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On 29th November, the Two EC marine data services EMODnet and Copernicus Marine Service launch a joint statement on the EU in situ marine data landscape. The statement explains the complementarity between the two EU marine knowledge assets, and explains how the services work together, following a high-level agreement between DG DEFIS and DG MARE and the signature of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in 2016.
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EMODnet showcased its European marine data services and best practices at the recent Ocean Best Practice Systems (OBPS) VII workshop that took place online between 5-19th October 2023. EMODnet showcased its contributions to the marine data and ocean knowledge ecosystem in several sessions and across multiple workshops, including a joint EMODnet Secretariat - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) presentation on the use of ERDAAP, where EMODnet’s Conor Delaney presented how ERDDAP is integrated across all EMODnet thematics before a second presentation on the unified EMODnet services and se of OGC standards, amongst others. EMODnet senior advisor Jan-Bart Calewaert, co-chaired a session with NOAA to “Create a digital representation of the Ocean.” EMODnet Chemistry Coordinators OGS also presented on its contribution to OBPS and on EMODnet marine data flows and guidelines for managing data on pollutants, eutrophication, acidification, and marine litter.

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EMODnet, represented by Patrick Gorringe (EMODnet Physics), gave an EMODnet presentation in the opening ceremony “Towards a new Erasmus for our oceans” with a number of distinguished lineup of speakers representing prominent entities (different Directorates-General (DGs) of the European Commission, from the Committee of the Regions (CoR), and executives from the education sector). The session was followed by a panel discussion “Implementation of Erasmus Maris EU-wide” with session presenters, including EMODnet. Many exciting connections were made and EMODnet looks forward to further cooperation with Erasmus Maris.


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Who can benefit from EMODnet?

Public sector

Government agencies are key-players’ in marine environmental management, both collecting data in their monitoring activities and using data to ensure the health of the marine environment and the safety of those operating at sea.

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Civil Society

The democratisation of science and open access to scientific data has a positive knock-on effect on society. For this reason, the activities and achievements of EMODnet need to be closely linked to everyday issues impacting citizens, such as the environment, the conservation of marine living resources, public investment, new services and job creation.

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Private Sector

Businesses can provide their contribution and use EMODnet to their advantage in many ways, whether they are Large or Small & Medium sized (SMEs) enterprises, dynamic European start-ups or entrepreneurs-to-be, researchers, developers, deployers, providers, or distributors, etc.

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Research Community

Research institutes, academic institutions, university departments and, more generally, any organisation heavily involved in promoting, supporting and enabling research producing activities in the Blue Growth sector, play an essential role in the marine and maritime ecosystem.

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