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Project’s outcome and proposals

Project’s outcome and proposals

The IRIS-SES project “INTEGRATED REGIONAL MONITORING IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY IN THE SOUTH EUROPEAN SEAS” was funded with the main aim to develop a new concept and decision- making tools for the MSFD integrated monitoring and other environmental legislation, to support the management of human activities and their e ects in EU marine waters in the Mediterranean(…)

Final Metadatabase for IRIS-SES

Final Metadatabase for IRIS-SES

The final version of the metadata database has now an “Access” format. Each possible category of data column in the catalogue (with related information) is now an independent database table. There are 10 tables used for common information obtained from the inventory sheets: Activities, Country, Descriptor, Monitoring Type, Organization, Parameter, RSC, Spatial Coverage, Species, Stations,(…)

IRIS-SES’s Coordinator attended the last PCG Meeting

IRIS-SES’s Coordinator attended the last PCG Meeting

On Tuesday 23rd September 2014, IRIS-SES’s Coordinator was invited to present to the PCG participants the Update on monitoring project – New Knowledge for an Integrated Management of Human Activity in the Sea and make a short presentation of the project with a view of prompting a longer discussion that will focus on the practicality of how the input in(…)

1st year  General Assembly (GA) meeting and Scientific Workshop (SW)

1st year General Assembly (GA) meeting and Scientific Workshop (SW)

21th-24th October 2014, Athens, Greece. The event will be followed by the next Steering Committee (SC) meeting and Advisory Board (AB) of IRIS-SES from the 21st to the 23rd of October 2014 in Athens. The plan is to have the GA on Tuesday 21st of October, the SC and AB can start on the 21st continuing(…)

Turning the tide on Europe’s Oceans and Seas

A new report published today paints a worrying picture of Europe’s seas. The Commission’s analysis, which will be presented at the “Healthy Oceans – Productive Ecosystems” (HOPE) conference in Brussels on 3-4 March, shows a marine environment that will require urgent efforts to reach good status by 2020. Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik said: “The message(…)

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