MARine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning leading to Ecosystem Services

Project Details

Short titleMARBEFES
Effective start/end date01/09/2231/08/26

Collaborative partners

  • Åbo Akademi University
  • Institute of Oceanology (lead)
  • E-science European infrastructure for biodiversity and ecosystem research
  • Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
  • Stichting Hummel Foundation for Sustainable Solutions
  • International Estuarine & Coastal Specialists Ltd
  • Klaipėda University
  • University of Tartu
  • University of Salamanca
  • University College Dublin
  • National Research and Development Institute for Marine Geology and Geoecology
  • University of Cantabria
  • Fundacion instituto de hidraulica ambiental de Cantabria - FIHAC
  • Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung
  • Universitá Degli Studi di Trento
  • University of East Anglia
  • Hellenic center for marine research
  • Flanders Marine Institute
  • Nova Blue Environment
  • Asociacion BC3 Basque Center for Climate Change - Klima aldaketa ikergai


  • EU Horizon 2020

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land