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University of Nantes met regional managers of coastal areas.
University of Nantes met regional managers of coastal areas.

@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.

Featured in the gazette Mexillon de Galicia!
Featured in the gazette Mexillon de Galicia!
CoastObs project was featured in the bulletin of the Regulatory Board of Protected Designation of Origin Mussel of Galicia.
Recap on our second summer fieldwork season
Recap on our second summer fieldwork season

 

After the fieldwork carried out during the beginner of summer in France, Italy and Spain, two more campaigns were carried out during August and September. Keep reading to see photos of our case studies and to find out more about the work done there!

 

Summer's fieldwork campaign has started!
Summer's fieldwork campaign has started!

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!

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

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

@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
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

@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!

@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

@By CoastObs partner Mariana Mata Lara, Geonardo

 

The Laboratory for Optical Biogeochemistry and Remote Sensing from Stirling University and the Remote Sensing and GIS Lab of Applied Physic Department of 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!

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.