Welcome to the BlueBRIDGE Newsletter

(19th November 2015)

BlueBRIDGE is the new H2020 project supporting capacity building in interdisciplinary research communities actively involved in increasing scientific knowledge about resource over exploitation, degraded environments and ecosystems. BlueBRIDGE is aimed at providing a more solid ground for informed advice to competent authorities. BlueBRIDGE capitalizes on past investments, in particular on iMarine, which is now a self-sustained initiative aimed at supporting practitioners in the Ecosystem Approach to fisheries management and conservation of marine living resources.

This newsletter will keep you updated on the latest news and results of the BlueBRIDGE project. Stay tuned!

Innovative BlueBRIDGE data services

Oceans are the world’s seventh largest economy and are fundamental to strengthen Europe’s competitiveness and labour market. However, poorly managed fisheries and pollution, amongst others, are causing serious...

 

BlueBRIDGE meets research communities at EGI 2015

On the 11 and 12 of November 2015, Pasquale Pagano, CNR & BlueBRIDGE Technical Director, together with Gianpaolo Coro, CNR researcher, contributed to the EGI Community Forum 2015 with two presentations: a tutorial on Hybrid Data Infrastructures, presenting the D4Science case study (D4Science is the BlueBRIDGE underlying infrastructure),...

 

In focus: BlueBRIDGE aquafarming services for SMEs

In Europe, aquaculture accounts for about 25% of fish production and directly employs over 85,000 people. The industry consists of 14,000 local enterprises in the EU, 90% of which are SMEs. EU aquaculture is renowned for its high quality, sustainability and consumer protection standards. The sector is considered one of the pillars of the EU’s...

 

Do you speak Spanish? Watch this video to learn more about iMarine and its underlying infrastructure

 

In this video, Aureliano Gentile, FAO, provides a tutorial introducing how to manage data with an e-infrastructure. The tutorial describes the iMarine initiative and its underlying infrastructure D4Science (www.d4science.org). D4Science is a Hybrid Data Infrastructure combining over 500 software components into a coherent and centrally managed system of hardware, software, and data resources. BlueBRIDGE services are built on top of the iMarine infrastructure. To use BlueBRIDGE data services...