International symposium “the Integrated Coastal Zone Management territories” in Boulogne-sur-Mer – 23, 24 January 2013

The “Campus de la Mer” is charged with planning a conference bringing together the French actors and the European partners having undertaken research and having developed trainings on ICZM. The theme that was chosen for this conference is dedicated to the territories of the ICZM.

Download the programme of the ICZM conference

Conference debate organized by Master 2 FOGEM students

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The discovery centre of marine fisheries Maréis will receive Master 2 « Fonctionnement et Gestion des Ecosystèmes Marins » (FOGEM) students for the fourth edition of conferences debates on the theme of coasts of the English Channel that will take place on Saturday 1st December 2012.

On this occasion, four topics will be discussed:

  • Vulnerability of coastal and marine ecosystems to the climate change in the English Channel,
  • Integrated Management and development of estuaries in easterns English Channel,
  • Association between fishing and aquaculture,
  • The Strait classification to the UNESCO World Heritage list.

This conferences are open to the public.

Beginning of the conference:

- 14:30 : Vulnerability of coastal and marine ecosystems to the climate change in the English Channel (presented by Clémentine Donie and Alexandre Leoville),

- 15:00 : Integrated Management and development of estuaries in easterns English Channel (presented by Clémentine Brevart, Virginie Leyendecker and Caroline Normand),

- 15:30 : Association between fishing and aquaculture (presented by Floriant Bruaut, Justine Delettre and Jennifer Schoenn),

- 16:00 : The Strait classification to the UNESCO World Heritage list (presented by Marion Dumont and Elodie Guilbert

Admission is free (but places are limited).

Reservations: 03 21 09 04 00

This event takes place on Facebook too.

Download the conference programme.

Installation of the “GIS Campus de la Mer” Scientific Council

The Scientific Interest Group (GIS) « Campus International de la Mer et de l’Environnement Littoral » is based on three coordination structures including the Scientific Council of the GIS. The first meeting took place on Thursday 25 October 2012 in headquarter of the Campus de la Mer located in the University center of “Capécure” in Boulogne-sur-Mer.

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Installation of the “GIS Campus de la Mer” Scientific Council on October 25, 2012, in Boulogne-sur-Mer

 

The GIS Scientific Council members have elected Pr. Christophe GIBOUT as Council President. He is the vice-director of the “TVES (Territoires, Ville, Environnement et Société, EA 4477, PRES Lille-Nord de France)” regional laboratory in charge of the ULCO pole of this laboratory. He is also the Director of the “Maison de la Recherche en Sciences Humaines et Sociales” in Dunkerque.

The “Campus de la Mer” gives support to the “Pirates – Adventurers – Explorers” conference

Research unity about history, languages, literatures and intercultural (H.L.L.I.), Boulogne-Sur-Mer, 8th and 9th and 10th November, 2012. Maison de la Recherche en Sciences Humaines, Sociales et Juridiques

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The “Campus de la Mer” participated to the “Fête de la Science 2012”

From October 8 and 12, 2012, the “Campus de la Mer” participated to the “Fête de la Science 2012”. The “Campus de la Mer” and its partners proposed stands, visits and conferences in order to introduce the research activities on the theme of the Sea and the Coast. (Download summaries of the conferences)

  • Conferences in the “Musée Portuaire of Dunkerque”
    “Atolls: danger in paradise”
    “Port cities and public areas”
  • On Thursday 10 October 2012, conferences in Nausicaa, Boulogne-Sur-Mer
    “From the water law to the Right to water: the challenges for the 21st century”
    “Global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) signals and the Sea”
    “Monitoring of the Oceans and water currents by radar: from the past to the future”
    “Laboratories of marine zoology in the region of Boulogne-sur-Mer in the 19th and 20th centuries: Wimereux and Le Portel: competition, destruction, resurrection”
    “The Strait: characteristic and diversity of a geographical space/area”
  •  Open day in the Bassin d’essais of IFREMER in Boulogne-Sur-Mer
    Saturday 13 October 2012: from 2pm to 5pm: visit of the experimental facilities; Presentation of two types of tests

For more information, download the full programme « Campus de la Mer » – « Fête de la Science 2012″ – 20 ans « ULCO »

 

Installation of the “GIS Campus de la Mer” Committee

Wednesday 12 September 2012

Boulogne-sur-Mer

The Scientific Interest Group (GIS) “Campus International de la Mer et de l’Environnement Littoral” is based on three coordination structures including the GIS Committee. The first meeting took place on Wednesday 12 September 2012 in headquarter of the “Campus de la Mer” in the University center of “Capécure” in Boulogne-sur-Mer.

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The GIS Committee assembled on Wednesday 12 September 2012 in Boulogne-sur-Mer

Every signatory of the agreement supporting the creation of the GIS was present during this first meeting:

The “PRES Lille Nord de France”, the “Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale”, the “Université de Lille 1”, the “Université de Lille 2 Droit et Santé” (Law and Health), the IFREMER, HALIOMER, the ANSES, the competitiveness cluster AQUIMER, NAUSICAA, the “Conseil Régional Nord Pas-de-Calais”, the “Syndicat Mixte de la Côte d’Opale” (SMCO), the “Communauté d’Agglomération du Boulonnais” (CAB), the “Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie Côte d’Opale Nord de France” (CCI CO).

The Director of the IFREMER English Channel North Sea Centre in Boulogne-sur-Mer Dominique GODEFROY was unanimously elected as the GIS Committee “Campus de la Mer” President.

 

Breaking news – September, 2012

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Seminar about the coastal risks in « Nord – Pas-de-Calais »

Thursday 21 June 2012

Boulogne-sur-Mer – Universitary centre of the « Musée » – 34 Grande Rue.

The GIS Campus International de la Mer et de l’Environnement Littoral obtained a research programme Fondation de France (FDF) “What seacoasts for tomorrow? Practical skills, vision and representation of the future: research projects.

This seminar is a part of the “governance of the coastal risks “Nord – Pas de Calais” programme.

This is a meeting day between actors in the territory affected by coastal risks. This day allowed finding the issues of the subject towards the various all those interested in the territory and constructive dialogue.

The day is organized around four roundtables, and the aim of this day is to get answers about the following four questions:

  1. The measure and the perception of the climate change on the concerned field (sea level, temperature, etc…),
  2. What are the questions (of the speaker) about the coastal dangers and the climate change?
  3. The predictable and known impact in the short and the long term of the dangers and the climate change,
  4. In the (speaker’s) strategy, how is incorporate the problematic of the risks and the climate change?

You will find herewith the summary of this day.

 

Project Launch for NOSTRA

Tuesday 3 April 2012

“Maison du Département du Développement Local” of Wimille

The Network of STRAits (NOSTRA) project which was submitted to the programme authorities INTERREG IVC by the European Straits Initiative partners has been approved. On April 3, 2012 took place a conference launching the project in the « Maison départementale du Développement local du Boulonnais » (Wimille).

The Conseil Général of the Pas-de-Calais is the leader of this project that concerns eight Straits of Europe (Kvarken, Gulf of Finland, Fehmarn Belt, Strait of Otranto, Strait of Sicily, Strait of Bonifacio, Strait of Messina and the Strait of Dover) and one Romanian research institute are involved in the project.

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Roundtable about the cross-border governance

The “Campus de la Mer”, the “Agence des aires marines protégées” and the “Union Internationale pour la conservation de la nature” (UICN) took part in the roundtable about “the cross-border governance of the straits: a solution to preserve the biodiversity and the natural heritage.”
More information on the website of the Conseil Général of the Pas-de-Calais

 

Agreement with the University of Greenwich

Thursday 15 March 2012

University Center of the « Musée » – Boulogne-sur-Mer

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Roger DURAND, President of the “Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale” and Simon JARVIS, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Greenwich

 

Signature of the co-operation agreement between the Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale and the University of Greenwich, in the areas of the GIS Campus International de la Mer et de l’Environnement Littoral

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CAMPUS DE LA MER
Centre Universitaire Capécure
Bassin napoléon - Quai Masset - B.P. 120
62327 Boulogne-sur-Mer cedex - France

Contact

GIS Director
Joseph JEANFILS
E-mail : Joseph.Jeanfils@univ-littoral.fr

Projects Manager
Sophie REBOUL
E-mail: sophie.reboul@univ-littoral.fr
Phone : 33 (0)3 21 99 45 23