Managing tuna fisheries data at a global scale: the Tuna Atlas VRE

Tuna Fisheries

The Tuna Atlas VRE is a tool to handle public domain data from various (Tuna) Regional Fisheries Management Organizations. Tuna Atlas provides services to discover the available datasets at regional and global levels, extract them in several formats widely used by the scientific community (e.g CSV, NetCDF, SDMX) and visualize them in an interactive web-viewer of indicators and maps. It also includes tools for the users to generate their own Tuna Atlas by applying own processing (e.g applying specific choices for scientific corrections) on the tuna RFMOs data.

 

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New generation tools for Aquaculture

The tutorial presents the BlueBRIDGE tools that aquaculture producers can use to estimate the performance of their production exploiting state of the art Machine Learning methods based on the real historical production data.

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Aquaculture is the fastest growing animal food production sector in the world with continuously and rapid increase global production. However, the environment in which the aquaculture companies operate is highly competitive with limited margin for profit. All aquaculture producers have to face specific challenges concerning the improvement of the performance of their companies in terms of cost, feed conversion, growth rate and mortality. Simultaneously, their decisions should be sustainable and environmental friendly. Small mistakes can make the difference from profit to loss. Using the services provided by BlueBRIDGE, aquafarmers can estimate the performance of their production exploiting state of the art Machine Learning methods based on the real historical production data. Furthermore, they are able to make accurate production plans, future investment plans by exploiting the geoanalytics platform and techno-economic analysis combining production, financial and environmental data. In this way, they can make correct and timely decisions strengthen their aquaculture's position against competition.

 




PAIM: the Protected Area Impact Maps Virtual Research Environment

PAIM VRE

 

The PAIM Virtual Research Environment (VRE) provides the user with tools to visualize, analyze and report on a range of ecologically important seafloor features within marine protected areas - a key component of Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP). The interface is built around an interactive map viewer that provides visualization of a range seafloor features. The interface utilizes cloud computing to analyse the representation of seafloor features within marine protected areas for a selected exclusive economic zone or marine ecoregion. Finally, the interface presents the results of this analysis in an interactive report, with options to download the report or the results of the analysis. The interface will assist users in understanding which seafloor features occur in an area and how these are currently represented in marine protected areas. This information can be used to prioritize future planning of protected areas to include seafloor features which are poorly represented.

 

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BlueBRIDGE general introduction

SlideShare presentation on BlueBRIDGE project: objectives, offers, stakeholder, partners.




Using e-infrastructures for Biodiversity Conservation

 

This tutorial focuses on how the BlueBRIDGE e-Infrastructure and Virtual Research Environments can enable data sharing and experiments reproducibility and repeatability in the biodiversity conservation field. Examples of tools that can be adopted by the audience are also showcased.

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Semantic Integration of Marine Data

 

This tutorial describes the motivation for semantic integration of data, its difficulties, the related requirements and tasks, the main approaches for integration, and then it focuses on case studies of marine data coming from the ongoing BlueBRIDGE project as well as from previous projects in the same area (the completed EU research infrastructure project iMarine). A process for constructing semantic warehouses of marine data is introduced, a process that comprises various steps including ontology-engineering, schema mapping, entity matching, provenance management, and quality testing.  Finally, the it discusses the exploitation of such semantic warehouses, as well as future steps and open challenges.

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BlueBRIDGE Demo"Analysis of a species distribution"

The demo describes how to generate a species distribution map through species observation data and models and how to create and customize a virtual research environment (VRE) and more.

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