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Mercator Ocean International provides customised state-of-the-art services and continued service improvements to both support operational activities and help advance the scientific goals of our shareholders. Today MOi has 10 valued shareholders in 5 countries, leading actors in operational oceanography worldwide:

  • CMCC: Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici SRL (an Italian research centre dedicated to climate and climate-related research)
  • CNR: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (the National Research Council of Italy].
  • CNRS: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (French National Centre for Scientific Research)
  • IFREMER: Institut Français de Recherche pour l’Exploitation de la Mer (French National Institute for Ocean Science)
  • IRD: Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development)
  • Météo-France: French national meteorological and climate service
  • Met Office: the United Kingdom’s national weather forecasting service
  • NERSC: Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Centre (Norwegian non-profit research foundation)
  • Puertos Del Estado: Spanish government agency responsible for implementing the government’s port policy
  • SHOM: The Service Hydrographique et Océanographique de la Marine (French National hydrographic service)

With its R&D activities, complex ocean simulation system, and expert forecasters, MOi covers the entire value chain of a highly-advanced operational oceanography centre offering our shareholders, partners and users from the public and private sectors a full range of tailored services.

MOi contributes to the activities of its shareholders, providing on-demand services and solutions for their mainstream operations as well as for specific scientific projects and sea campaigns. Examples of products and services provided include:

Production of information for Ocean Climate 

  • Data used for model calibration in investigating the ocean temperature dynamic trying to bridge machine learning and data assimilation techniques using realistic data
  • Data used to analyse heat transport in the ocean in the EU Blue Action project
  • Seasonal forecasting for polar regions under the SURVOSTRAL campaign

Production of information for Ocean and Ice services

 Production of information for Ocean Health and Marine Diversity

Production of information for Ocean Pollution

Monitoring of Weather Hazards 

Monitoring the Sea-Air Interaction

Co-development of Ocean Models

 Regional studies on request