Where and When
The lecture series is being organised by the National Documentation Centre's scientific Board Scientific Board.
Christos Arvanitidis is Research Director and head of the Biodiversity Laboratory at the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research. His research focuses on marine biodiversity, biodiversity informatics, functional diversity, and coastal ecosystems. He coordinates the LifeWatchGreece Research Infrastructure. He is a national delegate to LifeWatch ERIC. Service: member of the pool of experts and the biodiversity drafting team for the UN World Ocean Assessment; national expert on the EU GES Descriptor “Biodiversity” (MSFD Implementation phase); ICES Task Group, 6, working on the seafloor integrity (EU MSDF); Board of MARS (European Network of Marine Research Institutes and Stations); Society for the Marine European Biodiversity Data (SMEBD); Editorial Board of the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS); Scientific Advisory Council of the International Polychaete Association (IPA); Scientific Council of the Institut Méditerranéen de Biodiversité et d'Ecologie marine et continentale (IMBE).