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Satellites and big data to monitor Marine Protected Areas and the Ocean
Satellites and big data to monitor Marine Protected Areas and the Ocean 2020-05-29

Article by: Evdokia Bairampa
 

This year, the Global Ocean Action’s goal is to take action and protect 30% of our blue planet by 2030. How can remote sensing help monitor Marine Protected Areas?

COVID19 reveals human impact on environment: Example of Venice Water Transparency seen by Copernicus
COVID19 reveals human impact on environment: Example of Venice Water Transparency seen by Copernicus 2020-05-14
Our partner CNR Italy, leading also the Copernicus Marine Service data provider from Ocean Color Thematic Assembly Center (OC TAC), have analyzed in detail the water transparency in recent Sentinel-2 images for the Venice Lagoon. Click to read more!
CoastObs platform preview!!
CoastObs platform preview!! 2020-05-11
Continuously improving the theory and practice of remote sensing based water quality monitoring and management.
Weekly phytoplankton bloom info!
Weekly phytoplankton bloom info! 2020-05-07

 

Our partners @HZeeland and @Water_Insight have set a weekly phytoplankton bloom report that will provide info on phytoplankton conditions to shellfish farmers in the Netherlands.  

CMEMS for H2020 campaign
CMEMS for H2020 campaign 2020-05-06
The #CMEMSforH2020 campaign has the objective to foster the use of Copernicus Marine Data among project holders in the Horizon 2020 EU program and all marine related EU projects. 
COASTOBS IS WINNER OF THE EU IN MY REGION PHOTO CONTEST!
COASTOBS IS WINNER OF THE EU IN MY REGION PHOTO CONTEST! 2020-04-29

Click to see our winning photo and to have a chance to win a price too!

EU ADOPTS EMERGENCY AID FOR AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES
EU ADOPTS EMERGENCY AID FOR AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES 2020-04-17

The European Commission welcomes launched the 2020 European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) pre-financing process to mitigate the impact of coronavirus on the aquaculture and fisheries sectors.

2021 HORIZON EUROPE: THE NEXT EU FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME AND THE OCEAN
2021 HORIZON EUROPE: THE NEXT EU FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME AND THE OCEAN 2020-03-10

An ambitious €100 billion programme called Horizon Europe is forthcoming, what's coming for the Ocean?

 

NEW VIDEO RELEASED!
NEW VIDEO RELEASED! 2019-12-09

 

With the end of our review meeting, we released our new video!

Enter to see great drone and underwater images of our case studies and find out about the basic and high-level products and services we can offer to you for water quality monitoring using Copernicus Data!

 

Project and 2nd review meetings!
Project and 2nd review meetings! 2019-12-09

From December 02nd-04th, 2019, CoastObs held in Budapest, Hungary its bi-annual project and 2nd review meeting, receiving all 8 partner organizations, two reviewers and our project officer!

 

The HZ University of Applied Sciences visits the University of Nantes,
The HZ University of Applied Sciences visits the University of Nantes, 2019-11-29

@By Laura Zoffoli

Dr. Jasper van Houcke from HZeeland was invited by the Remote Sensing and Benthic Ecology department of the University of Nantes, to give a lecture to the @AquaStudents and @UnivNantes students. Thanks to Dr. Jasper, now they now know everything about shellfish aquaculture in the Netherlands! 

 

University of Nantes met regional managers of coastal areas.
University of Nantes met regional managers of coastal areas. 2019-11-29

@By Laura Zoffoli

The Remote Sensing and Benthic Ecology department of the University of Nantes
met regional managers of coastal areas (DDTM85 and Syndicat Mixte de la Baie de Bourgneuf - SMBB) to deliver seagrass products for water quality monitoring.