Networking activities

Networking activities are dedicated to catalyse the mutual coordination and the pooling of resources among the consortium of participants, with the aim of fostering a culture of cooperation between them.
Networking activities will also aim at spreading good practice, promoting common protocols and interoperability, encouraging complementarity and developing and maintaining common information systems, and stimulating the creation of distributed or virtual facilities.

Activity Number

Title

Short description and objectives of the activity

Participants

NA1

Management of SEADATANET

Animation and management of the project, including the technical coordination, the networking coordination, the joint research coordination activities and the Steering Committee.

IFREMER (Leader), MARIS, HCMR, GHER

NA2

Organization and Monitoring of the distributed infrastructure

Technical system organization, dissemination of common software and technical documentation Implementation of the procedures for system controls (access rights, network availability, data availability, log book) and risk assessment - Help desk.

IFREMER (Leader), MARIS, NERC, BSH, SMHI, IEO, HCMR, OGS, RIHMI, IOC, ENEA, INGV, METU, CLS, AWI, IMR, NERI, CIEM, MI, IHPT, RIKZ, MUMM, VLIZ, MRI, FIMR, IMGW, MSI, LIAE, CMR, SIO-RAS, MHI, IO-BAS, NIMRD, TSU-DNA, INRH, IOF, PUT, NIB-MBS, IOI-MOC, OC-UCY, ISRAMAR, NCSR-NCMS, ISMAL, INSTM

NA3

Training and Capacity building

Organization of training workshops on: 1) data qualification; 2) communication standards (ISO19115/marine XML schemes).

IFREMER, MARIS, NERC, BSH, SMHI, IEO, HCMR, OGS, RIHMI, IOC (Leader), ENEA, INGV, METU, CLS, AWI, IMR, NERI, CIEM, MI, IHPT, RIKZ, MUMM, VLIZ, MRI, FIMR, IMGW, MSI, LIAE, CMR, SIO-RAS, MHI, IO-BAS, NIMRD, TSU-DNA, INRH, IOF, PUT, NIB-MBS, IOI-MOC, OC-UCY, ISRAMAR, NCSR-NCMS, ISMAL, INSTM

NA4

Cruises Summary Reports Directory (CSR)

Maintenance and standardization of the national inventories of oceanographic cruises, moorings & experiments standardized summary reports - Interconnection including the satellites missions inventories in a common pan-european directory (meta-database)

all TA partners, BSH (Leader)

NA5

Data Sets Directories EDMED, EDIOS

Maintenance, standardization and interconnection of the national inventories of :1) data sets collected by the research laboratories (European Directory of Marine Environmental Datasets EDMED) 2) data sets collected by continuous Ocean-Observing System (EDIOS).

all TA partners, NERC (Leader)

NA6

Common Data Index (CDI)

Maintenance, standardization and interconnection of the Common Data Index (CDI) of the data archived in the SEADATANET data centres.Production of standardized data sets for inter-comparison and product preparation.

all TA partners, MARIS (Leader)

NA7

Projects inventory (EDMERP)

Maintenance, standardization and interconnection of the Marine Environmental Research Projects (EDMERP) inventory.

all TA partners, MARIS (Leader)

NA8

Communication, Users Marketing and feedback

Preparation and dissemination of promotional documentation - data users and producers marketing - getting feedback.Organization of two international conferences on Ocean Data.

all partners, ENEA (Leader)

 

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