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New Minerals datasets from EMODnet Geology

The EMODnet Geology team responsible for the work package on Minerals, led by Geological Survey Ireland with project partners from Russia to Iceland, Turkey to Portugal and all maritime countries, has accomplished broad ranging systematic mapping of recorded marine minerals known to accumulate in seas surrounding Europe
16 Apr
2019

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First pan-European shoreline-migration map since 2004

The new EMODnet Geology shoreline-migration map allows users to visualise pan-European coastal behaviour for 2007-2017 at different spatial scales. A built-in search and zoom functionality allows online users to distinguish areas of landward migration (erosion or submergence), stability, and seaward migration (accretion or emergence). 
08 Apr
2019

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Webinar and detailed method of the EMODnet vessel density maps

In March 2017, EMODnet Human Activities was mandated to create vessel density maps of EU waters showing the average number of vessels of certain type (cargo, passenger, fishing etc.) in a given period within a grid cell. Vessel density maps are by far the most requested GIS data product by EMODnet Human Activities users, according to a survey carried out in 2016. The maps went live on EMODnet Human activities for visualisation and download on 11 March 2019.

25 Mar
2019

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New maps show the extent of marine litter in European seas

European marine data integrator EMODnet launches new digital maps of beach and seafloor litter, providing a comprehensive information tool for marine policy and wider society.

24 Mar
2019

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Contribute to the evaluation of EMODnet

The European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) contributes to the EU's integrated maritime policy. It was set up as a flagship project to prepare a seamless multi-resolution digital seabed map of European waters by 2020. Following the Green Paper "Marine Knowledge 2020" It had been estimated that public bodies in European countries were spending over one billion euro a year in observing the seas and oceans including work by hydrographic organisations, geological surveys, scientists and environmental agencies.

19 Mar
2019

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New insights into European maritime traffic with the EMODnet vessel density maps

For the first time those responsible for monitoring shipping emissions, identifying the best routes to lay pipelines and cables, assessing the impact of fishing on the seafloor or planning offshore wind farms can have free and open access to maps and the underlying raster files of vessel activity.
The new EMODnet digital vessel density maps, released today, allows users to visualise vessel movement patterns and the distribution of maritime traffic in European waters.
11 Mar
2019

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Coming soon! EMODnet Vessel density map

On the 11th of March 2019, EMODnet users will have access to a new data product!
28 Feb
2019

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Internship at the EMODnet Secretariat

The Secretariat of the European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet), provided by Seascape Belgium, seeks to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual for an internship at the EMODnet Secretariat.
18 Feb
2019

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We are recruiting a Marine Data Analyst & GIS Support Officer

The Secretariat of the European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet), provided by Seascape Belgium, seeks to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated junior marine data expert. 
13 Feb
2019

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A New Year and new dynamic for EMODnet

As we do every year in January, we take stock of what we have achieved the previous year and look forward to what you can expect from us in the coming year. This time we have many updates for you as 2018 was a very productive year for EMODnet, with many achievements in the first full year of the third phase of EMODnet development (2017-2020).

31 Jan
2019

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Second Edition of the EMODnet Open Sea Lab

Are you a Coder? Communicator? Data enthusiast? Or Entrepreneur? Join us at the second EMODnet Open Sea Lab hackathon and develop innovative solutions with marine open data to address blue society challenges!
04 Sep 2019 to 06 Sep 2019
Zebrastraat, Ghent, Belgium