EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - INSTRUCTOR (OCEAN MAPPING), School of Ocean Technology, Marine Institute of Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
At a recent workshop (April 2019), the AORA Ecosystem Approach to Ocean Health and Stressors Working Group met to finalise their vision and roadmap for an international science plan on research directions, priorities, synergies, and complementarities in the North Atlantic.
In its inaugural year, the 'Go Atlantic Blue' campaign has had an incredible response with more than 50 landmarks and buildings coming on board in Ireland alone. These include airports, State buildings, lighthouses, castles, aquariums and even a windmill.
Galway, 23 May, 2019: Famous buildings and landmarks across Ireland will ‘Go Atlantic Blue’ over the weekend 7-10 June to celebrate our connection to the Atlantic Ocean, as part of World Oceans Day. The global day (Saturday 8 June) connects people worldwide in celebrating the ocean, its importance in our lives and how each of us can protect it, no matter where we live.
The Mindelo Arrangement signing took place during the Cabo Verde Ocean Week, organised by the Government of Cabo Verde. It opens new opportunities to harness the full potential of Cabo Verde's geographic location for the development of the Blue Economy.
From October 30 through November 20, 2018, NOAA and partners will conduct a telepresence-enabled ocean exploration expedition on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer.
Mapping the world’s oceans is a tremendous task that would benefit from a prioritisation strategy. This article has been posted on hydro-international.com
On 6th June 2018, a celebratory event entitled “Transatlantic Research Cooperation to Treasure and Protect the Atlantic Ocean” was held in the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
The EU funded project ARICE (Arctic Research Icebreaker Consortium) has now opened its first call for ship-time proposals to access icebreakers CCGS Amundsen, RV Sikuliaq and PRV Polarstern.
The EU Horizon 2020 project AtlantOS just finalized a video to explain the value of integrated Atlantic Ocean Observing for societal benefit.
European Commission and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation of Argentina sign an administrative arrangement encouraging cooperation in marine research and innovation
The AORA EA2OHS Working Group is currently holding a workshop looking at Mandates on Ecosystem-based Management across CA-EU-USA. This workshop is taking place in London and will run until the 16th of March.
The European Commission has published a stakeholder survey "Reducing marine litter: actions on single use plastics and abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear".
The 3rd AtlantOS General Assembly is current taking place at PLOCAN. Gran Canaria. This meeting will brings together project partners and also includes individual work package meetings and several other stakeholder meetings back to back.
The 8th Meeting of the AORA Atlantic Seabed Mapping International Working Group took place on the 10th and 11th of October 2017.
Ireland announces 6 million in funding for Seabed Mapping and Marine Research as part of Ireland's commitments during the Our Ocean conference in Malta.
The Educational Passages programme promotes ocean and environmental literacy by allowing different schools across America to sponsor a boat that is then launched in the Atlantic and tracked via GPS.
OCEANS North America will be hosted in Alaska for the first time in 2017. The theme, “Our Harsh and Fragile Ocean” will bring consideration of the issues of Climate Change, Diminishing Arctic Ice Pack, Ocean Acidification, Increase vessel traffic in Arctic waters, Energy extraction and much more.
The unmanned miniature Lancer boat is heading home and may land in Kerry or Cork within weeks. The miniature unmanned 1 ½ metre Lancer boat that was found washed ashore in Galway in September 2016.
On the 13th of july 2017 the European Union, Brazil and South Africa signed the Belém Statement, an agreement for research and innovation in the Atlantic Ocean. The statement was signed in Lisbon's historic Belém Tower.
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