TG Noise meeting, 8th November, 2017, Madrid
The Ministry of Agriculture and Environment hosted the meeting of the TG Noise, working group of the European Commission, expert in submarine noise, at the SEPI Foundation headquarters, at the Los Peñascales Campus.
The TG Noise meeting ran from November 8 to November 10, and discussed the environmental impact assessment of underwater noise based on the data collected in the impulsive noise record and continuous noise measurements.
Several QuietMED Project partners are part of the TG Noise.
MEDCIS Kick off meeting, 5th April, 2017, Rome
quietMED project´s coordinator attended the Support Mediterranean Member States towards coherent and
Coordinated Implementation of the second phase of the MSFD (MEDCIS) Kick Off and Activities Meeting that took place in Rome on April 7th.
The aim of MEDCIS project is to promote the collaboration among iniciatives in the same field. In this meeting QUIETMED, INDICT, JMP EUNOSAT, MISTIC SEAS and IDEM, were presented to try to identify commonalities and common topics of research.
quietMED Kick off meeting, 7th March, 2017, Brussels
All the partners of the quietMED project met in Brussels on March 7th 2017 to celebrate the first encounter about the project. The meeting was held in the Committee of the Regions.
To this meeting attended members representatives from Spain, France, Italy, Slovenia, Malta, Croatia and Greece who had the oportunity of meet each other for the first time.
In this first meeting was presented the objectives, the work plan and issues related with the general organization of the project.
After this first step, quietMED is already running.
MEDCIS meeting, 21st February, 2018, Athens
The quietMED project´s coordinator attended the meeting organized by MEDCIS in Athens to present all the advances and first results of the project.
This meeting brought together the people in charge of the projects financed by the European Commission for the development of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) and the representatives of the competent national authorities in the matter with the purpose of strengthening the relationship between the results of the projects and the obligations of the member states.
The quietMED project´s coordinator explained the progress of the GIS tool developed by Marine Technology Centre (CTN) to create the joint register of impulsive underwater noise in the Mediterranean Sea Region, which will be one of the most outstanding results of the project. It is a very useful tool that provides important data such as the place where these noises are produced, the activities that generate them, etc.
Play the joint register here