NECCTON Kick-off Meeting this week in Toulouse

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Mercator Ocean International is organising a kick-off event of the NECCTON project (“New Copernicus capability for trophic ocean networks”) aiming to gather all partners and stakeholders of the project and set its start. This hybrid event will last from 24-26…
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Partnership NMEFC and Mercator Ocean

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The Chinese National Marine Environmental Forecasting Center (NMEFC) has joined the GODAE community of global ocean forecasters in 2013, with the first version of the Chinese Global Ocean Forecasting System CGOFS. The second generation of this system, operational since 2018,…
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Marine heatwave bulletin – 30 January 2024

Marine Heatwave Bulletin
Mercator Ocean International (MOi) oceanographers examine marine heatwaves across the global ocean. They analyse a variety of datasets from observations (satellite sea surface temperature maps) to numerical model analyses (assimilating satellite and in situ observations) and derive forecasts for a…
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ACCIBERG: improving the quality of arctic forecasts

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Navigating Arctic waters poses significant challenges due to the presence of sea ice and icebergs. While forecasts for sea ice are available through the Copernicus Marine and Climate Change Services, information about icebergs is limited, only derived-satellite observations are provided…
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Marine heatwave bulletin – 23 January 2024

Marine Heatwave Bulletin
Mercator Ocean International (MOi) oceanographers examine marine heatwaves across the global ocean. They analyse a variety of datasets from observations (satellite sea surface temperature maps) to numerical model analyses (assimilating satellite and in situ observations) and derive forecasts for a…
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Plongée numérique dans l’océan du futur

Spotted in the media
Comme pour la météo et le climat, les capacités de simulation de l’océan se sont développées de manière incroyable depuis quelques décennies. Cela permet des prévisions inimaginables auparavant et des reconstitutions précieuses du passé. L’arrivée de l’intelligence artificielle permet d’anticiper…
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Marine heatwave bulletin – 16 January 2024

Marine Heatwave Bulletin
Mercator Ocean International (MOi) oceanographers examine marine heatwaves across the global ocean. They analyse a variety of datasets from observation analyses (satellite sea surface temperature maps) to model analyses (assimilating satellite and in situ observations) and model forecasts.¹ Assessment for…
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Marine heatwave bulletin – 9 January 2024

Marine Heatwave Bulletin
Mercator Ocean International (MOi) oceanographers examine marine heatwaves across the global ocean. They analyse a variety of datasets from observation analyses (satellite sea surface temperature maps) to model analyses (assimilating satellite and in situ observations) and model forecasts.¹ Assessment for…
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Earth warming has been accelerating for the last 60 years

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The international community grapples with the reality of planetary warming, a phenomenon whose far-reaching implications are notably borne heavily by the Ocean, exerting profound impacts on both the environment and humanity at large. But where does the excess heat from…
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Mercator Ocean becomes Observer of the OSPAR Convention

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In July 2023, Mercator Ocean International (MOi) became Observer of the OSPAR Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic. The OSPAR Convention, governed by the OSPAR Commission, works to address environmental issues affecting the North-East…
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