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EUR 4 million granted for ocean research

EUROPEAN UNION
Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 22:30 (GMT + 9)

The European Commission (EU) has awarded a grant of almost EUR 4 million to the European research infrastructure for observing the oceans. The funds will be used to add 150 Argo floats to the project portfolio in the next two years. Argo floats measure and transmit data on ocean temperature and salinity. As such, they are the main tools for providing long-term high quality information on the ocean. They are named after the Greek mythical ship Argo. The 150 new Argo floats will deliver critical data from depths of 2,000 metres to shallow waters that will help scientists to understand the role of the ocean in the earth's climate, predict the evolution of our weather and climate, and detect changes in ocean current patterns. The EURO-ARGO European Research Infrastructure Consortium, launched last summer, is a cooperation between several EU member states and institute... FULL STORY

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Seafood landings continue falling
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The Cooperative of Shipowners of the Port of Vigo (ARVI) has expressed its disagreement on the latest communication from the European Commission (EC) ... FULL STORY
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