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Missed Open Sea Lab - Watch the Film!

Now you can experience the excitement, enthusiasm and creativity of EMODnet’s first Open Sea Lab in our short film. Meet the teams and hear for yourself what they thought about this innovative three-day bootcamp and hackathon to create innovative solutions from marine open data. The OpenSeaLab 2017 took place in Antwerp from 15 to 18 November. 7 teams participated in the 3 day bootcamp.  All winning teams receive awards from DataCamp, and the winning team have the the opportunity to further develop their concept at the CoFoundry incubator. Five student participants won the opportunity to further develop their ideas at Open Summer of Code...
16 Jan
2018

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Coming Soon in 2018 – Marine litter and vessel density maps

2018 will be an exciting year for EMODnet with work progressing towards bringing users a range of new data layers. We focus here on two new maps currently under development which have been much requested: marine litter concentration maps and vessel density maps.
11 Jan
2018

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Committee of the Regions Our Ocean follow up: Ocean Meets Regions – 21 November 2017, Brussels

On 5 and 6 October 2017, the European Union (EU) hosted the Our Ocean conference in Malta. At the Conference, the EU committed to 36 tangible actions to foster healthier, cleaner, safer and more secure seas. Amounting to over €550 million and involving activities worldwide, these actions underline the commitment of the EU to safeguard the health of our common seas and oceans and sent a positive signal of encouragement to the rest of the world – governments and private sector alike - to step up and tackle the growing ocean challenges, from plastic pollution and protecting marine life to the impact of climate change and criminal activities at sea.

04 Dec
2017

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Open Sea Lab Teams Demonstrate Innovative Uses of Marine Data

Exploring the potential of marine open data was the focus of the first EMODnet Open Sea Lab a three-day bootcamp & hackathon where teams competed to develop novel applications using marine open data.

20 Nov
2017

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Data Ingestion Portal: The new video is out!

This week the Data Ingestion Portal has released the video "Wake up your data!" The video gives an overview of the EMODnet Data Ingestion Portal and describes how governments, industry, NGOs, scientists and academic can make their datasets part of the total offer. The Data Ingestion Portal streamlines the data ingestion process so that data holders from public and private sectors that are not yet connected to the existing marine data management infrastructures can easily release their data for safekeeping and subsequent distribution through EMODnet. This will enrich the total offer for all types of users and conform to the EMODnet motto 'collect data once and use it many times'. Do you have sleeping data? Watch the video to understand how to wake up your data!

07 Nov
2017

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Call-for-abstracts: Informatics in Oceanography and Ocean Science at EGU2018

Abstracts are invited for a session on 'Informatics in Oceanography and Ocean Science' to be held at the next General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (Vienna, 8 April - 13 Apr 2018).

19 Oct
2017

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EMFF 2017 Info Day - €14,5 million for a sustainable Blue Economy

Innovation, marine litter, cooperation in the Mediterranean, all target areas of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) call to foster a "Sustainable Blue Economy" across Europe, which will be launched at an Info Day on 9th November, 2017, in Brussels.

11 Oct
2017

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Did you miss the kick-off of the Open Sea Lab Competition? We have it covered for you

On the 22nd of September the Startup Village in Antwerp hosted the kick-off meeting of the Open Sea Lab Competition. More that 40 entrepreneurs, scientists and data enthusiasts attended the event. Did you miss it? Sit-back, relax and watch the entire kick-off event!
29 Sep
2017

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Join the kick-off of the EMODnet hackathon on marine open data, 22 September 2017 @4pm CEST – webcast

 All the details about the hackathon will be described during the  kick-off session taking place on 22 September 2017 from 16:00 to 19:00 CEST. The event will be webcast. You can watch it at www.opensealab.eu/stream.

 

18 Sep
2017

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Calling all marine biological data collectors!

Does your organisation collect marine biological data? Are you interested in working with EMODnet Biology to make it freely available?

08 Sep
2017

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3rd EMODnet Technical Working Group Meeting and 9th EMODnet Steering Committee Meeting

20 Mar 2018 to 23 Mar 2018
Pollentia Club, Alcudia, Mallorca

EOOS forum

EOOS Forum: Towards a sustained and integrated European Ocean Observing System

08 Mar 2018
1 Rue Ducale, 1000 Brussels