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EMB Member Ocean Decade activities

EMB Members engage in a variety of Ocean Decade (OD) activities. Endorsed EMB Member actions include OD Programmes, OD Projects and OD Contributions, as well as National Decade Committees.

This page collates all the endorsed Ocean Decade activities in which EMB Members are involved.

 

 

Endorsed Decade Activities


BELGIUM 

 

Decade Projects:

  • ​​​​​​Above and Beyond - completing the World Register of Marine Species (ABC WoRMS) – Institution: VLIZ (FWO) (Lead). More info 
  • From global gazetteer to global Community – Institution: VLIZ (FWO) (Lead). More info
  • Acoustics to Assess the Health Status of Reefs – Institution: University of Liège (FNRS) (Lead). More info
  • Downscaling Climate and Ocean Change to Services – Institution: University of Liège (FNRS) (Partner). More info
  • Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility – Institution: VLIZ (FWO) (Lead). More info
  • A probabilistic model for plastic clean-up techs - Institution VLIZ (FWO) (Lead). More info
 

Decade Contributions:

  • Brilliant Marine Research Idea Grant – Institution: VLIZ (FWO) (Lead). More info
  • The Sea as a Good Cause in support to the OD – Institution: VLIZ (FWO) (Lead). More info
 

Decade Implementing Partners:

  • Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) (FWO)

 

CROATIA

Decade Projects


FRANCE     


Decade Projects:


Decade Contributions:

  • France's Priority Research Program "Ocean of solutions" – Institution: IFREMER (Lead). More info 
 

Decade Programmes:

  • One Ocean Network for Deep Observation – Institution: IFREMER (Lead). More info 

 


 

GERMANY 


You can find all information on GEOMAR's Ocean Decade activities here.

Decade Programmes:

  • Global Ocean Oxygen Decade (GOOD) – Institution: GEOMAR (Lead). More info
  • Digital Twins of the Ocean (DITTO) – Institution: GEOMAR (Lead). More info
  • Ocean Practices for the Decade – Institution: GEOMAR (Contributor). More info
  • Observing Air-Sea Interactions Strategy (OASIS) – Institution: GEOMAR (Contributor). More info
  • Marine Life 2030: A Global Integrated Marine Biodiversity Information Management and Forecasting System for Sustainable Development and Conservation – Institution: GEOMAR (Contributor). More info
  • Biomolecular Ocean Observing Network (OBON) – Institution: GEOMAR (Contributor). More info
  • Challenger 150 - A Decade to Study Deep-Sea Life – Institution: GEOMAR (Contributor). More info
  • Global Ecosystems for Ocean Solutions (GEOS) – Institution: GEOMAR (Steering Committee Member). More info
  • Early Career Ocean Professionals (ECOP) – Institution: GEOMAR (Contributor). More info
  • Empowering Women for the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development – Institution: GEOMAR (Steering Committee Member). More info
  • Marine carbon sinks in decarbonisation pathways – Institution: GEOMAR (Lead). More info
  • Conservation of the deep-sea in light of mining – Institution: GEOMAR (Partner). More info
  • Antarctica Sci&Infra for Synchronous Observation (Antarctica InSync) – Institution: Alfred Wegener Institute (KDM) (Lead). More info

 

Decade projects:

 

National Decade Committee:

  • German National Committee of the Ocean Decade – Institution: GEOMAR (National Committee Member). More info

 

Decade Contributions:

 


 

ITALY   

 

Decade Projects:

  • Mitigating tsunamis' threat and destructive impact on coastal communities through enhanced navigation satellite system to tsunami early warnings – Institution: Sapienza University of Rome (CoNISMa) (Lead). More info
  • COST Action - Marine Animal Forest of the World (MAF WORLD) – Institution: CoNISMa (Lead). More info
  • Naples Ecological REsearch Augmented observatory (NEREA) – Institution: SZN (Lead). More info
  • DEUTERONOISE: characterising noise pollution caused by maritime traffic in selected sites throughout Europe – Institution: Universita degli Studi di Padova (CoNISMa) (Lead). More info
  • DIAPHONIA: identifying and quantifying the impact of noise on marine animals – Institution: Universita degli Studi di Padova (CoNISMa) (Lead). More info

Gulf of Naples integrated pelagic observatory: monitoring the pelagic ecosystem of the Gulf of Naples - Institution: SZN (Lead). More info


Decade Programmes:

  • The Science We Need for the Mediterranean Sea We Want (SciNMeet) – Institution: CNR (Steering Committee Member). More info
  • Observing and Predicting the Global Coastal Ocean (CoastPredict) – Institutions: CoNISMa (Lead), CNR (Contributor). More info

 


 

 IRELAND  

 

Decade Contributions:

National Decade Committee:

  • Members of the Marine Institute and the Irish Marine University Consortium are part of Ireland's National Decade Committee. More info

 


 

THE NETHERLANDS

Decade Programmes:

Conservation of the deep-sea in light of mining – Institution: NIOZ (Partner). More info

National Ocean Decade Committee:


 

NORWAY 


Decade Projects:

  • Plankton and planktivory in a changing climate (PELAGIC) - Institution: IMR (Lead). More info
  • Interoperability Architecture for a Digital Ocean – Institution: SINTEF Ocean (Lead). More info
  • Climate Resilient Aquatic Food: Feeding the Future (CLIME Food) – Institution: IMR (Lead). More info
  • Protecting at least 30% of the ocean by 2030 (MPA 2030) – Institution: Nord University (NMU) (Lead). More info
  • FAIR Data in the UN Ocean Decade in support of integrated ecosystem assessment (FAIROD) – Institution: IMR (Lead). More info
  • Expanding the Capacity for Ocean Observations and Ocean Citizen Science Awareness and Stewardship (Sailing4Science) – Institution: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NMU) (Lead). More info


Decade Contributions:

  • Values of the Ocean - a 10 area Decade Programme for protection and sustainable use of the ocean – Institution: NMU (Lead). More info
  • Norway-Pacific Ocean-Climate Scholarship Programme – Institution: University of Bergen (NMU) (Lead). More info

 


 

PORTUGAL  

 

Decade Projects:

 


 

SPAIN 

 

Decade Projects:

  • Building ADAPtive rESilience of Spanish fisheries (VADAPES-II) - Institution: IEO - CSIC (Lead). More info
  • Climate-smart strategies to develop resilience in artisanal fisheries of Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas – Institution: IEO - CSIC (Lead). More info

     


SWEDEN

Decade Projects:

 


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UNITED KINGDOM 

 

Decade Projects:

  • Ocean Science in Action (OSA) – Institution: NOC (Lead). More info
  • Polar Ecosystems, Global Impacts (BIOPOLE) – Institution: NERC (Lead). More info
  • Seabed Mining & Resilience To EXperimental impact (SMARTEX) – Institution: NOC (Lead). More info
  • Future Coastal Ocean Climates (FLAME) – Institution: NOC (Lead). More info
  • One Ocean Hub Research Programme 4 - Institution: University of Strathclyde (MASTS) (Lead). More info
  • BIO-Carbon – Institution: NOC (Lead). More info
  • Haig Fras Marine Protected Area Digital Twin – Institution: NOC (Lead). More info
  • Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility – Institution: NOC (Partner). More info
  • Coastal Observation Lab in a Box - Institution: University of Edinburgh (MASTS) (Lead). More info


Decade Programmes:

  • Joint Exploration of the Twilight Zone Ocean Network (JETZON) – Institution: NOC (Lead). More info
  • Global Ocean Decade Programme for Blue Carbon (GO-BC) - Institution: University of St Andrews (MASTS) (Lead). More info
  • Connecting communities to Atlantic Ocean observing – Institution: NOC (Lead). More info