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20 June 2011 - Marine Research Infrastructures Experts – sixth meeting presentations

Marine infrastructure © Peter Gutierrez Identifying key MRI needs
and gaps

© Peter Gutierrez

The presentations delivered at the sixth meeting of the Marine Research Infrastructures (MRI) Experts group in June 2011 are now available online.

The MRI Experts group was set up by the European Commission to identify key MRI needs and gaps and to improve governance at EU level. The sixth meeting was held at the Marine Board in Ostend. The debate included:

  • Mapping of European sea beds
  • Infrastructure gaps and needs in the Mediterranean/Tunisia, and marine scientific
  • co-operation in the Mediterranean
  • The super-grid, integrated marine information for offshore wind and marine renewable energy
  • 'Jerico', a network of European coastal observatories
  • The Integrated Ocean Observing System


More information on the Expert group: