A web-application to understand ecologically important seafloor features in Marine Protected Areas, 9 November 2017, 4pm CET

On 9 November 2017, 4:00pm CET the Protected Area Impact Maps VRE was introduced in a webinar (Click here for more information). This BlueBRIDGE web-application is used to visualise and report on MPA coverage of ecologically important seafloor features in Marine Protected Areas.

BlueBRIDGE webinar: Semantic Integration of Marine Data, 28 June 2017, 11.10am CEST

BlueBRIDGE organized a webinar on 28 June 2017, 11.10am CEST, with the aim to highlight the importance of a semantic integration of data, the current approaches for integration and the main case studies of marine data coming from the BlueBRIDGE project. It showcased a process to construct semantic warehouse of marine data and how it can be exploited. 

Introduction to Stock Assessment, 6-9 June 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark

ICES training course "Introduction to stock assessment" will be taking place this coming June, assisted with the use of the BlueBRIDGE VREs.
This course provides instruction, demonstration, and exercises in population modelling as applied to fishery resources ​

ICES methods for setting proxy MSY reference points for stocks in categories 3 and 4 - Part II, 14-15 February 2017

The objective of this course was to enable stock assessors and users of ICES advice to understand the underlying principles of each method, the required data and format, as well as how to run the code and interpret the results for use in ICES advice.

ICES methods for setting proxy MSY reference points for stocks in categories 3 and 4, 25-26 January 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark

ICES training course on "ICES methods for setting proxy MSY reference points for stocks in categories 3 and 4" took place on January 25-26 in Copenhagen, Denmark, assisted with the use of the BlueBRIDGE VREs. 18 participants attended the event. 

ICES announcing the upcoming training courses supported by BlueBRIDGE

18/Dec/2016

The ICES December newsletter announces the two-part course on proxy MSY reference points that will be held in January and February to kick off the 2017 training programme.

BlueBRIDGE presentation & VRE usage @ NKUA course, 6 December 2016, Athens (Greece)

"BlueBRIDGE: Cloud infrastructure serving aquafarms and supporting models" was among the modules of the  NKUA postgraduate course on “DATA BASES MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS”. The course, which was given by Prof. Yannis Ioannidis, took place on 6th December 2016 at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and was attended by 14 students.

Principles and methods of broadband/wideband technologies: application to fisheries acoustics, 8 - 12 December 2016 Bergen, Norway

ICES training course on "Principles and methods of broadband/wideband technologies: application to fisheries acoustics" will be taking place this coming september, assisted with the use of the BlueBRIDGE VREs.

Course dates: 8-12 December 2016
Location: Bergen, Norway

NB. This course is now full. You can join the course waiting list by compleating the application form. Successful applicants will be notified in November

Stock Assessment (advanced)

The ICES training course entitled "Stock Assessment (advanced)" will be commencing in November, incorporating the use of the BlueBRIDGE VREs.

Synopsis: Advanced course in fisheries stock assessment modelling, exploring generic properties of stock assessment methods. 

Dates: 28 November –2 December 2016 
Location : ICES, Copenhagen, Denmark

New BlueBRIDGE VRE supporting a scientific training on Stock Assessment

03/Nov/2016

BlueBRIDGE recently developed a Virtual Research Environment (VRE) supporting a scientific training on Stock Assessment. This VRE will be used for the ICES Advanced Stock Assessment Training Course, which will be held from Monday, 28 November, to Friday, 2 December, 2016.