Widening Access to Ocean Data

  • Date 14 Mar 2018
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Widening Access to Ocean Data

14 Mar 2018, 13:00 - 14:30

South Gallery Room 9

Chaired by: Nick Lambert, Maritime Domain Expert, Satellite Applications Catapult; Dr Clare Postlethwaite, Coordinator, Marine Environmental Data and Information Network (MEDIN); & Dr Helen Wells, Business Group Leader, Meteorology and Science, Met Office

A wealth of new ocean data combined with advances in connectivity and data storage is enabling innovative new uses of data which can improve safety and efficiency of marine operations and drive growth of the blue economy. We will learn about a variety of these novel applications and discuss future new uses of these data.

The Hidden World of Sharing Offshore Survey Data
Chelsea Bradbury, Marine Data Advisor, The Crown Estate

Improving the Exposure and Distribution of Marine Data through a Standards-Based Linked-Data Approach
Chris Wood, Scientific Software Developer, National Oceanography Centre

Copernicus: Satellites and Services for the Marine Environment Monitoring and Maritime Safety
Fabienne Jacq, European Commission

Collecting, Sharing and Use of Ocean Data for Businesses
Jan-Bart Calewaert, Senior Consultant, EMODnet and Patrick Gorringe, Senior Operations Officer, EuroGOOS AISBL


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Programme subject to change


  • Nick Lambert


    Director & Maritime Domain Expert

    NLA Limited

  • Dr Clare Postlethwaite



    Marine Environmental Data and Information Network (MEDIN)

    Dr Clare Postlethwaite is the co-ordinator of the Marine Environmental Data and Information Network (MEDIN) and has 20 years’ experience working with...

  • Dr Helen Wells


    Business Group Leader of Meteorology and Science

    Met Office

    Helen is the Met Office lead for scientific and meteorological services to industry. She leads a team of around 70 operational weather forecasters...

  • Chelsea Bradbury


    Marine Data Advisor

    The Crown Estate

    Chelsea Bradbury graduated with an MSc in Applied Marine and Fisheries Ecology from the University of Aberdeen following a BSc in Marine...

  • Fabienne Jacq


    Policy Officer

    European Commission

    Fabienne is a Policy Officer in charge of the Copernicus marine service at the European Commission. Prior to this, Fabienne was a Director at CLS...

  • Jan-Bart Calewaert


    Senior Consultant


    Jan-Bart Calewaert trained as a bio-engineer and marine environment management specialist (Ugent and VUB, Belgium). He has been involved in a range...

  • Patrick Gorringe


    Senior Operations Officer


    Patrick Gorringe is Senior Operations Officer at EuroGOOS AISBL. Since 2002 employed at the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, SMHI,...

  • Chris Wood


    Scientific Software Developer

    British Oceanographic Data Centre

    Dr Chris Wood is a scientific software developer at the British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC), with specific responsibilities relating to linked...