Mediterranean and Black Seas workshop



Mediterranean and Black Seas workshop report: application/pdf D6.5

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.

General organisation and agenda


The final agenda is now available!

application/pdf Final agenda

Topics of the workshop are presented below.


  • Welcome and overview of the organisation
  • Argo, Euro-Argo RI and Euro-Argo RISE
  • Argo float and at sea activity (pre-deployment testing, deployment, and recovery of an Argo float)
  • Parameters acquired (core + BGC)
  • Data availability/usage, Data flow and QC
  • Cooperation activities 
  • Synergies and cooperations between Marine RIs
  • General discussion 

  • Welcome and introduction to the Mediterranean and Black Seas session
  • EA RISE WP6 activities and scopes
  • Euro-Argo RISE float activities in the Mediterranean & Black Seas
  • Engage with teams and users
  • Argo for environment and marine strategy aspects
  • Link with other RIs/communities
  • Discussion on future collaboration and cooperation activities in the Mediterranean and Black Seas


Registrations are now closed. Please email contact for any complementary information.

Practical information

The morning slot of 8 April is common with the Arctic and Baltic users workshop and will propose a general session on Argo in the European Marginal Seas.

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


Do you need more info? See below for reference documents: