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The EMODnet Annual Report 2016 is out!

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.

23 Jun
2017

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EU-China Blue Year kicks off with event on marine monitoring

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.

09 Jun
2017

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EMODnet at European Maritime Day

“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.

26 May
2017

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New Report on EMODnet Stakeholder Conference and Sea-basin workshops

The report from  EMODnet Stakeholder Conference & Sea-basin Workshops Report is now available for download.  At the following link, you can also find all presentations, interviews and photographs from  the event. http://www.emodnet.eu/checkpoints/stakeholder-conference-2017

26 May
2017

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EMODnet partners meet to identify data sets for ingestion and safe-keeping

What are the most interesting and relevant data sets for ingestion and safe-keeping? This was the focus of the recent  EMODnet Data Ingestion partner meeting in Limassol, Cyprus.

15 May
2017

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Do you want to get an overall picture about EMODnet? Download now the infographic

The "EMODnet in a nutshell" infographic provides a general overview of the European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet).

This describes:

  • the EMODnet mission
  • the five EMODnet strands
  • the EMODnet timeline
  • the EMODnet benefits
11 May
2017

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EMODnet is part of the agenda of the North Sea Countries energy cooperation plan

Last June, North Sea countries agreed to further strengthen their energy cooperation by signing a joint political declaration and action plan. EMODnet will play a key role in this process. The scope of the plan is the eventual development of offshore wind energy which will ensure a sustainable, secure and affordable energy supply to the region.
09 May
2017

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How can we improve the re-use and sharing of marine data by businesses?

For some time, the private sector has been name checked by marine observatories and public data-sharing initiatives as a target-user of their resources and/or as a potential source of data, with little concomitant targeted development by these initiatives to facilitate this.

As EMODnet moves into Phase III of its development and focuses more on user uptake to achieve the objectives of the Marine Knowledge 2020 Strategy, a more pro-active approach is required to effectively engage industry, both as users and providers of data.

24 Apr
2017

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Involving industry in marine data initiatives: EMODnet & Columbus workshop at EMD2017

"The Future of our Seas" is the hot topic this year at the European Maritime Day (EMD) conference. Taking place in Poole, United Kingdom, on 18-19 May 2017, the conference will offer a platform for Europe’s community of maritime professionals to come together, exchange knowledge and forge the partnerships needed for joint actions in order to boost the Blue Growth sector.

13 Apr
2017

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New-look EMODnet Bathymetry Portal

EMODnet Bathymetry kicks-off Phase III with a new look, user-friendly portal providing access to its harmonised Digital Terrain Model (DTM) for the European sea regions. This DTM is generated by the EMODnet Bathymetry partnership on the basis of an increasing number of bathymetric data sets. These are managed as survey data sets and composite DTMs by data providers from government and research.

28 Mar
2017

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OpenSeaLab

From marine open data to innovation: a three-day bootcamp hackathon to create innovative applicat

15 Nov 2017 to 17 Nov 2017
Antwerp