Partnership

The EMODnet Seabed Habitats partnership comprises government agencies and research institutions with proven national and international expertise in marine seabed mapping and modelling. Each phase of the project has had a different composition of partner organisations, which can be explored in the collapsible headings below:

  • Phase 4 (2021-2023)

    Phase 4 of EMODnet Seabed Habitats comprises a consortium of thirteen institutes across thirteen different countries and is led by JNCC (UK). See About for more information on Work Package leads. 

    Partner Logo Partner organisation Partner Location Geographical remit:
    ACC for Everybody Anguilla Community College (Lead organisation for MAERI, the Mid-Atlantic Environmental Research Institute) Subcontractor  Flag of Anguilla - Wikipedia European Overseas Territories in the Caribbean
    CCMAR (Centre for marine sciences, Portugal) Portugal, Spain (including Canary Is.)​
    GeoEcoMar (Romanian national research and development institute for marine geology and geoecology) Romania, Ukraine​, Caspian Sea
    GEUS (Geological survey of Denmark and Greenland) Denmark and Poland​
    hcmr-LOGO-version-01 - PerformFISH - PerformFISH HCMR (Hellenic Centre for Marine Research) Greece, Albania, Cyprus and Montenegro

    Ifremer (French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea) France
    IO-BAS (Institute of Oceanology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) Bulgaria, Georgia and Turkey
    ISPRA — REMPEC Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the  Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC) ISPRA (Italian institute for environmental protection and research) Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Malta​
     JNCC (UK government’s nature conservation advisor) UK, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands​
    Marine Institute Newport Research Facility – Catchment Research Cluster | Marine  Institute Marine Institute (Marine Institute, Ireland) Ireland​
    NIVA (Norwegian Institute for water research) Subcontractor Norway​
    Stockholm University - Wikipedia Stockholm University Subcontractor Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
     SYKE (Finnish environmental institute) Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania​

     

  • Phase 3 Continued (2019-2021)

    The continuation of phase 3 of EMODnet Seabed Habitats comprises a consortium of eleven institutes across eleven different countries and is led by the French National Institute for Marine Research (Ifremer).

    Partner Logo Partner organisation Partner Location Geographical remit:

    Ifremer (The French national institute for marine research) Partner Leader France
    Bioconsult (Ecological research and consulting) Subcontractor -
    CCMAR (Centre for marine sciences, Portugal) Portugal, Spain (including Canary Is.)​
    GeoEcoMar (Romanian national research and development institute for marine geology and geoecology) Romania, Ukraine​
    GEUS (Geological survey of Denmark and Greenland) Denmark, Sweden and Poland​
    IO-BAS (Institute of Oceanology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) Bulgaria, Georgia and Turkey​
    ISPRA (Italian institute for environment protection and research) Slovenia Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Italy ,Greece, Albania, Cyprus and Malta​
     JNCC (UK government’s nature conservation advisor) UK, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands​
    Marine Institute (Marine Institute, Ireland) Ireland​
    NIVA (Norwegian Institute for water research) Subcontractor Norway​
     SYKE (Finnish environmental institute) Subcontractor Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania​

     

     

  • Phase 3 (2017-2019)

    A consortium of twelve partners from twelve countries is working together to deliver EMODnet Seabed Habitats Phase 3, under the leadership of the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC).

    Partner Logo Partner Organisation  Partner Location 
    JNCC (UK government’s nature conservation advisor) Partner Leader
    Bioconsult (Ecological research and consulting)
    CCMAR (Centre for marine sciences, Portugal)
    GeoEcoMar (Romanian national research and development institute for marine geology and geoecology)
    GEUS (Geological survey of Denmark and Greenland)
    Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (National laboratory of Greece on oceanography and marine research)
    Ifremer (The French national institute for marine research)
    IO-BAS (Institute of Oceanology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)
    ISPRA (Italian institute for environment protection and research)
    Marine Institute (Marine Institute, Ireland)
    NIVA (Norwegian Institute for water research)
     SYKE (Finnish environmental institute)
  • Phase 2 (2013-2016)

    A consortium of nine partners from 9 countries worked together to deliver EMODnet Seabed Habitats Phase 2, under the leadership of French research institute Ifremer. The consortium worked in collaboration with the Institute for Marine Science, part of the Middle East Technical University, Turkey.

    Partner Logo Partner Organisation Partner Location
    Ifremer (The French national institute for marine research)
    GeoEcoMar (Romanian national research and development institute for marine geology and geoecology)
    Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (National laboratory of Greece on oceanography and marine research)
    IEO (Spanish national oceanographic institute)
    IO-BAS (Institute of Oceanology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)
    ISPRA (Italian institute for environment protection and research)
    JNCC (UK government’s nature conservation advisor)
    NIVA (Norwegian Institute for water research)
    NIVA Denmark Water Research
    IMS-METU- Institute for Marine Science, Middle Easte Technical University , Turkey - Collaborator
  • Phase 1 (2009-2012)

    In EMODnet Seabed Habitats Phase 1, a consortium of seven partners from five countries joined together led by the UK government’s nature conservation advisor (JNCC).

    Partner Logo Partner Organisation Partner Location
    JNCC (UK government’s nature conservation advisor)
    Danish Ministry of the Environment, Agency for Spatial and Environmental planning.
    DHI (International consulting and research organisation, former Danish Hydraulic Institute)
     IEO (Spanish national oceanographic institute)
    Ifremer (The French national institute for marine research)
    ISPRA (Italian institute for environment protection and research)
    Natur Vårds Verket (Swedish Environmental Protection Agency)