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Featured in the gazette Mexillon de Galicia!
Featured in the gazette Mexillon de Galicia! 2019-10-24
CoastObs project was featured in the bulletin of the Regulatory Board of Protected Designation of Origin Mussel of Galicia.
Summer's fieldwork campaign has started!
Summer's fieldwork campaign has started! 2019-07-29

Summer is here and so our fieldwork campaigns for validating Sentinel data. Read more about our campaigns in Spain, France, and Italy!

 

CoastObs project meeting!
CoastObs project meeting! 2019-07-17

On June 12-13th we had our periodical project meeting at the Toralla Marine Science Station (ECIMAT) from the University of Vigo (CIM-UVIGO).

UVigo meeting with the Mussel Regulatory Council
UVigo meeting with the Mussel Regulatory Council 2019-07-12

On June 11th, UVigo met on behalf of CoastObs, with Angeles Longa from the Concello Regulador do Mexillón (Mussel Regulatory Council) to discuss about the project.

User meeting in Bourgneuf Bay
User meeting in Bourgneuf Bay 2019-04-01

@By Laurent Barille

University of Nantes and Biolittoral have met end-users on the 19th and 21th of March to deliver WP3 intertidal seagrass products from CoastObs case-study in Bourgneuf Bay.

User meeting with the Regulatory Council of Mussel from Galicia
User meeting with the Regulatory Council of Mussel from Galicia 2018-12-13
This week our partner The University of Vigo met with the Regulatory Council of Mussel from Galicia, and agreed on collaborating in CoastObs with data exchange and future meetings.
CoastObs' birthday, project and review meeting
CoastObs' birthday, project and review meeting 2018-11-29

@By CoastObs partner Mariana Mata Lara, Geonardo

This month CoastObs turned one year old! This coincided with our 3rd project meeting and 1st review meeting, so we all got to gather in Scotland where we were hosted by our partner The University of Stirling.

Seagrass mapping at Bourgneuf bay, France!
Seagrass mapping at Bourgneuf bay, France! 2018-09-14

@By CoastObs partner Mariana Mata Lara, Geonardo

 

The University of Nantes started a fieldwork campaign for mapping seagrass at Bourgneuf bay and they sent a lovely photo to all CoastObs team!

Sampling in the Ria de Vigo, Spain for the validation of Copernicus EU Sentinel-2 and -3 data
Sampling in the Ria de Vigo, Spain for the validation of Copernicus EU Sentinel-2 and -3 data 2018-07-17

@By CoastObs partner Mariana Mata Lara, Geonardo

 

The Laboratory for Optical Biogeochemistry and Remote Sensing from Stirling University and the Centro de Investigación Mariña from University of Vigo, went on a fieldwork campaign to characterize the biogeooptical parameters of the complex waters of the Ria de Vigo as part of the the validation of Copernicus EU Sentinel-2 and -3 data. 

Check out some of the fieldwork campaign photos because they didn't only manage to spot a harmful algae bloom but also some dolphins!

 Fieldwork campaign in Venice for validating Sentinel-3 EO data!
Fieldwork campaign in Venice for validating Sentinel-3 EO data! 2018-06-28

By @CoastObs partner Mariana Mata Lara, Geonardo 

 

The National Research Council - Department of Earth System Science and Environmental Technologies (CNR-DTA) and LOCHS Lab from Stirling University went on a fieldwork campaign for taking water samples of the Adriatic Coast and validate Sentinel 3 data. 

Here some sneak peeks of sunny Venice and the water quality monitoring. 

Recap of CoastObs' participation in the European Maritime Day 2018
Recap of CoastObs' participation in the European Maritime Day 2018 2018-06-04

@By CoastObs partner Mariana Mata Lara, Geonardo

 

On its 11th edition, the European Maritime Day was held in Burgas, Bulgaria last May 31st and June 1st receiving about 900 participants. The most significant event related to maritime policy of the EU Member States, hosted also 18 stakeholder workshops and 27 exhibitors including CoastObs project!

First Project meeting at sunny Venice
First Project meeting at sunny Venice 2018-05-15

@By CoastObs partner Mariana Mata Lara, Geonardo

 

The first Project Meeting was hosted by CoastObs partner CNR in their Institute of Marine Sciences in Venice! 

The three day meeting, which included a fieldtrip, was a success under sunny Italy. Click to check some photos!