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Mercator Ocean International

Expert(s) : Fabrice Messal, Laurence Crosnier
Toulouse, France
Type of member : Industry (SME)
Sea basin :
  • Arctic Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean (including North Sea)
  • Baltic Sea
  • Black Sea
  • Mediterranean Sea
  • International (other sea-basins / ocean)
Topics :
  • Climate and the ocean
  • Healthy and clean ocean
Environmental domains :
  • Marine/Ocean
Main activities :
  • Marine Science / Research
Mercator Ocean International (MOi), based in France, is a non-profit organisation providing oceanographic products that cover the global ocean. Its scientific experts design, develop, operate and maintain state-of-the-art numerical modelling systems that describe and analyse the past, present, and near-future state of the ocean in 4D (reanalyses, hindcasts, near-real-time analyses and forecasts). MOi was selected by the European Commission to implement theCopernicus Marine Service in 2014. MOi was selected with ECMWF (European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts),EUMETSAT (European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites), to develop and offer skilled user support for theWEkEO DIAS cloud computing platform, which provides a comprehensive portfolio of original Copernicus Programme and Sentinel satellite data and information.