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Global Ocean Week 2016

What can ocean monitoring bring to society ?

Please consider taking part to this  workshop and training session, co-financed by the Copernicus Marine Service CMEMS ( and the COST Action "Evaluation of Ocean Syntheses" (, that will address the added-value of CMEMS products related to the Global Ocean, with a special focus on following applications:

  • Coastal environment
  • Open Ocean and Coastal operations
  • Marine Energy
  • "Green Ocean"
  • Education and Outreach

This workshop and training session is a unique meeting point between users and producers of global ocean monitoring products aiming at exchanging around the contents and quality of these products, and their benefit for Blue Growth.
A specific scientific focus of the training session will be made on the evaluation of long time series of ocean monitoring products for various applications, and how to quantify their fit for purpose and the added value of related "downscaled" products.

No participation/registration fee will be charged. Participants are expected to finance their own travel and accommodation expenses. Participants are asked to bring their own laptop for practical exercises, a virtual machine including all exercises will be available for download short before the event.