Mediterranean and Black Seas workshop



Dates: 8-9 April 2021

Format: ONLINE event, half-day sessions.

Organizing committee: Dimitris Kassis (HCMR), Giulio Notarstefano (OGS), Lara Diaz (SOCIB), John Allen (SOCIB), Vincent Taillandier (SU), Atanas Palazov (IOBAS), Violetta Slabakova (IOBAS), Estérine Evrard (EA ERIC)

For any other questions related with Mediterranean and Black Seas workshop, please email Dimitris Kassis (referent for the Mediterranean Sea) or Atanas Palazov (referent for the Black Sea). 

Teaser_Med&BS_Arctic&Baltic_workshopsJoin the Mediterranean and Black Seas & the Arctic and Baltic workshops on 8-9th April 2021!

Objectives of the workshop

Stakeholders are most welcome to attend and learn more about the role of Argo in the Mediterranean and Black Seas.

The objectives are to present scientific usage of Argo data and technical aspects of Argo (platforms, parameters, data..) to the audience. The role of Argo towards addressing environmental policies and operational monitoring for the society will be also highlighted.


A provisional programme will be available soon.


  • Euro-Argo RI and Euro-Argo RISE
  • Argo float 
  • At sea activity (pre-deployment testing, deployment, and recovery of an Argo float)
  • Parameters acquired (core + BGC)
  • Data availability/usage, Data flow and QC
  • General presentation regarding cooperation activities 

Time will be dedicated to general discussion at the end of the session.

  • EA RISE WP6 activities and scopes
  • Euro-Argo RISE float activities in the Mediterranean & Black Sea
  • Engage new countries for collaboration and/or membership
  • Argo for environment and marine strategy aspects
  • Link with other RIs/communities
  • Discussion on future collaboration and cooperation activities in the Mediterranean and Black Sea


Participation is free of charge but registration is mandatory. Deadline for registration: 25 March 2021.

Register HERE

Practical information

Day 1 is common with the Arctic & Baltic users workshop.

This event is 100% virtual. The link to the online sessions will be sent to registered participants.


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