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Commercial service platform for user-relevant coastal water monitoring services based on Earth observation

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Project "CoastObs" data sheet

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Coordinator
WATER INSIGHT BV 

Organization address
address: MARIJKEWEG 22
city: WAGENINGEN
postcode: 6709 PG
website: www.waterinsight.nl

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 Coordinator Country Netherlands [NL]
 Project website https://coastobs.eu/
 Total cost 2˙306˙911 €
 EC max contribution 1˙968˙614 € (85%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.2.1.6.3. (Enabling exploitation of space data)
2. H2020-EU.2.1.6.1.2. (Boost innovation between space and non-space sectors)
 Code Call H2020-EO-2017
 Funding Scheme IA
 Starting year 2017
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2017-11-01   to  2020-10-31

 Partnership

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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    WATER INSIGHT BV NL (WAGENINGEN) coordinator 413˙765.00
2    THE UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING UK (STIRLING) participant 338˙452.00
3    CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE IT (ROMA) participant 287˙823.00
4    UNIVERSITE DE NANTES FR (NANTES CEDEX 1) participant 202˙035.00
5    BIO-LITTORAL FR (LA CHAPELLE SUR ERDRE) participant 201˙862.00
6    UNIVERSIDAD DE VIGO ES (VIGO PONTEVEDRA) participant 182˙468.00
7    GEONARDO ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIESLTD HU (BUDAPEST) participant 173˙731.00
8    STICHTING HZ UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES NL (VLISSINGEN) participant 168˙475.00

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 Project objective

Coastal zones are very productive areas, offering many valuable habitats and ecosystems services and attracting human settlements and activities. The intensive concentration of population and excessive exploitation of natural resources puts high pressure on coastal ecosystems leading to biodiversity loss, habitat destruction, pollution as well as conflicts between potential uses and space competition. Several European directives aim at sustainable management of coastal waters, retaining or restoring a high ecological status and safeguarding ecosystem services. Increasing pressure and stricter regulations increase the need for efficient monitoring solutions. Where traditional in situ sampling is insufficient to characterise the highly dynamic coastal environments, Earth Observation (EO) provides a synoptic view and frequent coverage. With the launch of the Copernicus Sentinel satellites, operational water quality services become a business opportunity. CoastObs will develop a service platform for coastal water monitoring with validated products derived from EO. In dialogue with users from various sectors, CoastObs will develop innovative EO-based products: monitoring of seagrass and macro-algae, phytoplankton size classes, primary production, and harmful algae as well as higher level products such as indicators and integration with predictive models. CoastObs will establish sustainable supply chains that can be directly integrated into the users’ systems. The CoastObs consortium has the knowledge and ambition to develop services that are commercially viable, grow in capacity and thus create new jobs. The business case is to define user groups with common requirements, so tailored products can be developed at highly reduced costs per user. Setup of efficient data structures (array database) for smart (re)processing of data is part of this ambition. The commitment of 13 users to CoastObs demonstrates the need for such user-friendly and affordable coastal water services

 Deliverables

List of deliverables.
Phytoplankton size class product documentation Documents, reports 2020-02-27 15:22:05
Primary production product report Documents, reports 2020-02-27 15:22:02
Validation report Documents, reports 2020-02-27 15:02:07
CMEMS evaluation for value adding report Documents, reports 2020-02-27 15:22:02
White paper on EO-based coastal water quality monitoring Documents, reports 2020-02-27 15:22:03
Harmful algae bloom species product report Documents, reports 2020-02-27 15:22:04
Quality control algorithms Documents, reports 2020-02-27 15:22:02
Seagrass and macro-algae product documentation Documents, reports 2020-02-27 15:21:57
Dissemination materials Other 2020-02-18 11:22:36
Validation plan Documents, reports 2020-02-18 11:22:36
Initial product and service portfolio Other 2020-02-18 11:22:36
Evaluation of data cube software solutions Documents, reports 2020-02-18 11:22:36
Initial user requirements document Documents, reports 2020-02-18 11:22:36

Take a look to the deliverables list in detail:  detailed list of CoastObs deliverables.

 Publications

year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2018 Peters, Steef; Poser, Kathrin; Spaias, Lazaros; Riddick, Caitlin; Spyrakos, Evangelos; Hunter, Peter; Tyler, Andrew; Braga, Federica; Brando, Vittorio; Zoffoli, Laura; Barillé, Laurent; Gernez, Pierre; Torres, Jesús; Gonzalez Vilas, Luis; van der Hiele, Tony; Barillé, Anne-Laure; Mata Lara, Mariana
Commercial service platform for user-relevant coastal water monitoring services based on Earth observation
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2591040
2 2020-02-18

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