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Are Europe's marine data fit for purpose? - outcome of stress tests

Stress tests show that EMODnet and Copernicus have made significant improvements in access and usability of EU's marine data but that much remains to be done. Many data are still hidden, unavailable or mutually incompatible. Fisheries impact, river discharges and coastal erosion are particularly troublesome. Efforts are underway to tackle these parameters

Last update: 16/03/17

How good are Mediterranean marine data? draft of second data adequacy report

looks at availability and appropriateness of marine data in the Mediterranean

Last update: 07/02/17

How good are marine data in the Mediterranean? - first data adequacy report

The first data adequacy report looks primarily at availability of data. They will be tested for appropriateness in a second phase

Last update: 07/02/17

How fit for purpose is Europe's marine data infrastructure?

reports from the sea basin stress tests - background information for the stakeholder conference 14-15 February 2017

Last update: 28/02/17

Are the marine data in the North Sea fit for purpose?

It is difficult to ascertain the value of a dataset until the data itself are visible, highlighting serious deficiencies with the metadata. Also, although there may not appear to be a data gap at first sight, the detailed analyses uncover gaps which do exist

Last update: 07/11/16

Are the marine data collected in the Baltic fit for purpose?

difficulties with fisheries data, wind profiles, alien species distribution, Marine Protected Areas. Comments invited

Last update: 06/02/17

Legal aspects of marine environmental data

(1) Collection of information on access rights and restrictions on marine data (2) Analysis of general legal issues regarding access to data (3) Analysis of regulatory data provided to the Commission under the Common Fisheries Policy

Last update: 19/07/16

Marine data infrastructure study

(a) an analysis of present marine data collection infrastructure; (b) an assessment of how much time and money is spent by various public and private data user organisation on different types of marine data; (c) an evaluation of the benefit of reducing uncertainty and (d) an analysis of the legal instruments that the EU could deploy for the establishment of EMODNET

Last update: 16/07/16

Stress test for marine data in North Sea - checkpoint Data Adequacy Report

findings to date for the first scheduled challenges. So far, all of the challenges underway, including the Wind farm challenge. Oil Spill challenge, Marine Protected Areas (МРА) challenge and Climate and Coastal Protection challenge have completed the first task of identifying the data needed to undertake the work, finding it, assessing it for its relevance, make an initial assessment of its usefulness and gaining access to the data.

Last update: 16/07/15

Marine Knowledge 2020 - 2014 calls for tender launched

The aim is to assess monitoring programmes and data availability in the Arctic, Atlantic, Baltic and Black Sea and to examine how the mapping of water depth in shallow coastal water scould be accelerated.

Last update: 17/08/14

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