Maritime Forum

Sea basin checkpoints - stress tests on marine data: review of progress and inauguration of new projects

Event date:
02/09/2015 (All day) to 04/09/2015 (All day)
Teams of engineers and scientists have been assessing whether data collected in North Sea and Mediterranean are fit for purpose. The activities are at the halfway phase. Teams report progress during a meeting in Wallingford, UK on 2-4 September. Teams beginning work on similar challenges in the Atlantic, Arctic, Baltic and Black Sea learn from this experience and present ideas for tackling the issue.
EMODnet Checkpoints Kick off Sept 2015 UK

More information on Arctic, Atlantic, Baltic, Black Sea, Mediterranean, North Sea projects

Howebery Park, Wallingford. map of venue

Agenda for new EMODnet Checkpoints kick off meeting

Venue: HR Wallingford, Howbery Park, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK.

2nd – 4th September 2015

2nd September 2015

14:00

Arrival and refreshments

HR Wallingford

14:30

DG MARE introduction to the meeting, EMODnet aims and checkpoint projects

Iain Shepherd

15:00

Kick-off for new checkpoint projects

Anja Detant

16:00

Break

 

16:15

EMODnet Co-ordinator – Introduction to the co-ordinator role, the EMODnet Central Portal and harmonisation

 

Jan Bart Calewaert

17:00

End

 

19:30

Group Dinner

 

3rd September 2015

09:00

Arrival and refreshments

 

09:15

Mediterranean Checkpoint – concept and implementation so far

Nadia Pinardi

10:00

North Sea Checkpoint – concept and implementation so far

Marie Pendle

10:45

Break

 

11:15

Discussion of interaction of EMODnet with other EU data initiatives (Copernicus, IQmulus, etc)

Quillon Harpham

12:00

Opportunity for bilateral new checkpoint break out discussions, if requested.  Break out also for existing checkpoint liaison discussion.

All

13:00

Lunch

 

14:-00

Black Sea workplan

 

14:15

Baltic Sea workplan

 

14:30

Atlantic workplan

 

14:45

Arctic workplan

 

15:00

DG MARE – perspectives on current checkpoint projects progress

Iain Shepherd

15:30

Break

 

16:00

Discussion of approaches

All

17:00

End

 

4th September 2015

09:00

Arrival and refreshments

 

09:15

Discussion of utilising outputs of existing checkpoints in new projects (Data advisor, Methodologies, etc)

All

10:30

Conclusions

 

11:00

Refreshments and endt.

 

11:30

OPTIONAL Tour of HR Wallingford facilities

90 minutes long.

 

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