(7th July 2016)

Over 200 members of the French Business and Sea Innovation Cluster answered the BlueBRIDGE survey and below you can download the report with the final results. Is remote sensing suitable for assessing damage and loss in fisheries and aquaculture? In this newsletter we explain why BlueBRIDGE adopts this technology to assist disaster assessment and management strategies. And what about education? Professor Yannis Vassiliou, from the National Technical University of Athens, tells us how BlueBRIDGE VREs can have a role in supporting scientific training. Finally, learn how to perform the analysis of a species distribution with our demo. Have we captured your attention?... make sure you join our September workshops!

What are the main data management challenges for the blue growth sector? Can research support businesses? All the answers in our survey report

BlueBRIDGE aims to deliver tailor made data management services to different communities (aquaculture, ecosystem approach to fisheries and education) and stakeholders (international organisations, research centres, enterprises, etc). What are the challenges faced by these communities in the field of data management? Is there a demand for the...

Remote sensing: A suitable technology for assessing damage and loss in fisheries and aquaculture?

Droughts, floods, storms and other disasters triggered by climate or human drivers have risen in frequency and/or severity over the last few decades, and have caused increasing damage to developing countries and to agriculture sectors such as fisheries and aquaculture. A recent study by FAO shows that the agriculture sectors absorbs...

BlueBRIDGE interviews Professor Yannis Vassiliou, Professor at the National Technical University of Athens

Recently BlueBRIDGE had the opportunity to spend some time with Yannis Vassilou, Director of Institute of Computer and Communication Systems & Professor at the National Technical University of Athens to discuss all things Virtual Research Environments (VREs).  Professor Vassiliou discussed the use of VREs in the education sector...

How do VREs contribute to making Europe the best place for research & innovation? Find out in the latest eInfraEU publication!

The European Commission adopted on 19 April 2016 the communication “European Cloud Initiative – Building a competitive data and knowledge economy in Europe ” that sets out a strategy to strengthen Europe’s position in data-driven innovation, improve its cohesion and help create a Digital Single Market in Europe. This is a fundamental step towards...

BlueBRIDGE demo "Analysis of a species distribution"

BlueBRIDGE project has just released the demo "Analysis of a species distribution" . The main topics included are: how to generate a species distribution map through species observation data and models that are available on the BlueBRIDGE underlying infrastructure; how to create and customize a virtual research environment (VRE):...

September 2016: Meet BlueBRIDGE in Riga and Krakow

1. BlueBRIDGE stock assessment training, colocated with the Annual ICES Science Conference, 19-23 September 2016, Riga, Latvia.
2. "Virtual research environments for the Open Science Cloud" workshop, colocated with the Digital Infrastructures for Research conference, 30 September 2016, Krakow, Poland.