Maritime Forum

Maritime Forum Themes


3rd Meeting of the Expert Group on Marine Research Infrastructures - 7&8 September 2010

Published on: Wed, 29/09/2010 - 17:28
Table of Contents







    • Towards a marine bioinformatics infrastructure in Europe"

    Presentation by F.O. Glöckner, (Expert Member)

    Presentation by Carlo Heip, (Invited expert)

    Presentation by Nathalie Rousseau, European Ocean Energy Association

    • Preliminary results of the study on structural funds and marine research infrastructure

    Presentation by W. Saab, DG RTD

    to the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). What needs to be done at European level? e.g. with regard to:

    Biodiversity, alien species, seabed integrity 

    Eutrophication Hydrographical conditions



    Short introduction by Gianna Casazza, DG ENV

    done at European level? In particular as regards: better prediction of climate change impact on the marine environment better prediction of climate change impact on coastal areas (sea level rise, erosion, extreme events…)

    Short presentation by K. Nittis (Expert Member)

    related to the MSFD needs? Support better knowledge of climate change impact? Presentation of an assessment organised jointly by the European Environment Agency and EURO-GOOS, by Tim Haigh from the EEA Observation requirements in relation to seismic risks (and tsunami).

    geographical is it needed?

    Short presentation by J. Mienert (Expert Member)