Flanders Marine Institute

Data publisher. More info at: http://www.vliz.be

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Full title

Flanders Marine Institute


The Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ, Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee) is the coordination and information platform for marine scientific research in Flanders. The VLIZ is a focal point for marine and coastal-related research and serves as an international contact point. The VLIZ signs cooperation agreements with Flemish research groups and administrations and furthermore integrates its activities in national and international networks. Major activities are the management of the Flanders Marine Data and Information Centre (VMDC), the Infodesk, the Sea Library and the research vessel 'Zeeleeuw'.

Technical contact
Bart Vanhoorne
Administrative contact
Leen Vandepitte


Flanders Marine Institute Wandelaarkaai 7 8400 Oostende Belgium



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Belgium Biodiversity Platform

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