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Kostas Nittis Medal




Kostas Nitti Medal Announcement

In memory of its Secretary General Kostas Nittis, who sadly passed away on 30 July 2014, EuroGOOS has decided to establish a "Kostas Nittis Medal" to be awarded to a young marine professional within Operational Oceanography. Together with the medal follows a grant of 3000 Euro as support for participation in 2 relevant international conferences where the recipient shall present her/his work.

EuroGOOS hereby ask its members to nominate candidates for the Kostas Nittis Medal award.

Deadline for nomination: 1. February 2015

Criteria for nomination

Candidates shall:

  • Be younger than 35 years
  • Have made an outstanding contribution to operational oceanography (paper/report, development of technology, software, product/service).
  • The contribution must be described and documented.

The EuroGOOS Executive Directors Board will evaluate nominations and the medal will be awarded to the chosen candidate at the "European Maritime Days" in Piraeus; Greece 28-29 May 2015.