!
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<![CDATA[Happy new year to all members of the Theseus team !]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 08:50:30 +0000 Happy new year to all members of the Theseus team !Happy new year to all members of the Theseus team ! ]]> <![CDATA[Unesco Conference Venice: petition!]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:49:20 +0000 Unesco Conference Venice: petition!Would you like to express your grave concerns over the growing political influence over science?... ]]> <![CDATA[Conference "Super storms and how to protect ourselves"]]> Wed, 14 Sep 2011 13:48:23 +0000 Conference  'Super storms and how to protect ourselves'The 'Super storms. How to protect ourselves?' conference is about the need for efficient and sustainable flood protection in Belgium. Why is it necessary? What is the danger? How should we protect ourselves? National and international experts explain how the current shortcomings can be remedied to avoid future disasters.Keynote speakers is Ray Nagin ex-mayor of New-Orleans, wuring the storm Katrina.... ]]> <![CDATA[4th international conference on the application of physical modelling to port and coastal protection.]]> Wed, 14 Sep 2011 13:33:36 +0000 4th international conference on the application of physical modelling to port and coastal protection.On 17-20 September Coastlab 12 conference is organised in Ghent, Belgium. The conference provides a forum to present and discuss about recent research activities and engineering innovations, including the intercomparison of physical and numerical modelling tools. ]]> <![CDATA[THESEUS-themed session at the 9th International Temperate Reefs Symposium – Plymouth, 2011]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2011 09:22:43 +0000 THESEUS-themed session at the 9th International Temperate Reefs Symposium – Plymouth, 2011There was much interest in the recent THESEUS themed section at the 9th International Temperate Reefs Symposium at the University of Plymouth which featured a range of talks on ‘Artificial structures’.... ]]> <![CDATA[World Delta Conference: call for abstracts extended until 31 July 2011]]> Wed, 13 Jul 2011 08:51:35 +0000 World Delta Conference: call for abstracts extended until 31 July 2011The firsts worlds largest open scientific and government conference on World Delta Summit 2011 will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia in 21-24 November 2011 combining science, policy and practice elements. The event will be organized by the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) / Delta Alliance Indonesia Wing.... ]]> <![CDATA[New in the mediastore: movies on experiments in the frame of the Theseus project.]]> Mon, 06 Jun 2011 10:16:23 +0000 New in the mediastore: movies on experiments in the frame of the Theseus project.Check the experiments executed by different partners of the Theseus project. The movies demonstrate the multidisciplinary activities within Theseus. ]]> <![CDATA[FP7 Environmental research, Brokearge Event - Bruxelles, 17th of June 2011 ]]> Mon, 09 May 2011 09:19:32 +0000 FP7 Environmental research, Brokearge Event - Bruxelles, 17th of June 2011 A networking event in the field of ENVIRONMENT will be held on the 17th June 2011 in Brussels, in conjunction with the info-day organized by the European commission.... ]]> <![CDATA[Winner best poster award]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2011 09:19:48 +0000 Winner best poster awardAt the Netherlands Annual Ecology Meeting, 8 & 9 February 2011 in Lunteren THESEUS partner Jim van Belzen from NIOO-CEME received the best poster award. His original poster focusses on the disturbance and recovery at salt-marsh pioneer zones. You can see the poster in the Open THESEUS Archive ]]> <![CDATA[Launch Open THESEUS Archive]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2011 09:29:47 +0000 Launch Open THESEUS ArchiveThe Open THESEUS Archive (OTA) gives free access to the digital collection of THESEUS acknowledged publications. This archive is managed according to the principles of the Open Access Movement, and the Open Archive Initiative and meets the Special clause 39 of the THESEUS project stating that all final published articles (or final peer-reviewed manuscripts) resulting from FP 7 projects should be deposited into a repository. The OTA will try to include all A1 publications, articles from conference proceedings and poster presentations resulting from the THESEUS project. ]]> <![CDATA[A Theseus special session: Coastal risk in a changing climate at the Coastal Structures 2011conference.]]> Mon, 13 Dec 2010 13:44:16 +0000 A Theseus special session: Coastal risk in a changing climate at the Coastal Structures 2011conference.COASTAL STRUCTURES 2011 will be the sixth in a sequence of technical specialty conferences bringing together researchers and practitioners on coastal structures. On this conference Theseus organises a session on Coastal risk in a changing climate. ]]> <![CDATA[Opening of session Coastal flooding and erosion risk: present and future at European Geosciences Union General Assembly ]]> Wed, 08 Dec 2010 15:10:27 +0000 Opening of session Coastal flooding and erosion risk: present and future at European Geosciences Union General Assembly The EGU General Assembly 2011 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world into one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences. The session Coastal flooding and erosion risk: present and future of the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2011 is opened. Convener is Fernando J. Mendez coconveners are Barbara Zanuttigh and Robert J. Nicholls.... ]]> <![CDATA[THESEUS studysite ‘Santander Bay’ under attack by storm Becky]]> Thu, 18 Nov 2010 14:41:15 +0000 THESEUS studysite ‘Santander Bay’ under attack by storm BeckyThis autumn the storm Becky reached the Santander Bay. The peak of nearshore significant wave height was about 8 m, the storm surge 0.6 m, with an astronomical tidal level corresponding to the 90% percentile of tidal range. Without any specific statistical analysis, this storm seems to be at least a 20-year return period event. ]]> <![CDATA[The very first International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Long Beach, California,1950.]]> Tue, 14 Sep 2010 07:46:21 +0000 The very first International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Long Beach, California,1950.Even in the 1950 shoreline problems gained widespread interest and the need for a first conference on this subject was a fact. In October 1950 the conference on coastal engineering gathered engineers and scientist in Long Beach, California. The series of papers presented at the conference and published in this volume do represent a rather thorough summary of coastal engineering as now practiced.... ]]> <![CDATA[A new wave in coastal protection]]> Fri, 30 Jul 2010 12:30:07 +0000 A new wave in coastal protectionTHESEUS gets the full attention of Euronews. A eight minute movie has been compiled to explain the issues at stake. The Venice lagoon and Santander Bay studysites were used to exaplain the effects of climate change and the objectieves and goals of the project. ]]> <![CDATA[University of Delaware Professor Receives 2010 International Coastal Engineering Award]]> Fri, 23 Jul 2010 09:33:34 +0000 University of Delaware Professor Receives 2010 International Coastal Engineering AwardNobu Kobayashi, Chair of the COPRI Coastal Structures Committee, received the 2010 International Coastal Engineering (ICE) Award at the International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE 2010) in Shanghai, China. ]]> <![CDATA[Theseus meeting at Leuven]]> Tue, 22 Jun 2010 08:15:33 +0000 Theseus  meeting at LeuvenFrom 2-4 June 2010 the 31 partners from the Theseus project came together at Leuven. The university Campus of Leuven near the Arenberg Castle was the perfect setting for this second project meeting.... ]]> <![CDATA[INFO DAY and brokerage events on the FP7 call for proposals - Work Programme 2011.]]> Tue, 22 Jun 2010 08:12:14 +0000 INFO DAY and brokerage events on the FP7 call for proposals - Work Programme 2011.Next 12-13 July 2010 the Environment Directorate of DG RTD is organising an INFO DAY and brokerage events related the forthcoming publication of the FP7 call for proposals - Work Programme 2011. This event will take place in Brussels, Centre Albert Borschette, 36 rue Froissart, starting on Monday afternoon 12 July.... ]]> <![CDATA[The storm Xynthia and Theseus.]]> Thu, 06 May 2010 11:58:10 +0000 The storm Xynthia and Theseus.The violent European windstorm Xynthia crossed Western Europe on 26–28 February 2010. Due to its high impact on environment, economics and society, Xynthia brought the need for coastal protection again under the attention. Theseus was presented as a new innovative program of Europe to protect coastal zones. ]]>