The European Commission announces  the legal formation of EMSO-ERIC

The European Commission announces the legal formation of EMSO-ERIC

The European Commission announced today the legal formation of the European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and water-column Observatory European Research Infrastructure Consortium (EMSO-ERIC).  The eight founding countries (France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Spain, UK; head office in Rome) of the consortium lead the world in this level of ocean observing coordination.

EMSO is a technologically advanced pan-European Research Infrastructure of  fixed seafloor and water-column observatories (currently 11 deep and 4 shallow nodes around Europe).  It provides power, communications, sensors, and data infrastructure for continuous, high resolution, real-time, interactive ocean observations and supports a truly multi-and inter-disciplinary range of research areas including biology, geology, chemistry, physics, engineering, and computer science, from polar to tropical environments, down to the abyss.

EC Announcement:  http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm?pg=newsalert&year=2016&na=na-290916

 
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