All articles from IBSS NASU published periodicals are online

 All articles from Biology of the sea, Ecology of the sea, Marine Ecological Journal, Proceedings of Sevastopol Biological Station USSR Academy of Sciences are published in the IBSS NASU open repository. 2937 articles are now avaialable in the repository. 


MEDCOAST’s Rhodes Declaration

The two-page declaration that was adapted unanimously by the participants of the Tenth International Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment organised during 25-29 October 2011 in Rhodes, Greece.  Read declaration 

New ODIN Black Sea website

 The ODIN Black Sea website has been moved to Joomla! CMS and is available on the same address On the left side menu a new section was added - Calendar of events. All the details of the main events alongside with corresponding attachments are now available from this page.

Joint ODINECET – ODIN Black Sea meeting

12-14 September 2011, Sevastopol, Ukraine, Joint ODINECET – ODIN Black Sea meeting was held.  28 participants from Ukraine, Russia, Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria, Georgia, Belgium, Croatia, Poland, Latvia, Cayman Island participated in the workshop. More details are available on the project web-sites, 

New literature sources for Black Sea phytoplankton check list

The number of literature sources used for compilation of Black Sea phytoplankton check-list has been extended to 75. Both historical papers dated back to 1950-1990 and newly published papers (2011) have been added to the references of check-list.

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PESI press release

The PESI project is pleased to announce that the PESI web portal was officially launched on April 18, 2011 in the Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. For the first time in history all scientific names of the European plants, animals and fungi occurring on land, in seas and fresh water, are readily available through a single Internet site. This public service (, available in 21 European languages, covers more than 440,000 scientific taxon names, including 240,000 accepted species and subspecies, 140,000 vernacular names in 89 languages and over 6 million distribution records.

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New submissions to IBSS repository

LaMIS and Scientific Library started digitization papers from Proceedings of Sevastopol Biological Station USSR Academy of Sciences. First 12 papers from Volumes I-III 1929 – 1932 now available in IBSS Repository.


Black Sea phytoplankton checklist revised

Check-list ( was revised towards WoRMS (World Registry of Marine Species). Taxonomy of all species was checked according the newest changes in WoRMS.