Open Ocean & Coastal Observatories Workshop - Innovation Meets Industry

  • Date 15 Mar 2016
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Open Ocean & Coastal Observatories Workshop - Innovation Meets Industry

15 Mar 2016, 14:00 - 17:00

Trade & Innovation Theatre

Open to all, showcasing the achievements of open ocean and coastal observatories and the new technologies evolving from the scientific activities of marine observatories across Europe. Attendees will learn about the business case for accessing ocean and coastal observatories; hear about the advances in standardisation, inter-operability, data management, online access to data, and sensor web enablement; and receive an invitation to access existing ocean and coastal observatories to test new equipment in controlled surroundings.


14:05-14:25 | The Business Case for Ocean and Coastal Observatories, Nick O’Neill, SLR 

14:25-14:45 | Open Access Data and Developing Oceanographic Products and Services for Maritime Users: Marine Observations and Forecasts for Use by Industry, Glenn Nolan, EuroGOOS 

14:45-15:05 | Sharing Ocean Observing Infrastructures for Science and Innovation, Eric Delory, PLOCAN 

15:05-15:25 | Demonstration of Online Data Access to Ocean Observatory Data, Shane Lavery, SLR 

15:25-15:45 | The European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and Water Column Observatory (EMSO): A New Innovative European Marine Research Infrastructure Focused on Technology Development, Paul Gaughan, Irish Marine Institute 

15:45-16:05 | Standardising European Ocean Observatory Infrastructures for Scientific and Industry Impact Research and Monitoring Applications, Henry Ruhl, NOC 

16:05-17:00 | Question and Answer Session

For further information or to register for the follow-on workshop, taking place in the South Gallery Room on Wednesday 16 March, please email Nick O’Neill from SLR Consulting on

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