Joint European Research Infrastructure network for Coastal Observatory – Novel European eXpertise for coastal observaTories
In the continuity of JERICO(FP7), the objective of JERICO-NEXT consists in strengthening and enlarging a solid and transparent European network in providing operational services for the timely, continuous and sustainable delivery of high quality environmental data and information products related to marine environment in European coastal seas
Other objectives are: Support European coastal research communities, enable free and open access to data, enhance the readiness of new observing platform networks by increasing the performance of sensors, showcase of the adequacy of the so-developed observing technologies and strategies, propose a medium-term roadmap for coastal observatories through a permanent dialogue with stakeholders.
JERICO-NEXT is based of a set of technological and methodological innovations. One main innovation potential is to provide a simple access to a large set of validated crucial information to understand the global change in coastal areas.
Although JERICO-NEXT already includes industrial partners, it will be open to other research institutes, laboratories and private companies which could become associated partners to the project.
Added values of JERICO NEXT
JERICO-RI shall send data and information in an operational mode to European data systems, with dedicated service access.
One of the strengths of JERICO-NEXT lies in the fact that technological and methodological developments shall be deployed in natural environment.
More information about the project can be found at the project website.