From 28 July until 1 October, RV SONNE will revisit the DISCOL experimental area in the Peru Basin, where a seafloor area was scientifically disturbed by ploughing in 1989.
The first edition of the conference was a success with 175 participants from 29 different countries. All proceedings from the conference are available online
On Friday 19 June Caron Montgomery, chair of the JPI Oceans Management Board together with Kathrine Angell-Hansen and Jacky Wood from the Secretariat met with Commissioner Vella, responsible for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries.
Marine litter and deep sea mining feature as high priorities in the G7 leaders Summit.
JPI Oceans co-hosted a workshop on marine science training at this year's European Maritime Day.
Research organizations and marine technology companies are invited to access 15 ocean observatories to conduct scientific studies or to test technology prototypes with full financial and logistics support.