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

Monday, 1 September, 2017

 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.


Calling all marine biological data collectors!

Friday, 5 September, 2017

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

EMODnet’s 1st Open Sea Lab competition raises anchor

Tuesday, 2 September, 2017

Applications will soon open for the EMODnet Open Sea Lab bootcamp, 15 - 17 of November 2017 in Antwerp, Belgium.

The three-day bootcamp hackathon offers you the chance to play with archived and near-real time marine open data to create prize-winning innovative applications in one of three thematic areas:...

EMODnet's new geoviewer is now online!

Tuesday, 2 September, 2017

One of the unique features of EMODnet globally is the multidisciplinary nature of the data that it aggregates and makes available. The EMODnet thematic sub-portals create data layers and products ranging from information on physical oceanography to seabed habitats to human activities. However, users increasingly want to work across disciplines and visualise or combine these multi-thematic data layers.

Public industry collaboration for more open data

Friday, 5 July, 2017

EMODnet Physics have doubled the number of FerryBox platforms making data available via their portal.

A Seabed Habitat Map for Europe

Thursday, 4 July, 2017

Information  on  seabed  habitats  is  essential  both  for  the  development  of  new  economic  activities  and  for  assessing  the  impact  of  these  activities  on  the   marine   environment.

EMODnet Open Sea Lab - Coming Soon!

Monday, 1 July, 2017

Are you excited by the potential of open marine data? Join us at the 1st EMODnet Open Sea Lab to explore EMODnet's open marine data! During a three day open data bootcamp from 15-17 November 2017 in the vibrant port city of Antwerp, Belgium, we will ideate and co-create innovative solutions to unique problems using EMODnet’s wealth of marine data and ocean observations. 

The EMODnet Annual Report 2016 is out!

Friday, 5 June, 2017
EMODnet Annual report 20016

Want to know more about EMODnet and its results? Download now the EMODnet Annual Report 2016.

The EMODnet Annual Report 2016 gives an overview of the initiative and its five strands, provides highlights on the progress in 2016 and the main achievements as well as the budget committed so far. It also includes a full section on practical use cases and reveals what are the plans and expectations for 2017.

EU-China Blue Year kicks off with event on marine monitoring

Friday, 5 June, 2017

Pressures on semi-enclosed seas, including how to monitor and combat marine litter, was just one of the topics discussed at a joint EU-China event on marine monitoring. EMODnet joined experts from the EU and China’s State Oceanographic Department to compare different approaches, learn from each other and identify areas of collaboration in marine monitoring and forecasting, marine data management, marine...

EMODnet at European Maritime Day

Friday, 5 May, 2017

“The Future of our Seas” was the topic at the heart of European Maritime Day in Poole, UK, on 18 and 19 May. High-level sessions and workshops, as well as exhibition booths and a match making event provided the opportunity for attendees to present their work and engage with marine and maritime stakeholders.