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Marine Observation and Data Expert Group (E02146)
Group which operates on a permanent basis
Policy Area:
Fisheries and Maritime Affairs
Lead DG:
MARE - DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
Associated DG:
GROW - DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
ENV - DG Environment
JRC - Joint Research Centre
RTD - DG Research and Innovation
Informal, Temporary
“Provide the Commission with the scientific, technical and operational expertise it needs to ensure that the European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODNET) best meets the needs of its future users, notably by: - Assisting in the monitoring of all phases of studies, pilot projects and preparatory actions set up to further the aims of the EMODNET; - Developing an agreed description of marine data that might be included within the network: - Advising on the priorities for existing data to be made available through the Network - Preparing an analysis of gaps in current or future marine observation systems that limit the Community’s ability to understand the behaviour of the oceans – including their impact on global and regional climate change - Reviewing existing efforts for mapping sea-beds and determining how improvements in their accuracy would provide economic value to public and private operators.”
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives
Publication in RegExp:
17 Mar 2008
Link to Website:
Last updated:
21 May 2014
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