Mediterranean Observational Oceanography Network (MOON)

Organisation Created 26 Oct 2011
MOON specific objectives are to: - consolidate and expand the Mediterranean Sea concerted monitoring and forecasting systems, and ensure full integration to the overall operational oceanography global ocean European capacity - co-ordinate, improve and harmonise observation and information systems - increase the quality of, and harmonise user-oriented operational products identify new customers and further develop the market for operational oceanographic products co-operate with UNEP-MAP and other relevant bodies acting at regional level - improve and further establish services to meet the requirements of environmental and maritime user groups - encourage Mediterranean scientific research on monitoring/forecasting activities and their link with operational oceanographic services - facilitate the availability and dissemination of long term high quality data required to advance the scientific understanding of the Mediterranean Sea - promote the transfer of operational oceanography expertise through training and education


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