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

Monday, 1 April, 2017

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...

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

Thursday, 4 April, 2017

"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.

New-look EMODnet Bathymetry Portal

Tuesday, 2 March, 2017

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...

PLOCAN Seasonal Glider Mission

Monday, 1 March, 2017

Find out how PLOCAN are contributing to the European glider framework and to EMODnet Physics

EMODnet Associated Partner, PLOCAN...

EU China Blue Year sees strong collaboration with EMODnet

Thursday, 4 March, 2017

In the context of the EU China Blue Year, last week  EMODnet welcomed the EU-Chinese delegation to Bruges.

A spotlight on the EMODnet bathymetry portal: innovations and results

Wednesday, 3 March, 2017

Bathymetric data, in essence information about the water depth and underwater topography of oceans and seas, is important in many aspects of marine research, administration and spatial planning as well as for management of marine and coastal environments and their resources. In coastal areas societal needs are at the forefront: safety of vessel navigation is the most prioritized rationale for bathymetric mapping close to the...

Do you collect or use marine data? Contribute to EMODnet and become part of the European Commission’s informal expert group on marine knowledge

Tuesday, 2 March, 2017

The European Commission DG MARE is setting up an informal expert group to advise on scientific, technical and operational matters in marine observation.
One of the group’s priorities will be to assist DG MARE with monitoring the development of EMODnet.

In particular they would welcome applicants who could contribute the perspective of the private sector to better understand:

Sea-Basin Checkpoints at the heart of the EMODnet data availability and quality assessment

Thursday, 4 February, 2017

Over 150 stakeholders from the marine and maritime sectors participated in the EMODnet Stakeholder Conference and Sea-basin workshops which took place in Brussels on the 14th and 15th of February.  

Welcome to the new EMODnet Data Ingestion portal

Thursday, 4 February, 2017

Turn your data into a valuable asset for the marine and maritime community

Knowledge is all about data. Therefore, we need more data, more data, and … more data. Since 2009, this has been the main driver of EMODnet. EMODnet collects data to make data, metadata and data products on European coastal and ocean waters available to help governments, industry and policy makers to make informed decisions. To further speed up this data collection process, a new EMODnet service has been...

Find out first-hand from experts how EMODnet will boost your business and research at the upcoming Stress-testing European Marine Data conference

Tuesday, 2 February, 2017

Are you a researcher or a professional involved in the maritime economy dealing with fisheries, shipping or off-shore energy facilities? If you make use of distributed data, metadata and products on European coastal and ocean waters or produce them yourself, EMODnet is a key asset for improving your activities.

Wondering how?