ESONIM

Abstract

ESONIM is a Specific Support Action funded under the EU Sixth Framework Program (FP6). Its coordinator was Irish Marine Institute (Mick Gilooly).

In conjunction with ESONET CA project, ESONIM aimed to produce a practical and flexible business plan to establish a cabled seafloor observatory based on the ESONET Porcupine site (CELTNET). This implementation model included:

  • the architecture and technical specifications of the observatory and its components;
  • a ten-year cash flow forecast and projected revenue for the project;
  • a legal framework for the implementation and
  • an evaluation of the legal issues inherent to multinational collaborations in national and international waters.

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