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ATLANTIC CITIES: SMART, SUSTAINABLE AND SECURE PORTS AND PROTECTING THE OCEAN

DEIMOS SPACE UK LTD (GB)

Summary

The project aims at developing and delivering to the end user communities a number of customized EO-based information services to support decision making processes in the Atlantic Region:

  1. Climate Resilience
  2. Atlantic Cities and Ports
  3. Protecting the Ocean

The Climate Resilience Service will be focused on providing information and know-how for assessing the risks and potential socio-economic impacts of coastal processes such as erosion and flooding, to:

  • Critical infrastructures
  • Business activities
  • Coastal protection elements

The main service users are:

  • environmental agencies
  • municipalities
  • coastal business activities

The Cities and Ports Service will focus on addressing the needs identified by coastal cities with ports, supporting the social cohesion and inclusiveness while ensuring the harmonious co-existence of many economic activities and the well-being of its inhabitants and tourists.
This service therefore aims to support ports, cities and related entities in:

  • Assessing the activities in and around ports
  • Monitoring of maritime transport
  • Detecting port-related pollution
  • Identifying security/safety issues for assets.

The Protecting the Ocean Service will focus on:

  • detecting emerging pollutants such as marine litter
  • monitoring the environmental status of ocean areas, including MPAs and other marine ecosystem relevant areas.

This service addresses users from national and international authorities and other entities responsible for reporting marine status and indicators.


Information

Domain
Applications
Prime contractor
DEIMOS SPACE UK LTD (GB)
Subcontractors
  • Atlantic International Research Centre (AIR Centre) (PT)
  • Deimos Engenharia (PT)
  • Deimos Engineering and Systems (ES)
  • INSTITUTO HIDROGRÁFICO (PT)
  • Planetek Italia (IT)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE AEGEAN (GR)