Below The Surface

Welcome to the website of "Below The Surface", a symposium on the aquatic life of our North Sea and the Wadden Sea. On the evening of the fifth of November, three speakers will highlight different topics: policy, biodiversity and history of these aquatic nature reserves. Please do look around on our website and meet the many people involved in the making of 'Below The Surface' for more info and for questions send an e-mail to The symposium will be in the Leeuwenborch building. You are welcome from 18:30.

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Symposium speakers

Of course a symposium is centred around its speakers. And we have three wonderful people for you! You can meet them and read about information on their scientific background and career by clicking on their images here. Besides, the evening will be presented by the enthusiastic biologist, Annemarie Teunissen.

Buy Tickets

If you do not want to miss this symposium, buy your tickets here! If you are a member of the study association B.V.W. 'Biologica', you will receive a code in your weekly mail, the 'BioFlits' or the 'Biobuzz', which you can use to order tickets for a discounted price.


These chairgroups have supported the organisation of 'Below the surface'. Find out all about them under 'Sponsors' or by clicking on their logos.