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European Ocean Observing: EMODnet input to EC Consultation and European Parliament SEARICA event, 23 February 2021

From Autumn 2020 to February 2021 the European Commission (DG MARE) launched a public consultation towards a common EU approach to ocean observation. The consultation took part in two phases and aimed to gather opinions on the effectiveness, efficiency and fitness for purpose of ocean observation by the EU and its member states.

23 Feb
2021

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EMODnet: Providing Open Data, supporting Maritime Spatial Planning - New video and dataset

The EMODnet Secretariat is delighted to release EMODnet for Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP), the third video of a series of eight illustrating the fundamental role of EMODnet in society.
18 Feb
2021

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2021: A milestone year for EMODnet

At the onset of each New Year, we take a moment to reflect on the past, consider our main achievements and look forward to what the coming year will bring for our evolving network of partners and users.
29 Jan
2021

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EU-China partnership sets the pace for international marine data sharing

Today, EU-China collaborations on marine data and knowledge sharing took a new step forward with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) and the National Marine Data and Information Service (NMDIS) of China.
29 Jan
2021

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[VIDEO] EMODnet: Providing Open Data, supporting Business

The EMODnet Secretariat is delighted to release EMODnet for business, the second video of a series of eight illustrating the fundamental role of EMODnet in society.
26 Jan
2021

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New update of harmonised seabed substrate data available

Seabed substrate harmonisation is done by reclassifying the diverse national data by using a modified Folk classification system. This EMODnet reclassification scheme includes at least five seabed substrate classes and is supported by European nature information system, EUNIS.

14 Jan
2021

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Release of an upgraded version of the highly popular EMODnet Bathymetry Digital Terrain Model

EMODnet Bathymetry is pleased to announce the release of the latest version of the EMODnet Bathymetry Digital Terrain Model (DTM). This improved DTM provides users with even greater resolution and coverage of bathymetry across European seas and beyond.

13 Jan
2021

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Ocean literacy: upcoming Scientix webinar on the European Atlas of the Seas

On 14 January 2021 at 17:00 CET, the EMODnet Secretariat and Scientix will be holding a webinar in English for teachers across Europe who wish to learn how they can use the Atlas for interdisciplinary teaching

06 Jan
2021

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Interview with Alan Edwards: “It’s vital to recognise that EMODnet is a public good.”

Alan Edwards explains why EMODnet is vital to support policies that allow us to “sustainably use Europe’s marine resources whilst conserving them for future generations.”
18 Dec
2020

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Marine Data to support Aquaculture in the North Atlantic

The final report from the workshop “Marine Data to Support Aquaculture in the North Atlantic” that took place on 20-21 October 2020, is made publicy available on the Maritime Forum.
15 Dec
2020

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EVENTS

The 10th Ferrybox workshop - Save the date!

The 10th Ferrybox workshop will take place in Gothenburg, Sweden on 23-25 March 2021 hosted by SMHI.

More information on the programme and the registration will be available on ferrybox.org

23 Mar 2021 to 25 Mar 2021
Gothenburg, Sweden

Marine data to support aquaculture in the Mediterranean & Black Seas

The European Aquaculture Technology and Innovation Platform (EATIP), EMODnet and Mercator Ocean International (Copernicus Marine Service) together with DG MARE and DG DEFIS are organizing on 24-25 2021 March an online workshop entitled: “Marine data to support aquaculture in the Mediterranean & Black Seas”.
24 Mar 2021 to 25 Mar 2021
ONLINE EVENT

Data Solutions for a Changing Ocean [online event]

Showcasing recent developments and future opportunities for engagement with a live Q&A with the EMODnet Biology Team
24 Mar 2021
ONLINE EVENT