Jerico NEXT proposal scores highly and receives funding

We are very pleased to inform you that the JERICO consortium have received the official notification from the European Commission for Jerico NEXT.

"With a score of 14.5 on a total of 15, I'm glad to inform you that the project will be funded by the European Commission at the expected cost level, of just under 10M€." - P. Farcy.

Firstly, we wish to all of the consortium for the active participation toward this success and express our satisfaction at the prospect of collaborating closely over the next 4 years.



Scholarships for postgraduate Course in Applied Oceanography - Malta

In October 2014, the Physical Oceanography Unit of the IOI-Malta Operational Centre at the University of Malta will be offering a new Master course in Applied Oceanography. This will be open to both local and foreign students with a post-graduate degree ... 


FCT Jerico event at Oceanology International - Presentations

Presentations from Oceanology International that took place on Thursday 13th March 2014 9am - 5pm

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Deadline for Third TNA Call Extended

Considering the notifications we're receiving on proposals in
discussion between proponents and facility operators, we hereby wish to
inform that the deadline of the Second Call has been postponed to Monday
25 NOVEMBER 2013 23:59 HOURS (CET)

Read more about the second call

JERICO TNA sampling polar organic chemicals in marine water with organic –diffusive gradient in thin-film (o-DGT)

This experiment under JERICO TNA started on 11th September, 2013 with the ferrybox together with the ‘Chem-Mariner’ unit in the ferry of Color Fantasy travels between Oslo (Norway) and Kiel (Germany) and with the fix station in Cuxhaven in Germany. The experiment is planned to end in the middle of October, 2013.


The Jerico presentation at the MonGOOS 2013 annual meeting

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Third TNA Call Opens

The third call for TNA proposals is open from September 19th to November 18th, 2013.


JERICO Workshop WP10

Date: 16-18 October 2013

Location: Observatoire Océanologique de Villefranche/Mer

Organisers: P.Farcy (IFREMER Brest France), G.Nolan (Marine Institute Galway Ireland), L.Coppola (CNRS LOV France)

In the framework of JERICO, a workshop will be organised on the main results of WP10 to date.


GESEBB glider Mission of the First TNA call of JERICO

The GESEBB glider mission ( of the first TNA call of Jerico re-started on 23 July, 2013 The deep glider mission will cover the southeastern Bay of Biscay (from 43N to 45ºN and from 2.5ºW to 4.5ºW), during 2 months (until end of September 2013). During approximately 12 days, the glider will first perform two exploratory transects, covering a distance of 300 km approximately from the sea surface to a maximum depth of 1000 m. After that and depending on the observations, the rest of the campaign (48 days) will be redefined.