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Costs, benefits and needs

input from stakeholders, costs and benefits of observation, monitoring, sampling

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European Ocean Observing System (EOOS) Conference, 21-23 November 2018, Brussels

The EOOS Conference will bring together the full breadth of ocean observing stakeholder communities from the scientific community, public authorities to industry and citizens to (i) present the wide variety of European efforts from existing observing/monitoring activities to gap analyses, identification of requirements, stress testing the system and assessing cost-benefits; (ii) align data acquisition activities with data processing, management, and sharing infrastructures and initiatives; and to (iii) discuss and strengthen the development of a coordinating ‘cycle’ for evolving EOOS.

Start date: 21/11/2018 - 01:00
Last update: 05/12/17

Study on costs, benefits and nature of an extended European Ocean Observing System

revised draft - comments invited before 30 November, 2017

Last update: 24/11/17

Final version of second data adequacy report for Mediterranean

EU programmes making a difference but many difficulties remain - sediment balance, fisheries, habitats, waves , maritime traffic

Last update: 04/06/17

Analysis of Data Needs and Existing Gaps in Celtic Seas

to see how marine data meets the needs of those who need to develop spatial plans that are compatible with those of their neighbours

Last update: 26/04/17

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? first draft of second data adequacy report

looks at availability and appropriateness of marine data in the Mediterranean. includes annexes

Last update: 11/05/17

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: 04/06/17

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

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