2017 was an exciting year for EMODnet, as the third phase of development (2017-2020) started in sixth gear! We are now proud to present our 2017 Annual Report which highlights the notable progress and evolution of EMODnet as well as our biggest achievements this year.
AtlantOS is a four year, 20 million euro Horizon 2020 research and innovation project working towards the integration of ocean observing activities across all disciplines for the Atlantic, considering European as well as non-European partners. The recently published third AtlantOS newsletter focusses on how the project contributes to the enhancement and optimization of harmonization, and to the integration of Atlantic Ocean observing data.
Oceanology International, one of the world’s most important marine science and ocean technology exhibitions, offers a huge variety of high-level conferences and workshops. We are pleased to announce that EMODnet will take part in three events during this year’s edition in ExCel London from 13 to 15 March 2018.
Now you can experience the excitement, enthusiasm and creativity of EMODnet’s first Open Sea Lab in our short film. Meet the teams and hear for yourself what they thought about this innovative three-day bootcamp and hackathon to create innovative solutions from marine open data. The OpenSeaLab 2017 took place in Antwerp from 15 to 18 November. 7 teams participated in the 3 day bootcamp. All winning teams receive awards from DataCamp, and the winning team have the the opportunity to further...
2018 will be an exciting year for EMODnet with work progressing towards bringing users a range of new data layers. We focus here on two new maps currently under development which have been much requested: marine litter concentration maps and vessel density maps.