Mercator Ocean is now a non-profit company, owned by 5 Major French Agencies - all founding members - :

  • CNRS (National Centre of the Scientific Research)
  • IFREMER (French Research Institute for Sea operations)
  • IRD (Development Research Institute)
  • METEO FRANCE (French National Weather Service)
  • SHOM (Oceanographic Department of the French Navy)
CNRS Ifremer Logo IRD MeteoFrance SHOM

Founding member of Mercator Océan, the French Spatial Agency (CNES) is today a key-partner.