Category Archives: Ocean

New Resources for European Marine Monitoring

Five months have already passed since the COMMON SENSE project successfully finished. Here is a short review of this project containing the key outputs. The project was a great success, with significant progress made to improve marine data acquisition using sensors to contribute towards increasing the availability of standardised data on: eutrophication; concentrations of heavy… Read More »

ODYSSEA

Operating a network of integrated observatory systems in the Mediterranean Sea. ODYSSEA will develop, operate and demonstrate an interoperable and cost-effective platform that fully integrates networks of observing and forecasting systems across the Mediterranean basin, addressing both the open sea and the coastal zone. The platform will collect its data from the many databases maintained… Read More »

EU awards €8.4M to ODYSSEA to develop and deploy integrated observatory systems

The collaborative international project will develop a platform that will integrate existing data with information generated by coastal observations, new and existing sensors at sea, oceanographic models and mobile apps.   The European Union (EU) has awarded the international ODYSSEA consortium €8.4 million to develop an interoperable and cost-effective platform that fully integrates networks of… Read More »

International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea in Capri

Following the conclusion of the Project LIFE13 ENV/IT/001069 – Mermaids: “Mitigation of microplastics impact caused by textile washing processes”, the Organizing and Scientific Committees are pleased to invite the scientific community and stakeholders to the “International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea” (μ MED) hosted in Capri (NA), Italy, on September 26-29th 2017.  … Read More »