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Mercator Océan Inernational

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Mercator Ocean International is a privately-owned, not-for-profit profit company, funded by nine major players in operational oceanography worldwide, that are privileged users and key scientific partners of the Copernicus Marine Service.

Mercator Ocean International is a privately-owned, not-for-profit profit company, funded by nine major players in operational oceanography worldwide, that are privileged users and key scientific partners of the Copernicus Marine Service : CMCC (Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici), CNRS (French National Centre of Scientific Research), Ifremer (French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea), IRD (Institute of Research for Development), Météo-France and the UK Met-Office, NERSC (Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center), SHOM (Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the French Navy), and the Spanish Puertos Del Estado. Mercator Ocean designs, develops and runs forecasting systems based on ocean numerical modelling fed by ocean observations, to describe the physical and biogeochemical states of the ocean at any time, above and beneath the surface, at global and regional scales.

This enables Mercator Ocean International to deliver a highly qualified and customized oceanographic service, adapted to any user needing to receive regular or one-off ocean information in specific area at the right time, delivering tailor-made products, maps, or expertise.