Event Website: http://www.ventbase.org
Start Date: 10/04/2012
End Date: 11/04/2012
The aim of the Ventbase Workshop is to review and standardise the methods used for assessing the ecological impacts of commercial mineral extraction at seafloor massive sulfides (SMS) deposits.
Methods that will be introduced and discussed include appropriate survey design, state of the art molecular approaches for assessing geneflow and connectivity, plankton/larval sampling, macrofaunal studies, video/photographic time series and statistical approaches.
Number of places limited - prior registration essential