JERICO-Next Trans-National Access: from the first to the second Call

The Acqua Alta Oceanographic Tower of CNR ISMAR (photo credits: Polizia di Stato)
The Acqua Alta Oceanographic Tower of CNR ISMAR (photo credits: Polizia di Stato)

The first Call for Transnational Access (TNA) of JERICO NEXT ended with the meeting of the Selection Panel which was held in Bordeaux, France, on September 7, 2016. The meeting was kindly hosted by the University of Bordeaux at the Campus Talence Pessac Gradignan.

Six out of twelve submitted TNA projects were selected and will be supported by JERICO NEXT. The six projects are listed in Table 1, with the facilities they will have access to. The signature of TNA agreements is in progress, and the projects will start before the end of this year.

The next TNA task is the preparation and opening of the second call, which will be anticipated compared to the original program to 20 February 2017.

More information will follow in the JERICO NEXT website at

Scheme of the TNA catalogue
Scheme of the TNA catalogue

Acronym and title

User group’s P.I.

Hosting infrastructure

ABACUS-3: Third Algerian BAsin Circulation Unmanned Survey

Giorgio Budillon, Università degli Studi di Napoli “Parthenope”, Italy

SOCIB glider facility, Spain

ANTEIA: Directional wave measuring sensor validation

Ibone Rodriguez de Pablo, ZUNIBAL, SL, Spain

SBI Galway Bay Data Buoy, Ireland

CarbonAS: Seasonal variability in carbonate chemistry in the southern Aegean Sea

Andrew King, Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA), Norway

HCMR Poseidon Ferrybox, Greece

FinisGlider: Pilot experience to incorporate Glider technology to the Finisterre repeated hydrographic section.

César M. González-Pola Muñiz, Spanish Institute of Oceanography, Spain

CNRS-INSU Glider National Facility, France

GLIDER-SOUTH: GLIDER missions in the SOUTHern Sicilian Channel

Aldo Drago, Physical Oceanography Research Group, Dept. of Geosciences, University of Malta, Malta

CNRS-INSU Glider National Facility, France

MAICA: Mediterranean Aerosol In Coastal Areas

Jacques Piazzola, University of Toulon – Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography (MIO), France

CNR Acqua Alta Oceanographic Tower, Italy

TNA projects approved after the first Call.