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Open Sea Lab II: The film, the report, the future

We are delighted to announce the release of the film and report of Open Sea Lab II! We hope that these outputs reflect the openness, creativity and dynamism of this three-day, deep-dive into open marine data.
06 Nov

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EMODnet Biology Call for Data Grant

Do you have some sleeping marine biological datasets that can be useful for others? Apply for an EMODnet Biology data grant and contribute to expanding our current knowledge on ecosystem functioning and the status of biodiversity. This call seeks grant proposals that will help EMODnet Biology to increase the amount of data made available and to cover existing geographical, temporal and/or taxonomic data gaps.

23 Oct

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New EMODnet Human Activities blog

Recently, EMODnet Human Activities published a new blog on the website on wastewater.
08 Oct

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EMODnet showcases a decade of knowledge brokerage at OceanObs19!

As EMODnet marks 10 years since its initiation in 2009, experts from EMODnet and across the global ocean observation, monitoring and data communities were in Hawai’i for the decadal Conference OceanObs’19. In its third edition, OceanObs’19 has expanded to 1500 participants, with 2480 authors contributing to 128 Community White Papers, 600 posters and 60 exhibits from academia, industry and management, all at the Hawai’i Convention Center, Honolulu.
19 Sep

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EMODnet's 2nd Open Sea Lab: a look back

As Open Sea Lab sailed off from Ghent last Friday evening, talk had already turned to plans for Open Sea Lab III. Open Sea Lab has captured the imagination in a way that few events in the marine data world can.
10 Sep

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Open Sea Lab sets sail in Ghent!

What do the Ocean and hackers have in common? From the 4 -6 September, in the stimulating Zebrastraat venue in Ghent, STEM takes centre stage as international teams of scientists, programmers and communicators compete to create new ideas for goods and services built on Ocean data. Over 100 competitors from 18 countries registered to compete in the Open Sea Lab hackathon, but this is no ordinary hackathon!

Join the opening and closing sessions live at

03 Sep

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Open Sea Lab II registrations are almost closing!

The registrations for the second edition of the EMODnet Open Sea Lab are open until 12 August. Registrations are coming in fast, and only few places are left, so be fast!

05 Aug

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Surface vessel Mahi One starts its autonomous transatlantic adventure!

Project Mahi is a project amongst four engineers who have built an unmanned, autonomous surface vessel, propelled by an electric motor that is supplied with electricity from the solar panels.
26 Jul

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EMODnet Geology hosts session at 2019 AGU Fall Meeting: register now and submit an abstract!

EMODnet Geology partner Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) will organise a session on seafloor mapping at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, the largest geoscience meeting in the world. The meeting will take place in San Francisco, from 9 until 13 December 2019.
17 Jul

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EMODnet Geology released a series of data products in Spring 2019

The EMODnet Geology team recently released a series of products related to topics including Seafloor geology, Marine minerals, Seabed substrates, Geological Events and Probabilities and Submerged landscape features.

17 Jun

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Save the date - SeaDataCloud Online User Workshop Hi-Tech to High knowledge

The National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics (OGS), on behalf of the SeaDataCloud partnership, is pleased to invite you  to the SeaDataCloud User Workshop, which will be held via webinar.

17 Sep 2020

Webinar - EMODnet: A decade of achievements connecting marine data to knowledge

Celebrate 10 years of EMODnet by joining us at a virtual gathering on 22 September 2020 14:00-17:00 CEST.

22 Sep 2020

Save the date - Marine data to support aquaculture in the North Atlantic

The workshop “Marine data to support aquaculture in the North Atlantic”, jointly organised by EATiP, DG MARE, DG DEFIS, Copernicus Marine and EMODnet, will be held on October 20 and 21 (both days from 10 to 13 CET) as a virtual and highly interactive event, using tools for on-line discussions and co-creation.

20 Oct 2020 to 21 Oct 2020