Odessa, Ukraine – On July 15, Copernicus Assisted Environmental Monitoring Across the Black Sea Basin – PONTOS consortium members participated in the fourth coordination meeting held online and organized by the PONTOS Ukrainian partner from Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University team. The whole PONTOS team, including researchers, project managers, communication and administration teams participated in the meeting.
The meeting commenced with welcoming remarks from Sergiy Medinets of Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University (ONU).
Project Coordination Meeting Agenda was dedicated to the implemented activities and progress of the project team since the last coordination meeting in Tbilisi. The team discussed the upcoming deliverables and works.
As the project is getting close to be finished in six months, the updates on the assessments in the pilot sites of PONTOS project were presented. Research team has started the preparation of the final reports for each of the four assessments (forest cover changes, changes in wetland and floating vegetation cover, Chl concentration and eutrophication dynamics, and agricultural water balance, water productivity and water stress indices) compiling the findings of the fieldwork and research.