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PLOCAN announces the XIV Glider School edition

PLOCAN announces the XIV Glider School edition

The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) announces the 14th Glider School edition, a leading hands-on training forum on ocean-glider technologies, scheduled for October 21st to 25th 2024 in Telde, Gran Canaria (Spain). The period for submitting applications to attend will remain open until June 30th. More details at http://www.gliderschool.eu Didactical contents will cover

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PLOCAN at the Annual General Assembly of the European Ocean Observing System, EuroGOOS

The European Ocean Observing System EuroGOOS, an association of national government agencies, research institutions and private companies committed to oceanography in the context of the Global Intergovernmental Ocean Observing System (GOOS), has held its annual general assembly of members, which has taken place at the headquarters of the Hydrographic Institute of Portugal in Lisbon. EuroGOOS

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The Secretary General for Research meets with scientists and technicians from PLOCAN

The Secretary General for Research of the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities, Eva Ortega Paíno, met with the scientific and technical staff of the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands following the meeting of the ICTS Strategic Council. The Government of the Canary Islands and the State held the fifty-second meeting of the PLOCAN

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The educational boat “El Hierro Mar Salitre y Lava” arrives at a beach in Nicaragua after 342 sailing days.

The educational boat Ifado IV El Hierro Mar Salitre y Lava iFADO-IV El Hierro Mar Salitre y Lava has arrived at a large remote beach on the East coast of Nicaragua, near the Bay of Pearls on the Mosquito Coast, to end the longest and most eventful voyage of an educational boat launched into the

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PLOCAN at the Educational Leisure Meeting ‘Inmersive journey to our marine ecosystems’.

The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands has participated in the Educational Leisure Meeting ‘Immersive Journey to Our Marine Ecosystems’ on the occasion of the Miniferias Programme for Science and Innovation in the Canary Islands 2024, organised by the Regional Ministry of Universities, Science and Innovation and Culture of the Canary Islands Government, through the

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The City Council of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Emalsa, and Plocan have signed an agreement to create a leading green hydrogen research center in Piedra Santa and expand the IECOM.

The City Council of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the Mixed Water Company of Las Palmas S. A. (Emalsa), and the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) have signed a covenant aiming to transform the Piedra Santa Industrial Park (Jinámar) into a research center at the forefront of green hydrogen technology. The agreement also

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PLOCAN promotes science in Fuerteventura

The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands took part in the Mini Science and Innovation Fairs in the Canary Islands 2024 in Fuerteventura developing for two days the activity ‘Exploring the Energy Future: Green H2 Workshop’, where relevant topics on renewable energies were discussed. During this practical activity, participants learned about the need to store

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AQUARIUS Project: Aquatic research infrastructure services for the health and sustainability of European marine and freshwater ecosystems

Led by the Marine Institute of Ireland, with a budget of €14.5 M and a consortium of 45 members representing 18 European states, kicks off the AQUARIUS project (Aquatic Research Infrastructure Services for the health and protection of our unique, oceans, seas and freshwater ecosystems), to offer free access to state-of-the-art research infrastructure across Europe

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PLOCAN joins the Oceans IEE-MTS 2024 conference

The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) has joined the OCEANS 2024 IEEE/MTS conference, a biannual international forum that seeks to advance and promote ocean sciences and technologies in interdisciplinary fields from a public-private perspective through the participation of leading institutions and companies of the sector. Promoted by the international organisations Ocean Engineering Society

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BlueMissionAA Drives Ocean Restoration through Scientific Outreach

PLOCAN participated in a talk on ocean restoration at a scientific outreach event organized by the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO-CSIC), with the collaboration of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) and the Union of Merchants of the Principality of Asturias, as part of the Mareona Oceanographic project. The main aim of the

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PLOCAN presents its contribution to the 10 challenges of the Decade of the Oceans at the Barcelona Conference

The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) has participated in the United Nations Conference on the Oceans, held in Barcelona to discuss the health of the planet’s seas and oceans, presenting a poster poster summarising the contribution of its last 100 projects to the 10 challenges set by the Conference for the Decade of

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