Marine Institute

MESH Conference: Mapping European Seabed Habitats - A Framework to support Sustainable Management

December 28, 2006

MESH Celtic Voyager Crew IISeabed mapping is now a major tool to assist decision-making in the marine environment. The Mapping European Seabed Habitats Project (or MESH) has addressed this management need by producing seabed habitats maps for north-west Europe delivered via an online web mapping tool, and publishing guidance on best practise for future seabed mapping studies. Now nearing the end of the 3-year project, the MESH Project invites you to attend our final conference to learn more about the MESH project, its outputs and their relevance to you.

Please see attachment MESH_Conference_Announcement.pdf  for preliminary details of the MESH conference. Full details of the programme together with the associated displays and demonstrations are on the attached. ConferenceProgramme_1.pdf

Registration: €100 payable online at www.marine.ie/estore. Includes attendance, conference documents and gala dinner. Additional Dinner tickets: €20 available online atwww.marine.ie/estore for non-delegates/partners.

This conference is being organised by the Marine Institute Ireland on behalf of the MESH project partners. For further information about the MESH project visit www.searchmesh.net

Queries: Please send any queries about the MESH conference to Pauline Ni Fhlatarta at:mesh [at] marine [dot] ie (mesh [at] marine [dot] ie )