Seminar: Cooperation in Marine Science around the Baltic Sea

The Estonian Liaison Office (ELO) for EU Research and Innovation, representing the Estonian Research Council in Brussels, is organizing a seminar on “Cooperation in Marine Science around the Baltic Sea and beyond: a contribution to Europe’s Societal Challenges”. The event will take place on April 22nd from 9:00 to 14:00 at Square de Meeûs 1,… Read more »

First joint meeting of EuroGOOS ROOS, Working Groups and Task Teams

The first joint meeting between EuroGOOS ROOS‘s, Working Groups and the newly established Task Teams took place last week in Brussels (4 March). The main purpose of the meeting was to get everyone informed/updated on the activities in the different groups, seek synergies and enhance the cooperation. The meeting had a very positive atmosphere and… Read more »

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the opening of IODE in Oostende

Source: IODE The 10th Anniversary of the Opening of the IOC Project Office for IODE in Oostende, Belgium, will be celebrated on 16 March in Brugge (Provincial Court). The celebration session will be followed by a scientific conference. The programme of the event can be found here. The event precedes the 23rd Session of IODE… Read more »

EuroGOOS welcomes new Secretary General

We are pleased to announce that the Members of EuroGOOS AISBL during their Extraordinary Meeting on 5 March in Brussels have endorsed Dr. Glenn Nolan of the Irish Marine Institute (MI) as the new EuroGOOS Secretary General. Glenn is well known to EuroGOOS Members and the operational oceanography community. He is the co-chair of IBI-ROOS… Read more »

7th EuroGOOS Conference: Europe to take the global lead in operational oceanography

Nearly 200 enthusiastic participants gathered last week in Lisbon, at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, for our 7th Conference, titled “Operational Oceanography for sustainable Blue Growth”, which was co-organized with the Portuguese Hydrographic Institute. During the 3-day Conference (28-30 October), participants had the opportunity to learn about recent developments in operational oceanography and have interesting discussions… Read more »

EuroGOOS Strategy Implementation Plan

EuroGOOS has developed a five-year Implementation Plan which outlines its contribution to realising the . Whereas the EuroGOOS Strategy 2014-2020 outlines the priorities of EuroGOOS as agreed and approved by the EuroGOOS Board and EuroGOOS members; the present document shall transfer the EuroGOOS Strategy into concrete goals, actions and deadlines. The post EuroGOOS Strategy Implementation Plan… Read more »

Making the European Ocean Observing System a reality: messages from EurOCEAN 2014

EurOCEAN 2014 at CNR, Rome (credit: Marine Board) A successful EurOCEAN 2014 Conference took place last week in Rome (7-9 October) where marine scientists from all over Europe gathered to talk about Blue Growth and how better and greater knowledge and understanding of marine ecosystems can support its sustainability. EuroGOOS was represented by its Chair,… Read more »

EuroGOOS Strategy 2014-2020 now available

A strategy document driving EuroGOOS activities for 2014-2020 has just been published; it is a joint effort of EuroGOOS Members, the Executive Directors Board and the Secretariat. To view/download, please click here. The post EuroGOOS Strategy 2014-2020 now available appeared first on EuroGOOS.

The importance of an integrated end-to-end European Ocean Observing System: key message of EMD 2014

Source: EMD & EMODnet Secretariat Report from the joint EuroGOOS/EMODnet/EMB/JRC workshop at the European Maritime Day in Bremen, 19 May 2014:  “From marine observations and data to information, knowledge and blue growth: towards an integrated end-to-end European Ocean Observing System (EOOS)”        EuroGOOS Chair Dr. Erik Buch (left) and Head of EMODnet Secretariat… Read more »

Quality Assurance of Real Time Ocean Data: IOOS releases fifth manual

Source: U.S. IOOS As part of the U.S. IOOS Data Management and Communication (DMAC) core services, the U.S. IOOS Program Office has released the fifth QARTOD manual; Real-Time Quality Control of Water Level Data. This document represents significant progress towards more effective collection and processing of real-time water level observations using best-practices for quality control… Read more »