EDMERP covers marine research projects for a wide range of disciplines including marine meteorology; physical, chemical and biological oceanography; sedimentology; marine biology and fisheries; environmental quality; coastal and estuarine studies; marine geology and geophysics etc. Research projects are described as metadata factsheets with their most relevant aspects. The primary objective is to support users in identifying interesting research activities and in connecting them to involved research managers and organisations across Europe. Currently, EDMERP describes around 3.000 research projects from organisations across Europe.
The query interface enables to search by a set of criteria. The selected research projects are then listed. The list can be sorted by a number of key fields. Clicking on the display icon retrieves the full research project description.