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PLOCAN Seasonal Glider Mission

Find out how PLOCAN are contributing to the European glider framework and to EMODnet Physics

EMODnet Associated Partner, PLOCAN...

EU China Blue Year sees strong collaboration with EMODnet

In the context of the EU China Blue Year, last week  EMODnet welcomed the EU-Chinese delegation to Bruges.

The meetings timing provided an opportune moment to present the new Phase III work that is currently underway and to showcase the major outcome of the February Sea-basin Checkpoints...

A spotlight on the EMODnet bathymetry portal: innovations and results

Bathymetric data, in essence information about the water depth and underwater topography of oceans and seas, is important in many aspects of marine research, administration and spatial planning as well as for management of marine and coastal environments and their resources. In coastal areas societal needs are at the forefront: safety of vessel navigation is the most prioritized rationale for bathymetric mapping close to the...

Do you collect or use marine data? Contribute to EMODnet and become part of the European Commission’s informal expert group on marine knowledge

The European Commission DG MARE is setting up an informal expert group to advise on scientific, technical and operational matters in marine observation.
One of the group’s priorities will be to assist DG MARE with monitoring the development of EMODnet.

In particular they would welcome applicants who could contribute the perspective of the private sector to better understand:

  • how maritime business and investment can be served better by the...

Sea-Basin Checkpoints at the heart of the EMODnet data availability and quality assessment

Over 150 stakeholders from the marine and maritime sectors participated in the EMODnet Stakeholder Conference and Sea-basin workshops which took place in Brussels on the 14th and 15th of February.  

Besides further clarifying the role and the mission of the EMODnet sea-basin checkpoints, the event provided the perfect opportunity to showcase and discuss the early results of...

Welcome to the new EMODnet Data Ingestion portal

Turn your data into a valuable asset for the marine and maritime community

Knowledge is all about data. Therefore, we need more data, more data, and … more data.

Since 2009, this has been the main driver of EMODnet. EMODnet collects data to make data, metadata and data products on European coastal and ocean waters available to help governments, industry and policy makers to make informed decisions.

To further speed up this data collection process, a new EMODnet...

Find out first-hand from experts how EMODnet will boost your business and research at the upcoming Stress-testing European Marine Data conference

Are you a researcher or a professional involved in the maritime economy dealing with fisheries, shipping or off-shore energy facilities? If you make use of distributed data, metadata and products on European coastal and ocean waters or produce them yourself, EMODnet is a key asset for improving your activities.

Wondering how?

Join us at the upcoming EMODnet Stakeholder...

EMODnet Stakeholder Conference and Sea-basins Workshops

How fit for purpose is Europe's marine data infrastructure? How accessible and interoperable are the data? Where are the gaps in monitoring? A series of stress tests in Europe's seabasins have been underway for the past three years. Join our upcoming stakeholder conference when the results of these stress-tests will be presented and discussed to consider the way forward.

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A New Year and a New Phase for EMODnet

2016 was a very productive and pivotal year as we came to the end of the 2nd EMODnet development phase (2013-2016). During this phase, EMODnet evolved from a series of prototype data portals to a mature and operational service covering all European sea-basins. EMODnet data portals now serve more data and products covering all sea-basins to an increasing and widening range of users than ever before. As...

EMODnet Welcomes New Associated Partners

EMODnet is delighted to welcome three new associated partners to its network: The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) in Spain, the Coastal Research and Engineering Services (CORES) in Bulgaria, and Dredging, Environmental & Marine Engineering (DEME) in Belgium.  The EMODnet 'Associated Partner' category was established to respond to...

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