Mercator Ocean International, the Azores Regional Government and NEREUS organize on June 6-7 2019 in Azores, Faial Island, Horta city, an event for maritime regions entitled “Copernicus Marine for Outermost and Maritime Regions“.

This event is of interest to all maritime regions as the themes discussed will be relevant to all maritime sectors / activites and focuses on the following objectives:

  • To allow for Public Authorities to share issues they are facing regarding their maritime activities (water quality monitoring, aquaculture and fisheries management, renewable energy farm implementation, EU Directive and UN Sustainable Development Goal monitoring, etc.) and their expectations about the potential of Copernicus in this regard.
  • To assess Public Authorities’ experience/needs/priorities in terms of marine data and information with regards to the Copernicus Marine Service.
  • To present Copernicus Marine Service experts and users to address those issues with existing examples and known solutions.
  • To put into practice some of the existing examples and known solutions within 3 marine hands-on technical training sessions.