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OTGA/VLIZ Training Course: Research Cruise Planning & Management

This course provides an overview of requirements for organizing a Research Cruise within a project and/or submitting a request for ship time. The course takes place mainly in a classroom but includes a visit to a Marine station and a research vessel, where participants will be introduced to sampling equipment and marine research infrastructure used for onboard research, including demonstrations of the use and maintenance of marine sampling equipment, oceanographic (biological, chemical and physical data) sampling, data collection and data management.

Two training sessions were given by LifeWatch Belgium trainers:

  • Storing and processing underway and station data (Session 6 on Tuesday October 16th 2018, trainer: Jonas Mortelmans)
  • FAIR Data and the Marine Data Archive (Session 11 on Wednesday October 17th 2018, trainer: Stefanie Dekeyzer)


8400 Oostende
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 09:00 to Friday, October 19, 2018 - 17:00