EC Green Paper “Marine Knowledge 2020” Launched 29 August


The EC Green Paper “Marine Knowledge 2020: from seabed mapping to ocean forecasting” (COM (2012) 473 of 28 August 2012) is available here.  The paper has much relevance to marine data and information for environmental purposes, including the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Information on the open consultation, which closes on 15 December 2012, can be found here.

Compass Informatics are currently providing support in understanding and implementing the MSFD in Ireland and are active members of the DG ENV WG-DIKE (Working Group on Data, Information and Knowledge Exchange).