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DTO-BioFlow - Integration of biodiversity monitoring data into the Digital Twin Ocean

Lesser black-backed gull (photo Yves Adams - Vildaphoto)
Lesser black-backed gull (photo Yves Adams - Vildaphoto)


DTO-BioFlow ( will transform access to data on ocean biodiversity and the human activities that impact them, by enabling the sustainable integration of biodiversity monitoring data flows into the EU DTO, enriching digital tools and services thus unlocking the societal value of these data. To fully exploit the potential of these new and existing data flows, DTO-BioFlow will develop the biodiversity component of the DTO, i.e., the digital replica of marine ecological processes, bringing together data, models and new algorithms supporting the development of policy-relevant tools and services for effective monitoring, restoration, and protection of marine biodiversity, delivering to the objectives of the Mission and the EU Biodiversity Strategy.
Status Running
Actual start/end date 01/01/2023 - 31/12/2027


INBO Research theme(s)

  • Water
  • Data & infrastructure


  • database
  • monitoring
  • bird
  • fish
  • monitoring