The vision is to improve and innovate the cooperation in coastal observatories in Europe by implementing the coastal part of a European Ocean Observing System, to cooperate with other European initiatives as ESFRI (EURO-ARGO, EMSO, EMBRC), Integrated Infrastructures (FIXO3 etc.), OCEAN OF TOMORROW sensors innovation project (SenseNET, NEXOS), the emerging European biological network (EMBRC) and EMODnet to contribute to provide services to the research community and the society.

In the continuity of JERICO (FP7), the objective of JERICO-NEXT consists in strengthening and enlarging a solid and transparent European network in providing operational services for the timely, continuous and sustainable delivery of high quality environmental data and information products related to marine environment in European coastal seas.

Winter 2016Welcome to the JERICO-Next Newsletter 2nd ISSUE - JERICO-Next, Joint European Research Infrastructure network for Coastal Observatory - Novel European eXpertise for coastal observaToriesFind out more information on the Web, Twitter & Facebook "EMSO-Molène", coastal cabled observatory deployed in Iroise sea  Image credit: Yves GLADUWe are very pleased to send you the latest updates on coastal observatories and JERICO-Next activities. Last few months efforts were focused on the 1st call of Trans-National Access, the establishment of an…
16th December 2016
You are invited take part in an open online consultation to help…
12th December 2016
In the framework of the work package 2 (Harmonization of technologies and…
8th December 2016
In the framework of the Sea tech Week 2016, Ifremer organized on…
22nd November 2016
The Acqua Alta Oceanographic Tower of CNR ISMAR…
17th November 2016
The first General Assembly of the european project JERICO-NEXT will be held from March 13th to March 16th 2017 and [...]

Transnational Access (TNA) facilities

The primary objective of the Jerico-NEXT Transnational Access activity is to enable scientists and engineers to freely access coastal infrastructures not available in their own countries. The Jerico-NEXT Consortium includes research structures such as Ferryboxes, Fixed Platforms, Gliders, and associated support facilities, i.e. Calibration Laboratories. Further information


Follow the Glider is a web tool aimed at students and developed by CEFAS, IMEDEA (CSIC-UIB) and SOCIB (Balearic Coastal Monitoring and Forecasting System) as part of the European FP7 – JERICO project. It is based on the glider-monitoring tool available at

This project has received funding from the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme under grant agreement No 654410. Project coordinator: IFREMER, France.