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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Launch of the EMODnet Atlas of European Marine Life!

EMODnet Biology is proud to unveil a new and innovative showcase of exemplar marine biological data products!

19 Dec

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EMODnet and its fundamental role in shaping the future of ocean observing in Europe

From 21 to 23 November 2018, more than 300 participants gathered in Brussels to discuss the future of ocean observing, monitoring and data collection efforts in Europe. The EMODnet Secretariat, together with the European Marine Board and EuroGOOS, played a key role in the organisation of this conference, which was supported by the European Commission DG MARE.
30 Nov

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EMODnet for business: Find out how EMODnet supports industry and vice versa

The European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) launches the EMODnet for business campaign, a full month dedicated to the importance of open marine data and how it supports blue growth and industry.
19 Oct

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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