The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences has changed its internal structure
and its websites significantly.

What are you looking for?


Information on activities at sea, legal obligations or environmental permits for wind farms.

The new web site of Scientific Service Management Unit of the Mathematical Model of the North Sea (MUMM)


Coastal forecasts and results of operational Models

5-day forecasts of the marine conditions in the North Sea

This website will be improved in order to provide you with even more information on the forecasts.


Belgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC)

The Belgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC) at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences is a National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC) dedicated to the professional processing and long-term storage of marine environmental and fisheries data ...

OD Nature

Specific and Scientific information on marine research and scientific projects.

New sites of the Operational Directorate Natural Environment (OD Nature), targeted to the scientific community.