13th November 2014
Present and past flow regime on contourite drifts west of Spitsbergen: Preliminary results from the EUROFLEETS2 PREPARED cruise (RV G.O. Sars, expedition 191) Project Acronym: PREPAREDArea: Norwegian Sea to west of SvalbardResearch Vessel: RV G. O. Sars, IMR and UiB, BergenChief scientist: R.G. Lucchi and V. Kovacevic, OGS (Istituto di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Sgonico (TS), ItalyOther project partners: University of Gothenburg (UNIGOT), Sweeden Institute of Oceanology Polis
13th November 2014
EUROFLEETS Public Deliverables available for consultation here D3.1 – Status and foreseeable evolution of the European and International Polar Research Fleets & Equipment This deliverable contains an overview of the available technical information and the on board equipment for the Polar Research Vessels (heavy icebreakers and ice classified vessels) operating at both Poles (Arctic and Antarctic) on an international level. It also discusses how these vessels can be accessed by scientists and
5th November 2014
Microplastic pollution in the Arctic Project Acronym: PolarPlastics Area: Tromsø to west of Svalbard Research Vessel: RV G. O. Sars, IMR and UiB, Bergen Chief scientist: Amy Lusher, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology Other project partners: OGS, Trieste, Italy Date: 5 th -15 th June 2014 RV G. O. Sars ©Ardo Robijn PolarPlastics and PREPARED Cruise Teams ©Renata Lucchi Cruise Map ©Amy Lusher Amy Lusher ©Renata Lucchi Amy Lusher, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Ireland “I applied to Euroflee
4th November 2014
The EUROFLEETS2 Consortium is pleased to announce that within the EUROFLEETS2 Project, 1 project (corresponding to a 100% “success rate”) will get access to 12 days of use of equipment fully funded by the EC. For more information on the “Embarked Equipment 2013” call results and the abstracts of the funded projects please see.
4th November 2014
The EUROFLEETS2 Consortium is pleased to announce that within the EUROFLEETS2 Project 1 project upon 4 eligible received proposals (corresponding to a 25% “success rate”) will get access to 28 days at sea fully funded by the EC. For more information on the “Super-integration 2013” ship-time 2013 call results and the abstracts of the funded projects please see.
3rd November 2014
NOW OPEN Applications are now being invited for funding for ship-time on the “Regional 3” Call with any of the following research vessels and/or marine equipment to carry out ship-based research activities within any field of marine science. This call makes available a total of 12 RVs operating on the regions: Indian Ocean, SW Atlantic, SW Baltic Sea, Bay of Biscay – SW Iberian Margin, Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea and Red Sea. Small research projects involving 1 or 2 berths in EUROFLEETS2 cruise
28th May 2014
©Ifremer-O. Dugornay Euro-Argo is the European contribution to the international Argo array of 3,000 profiling floats measuring temperature and salinity from the surface down to 2,000 m throughout the global oceans. This is the first time a European legal entity (European Research Infrastructure Consortium, ERIC) has been established for in-situ observation of the global oceans. This is a major milestone which will optimize, sustain and improve the European contributions to Argo. Euro-Argo was o
7th May 2014
EUROFLEETS2 was present in an event hosted by the Italian Ministery of Foreign Affairs, Rome, Italy on the 14 of April 2014, where Michele Rebesco, OGS representative, made a presentation that aimed at the promotion of EUROFLEETS2 activities and in particular: funded PREPARED cruise; activity within NA2 – “Flagship initiative for polar access” (in general and by OGS in particular regarding D3.3); activity of OGS Explora and proposals for polar cruises. Also in this conference EUROFLEETS Booklets
1st April 2014
Gathering more than sixty scientists and research fleets operators from all European eco-regions, the GA Meeting of the European project EUROFLEETS2 is currently being held in Rome, Italy, at the invitation of the National Research Council (CNR).
14th January 2014
The Deadline for Application has been extended until the 20 JANUARY 2014. A preparatory workshop for the EUROFLEETS2 ship-time Calls, organized within the EUROFLEETS2 programme, will be held in Tallinn, Estonia from 18th to 20th February 2014. The workshop aims at supporting emerging researchers in writing competitive proposals for ship-time and providing acquaintance to the available vessels, equipment and instrumentation. The workshop specifically aims at encouraging the participation of scien