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Supporting Marine Earth Observation Educators

Category: 2022
Language: English
RTC/STC: RTC Belgium
Affiliates: EUMETSAT
Mode of Delivery: Online
IOC Programme: IODE
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher
The purpose of this training workshop is to share knowledge, skills, resources and training techniques so that attendees are able to independently train others on available Earth Observation (EO) data and tools. During the course, participants will work with others to create their own (learning) artefacts. This is an interactive knowledge exchange workshop, not a technical training event. Aims and objectives:  To support marine and earth observation educators in their training activities, by sharing Copernicus Marine data resources and exchanging experience of different learning approaches. To foster a community of marine EO educators who can collaborate in future. To co-create learning artefacts that can used in participants own training activities and more broadly by the Earth obse…
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Aida Alvera-Azcárate
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Claudia Delgado
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Hayley Evers-King
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Ben Loveday
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Fabrice Messal
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Etud Moulaye
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Cheikh Ould Moulaye
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Greg Reed
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Ana Belen Ruescas
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Christine Träger-Chatterjee
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Madalina Ungur
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Romane Zufic

Ocean Data Management

Category: 2022
Language: English
RTC/STC: RTC Belgium
Affiliates: VLIZ
Mode of Delivery: Online
IOC Programme: IODE
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher
Ocean Data Management (Self-Paced). This course will take place online between 28 March - 6 May 2022 (call for applications closed 26 February 2022).
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Claudia Delgado
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Cheikh Ould Moulaye
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Leen Vandepitte

Ocean Best Practices

Category: 2022
Language: English
RTC/STC: RTC Belgium
Mode of Delivery: Online
IOC Programme: Ocean Best Practices
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher

This course is an introduction to the Ocean Best Practices System. A
best practice is a methodology that has repeatedly produced superior
results relative to other methodologies with the same objective; to be
fully elevated to a best practice, a promising method should be adopted
and employed by multiple organizations.This short course provides an
overview of the importance and relevance of using and sharing Ocean Best
Practices and Standards, as well as on how to create, submit, share and
search for Best Practices in the Ocean Best Practices System (OBPS)
repository. This course is intended for University students, researchers
and ocean practitioners in general. It does not provide a certificate.


  • Course Editor / Instructor: Claudia Delgado
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Ana Lara Lopez
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Pauline Simpson
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Rebecca Zitoun

Ocean Acidification

Category: 2022
Language: English
RTC/STC: RTC Belgium
Mode of Delivery: Online
IOC Programme: Ocean Acidification
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher
This is an introduction to ocean acidification. The course structure may in future be adapted to prepare participants for hands on training courses in ocean acidification measurements. The course is structured into several chapters, each with modules covering specific topics.
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Katherina Schoo

HAB International Phytoplankton Intercalibration

Category: 2021
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher

HAB International Phytoplankton Intercalibration (IPI) proficiency testing scheme for all relevant laboratories globally.
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Jacob Larsen
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Rafael Salas

Implementing an Operational Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting System (OOFS)

Category: 2021
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher
Implementing an operational ocean monitoring and forecasting system is guided by multiple scientific, technical and outreach choices. This course will provide examples of these choices through an overview of the products from an operational oceanography and forecasting systems (via the Copernicus Marine Service portfolio) and a demonstration on graphical user interfaces and command line interfaces to visualize these data. Practical sessions will be proposed on Assimilation Validation and Downscaling.
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Xavier ANDRE
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Stefania Ciliberti
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Romain Escudier
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Rita Lecci
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Fabrice Messal
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Alejandro Rojas Aldana
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Fiona Schmid
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Denis Seng
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Francesco Trotta
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Romane Zufic

Implementing the Ocean Data and Information System (ODIS) architecture

Category: 2021
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher
The International Oceanographic Data Exchange (IODE) of IOC-UNESCO - together with regional partners across the globe - is developing an inclusive Ocean Data and Information System (ODIS) to allow digital stakeholders to reliably share and discover key ocean data. ODIS is built by its participants: anyone with data to share can become a node in the ODIS network. During this course, participants will be trained in how to link their systems into ODIS and to make them a more visible and actionable part of the ocean’s digital ecosystem. This course is available to ODIS partners only.
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Johanna Diwa
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Arno Lambert
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Lucy Scott

iSea Stories: understanding the Ocean for media and press

Category: 2021
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher

Media and press are key
players to advance ocean sustainability. This course will provide an overview
of the importance of the ocean, challenges faced by the ocean and innovative
solutions and case-studies to address these. It will provide insights and tools
to allow the development of attractive, accurate and effective story telling
about the ocean in media and press. This online course is the first of its kind
for journalists and media representatives.

This course will provide
insights and tools to allow the development of attractive, accurate and
effective story telling about the ocean in media and press. It will provide an
overview of the importance of the ocean, challenges faced by the ocean and innovative
solutions and case-studies to address these.
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Kerstin Forsberg
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Ana Vitória Magalhães
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Francesca Santoro

iSea Stories: understanding the Ocean for media and press (Self Paced)

Category: 2021
Language: English
RTC/STC: RTC Belgium
Mode of Delivery: Online
IOC Programme: Ocean Literacy
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher
Media and press are key players to advance ocean sustainability. This course will provide an overview of the importance of the ocean, challenges faced by the ocean and innovative solutions and case-studies to address these. It will provide insights and tools to allow the development of attractive, accurate and effective story telling about the ocean in media and press. This online course is the first of its kind for journalists and media representatives. This course will provide insights and tools to allow the development of attractive, accurate and effective story telling about the ocean in media and press. It will provide an overview of the importance of the ocean, challenges faced by the ocean and innovative solutions and case-studies to address these. This is a self paced course and n…
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Ana Vitória Magalhães
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Tecla Maggioni
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Fiona Middleton
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Francesca Santoro

Supporting Marine Earth Observation Educators

Category: 2021
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher
The current suite of Earth Observation satellites offer access to an unprecedented amount of information on the marine environment. Concurrently, there is a growing demand in research, governance, and commercial marine sectors, for personnel who can use this data. Training providers across these sectors is essential for maximizing the utility of this data and building necessary capacity. This course offers participants the opportunity to work with other trainers to incorporate the use of Copernicus marine data from EUMETSAT in to their own educational activities. Participants will learn how to use open access resources available through EUMETSAT and the Copernicus programme, and co-develop their own resources with a network of fellow participants and trainers from IODE, EUMETSAT and CMEMS.…
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Hayley Evers-King
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Ben Loveday
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Romane Zufic

Understanding the Benefits of Operational Ocean and Forecasting Systems (OOFS)

Category: 2021
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher
This course will provide an overview of Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting Systems. Three main topics will be addressed: the international context and motivations, modelling the ocean and operate systems, disseminating ocean information.
  • Course Editor / Instructor: David Bazin
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Stefania Ciliberti
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Fabrice Messal
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Alejandro Rojas Aldana
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Fiona Schmid
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Denis Seng
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Romane Zufic

Contributing datasets to EMODnet Biology

Category: 2020
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher
Training originally set up for EMODnet Biology Partners (June 2020). During the Summer of 2020, this training course was opened up for self-enrolment, allowing all scientists & data managers access to its content. This way, they can use the available material to learn how to format, standardize and quality control their biological data for submission to e.g. the European node of the Ocean Biodiversity Information System (EurOBIS) or any other node within the OBIS network.
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Joana Beja
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Menashè Eliezer
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Salvador Fernández Bejarano
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Vasilis Gerovasileiou
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Ruben Perez
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Leen Vandepitte

Quality Management System Essentials for NODCs and ADUs

Category: 2020
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher
This training workshop provides an introduction for NODCs and ADUs involved in the development, implementation and management of a Quality Management System which will assist in the adoption of comprehensive management practices and increased confidence in the quality of their data, products and services.
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Ramona Carr
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Adam Leadbetter
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Rob Thomas

SeaDataNet2 Training Course

Category: 2020
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher

Second Seadatanet training course

First SeaDataNet 2 Training Session

Category: 2020
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher

First SeaDataNet 2

IMO-IHO-HydrographicGovernance

Category: IHO
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher