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2018 Kostas Nittis Medal awarded to Florent Gasparin

At the end of the GEO Blue Planet Symposium plenary on 4 July, Glenn Nolan, EuroGOOS Secretary General, awarded the 2018 Kostas Nittis Medal to Florent Gasparin. The Medal is awarded yearly by the EuroGOOS Executive Directors Board to a young scientist who has made a significant… Read more »


EOOS conference programme released

EOOS conference, Evolving the European Ocean Observing System: Connecting communities for end-to-end solutions, will take place in Brussels on 21-23 November 2018. The draft programme is now available.  The conference aims to further connect European ocean observing communities,… Read more »


EuroGOOS Kostas Nittis Medal Call

EuroGOOS Kostas Nittis Medal was established in the memory of EuroGOOS Secretary General and strategic leader Dr. Kostas Nittis. The Kostas Nittis Medal is accompanied by a grant and awarded to a young marine professional within the operational oceanography and broader ocean obse… Read more »


First EMSO ERIC call for transnational access to its facilities

The European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and Water Column Observatory, EMSO ERIC, have launched its first call for a transnational access to its facilities. The call will offer a free access to three EMSO ERIC facilities, EMSO PYLOS, EMSO SmartBay, and EMSO NICE. Through the call,… Read more »


INTAROS survey of the Arctic in situ observations

The INTAROS project is conducting an open survey of Arctic in situ observations of the ocean, atmosphere, terrestrial sphere and cryosphere, retrieved through established networks/observing systems as well as individual large projects. The survey will help assess the existing Arc… Read more »


Boosting European sensor technologies market – best practice guide released

The Horizon 2020 COLUMBUS project has delivered a new guide sharing best practices, highlighting bottlenecks, and giving recommendations for a successful knowledge transfer in maritime sensor technologies. Over the course of successive EU Framework Programmes, the European Commis… Read more »


8th EuroGOOS Conference Proceedings released

The 8th EuroGOOS Conference Proceedings, Operational Oceanography Serving Sustainable Marine Development, have been released today. The EuroGOOS international conferences are tri-annual milestone events for operational oceanographic sciences. The conferences reflect the state of… Read more »


EOOS Forum was a critical step to move forward – an overview

A full-day EOOS forum on 8 March brought together 80 ocean science managers, researchers, policymakers and private companies on the topic of ocean observations. The information required to do business, research or ensure security at sea is based on an array of ocean observing inf… Read more »


EOOS Forum on 8 March ‘Integrated and Sustained Ocean Observing: A European Strategy’ – Registration Open!

Registration is open for the EOOS Forum taking place in Brussels on 8 March 2018. The Forum will bring together main ocean observing stakeholders in Europe and beyond to examine the extent to which the current ocean observing systems are sustainable today, and what opportunities… Read more »


Building a European Ocean Observing System (EOOS): Save the date for two events in 2018

Save the date for two milestone EOOS events in 2018:  EOOS Forum, 8 March 2018, Brussels, and EOOS Conference, 21-23 November 2018, Brussels.  Developed in synergy these events will address how to: Align and connect existing initiatives to ensure efficiency and value for money; I… Read more »


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