Sessions and Programme

Session 1: Data services and tools in ocean science
  • Services and tools for discovery, visualisation, dissemination (considering the potentially diverse range of stakeholders/end users)
  • Services and tools for data processing and data analysis
  • Services and tools for data ingestion
  • Services and tools for data management (data reformatting, quality checks, data access…)
  • Virtual Research Environment (VRE), Cloud environment
  • European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) and Blue Cloud pilot
  • Open data for the marine domain
Session 2: Technical developments for marine information and data management
  • Standards for data interoperability (e.g. INSPIRE, vocabularies, data formats, Sensor Web Enablement, Semantic Web, Linked data)
  • Quality assurance
  • Data citation, DOI, PID and data versioning
  • Monitoring and tuning
  • Best practice
Session 3: Marine environmental infrastructures for observation data (data management and access)
  • Operational oceanography metadata/data systems
  • Physical and bio-chemical metadata/data systems
  • Geophysical and geological metadata/data systems
  • Fisheries and biological metadata/data systems
  • Cross infrastructure activities (e.g. AtlantOS, ENVRIplus )
Session 4: Data products, information and knowledge
  • Quality Check procedures and data consistency assessment for historical data collections for climatic studies
  • Machine learning and its application to data collection and data quality check
  • Regional and global data collections and marine data aggregations
  • Validation of data products and uncertainty estimation
  • Distribution and publication of data products
  • Data products for multiple stakeholders/end users including the Blue Economy/Blue Growth
  • Data integration and evaluation of data portal solutions
  • Transfer of technologies and knowledge
  • Systems and products for outreach and dissemination, including Ocean Literacy