INSPIRE Knowledge Base

EmodNET Biology

Description
Organisation: 
Preperatory Action for Biology of the Eurepean Marine Observation and Data Network. European Marine Waters
Acronym: 
EmodNET Biology
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
Development of the Biological Component of the European Marine Observation and Data Network.
Formal Mandate: 
None
Mandate: 
Consortium developing the Biolgical component of EmodNET. EmodNET is funded by DG MARE, EU. DG MARE requests complinacy of the project with INSPIRE.
Activities: 
Development of Marine Biological Portal of EmodNET.
Membership: 
Cooridnation: Flanders Marine Institute (Be) Project partners: ICES, GBIF, OBIS, NIOO (NL), IBSS (Ukr), PANGAEA (GE), SAHFOS (UK), Ifremer (Fr), MARIS (NL)
Comments: 
DG MARE requested to become member of the INSPIRE group, more in particular to contribute and cooperate with Annex III, 19 (Species Distribution)
Typology: 
Regional
Thematic
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • register a project to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    Europe
    European marine waters
    Societal Sector
    research, national monitoring agencies
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    Development of Eureopan Ocean Biogeographic Information System (EurOBIS). Involved in IODE, OBIS, GBIF communities. Coordinator of EmodNEt Biology.Member of Marine Observation and Data Expert Group (MODEG), a expert group advising DG MARE on ocean and marine data management issues.
    Environmental application domains
    Developer/manager of EurOBIS, World Register of Marine Species, developer of EMODNet Biology
    Primary Business
    Marine and Oceanographic Data and Information Management
    INSPIRE Data Themes
    Coordinator
    Producer
    User