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EMODnet & Copernicus Marine Service - 6th Coordination Meeting (March 2022)

Published on: Wed, 13/04/2022 - 16:23
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    The EMODnet-Copernicus Marine Service coordination meetings aim to foster current collaboration and leverage future mutual areas of benefit between EMODnet and Copernicus Marine.

    Date: 18 March 2022, 10:00 - 12:30 

    Location: Remote meeting (due to Covid-19 restrictions)  



    • Introduction from EC (DG Defis and DG MARE)
    • Copernicus Marine and EMODnet next phase
      • o Copernicus Marine Service Phase #2 workplan priorities and evolution
      • o EMODnet 2022-2023 – workplan priorities and evolution
    • Copernicus Marine in situ TAC and EMODnet (Physics, Chemistry)
    • Copernicus Marine – EMODnet wider thematic collaborations
    • European Ocean Observing (EC Ocean Observation initiative; EOOS; other)
    • Joint areas of activity
      • o Coastal area: Priorities, product development and joint activities
      • o User uptake, services and feedback (Use cases, joint catalogues, training, demonstrations)
    • EU marine data space (digital twin ocean etc)
    • International collaborations and contributions to the UN Ocean Decade (EMODPACE/ASIA, Africa, Implementing partners, Coordination Group on Data; Decade Collaborative Centre for Ocean Prediction, …)
    • Events
      • o Upcoming CMEMS and EMODnet events (Hackathons, Open Conferences, etc)
      • o Wider external meetings (UN Ocean Conference 2022, other)
    • Wider society: European Atlas of the Seas (if useful otherwise at next meeting)
    • Any Other Business
    • Final reflections from EC (DG Defis and DG MARE)
    • Set date for next Coordination meeting (meeting to be with contractors: CMEMS INSTAC & EMODnet Coordinators)


    Participants:  Zoi Konstantinou, Remy Denos (DG MARE), Fabienne Jacq (DG DEFIS) (excused), Kate Larkin, Jean Bart Calewaert, Conor Delaney (EMODnet Secretariat), Laurence Crosnier, Antonio Reppucci, Pierre-Yves Le Traon (Mercator Ocean International)


    Minutes: download here:  EMODnet-Copernicus Marine Serice, 6th Coordination meeting, minutes

    Presentation from EMODnet:  EMODnet overview and new workplan

    EMODnet overview of activities from thematic lots

    Presentation from Copernicus:  Copernicus Marine Service