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January 2013

WP3 - Capacity building and Training
Training Workshop
9 January 2013 - 10 January 2013
Brest, France

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A 2-day Training Workshop will take place at IFREMER in Brest, France on Wednesday 9 January 2013 and Thursday 10 January 2013. The Workshop is only for Geo-Seas partners and aims at training of data managers of data centres in the production and operation of new products and services, in particular: seismic, log and DTM viewing.

Participants have to register with the organiser of the Training Workshop: IFREMER. Location: IFREMER, Brest, France
Organiser: Eric Moussat, eric.moussat@ifremer.fr

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October 2012

WP6 - Communication - dissemination promotion - data policy
Geo-Seas International Workshop
9 October 2012 - 10 October 2012
Cork, Ireland

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On the 9 & 10 OCTOBER 2012 the Geo-Seas project will host an international workshop to present the results of this European Commission funded project and provide demonstrations of these tools and services for the discovery, assessment and access to a range of marine geosciences datasets. The workshop will also include a number of keynote presentations by invited speakers from the international marine research community and other related fields.

An invited poster session will also provide an additional opportunity for a number of related projects and research activities to make a presentation to highlight these initiatives and outline their aims and objectives.

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MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR VISIT TO CORK . . .
The INFOMAR (Integrated Mapping for the Sustainable Development of Ireland's Marine Resources) meeting will be held on the 11 & 12 OCTOBER 2012 at the University College Cork immediately after the Geo-Seas workshop. More info at: http://www.infomar.ie

Location: University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Organiser: Virginia Hannah - BGS, vhannah@bgs.ac.uk

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July 2012

WP1 - Project Management
EU Project Review
2 July 2012 - 2 July 2012
London, United Kingdom

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The next EU Project Review will take place the full day at 2 July 2012.

The Review meeting will be held in London, United Kingdom.

Location: Crowne Plaza hotel, London, United Kingdom
Organiser: Helen Glaves, hmg@bgs.ac.uk

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April 2012

WP2 - Infrastructure Management and Monitoring
Plenary and Steering Group meeting
18 April 2012 - 19 April 2012
Santorini, Greece

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The Geo-Seas full network meeting, including Steering Committee, will take place in Santorini, Greece. Location: Santorini Palace Hotel, Santorini, Greece
Organiser: Maria Sachpazi - NOA, m.sachp@noa.gr

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March 2012

WP10 - User consultation and development of standard data products
User Workshop at Oceanology International 2012
14 March 2012 - 14 March 2012
London, United Kingdom

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The Geo-Seas project is making good progress in developing its core services for discovery and access to marine and ocean geological and geophysical data sets. In addition new associated services are being developed for virtual browsing and viewing of distributed data sets, in particular seismic survey and lithological logs. It is important that potential users from science, government and industry become aware of these services and also give their feedback for finetuning. Therefore Geo-Seas is organising a User Workshop which will take place on Wednesday 14 March 2012 from 13.30 to 17.00 hours at the Excel centre in London - United Kingdom in the context of the Oceanology International 2012 exhibition.

More information will follow.

Location: Excel centre, London, United Kingdom
Organiser: Helen Glaves, hmg@bgs.ac.uk


November 2011

WP1 - Project Management
Steering Committee meeting nr 6
30 November 2011 - 30 November 2011
Haarlem, Netherlands

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The next Geo-Seas Steering Committee will be organised by NERC-BGS and MARIS in Haarlem, The Netherlands. 

Further details for the meeting will follow.

Location: Brinkman, Grote Markt, Haarlem, Netherlands
Organiser: Helen Glaves, hmg@bgs.ac.uk


July 2011

Project review meeting
6 July 2011 - 7 July 2011
Nottingham, United Kingdom

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The next Geo-Seas periodic review meeting will take place on 7 July 2011 at the head quarters of the British Geological Survey in Keyworth, Nottingham.

For directions see the website

The day before a pre-meeting of Steering Committee members will take place from 11.00 hours onwards to prepare the Review.   

Location: Kingsley Dunham Centre, Keyworth, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Organiser: Helen Glaves, hmg@bgs.ac.uk


April 2011

Steering Committee meeting number 5
21 April 2011 - 21 April 2011
Varna, Bulgaria

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The Steering Committee meeting will take place direct after the Geo-Seas plenary meeting at the Place - Grand Hotel Dimyat, Varna, Bulgaria. A draft agenda can be downloaded. Accommodation is available at the hotel: http://www.grandhoteldimyat.com/ The provisional time table for the meeting is as follows:

18.04.2011 - arrival, registration, welcome;
19 - 20.04.2011 - full network meeting
20.04.2011 - official dinner in a traditional Bulgarian restaurant.
21.04.2011 - Steering Committee meeting

Location: Grand Hotel Dimyat, Varna, Bulgaria
Organiser: Helen Glaves, hmg@bgs.ac.uk

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WP2 - Infrastructure Management and Monitoring
Plenary Group meeting
19 April 2011 - 20 April 2011
Varna, Bulgaria

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The Geo-Seas plenary meeting will be held at the Place - Grand Hotel Dimyat, Varna, Bulgaria. The draft agenda can be downloaded.

Accommodation is available at the hotel: http://www.grandhoteldimyat.com/

The provisional time table for the meeting is as follows:

18.04.2011 - arrival, registration, welcome;
19 - 20.04.2011 - full network meeting
20.04.2011 - official dinner in a traditional Bulgarian restaurant.
21.04.2011 - Steering Committee meeting
21.04.2011 - field trip

Location: Grand Hotel Dimyat, Varna, Bulgaria
Organiser: Helen Glaves, hmg@bgs.ac.uk

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December 2010

WP10 - User consultation and development of standard data products
WP10 projectgroup meeting
1 December 2010 - 2 December 2010
Brussels, Belgium

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The WP10 meeting subjects are:

  • Follow up end-user consultation questionnaire WP10.1
  • Basic set up WP10.3 Standardization habitat mapping

The minutes of the meeting are available for project partners via the Extranet.

Location: MUMM, Brussels, Belgium



October 2010

WP1 - Project Management
Steering Comittee meeting number 4
7 October 2010 - 7 October 2010
Lisbon, Portugal

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The Geo-Seas Steering Committee meeting number 4 takes place to monitor progress of the project activities.

The minutes of the meeting are available for project partners at the Extranet.

Location: LNEG, Lisbon, Portugal
Organiser: Helen Glaves, hmg@bgs.ac.uk


June 2010

WP3 - Capacity building and Training
Training Workshop
22 June 2010 - 25 June 2010
Strasbourg, France

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A 4-day training course will take place at CNRS in Strasbourg - France aiming at data managers and technicians of the 27 Geo-Seas data centres. The data managers will learn to work with the common Geo-Seas formats and procedures, as developed in WP4, and software tools, as developed in WP8, for preparing and updating metadata, processing and quality control of data, both for geological data and geophysical data. The technicians will get trained in implementing and configuring the system tools, as developed in WP8, for interconnecting the data centre systems and the portal, for generating and exchanging metadata, for converting data to standard formats, and for monitoring the performance of their nodes in the Geo-Seas infrastructure.

The Training takes place at Ecole et Observatoire des Sciences de la Terre (EOST), University of Strasbourg, 5 rue René Descartes, Strasbourg, France.

Location: University of Strasbourg (EOST), Strasbourg, France
Organiser: Marc Schaming, Marc.Schaming@eost.u-strasbg.fr

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April 2010

WP2 - Infrastructure Management and Monitoring
Plenary, Advisory and Steering Committee meetings
26 April 2010 - 28 April 2010
Trieste, Italy

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The Geo-Seas plenary meeting with all partners will be held on 26 and 27 April 2010 at ICTP, Trieste, Italy. The meeting will also be joined by the members of the Advisory Board. The 3rd Steering Comittee meeting will take place at the same location on 28th April 2010.

There is accommodation on the premises of ITCP available at the Adriatico Guest House. Information about this was distributed to all partners by e-mail. 

Location: ICTP, Trieste, Italy
Organiser: Helen Glaves - BGS and Paolo Diviacco - OGS, hmg@bgs.ac.uk

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November 2009

WP4 - Development of content standards, profiles, common transport and services protocols
WP4 GeoSciML in Geo-Seas Experts meeting
20 November 2009 - 20 November 2009
Brussels, Belgium

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This technical meeting is organised between experts from SeaDataNet, GeoSciML and One-Geology to see how crossfertilisation can be achieved in the field of standards, that are being defined for Geo-Seas.

The agenda is attached. The minutes and presentations will become available after the meeting for partners only at the Extranet.

Location: UKRO Office, Brussels, Belgium
Organiser: Paolo Diviacco - OGS, pdiviacco@gmail.com

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October 2009

WP1 - Project Management
Steering Group meeting - nr 2
15 October 2009 - 15 October 2009
Lissabon, Portugal

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The Steering Committee is the management and coordination board of the Geo-Seas project.

The agenda is attached. The minutes and presentations will become available after the meeting for partners only at the Extranet.

Location: LNEG Office, Lissabon, Portugal
Organiser: Colin Graham - BGS, ccg@bgs.ac.uk

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WP10 - User consultation and development of standard data products
WP10 meeting - nr 1
14 October 2009 - 14 October 2009
Lissabon, Portugal

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WP10 has the aim to establish user requirements for standard data products and viewing services and to develop algorithms and production methods for standard geological 1-D and 2-D data products and viewing services.

The agenda is attached. The minutes and presentations will become available after the meeting for partners only at the Extranet.

Location: LNEG office, Lissabon, Portugal


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September 2009

WP4 - Development of content standards, profiles, common transport and services protocols
WP4 technical meeting - nr 1
9 September 2009 - 10 September 2009
Utrecht, Netherlands

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The aim of Geo-Seas is to adopt and, where needed, to adapt the SeaDataNet standards and system for indexing and giving access to data sets from distributed data centres. This Technical meeting will discuss the definition of the Geo-Seas standards for the variety of Geo-Seas data types.

Attached is the Agenda of the meeting. The minutes and presentations will become available after the meeting for partners only at the Extranet.  

Location: Deltares / TNO office, Utrecht, Netherlands
Organiser: Paolo Diviacco - OGS, pdiviacco@ogs.trieste.it

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June 2009

WP2 - Infrastructure Management and Monitoring
Kick-off meeting
22 June 2009 - 23 June 2009
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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All partners are invited for this first meeting of the Geo-Seas Full Network. All work packages and their relations will be introduced and discussed.

The agenda is attached. The minutes and the presentations of the meeting will be made available after the meeting for project partners only via the Extranet.

Location: Apex International Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Organiser: Colin Graham - BGS, ccg@bgs.ac.uk

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