EU network of mesocosms facilities for research on marine and freshwater ecosystems open for global collaboration.

Release of AQUACOSM App (for Android OS devices)

Have you ever wondered how marine and freshwater scientists experiment with large bodies of water? 

Do you want to see how the water microbes look like? 

Do you want to know what happens to the sea microbes after a dust storm?

We are proud to announce the release of AQUACOSM App for Android OS devices!

AQUACOSM is an educational application developed for kids between 6 and 106 years old with interest on science and how it works! 

You will learn what is a mesocosm and how scientists perform mesocosm experiments Then, you will see what are the most common microbes living in the marine and freshwater environments. Finally, you will perform a mesocosm experiment to study the effects of Sahara dust storms on the Mediterranean Sea ecosystem.

The final product version of AQUACOSM App was presented to the public during two 2017 European Researcher’s Night events in the Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey) and the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (Crete, Greece).

You can download AQUACOSM App from Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.hcmr.Aquacosm