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European Marine Observation and Data Network

The European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) consists of more than 100 organisations assembling marine data, products and metadata to make these fragmented resources more available to public and private users relying on quality-assured, standardised and harmonised marine data which are interoperable and free of restrictions on use. EMODnet is currently in its third development phase with the target to be fully deployed by 2020.

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A series of interesting EMODnet Geology products released in Spring 2019!

The EMODnet Geology team recently released a series of products related to topics including Seafloor geology, Marine minerals, Seabed substrates, Submerged landscape features, and Geological Events and Probabilities.

Last update: 17/06/19

Toward a European strategy for bathymetric data

outcome of EMODnet coastal mapping project

Last update: 29/05/19

What do > 300 people have to say about Europe’s ocean observing and marine monitoring? Release of the European Ocean Observing Conference report

The report contains the key conclusions of the EOOS Conference 2018 and the related Call to Action.

Last update: 21/05/19

1st EMODnet Technical Working Group Meeting

The EMODnet Technical Working Group consists of the data portal managers and developers involved in EMODnet projects. The group meets at least twice per year to discuss common challenges and solutions to provide better services to the EMODnet users.

Last update: 15/05/19

2nd EMODnet Technical Working Group Meeting

The EMODnet Technical Working Group consists of the data portal managers and developers involved in EMODnet projects. The group meets at least twice per year to discuss common challenges and solutions to provide better services to the EMODnet users.

Last update: 15/05/19

4th EMODnet Technical Working Group Meeting

The EMODnet Technical Working Group consists of the data portal managers and developers involved in EMODnet projects. The group meets at least twice per year to discuss common challenges and solutions to provide better services to the EMODnet users.

Last update: 15/05/19

EMODnet Secretariat progress update – 1st Quarter 2019

This update is based on the quarterly progress reports of the different EMODnet groups (Thematic Portals, Data Ingestion Portal), and supplemented with updates from the Secretariat. This is the ninth Secretariat progress report since the start of the EMODnet Development Phase III (2017-2020) and covers activities developed within EMODnet in the period January-February-March 2019.

Last update: 30/04/19

EMODnet-CMEMS Coordination Meeting - Draft agenda

EMODnet – CMEMS Coordination Meeting Date: 17 April 2019 Time: 09.00 // 13.00 TBC Location: Brussels, DG MARE, Rue Joseph II 99 (ROOM J99 04/A022)   Draft Agenda Session 1: Coordination and information updates.

Last update: 11/04/19

First pan-European shoreline-migration map since 2004

The new EMODnet Geology shoreline-migration map allows users to visualise pan-European coastal behaviour for 2007-2017 at different spatial scales. A built-in search and zoom functionality allows online users to distinguish areas of landward migration (erosion or submergence), stability, and seaward migration (accretion or emergence).

Last update: 09/04/19

Webinar and detailed method of the EMODnet vessel density maps

Vessel density maps are by far the most requested GIS data product by EMODnet Human Activities users, according to a survey carried out in 2016. The maps went live on EMODnet Human activities for visualisation and download on 11 March 2019. The full method that led to the creation of the maps is now available online.

Last update: 25/03/19

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