Maritime Forum

Copernicus, previously known as GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security), is the European Programme for the establishment of a European capacity for Earth Observation.

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

Copernicus marine service in-situ requirements

Introduction This note presents a short summary of the analyses carried out by GISC relating to essential in-situ data and the observing systems. It also outlines how these systems could be framed for the maintenance and reinforcement of a portal, providing real time access to physical measurements and integration of information system with Copernicus programme.

Last update: 13/03/13

Chronexpo project / Le projet Chronexpo (Study about the effects of chronic exposure of marine invertebrates to environmental toxic compounds in the English Channel)

Main objective :

Last update: 19/12/11

DIESE Project / Le projet DIESE (Determination of pertinent Indicators for Environmental monitoring: a Strategy for Europe)

DIESE is a 4.5-years project financed by the European Interreg IVa France (Channel) / England programme and the French ONEMA, the offic

Last update: 19/12/11

GMES Fast Track Marine Core Service Strategic Implementation Plan 2010 Version

The Documents here are not the finished article. They are not the opinion of the Marine Core Service Implementation Group. They are work in progress.

Last update: 15/06/10