Marine Environment and Security for the European Area

Project Description
MERSEA ('Marine Environment and Security for the European Area') project,
supported by the European Commission, is directly related to the GMES (Global
Monitoring for Environment and Security) Action Plan on global ocean monitoring
and the marine theme.

The overall objective is to facilitate the visibility, understanding and
exchange of the ocean modelling data, output products for users and evaluate
the strengths and weaknesses of the European Capacity for Ocean Monitoring and
Forecasting, i.e. the following existing basin-scale integrated monitoring
systems: FOAM (Met. Office, United Kingdom), MERCATOR (MERCATOR-OCEAN, France),
MFS (INGV, Italy) and TOPAZ (NERSC, Norway).

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