Public presentation of the iFADO project – Talks session
DATE: 23 October 2019
TIME: 19:30
LOCATION: Oceanic Café, Horta

On the scope of its communication activities, the iFADO project encourages participation, exchange of ideas and flow of conversation from the scientific and academic realm to public environment.On October 23rd, in addition to the common agenda of the 5th project meeting, a public presentation of iFADO will be held at Oceanic Café (Horta).

This session, organized by the Regional Fund for Science and Technology (FRCT) – iFADO partner and host of several project activities planned for the week – aims to raise public awareness for an increased knowledge about the sea (ocean literacy) and also about the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD).

For that purpose, three iFADO members will talk about the ocean environment, in a place and ambience traditionally appreciated by the “Sailing for Pleasure” community. FRCT, through the team of the University of the Azores that provides scientific support to the project, will focus its presentation on the importance of satellites for sea observation. Then, the French partner NOVELTIS will present the tools available for the general public and that can contribute to a better understanding of the marine environment. Finally, a researcher from the Canary Oceanic Platform (PLOCAN) will present the new types of technology involved in ocean monitoring.

Public presentation of the iFADO project – Talks session
DATE: 23 October 2019
TIME: 19:30
LOCATION: Oceanic Café, Horta

On the scope of its communication activities, the iFADO project encourages participation, exchange of ideas and flow of conversation from the scientific and academic realm to public environment.On October 23rd, in addition to the common agenda of the 5th project meeting, a public presentation of iFADO will be held at Oceanic Café (Horta).

This session, organized by the Regional Fund for Science and Technology (FRCT) – iFADO partner and host of several project activities planned for the week – aims to raise public awareness for an increased knowledge about the sea (ocean literacy) and also about the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD).

For that purpose, three iFADO members will talk about the ocean environment, in a place and ambience traditionally appreciated by the “Sailing for Pleasure” community. FRCT, through the team of the University of the Azores that provides scientific support to the project, will focus its presentation on the importance of satellites for sea observation. Then, the French partner NOVELTIS will present the tools available for the general public and that can contribute to a better understanding of the marine environment. Finally, a researcher from the Canary Oceanic Platform (PLOCAN) will present the new types of technology involved in ocean monitoring.