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"Blue-Action: Arctic Impact on Weather and Climate" contributes to the implementation of the Opens external link in new windowTrans-Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance and to the Opens external link in new windowEU's Blue Growth Agenda and its long term strategy to support sustainable growth in the marine and maritime sectors as a whole. Our project is funded by the EU Horizon 2020 Programme and specifically by the Opens external link in new windowBlue-Growth BG-10-2016 call "Impact of Arctic changes on the weather and climate of the Northern Hemisphere". Read more about the Opens internal link in current windowthe project details.


Papers, papers, papers!

Congratulations to the following colleagues for publishing their results related to the Blue-Action project!

(**) These papers acknowledge the project Blue-Action.

10-12 July 2017, Blue-Action meets GERICS, Hamburg (DE)

GERICS is an important player in the defintion and implementation of the Roadmap for Climate Services in Europe and has provided significat contributions to projects such as FP7 SPECS, EUPORIAS and lately H2020 CLIMATEUROPE and MARCO, and the Climate Services Partnership.

The WP5 team of Blue-Action meets the GERICS key people in a two-day workshop.

Venue: Chile Haus, Hamburg

Organiser: Mak Payne (DTU) and Lola Kotova (GERICS/CLIMATEUROPE), for info please contact Chiara Bearzotti (chb at

Events on invitation only

22 June 2017, Societal Challenge 2 coordinator's day, Brussels (BE)

Organiser: European Commission

Venue and Agenda: Initiates file downloadAgenda of the event in PDF

Blue-Action representative: Chiara Bearzotti (DMI)

Presentation: Initiates file downloadShort summary of the project goals/activities

(Registration is closed)

5-9 June 2017, 3rd European Climate Change Adaptation Conference, Glasgow (UK)

Organiser: ECCA

Agenda and Venue: Opens external link in new window

Blue-Action representative: Raeanne Miller (SRSL) with a poster on Blue-Action project and specifically the connections between WP5 and WP8.

28 April 2017 The Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences awarded Russian funding for mirrowing Blue-Action proposal!

Partner Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences (IAP-RAS), represented by the PI Vladimir Semenov, has been awarded Russian funding by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science for taking part in the Blue-Action activities. Opens internal link in current windowRead more >>

Blue-Action WP2 at the INTAROS workshop Building long-­‐term observing szstems in the Arctic - requirements and challenges

Organiser: NERSC and EuroGOOS

Venue and Agenda: EuroGOOS 

Blue-Action representative: Karin Larsen (HAV) leader Opens internal link in current windowWP2

More info about INTAROS (H2020) project can be found here: Opens external link in new window

12 April 2017 First newsletter of Blue-Action is out!

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We will have quarterly newsletter in Blue-Action. 

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Photo courtesy of Stephane Lartigue Sud Ouest

17 March 2017 Alain Juppé visiting EPOC labs "Ces labos sont des pépites!"

Alain Juppé, former prime Minister of France, mayor of Bordeaux, visited EPOC, our partner, and got briefed about our project by Didier Swingedouw. More info about his visit in the French media: Initiates file downloadArticle in French only!

3 April 2017 Blue-Action on Zenodo

We are in the process of uploading presentations and reports in Zenodo, to grant open access to full materials in our project. Have a look at the Blue-Action community: Opens external link in new window

27 January 2017: ISGlobal replacing IC3 in the consortium

The team of Opens internal link in current windowJoan Ballester involved in Blue-Action is going to be transferred to the Opens external link in new windowISGlobal, the
Barcelona Institute for Global Health
and continue performing activities in WP5 under the ISGlobal. The changes have been already formalized with the European Commission.

Welcome on board, ISGlobal, partner Nr. 41!

The Blue-Action project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 727852




Photo on the upper corner left: courtesy of Kathryn Hansen/NASA

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