Dates: 19-20 October 2016
Venue: Glasgow, UK
The latest EMB contribution to the Sea Change Project, a set of fact sheets about oceans and human health, were presented. Proposal for new activities on sea-level rise and decommissioning of offshore structures were also approval.
Updates were presented on the ongoing Project Sea Change and on the EOOS initiative.
The open session theme was blue growth and featured the following presentations:
H2020 and beyond: Can Europe sustain marine ecosystems and drive Blue Growth at a North Atlantic scale?, Murray Roberts
Marine renewables and optimal ecologically sustainable planning for our oceans, Beth Scott
Decommissioning of offshore structures, Jan de Leeuw
H2020 and other activities, Marco Weydert
Blue growth and ocean observing, Iain Shepherd
SEACAMS – Reducing the risk for marine renewables industries through collaborative research, David Mills
Update on UNCLOS PrepCom on BBNJ, Alan Evans