Marine Institute (MI)

The Marine Institute is the Irish national agency responsible for Marine Research, Technology Development and Innovation (RTDI). The Institute was set up under the 1991 Marine Institute Act with the following role: “to undertake, to co-ordinate, to pro… Read more »

Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)

The Institute for Coastal Research within HZG was formed in 2001. It is divided into three distinct sections, “System Analysis and Modeling”, “Development of Operational Systems” and “Biogeochemistry in Coastal Seas”. Research activities span both the… Read more »

Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH)

BSH is Germany’s central provider of maritime services, with a focus on customer service and product quality. Its customers include shipping and other maritime industries and all those who need data and information about the oceans: business and scienc… Read more »


Arvor float deployment. Credit: Ifremer Ifremer, the French research institute for exploitation of the sea, through its research work and expert advice, contributes to knowledge of the oceans and their resources, to monitoring of marine and coastal env… Read more »

Defence Centre for Operational Oceanography (FCOO)

The Defence Centre for Operational Oceanography (FCOO) is part of the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization. FCOO collects, validates, stores, and disseminates oceanographical, meteorological and hydrographical data and products. Data a… Read more »

Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI)

The Danish Meteorological Institute is an institution under the Ministry of Climate and Energy of Denmark. DMI provides meteorological services in the Commonwealth of the Realm of Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, and surrounding waters and airspa… Read more »

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS), OD NATURE

The Operational Directorate Natural Environment (OD NATURE) has been established in 2013 under the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences. It has incorporated the scientific research of MUMM –  Management Unit of the North Sea Mathematical Models,… Read more »

Agency for Maritime and Coastal Services (MDK), Coastal Division

    The Coastal Division is part of the Agency for Maritime and Coastal Services, which falls under the Flemish Ministry of Mobility and Public Works. The jurisdiction of the Coastal Division extends over the entire Belgian coast and includes… Read more »