EU Horizon 2020 project

A large scale EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation project contributing to the Trans-Atlantic Research Alliance and GEO.

62 Partners, 18 Countries

International integration of Atlantic ocean observing activities – further supporters / members are welcome.

News

1st AtlantOS Briefing Paper

This first Briefing Paper highlights the AtlantOS vision. The authors include members of the AtlantOS Executive Board, who each take a look at the AtlantOS vision from slightly different perspectives. Martin Visbeck elaborates on the broader contribu… Read more »

1st AtlantOS Newsletter – January 2017

In this first AtlantOS newsletter, we introduce the vision of AtlantOS to the wider community interested in the Atlantic Ocean and the societal benefit that is enabled by sustained ocean observation.The guiding objective of AtlantOS is directly expre… Read more »

‘The Ocean Conference Preparatory Meeting’, 15-16 Feb 2017 in New York has been accepted

AtlantOS will conduct a side event entitled ‘Building partnerships for Integrated Ocean Observing and Information in support of the implementation of SDG 14’ during the ‘The Ocean Conference Preparatory Meeting’ that will take from 15 – 16 February i… Read more »

3rd Report of the AtlantOS cruise MSM60

3nd Weekly report MSM60 Engl (1.7 MiB) 3nd Weekly report MSM60 Espanol (1.1 MiB) 3nd Weekly report MSM60 French (1.0 MiB) 3nd Weekly report MSM60 Portugese (1.7 MiB) Wochenbericht3 (1.3 MiB) 

2nd Report of the AtlantOS cruise MSM60

2nd Weekly report MSM60 Engl (1.8 MiB) 2nd Weekly report MSM60 French (1.1 MiB) 2nd Weekly report MSM60 Portugese (1.7 MiB) 2nd Weekly report MSM60 Spanish (1.2 MiB) Wochenbericht2 (1.8 MiB)

Weekly report – Maria S. Merian, cruise MSM60

MSM60 – from Cape Town, South Africa, to Montevideo, UruguayAtlantOS and POGO (Partnership for Observing of the Global Oceans) pursue the goal to better coordinate and close gaps in ocean observing in the Atlantic. Accordingly, the research cruise MS… Read more »

8th PLOCAN Glider School

8th PLOCAN Glider School 6th-11th Nov. 2017 Gran Canaria. Canary Islands. Spain http://www.gliderschool.eu/

Atlantic Workshop

The focus of the 3-day scientific and technical workshop held in PLOCAN the 2nd – 4th November this year has been the enhancement of integration of cross-cutting issues regarding in-situ Ocean observing within AtlantOS and the involved networks as we… Read more »

EMODnet Stakeholder Conference & Sea-basin Workshop

EMODnet Stakeholder Conference & Sea-basin Workshops (14-15/02/2017, Brussels, Belgium) – Register now! You are warmly invited to join us at the First EMODnet Stakeholder Conference in February 2017. The Conference will bring together EMODnet exp… Read more »

M133 MyScience Cruise SACROSS

Ocean observations are one of the cornerstones for understanding, assessing and predicting ocean change – MyScience-Cruise provides the unique opportunity of a practical training on ocean observations and ocean research in the South Atlantic.Six outs… Read more »

Director-General of the EMSO ERIC, (European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and Water-Column Observatory; European Research Infrastructure Consortium)

Application deadline: February, 15th 2017 Excellent Salary: €100.000 to €130.000/annum Location: Rome, Italy Terms: Full time for 3 years, renewable Who are we? The European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and water-column Observatory (EMSO) is an associa… Read more »

Harry Otten Prize

A Prize for Innovation in MeteorologyA substantial part of the national gross product in many countries is weather dependent. National weather services and the private sector have been innovative for more than a century to make better use of our mete… Read more »

EOOS – An open stakeholder consultation on the European Ocean Observing System is now open

You are invited take part in an open online consultation to help design a new framework for an integrated and sustained European Ocean Observing System, or EOOS. The consultation will collect views from the European ocean observing community and wide… Read more »

Scientists take ‘blue-action’ to help society cope with the impacts of dramatic Arctic climate changes

While the Arctic faces rapid warming and less sea ice currently covers the Arctic Ocean than ever before at this time of the year, an international partnership launches a major project to improve our detailed understanding of the processes and impact… Read more »

PLOCAN – the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Island launches platform

An Oceanic Platform to facilitate the Research and Innovation in the fields of marine science and technologies. A marine test site  for testing new technologies. A test site equipped with an underwater electrical infrastructure. The PLOCAN depth is 3… Read more »

Call for expert nominations for the Author Team of the Atlantic Ocean Observing System Blueprint 2019

Internationally, sustained ocean observation is coordinated through the UNESCO-IOC Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) which is also a contribution to the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Blue Planet initiative. But also a number of related program… Read more »

Strategies, methods and new technologies for a sustained and integrated autonomous in-situ observing system for the Atlantic – a joint AtlantOS – AORAC-SA workshop at PLOCAN, Gran Canarias, Spain

The focus of the 3-day scientific and technical workshop was the enhancement of integration of cross-cutting issues regarding in-situ Ocean observing within AtlantOS and the involved networks as well as better involvement of international participant… Read more »

Junior Scientist (tenure track) or Senior Scientist in Marine Chemical Oceanography

The Department of Ocean System Sciences (OCS, department chair: prof. dr. Gert-Jan Reichart) is looking for a highly motivated junior (tenure track) or senior Marine Chemical Oceanographer with a focus on ocean carbon cycling.LOCATION: ROYAL NIOZ TEX… Read more »

Announcing the 3rd Blue Planet Symposium

We are pleased to inform you that the 3nd Symposium will be held in College Park, MD, USA, May 31-June 2, 2017. The Symposium will serve as a forum for discussion of societal information needs resulting from the important role the oceans play in Eart… Read more »

Martin Visbeck (GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel) presents the EU H2020 Project AtlantOS ‘Optimizing and Enhancing the integrated Atlantic Ocean Observing System’ at the 3rd Conference on Research Infrastructures in Cape Town

Martin Visbeck (GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel) presents the EU H2020 Project AtlantOS ‘Optimizing and Enhancing the integrated Atlantic Ocean Observing System’ at the 3rd Conference on Research Infrastructures in Cape Town, South Af… Read more »

New job – Postdoctoral Scientist at MPI-M (W027)

The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) is an internationally renowned center for climate research located in Hamburg, Germany. The MPI-M provides a vibrant international and interdisciplinary environment for conducting scientific research a… Read more »

Physical Oceanographer Position – Ocean and Climate team at LOPS (Brest, France)

We seek a Physical Oceanographer to join the Ocean and Climate team at LOPS (Brest, France) on the European AtlantOS project. The goal is to investigate, using in situ data, the impact of the interannual to decadal variability of the subpolar gyre of… Read more »

Martin Visbeck presents an overview of the AtlantOS 2nd General Assembly in Kiel, June 2016

Experts for Atlantic Ocean Observing meet in KielMore than 160 participants from Europe and several partner countries like the US, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Angola, and Cape Verdi joint the 2nd general assembly me… Read more »

PhD in the area of sea ice and ocean modelling

The Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) is a member of the Helmholtz Association (HGF) and funded by federal and state government. AWI focuses on polar and marine research in a variety of disciplines such as… Read more »

Potential for an underwater glider component as part of the Global Ocean Observing System

The contributions of autonomous underwater gliders as an observing platform in the in-situ global ocean observing system (GOOS) are investigated. The assessment is done in two ways: First, the existing in-situ observing platforms contributing to GOOS… Read more »

European Maritime Day, Turku, Finland

The European Maritime Day (EMD) 2016 is taking place in Turku, Finland from 18 – 19 May. The EMD is the annual meeting point for the European maritime community to network, discuss, and foster joint actions. At this years EMD, the EU project AtlantOS… Read more »

PIRATA FR 26 CRUISE

PIRATA (« Prediction and Research Moored Array in the Tropical Atlantic »), operational oceanography program initiated in 1997 on behalf the international program CLIVAR (Climate Variability and predictability), and carried out through a multinationa… Read more »

MyScience-Cruise on-board training on the research vessel METEOR during two expeditions in 2016

MyScience-Cruise on-board training on the research vessel METEOR during two expeditions. One of them is the cruise M124. The cruise is an action that is supported by AtlantOS WP5 (enhancement of the observation in the Southern Atlantic) and WP8 (POGO… Read more »

WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit: Rotterdam, 30th Nov – 2nd Dec 2016

Global Ocean Business Community to Meet on Corporate Ocean Responsibility and Ocean Sustainable DevelopmentThe World Ocean Council (WOC) is proud to announce that the 4th Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) will be held from 30 November – 2 December, 2016… Read more »

MARIANDA Training Workshop in Kiel, Germany, Spring 2016

We would like to inform you that MARIANDA prepares a training workshop for alkalinity and dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC) measurements in sea water. The workshop will be held on April 25-29, 2016 in Kiel, Germany. The planning of the workshop is in… Read more »

Public consultation, International Ocean Governance

Last year, the European Commission had launched an international public consultation on how the EU could contribute to achieving better international governance of oceans and seas to the benefit of sustainable blue growth. The results are now online… Read more »

Second level Master degree in Ocean Physics and Technology

The University of Naples Parthenope and University of Bologna organize a second level Master degree inOcean Physics and TechnologyPlease visit the web site for information: http://master.sincem.unibo.it/Pre-registration is now open and it will close… Read more »

Ocean observations for the benefit of society

Ocean observations for the benefit of societyGroup on Earth Observations.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Arctic Marine Microbial Observatory

Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Bremerhaven / Max Plank Institute, Bremen.The section “Deep-Sea Ecology and Technology”, a bridge group between the Alfred-Wegener Institute Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research and the Max Planck Institute for Mic… Read more »

Optimizing and Enhancing the Integrated Atlantic Ocean Observing System

AtlantOS is a project funded under the Horizon 2020 call BG-8-2014: Developing in-situ Atlantic Ocean Observations for a better management and sustainable exploitation of the maritime resources.The project that involves 62 partners from research inst… Read more »

AtlantOS Press Release

A press release about AtlantOS and the kick-off meeting has been released by EurActive. Read more – AtlantOS Press Release

Tuning acoustics for ocean observations

ICES to contribute acoustic database to AtlantOS, a project which will see existing Atlantic Ocean observation efforts pulled together into a single cohesive system. Read more – Tuning acoustics for ocean observations

AtlantOS has been invited for Grant Agreement Preparation

The AtlantOS proposal has been favourable evaluated by the European Commission’s agency and was invited for GAP last Friday late afternoon. The consortium is looking very much forward to the start of AtlantOS.

AtlantOS submitted

The full proposal was submitted on Thursday, 26th of June. The outcome of the evaluation will be avaiblable approx. end November 2014.

Do you want to support AtlantOS

You still have the possibility to join AtlantOS as a supporter! If you are a legal entity wishing to support AtlantOS through complementary activities, you can register on the website. The AtlantOS coordination team will evaluate your application and… Read more »

AtlantOS goes online

This new website is online! The internal page will follow soon.