Plotting Seas with Python and ICES Shape File

2017-05-30T08:12:07+00:00April 29th, 2017|

By Shaheen Syed and Charlotte Weber, This example shows how to plot and color European seas with Python, Basemap and the ICES shape file. It serves as a basic example from which more elements such as annotations and other plotting elements can be added. It might be the case that during your research you found [...]

Who am I? Confessions of an interdisciplinary researcher

2018-05-02T18:02:27+00:00September 23rd, 2016|

By Rannva Danielsen, Nothing beats a good conference. A good conference will inspire your research, pose questions you hadn’t thought of before, and, if you’re still a young scientist, teach you a few things. It’s amazing and I love conferences. The ICES Annual Science Conference 2016 is one of my favourite conferences and of course did [...]

Fisherwomen: Do we really consider the complex and varied role women play in fisheries?

2017-07-10T15:53:44+00:00September 13th, 2016|

By Lia Ni Aodha, Women play a complex and varied role in fisheries. All over the world many women rely on fisheries for their livelihoods. Alongside this, many fisheries around the world rely on the roles of women for their survival. Given this, all policies in relation to fisheries concern, and impact women. But do we [...]

My secondment in Tromsø, the forge of a project

2018-05-02T18:08:01+00:00August 17th, 2016|

By Ixai Salvo Borda, 7 months and 6 days, meaning that 219 days has passed since my plane landed in Tromsø. Too many days since the snow mesh up my beard and the cold wind welcomes me with a hug. A long time has passed since I landed for my 5 weeks secondment in the Arctic University [...]

What a stupid question to ask!

2017-08-18T11:44:38+00:00June 21st, 2016|

By Charlotte Weber, Reflections on the ICES MSEAS Young Researchers Workshop in Brest, June 2016 This June I had the great pleasure to be accepted for presentation at the ICES MSEAS conference with the theme: “Understanding marine socio-ecological systems: including the human dimension in Integrated Ecosystem Assessments”. Apart from presenting my research I also attended the [...]