WP 6

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Work package number 6 Type of activity COORD
Work package title

Interface with policy and intergovernmental bodies

Start month 1 End month 48
Lead partner 5

Objectives

WP6 – Interface with policy and intergovernmental bodies

  • To link the FixO3 efforts to international and intergovernmental bodies and activities
  • To ensure visibility and facilitate further implementation and long-term stewardship of deep-ocean fixed-point time series observations
  • To develop a strategy for the future

Description of work and role of partners

Description of work

The work will be organized in 6 tasks with contributions from the participants, and interaction with the advisory board and other WPs, notably WP8 and WP11.

Task 6.1 Interaction with GMES (and GISC) and EuroGOOS

UiB (Lead)

This task will present FixO3 to GMES and EuroGOOS and make sure integration into their long-term plans for sustained operation.

Task 6.2 Promotion of FixO3 in the context of ESFRI and relevant initiatives

INGV (Lead); UiB, NIOZ and AWI

The objective of the task is to achieve recogniton of FixO3 time series in ESFRI initiatives such as EMSO, EPOS, ICOS, Lifewatch and EMBRC as well as related initiatives on a regional or national level.
Foreseen activities include presentation of various aspects including results of FixO3 observations to relevant infrastructure initiatives followed by consideration of inclusion or various means of collaboration and linkages. The strategy is to keep an open mind towards future organizational outcome. Selected FixO3 time series may be integrated in relevant infrastructure initiatives, whereas other time series link up in other ways.

Task 6.3 Contribution to GEO and GEOSS

UniHB (Lead); PLOCAN and NIOZ

This task will ensure recognition by interacting with working groups.

Task 6.4 Links with EU Directorates, Maritime Policy and Marine Board

HCMR (Lead)

This task will interact with DG Capacities, Mare, Environment and Research and Innovation, EU Maritime Policy and the Marine Board for inclusion in further planning and use.

Task 6.5 Links with conventions, networks and assessments

UiB (Lead); AWI, NIOZ and UAzores

This task will develop links to OSPAR, Euromarine and IPBES and contribute to European and global assessments including ecosystem assessments, IPCC, UN Regular Process.

Task 6.6 Cost-benefit analysis

NERC (Lead); IFM-GEOMAR

This task will conduct a cost-benefit analysis with justification of Eulerian observations.

Person months per participant

Participant number Participant short name Person-month per participant
1 NERC 2.00
3 HCMR 5.00
4 UniHB 5.00
5 UiB 3.00
7 PLOCEAN 6.00
8 AWI 0.25
13 INGV 2.00
17 GEOMAR 1.00
28 NIOZ 6.00
29 IMAR 4.00
TOTAL 34.25

List of deliverables

Deliverable Number Deliverable Title Lead beneficiary number Estimated indicative person- months Nature Dissemination level Delivery date
D6.1

FixO3 time series accepted as contributing to GISC and EuroGOOS

5 6.00 O PU 18
D6.2

Key FixO3 time series included in ESFRI projects

13 6.00 O PU 36
D6.3

FixO3 time series complying with GEOSS recognized in GEOSS

4 6.00 O PU 24
D6.4

Marine Board and EU recognition of role of FixO3 time series in European marine and maritime policy

3 6.00 O PU 36
D6.5
FixO3 time series referred in regional and global conventions and assessments
5 6.00 O PU 42
D6.6
Cost-benefit analysis report
1 2.00 R PU 24
TOTAL 32.00

Description of deliverables

D6.1) FixO3 time series accepted as contributing to GISC and EuroGOOS: FixO3 time series accepted as contributing to GISC and EuroGOOS [month 18]

D6.2) Key FixO3 time series included in ESFRI projects: FixO3 time series included in long term trans-national research infrastructures which are on the ESFRI roadmap and are implemented or in the process of being implemented. [month 36]

D6.3) FixO3 time series complying with GEOSS recognized in GEOSS: FixO3 time series complying with GEOSS recognized in GEOSS [month 24]

D6.4) Marine Board and EU recognition of role of FixO3 time series in European marine and maritime policy: Marine Board and EU recognition of role of FixO3 time series in European marine and maritime policy [month 36]

D6.5) FixO3 time series referred in regional and global conventions and assessments: FixO3 time series referred in regional and global conventions and assessments [month 42]

D6.6) Cost-benefit analysis report: Cost-benefit analysis report [month 24]

Schedule of relevant milestones

Milestone number Milestone name Lead beneficiary number Delivery date from Annex I Comments