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Kostas Nittis medal to be awarded during European Maritime Day in Athens

It is with great honour and emotion we announce that the first “Kostas Nittis medal for Operational Oceanography” will be awarded during the celebration of the European Maritime Day 2015, which will take place in Athens on 28 May. Following the unexpected passing of our Secretary General Kostas Nittis in July 2014, we have established… Read more »

News from the Baltic

Read the latest news from the Baltic Regional Operational Oceanography System (BOOS). In this issue: operational remote sensing of ice and application of profiling floats and seafloor climate stations in the Baltic.

Kostas Nittis Scientific and Strategic Workshop, Athens 26-27 May 2015

The Hellenic Center for Marine Research (HCMR) and the PERSEUS FP7 project organize a two day Scientific and Strategic Workshop in memory of Kostas Nittis that will focus on state of the art contribution of operational oceanography (modelling and observations) and its applications in the present and future needs of science and society. The meeting… Read more »

FixO3 Workshop: An Introduction and practical use of European marine data infrastructures

Source: FixO3 website 15-16 April 2015, Atlantic Hotel, Bremen, Germany A two-day workshop “An introduction and practical use of European marine data infrastructures” will be held in April 2015 in Bremen. The agenda will be built around the following topics: Obtaining data from existing European marina data infrastructures (e.g. EMODNet, MyOcean, PANGAEA, EurOBIS, ICES, SeaDataNet) Importance… Read more »

Seminar: Cooperation in Marine Science around the Baltic Sea

The Estonian Liaison Office (ELO) for EU Research and Innovation, representing the Estonian Research Council in Brussels, is organizing a seminar on “Cooperation in Marine Science around the Baltic Sea and beyond: a contribution to Europe’s Societal Challenges”. The event will take place on April 22nd from 9:00 to 14:00 at Square de Meeûs 1,… Read more »

First joint meeting of EuroGOOS ROOS, Working Groups and Task Teams

The first joint meeting between EuroGOOS ROOS‘s, Working Groups and the newly established Task Teams took place last week in Brussels (4 March). The main purpose of the meeting was to get everyone informed/updated on the activities in the different groups, seek synergies and enhance the cooperation. The meeting had a very positive atmosphere and… Read more »

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the opening of IODE in Oostende

Source: IODE The 10th Anniversary of the Opening of the IOC Project Office for IODE in Oostende, Belgium, will be celebrated on 16 March in Brugge (Provincial Court). The celebration session will be followed by a scientific conference. The programme of the event can be found . The event precedes the 23rd Session of IODE… Read more »

EuroGOOS welcomes new Secretary General

We are pleased to announce that the Members of EuroGOOS AISBL during their Extraordinary Meeting on 5 March in Brussels have endorsed Dr. Glenn Nolan of the Irish Marine Institute (MI) as the new EuroGOOS Secretary General. Glenn is well known to EuroGOOS Members and the operational oceanography community. He is the co-chair of IBI-ROOS… Read more »

7th EuroGOOS Conference: Europe to take the global lead in operational oceanography

Nearly 200 enthusiastic participants gathered last week in Lisbon, at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, for our 7th Conference, titled “Operational Oceanography for sustainable Blue Growth”, which was co-organized with the Portuguese Hydrographic Institute. During the 3-day Conference (28-30 October), participants had the opportunity to learn about recent developments in operational oceanography and have interesting discussions… Read more »

EuroGOOS Strategy Implementation Plan

EuroGOOS has developed a five-year  which outlines its contribution to realising the . Whereas the EuroGOOS Strategy 2014-2020 outlines the priorities of EuroGOOS as agreed and approved by the EuroGOOS Board and EuroGOOS members; the present document shall transfer the EuroGOOS Strategy into concrete goals, actions and deadlines.