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.
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.
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.
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 spatial planning and the blue economy.
“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.
The next EMODnet Steering Committee meeting will take place from 19/11/2018 at 14:00 till 20/11/2018 at 17:30 in Brussels. The EMODnet Steering Committee meets twice a year to revise progress and set the priorities for future developments.
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The European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) is financed by the European Union under Regulation (EU) No 508/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.
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