Do you have some sleeping marine biological datasets that can be useful for others? Apply for an EMODnet Biology data grant and contribute to expanding our current knowledge on ecosystem functioning and the status of biodiversity. This call seeks grant proposals that will help EMODnet Biology to increase the amount of data made available and to cover existing geographical, temporal and/or taxonomic data gaps.
As EMODnet marks 10 years since its initiation in 2009, experts from EMODnet and across the global ocean observation, monitoring and data communities were in Hawai’i for the decadal Conference OceanObs’19. In its third edition, OceanObs’19 has expanded to 1500 participants, with 2480 authors contributing to 128 Community White Papers, 600 posters and 60 exhibits from academia, industry and management, all at the Hawai’i Convention Center, Honolulu.
As we do every year in January, we take stock of what we have achieved the previous year and look forward to what you can expect from us in the coming year. This time we have many updates for you as 2018 was a very productive year for EMODnet, with many achievements in the first full year of the third phase of EMODnet development (2017-2020).
From 21 to 23 November 2018, more than 300 participants gathered in Brussels to discuss the future of ocean observing, monitoring and data collection efforts in Europe. The EMODnet Secretariat, together with the European Marine Board and EuroGOOS, played a key role in the organisation of this conference, which was supported by the European Commission DG MARE.
The European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) launches the EMODnet for business campaign, a full month dedicated to the importance of open marine data and how it supports blue growth and industry.
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 developed: the...