The MedSea Checkpoint project is a pilot launched by DG MARE designed to assess the usage of available data in answering questions about the Mediterranean Sea. Alongside its counterpart, North Sea Checkpoint, it was launched in November 2013.
data standards and harmonisation guidelines
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The Strategy is a common plan to monitor and assess the health of the Baltic Sea in a coordinated and cost-efficient way between all HELCOM Contracting Parties.
This practice shows which data and meta-data were gathered in the BALANCE data portal. It includes guidelines for data harmonisation.