The SI redefinition is coming
On 16 November the General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) are considering the revision of four SI units – the kilogram, kelvin, mole and ampere. This historic step will be the culmination of years of ground-breaking research and international collaboration. The system will then be based entirely on fundamental properties of nature, and the last artefact, the International Prototype of the Kilogram, will finally be retired.
Read more >>
EURAMET Webinar on Research Potential Call Scope 2019
Wednesday, 12 December 2018,
10 - 11:30 CET
In preparation of the 2019 EURAMET Research Potential (RPT) Call, the webinar will inform Proposed Research Topics (PRT) authors about the changes to the RPT Call Scope, discuss some existing proposals which are in line with the amended scope and enable identification of further PRTs.
The target audience of the webinar are potential PRT authors and later RPT project coordinators in EMPIR. Representatives of EMNs are invited to discuss with participants how RPT projects could develop participating institutes’ capabilities to participate in EMNs. Read more >>
Specifications fulfil demonstrated end user need
24 – 26 September 2019 Paris, France
The ocean is a key component in the global climate system. It is a sink for carbon dioxide and increasing ocean temperatures lead to rising sea-levels. The characterisation of the status of the oceans and their circulation requires world-wide monitoring of a wide variety of ...
Earth observation agencies worldwide are moving towards a more coordinated approach to data gathering. With the increased importance of the data they provide, they are demanding improved measurement accuracy of the instrumentation on board Earth observation satellites. Satel...