Monthly Archives: May 2014

EMODnet Physics

The EMODnet Physics provides access to physical data and metadata available for use by public authorities, scientists and industry, contributes towards the definition of an operational European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) and contributes to developing of the definition of the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) marine core service.


SCHeMA – Ocean of Tomorrow FP7

One of the key initiatives regarding the seas and oceans in the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) is the launch of cross-thematic calls for proposals on major sea-related challenges. Those calls are implemented jointly between different themes of FP7 because they address major cross-cutting issues that require cooperation between various scientific disciplines and sectors. This approach will help delivering sustainable and innovative solutions to fully reap the potential of our oceans.


MESP Project: Managing the Environmental Sustainability of Ports for a durable development

The intensification of maritime traffic, both in terms of goods and passengers, needs to be accompanied by an environmentally sustainable management of port areas so to reduce harmful consequences for local populations. MESP addresses the reduction of water, air and noise pollution deriving from port activities through the implementation of a multidisciplinary approach, which encompasses technological, regulatory and administrative solutions.