23 Sep 2022

Examining the marine environment with Copernicus’ WEkEO DIAS in Blue-Cloud

Blue-Cloud highlighted as a successful use case for the Copernicus WEkEO DIAS, enabling marine researchers to access, combine, and share quality environmental data.

05 Sep 2022

Establishing long-term collaborations in marine research and open science

Collaboration, cooperation and shared visions are the foundations of every successful synergy. Creating open science platforms to facilitate the use and reuse of oceanic data is a team work activity, and cannot be achieved by one project alone. Blue-Cloud poses special attention to this aspect for creating valuable cooperation among projects operating in the Blue Economy and Marine Research and over the course of the last three years has established strong synergies with initiatives in this area to foster the adoption of its innovative open-science solutions.

18 Aug 2022

Piloting Blue-Cloud services at the Ocean Hackathon 2022

For the first time, Blue-Cloud will be a data provider in the Ocean Hackathon organised by Campus Mondial de la Mer, supporting exciting challenges for marine research and the blue economy.

12 Aug 2022

Integration of Blue-Cloud services in the “Wildlife Tracker for Oceans”

The Wildlife Tracker for Oceans has developed a marine conservation application exploiting data from the Blue-Cloud VLab Zoo & Phytoplankton EOV products. On 26 July the team held a webinar to show how this app was successfully implemented for the Galapagos Whale Shark Project.

09 Aug 2022

Advancing priorities for ocean microbiome research

Blue-Cloud was mentioned in the list of repositories for ocean microbiome datasets in a recent article published on Nature Microbiology, produced by experts from Tara Ocean Foundation, Tara Oceans, EMBL and EMBRC-ERIC.

11 Jul 2022

Explore EMODnet data via Blue-Cloud Data Discovery & Access Service

The Blue-Cloud Data Discovery & Access Service was featured in the EMODnet Annual Report 2021 as one of the most relevant EU infrastructures for Open Science. Try it out now!

09 Jun 2022

Ocean observations and marine data in support of the EU Green Deal: a day at EMD 2022

A joint hybrid workshop at EMD 2022 organised by the H2020 projects EuroSea and Blue-Cloud and the EC marine data service EMODnet showcased success stories and use cases from the European (and Atlantic) marine data landscape, and charted the way forward for closer collaboration on ocean observation and marine data in the context of the EU Green Deal.

04 May 2022

Developing the Blue-Cloud Strategic Roadmap to 2030, together

The public consultation towards the Blue-Cloud Strategic Roadmap to 2030 has reached an important milestone: contributions have been gathered from nearly 100 stakeholders to shape policy recommendations for evolving Blue-Cloud as a thematic, cloud-based Open Science ecosystem for marine research into the future.

02 May 2022

The FAO FIRMS Global Tuna Atlas is out: a new view on fisheries data

The EU-funded H2020 project Blue-Cloud contributed to advancing the interoperability of fisheries data. The FAO FIRMS Global Tuna Atlas will support and improve fisheries management across the globe. 

22 Apr 2022

A Digital Twin of the Ocean by 2027: Impressions from the Digital Ocean Forum

Our impressions on the first Digital Ocean Forum held in Paris on 20-21 April, hosted by Mercator Ocean International, introducing the Digital Twin Ocean.