Fabrice Messal | EMODnet OPEN SEA LAB

Fabrice Messal is Training and Educational Manager for Mercator Ocean International. After 6 years developing partnerships and projects in the frame of the Mercator Ocean outreach activities, he’s currently in charge of training activities for the Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS). Fabrice has a background in Science & Applications (MSc), Numerical Imagery (PG Dip) and has professional experience in visualization software development and scientific mediation. Since he works in Mercator Ocean, he had different positions from the Operational Department and the Service Department to the Marketing & Communication department and contributes in previous European research programs before Copernicus like GMES, BOSS4GMES, MyOcean 1 and MyOcean 2. Using his knowledge and his expertise of the entire value chain of the European marine data production and use, he manages training/outreach material development and organizes training workshops with experts to raise the awareness and the knowledge about CMEMS activities and benefits.

Expertises and interests

  • Copernicus Marine
  • Software ergonomics
  • Numerical imagery
  • Ocean literacy

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