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)
Table of Contents
    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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