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.


The project aims at assessing the importance of a new monitoring line across the Algerian Basin between  Palma de Mallorca and the Algerian Coast.

The main objectives of the ABACUS 3 project are:

  • To continue the time series of oceanographic data collected in the Algerian Basin along the endurance line between Mallorca and Algeri;
  • To identify the physical and biological properties of the surface and intermediate water masses...
14th July 2017
Position available: PDRA for the NERC project "AlterEco: An Alternative Framework to…
14th July 2017
From 19 – 23 June the first JERICO-NEXT summer school was held…
4th July 2017
Winter 2016Welcome to the JERICO-Next Newsletter 2nd ISSUE - JERICO-Next, Joint European…
16th December 2016
You are invited take part in an open online consultation to help…
12th December 2016
The meeting will be arranged as a cruise on NIVAs FerryBox ship Color Fantasy traveling between Oslo and Kiel.Departure from [...]

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.