ORION LEONARDO DA VINCI Project No (EL/01/BP LA 114443) (2001-2005)


ORION: Development of Virtual Learning Environment in environmental science, with online re-usable interactive modules in marine pollution and ecology, with self-learning packages in English, Greek, Portuguese and Swedish



To create a Virtual Learning Environment to be powered by a suite of innovative teaching/ learning tools. The ORION network aimed to link its partners via a distributed network combining an open access approach for its basic language learning units in English, Greek, Portuguese, Swedish, and the ORION Resources, and a restricted site which contains the course materials used in actual and jointly run academic courses.


What was achieved





      1. Marine Environment (English, Greek)
      2. Marine Pollution (Greek)
      3. Production of Artemia, Rotifers, Phytoplankton (English, Portuguese)
      4. Age Determination of Otoliths (English)
      5. Marine Biodiversity (English)
      6. Tropical Ecology (English)



      1. Aquaculture bibliography BIMAQUE (8600 items);
      2. Fish, Shellfish and Crustacean Meristics in English, Norwegian & Greek;





Institute of Marine Biology of Crete; AQUALEX Multimedia Consortium Ltd Ireland; University of Stockholm Sweden; University of Algarve Portugal; University College Cork Ireland; National Centre for Marine Research, Athens, Greece; Federation of European Aquaculture Producers (FEAP);TEREUS SA, Athens,/IMPT, Crete, Greece.