SOPHIE

Seas, Oceans & Public Health in Europe

Initiative Type: Projects

BeleĢm Statement Area: Emerging Pollutants, Ocean Observation

Initiative Location: Belgium,Ireland,Netherlands,Spain,United Kingdom

Time Frame: 2017-2020

Description:

The central aim of SOPHIE is to advance significantly the coordination of multidisciplinary research and training in Europe to better manage the risks and opportunities presented by the complex interactions between the marine environment and human health and wellbeing. SOPHIE is nurturing a network of people and organisations interested in the links between oceans and human health, and exploring how marine tourism and citizen science can contribute to this exciting area of research. Also interested in innovations which reduce the potential risks of human-ocean interactions. These might include efforts to reduce overfishing, marine pollution, contamination of seafood, or poor bathing water quality.

Contact: University of Exeter

Initiative Website: https://sophie2020.eu/