World map of the kelp biome

World map of the kelp biome

The first world map of the laminarian kelp biome has been published (Jayathilake and Costello (2020).  It estimates the kelp biome to occupy 1,469,900 km2 and be present on 22 % of the world’s coastline. It is thus the second most widely distributed marine biome,...

Free data for research projects

With recent limitations on access to laboratories and fieldwork due to covid19, there is renewed interest in doing research that can be done anywhere with an internet link and/or computer access. There is a rapidly increasing amount of scientific data freely available...