Prof, Dr. Ann Vanreusel is head of the research group Marine Biology of Ghent University (BE). She's an expert in benthos research with a focus on meiofauna (nematodes) . Ann Vanreusel has focused her most recent research on the ecology of extreme marine environments including abyssal ecosystems including poly-metallic nodule areas, submarine canyons, cold water corals, cold seeps, polar deep-sea and Antarctic coastal systems.
She is participating to national and international projects related to deep-sea mining such as the EU project MIDAS and the Joint Programme Initiative on Oceans with a Pilot action on deep-sea mining.
March 28, 2023 - 18:00 A public discussion at Muntpunt With Ann Vanreusel, Ughent Sandor Mulsow, UAC, Chile and former director of the Office of Environmental Management and Mineral Resources at the ISA Steven Degraer, marine ecologist at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Alan…