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European Ocean Literacy library by EuroGOOS launched on the World Ocean Day!

For our community, the ocean is not only passion, but also our daily work. EuroGOOS brings together European oceanographic institutes, met offices, hydrographic agencies, and foundations. These organizations help to predict the weather, plan maritime activities, view real time ch… Read more »


EuroGOOS Kostas Nittis award to a young marine scientist – call open!

The Kostas Nittis Medal was established in memory of EuroGOOS Secretary General and strategic leader Dr. Kostas Nittis (1964-2014). The Kostas Nittis Medal is accompanied by a grant awarded to an early career marine scientist within operational oceanography and broader ocean obse… Read more »


How the COVID-19 crisis affects information on the state of our environment?

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all areas of our lives, but only some of them are clearly visible to the public. One of such hidden effects is related to the acquisition of environmental data. Many areas of the environmental data collection have been affected by the ongoing pa… Read more »


1st Ocean Literacy Summit to take place on the UN World Ocean’s Day, 8 June 2020

On the occasion of World Oceans Day, UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, in collaboration with Ocean Wise, EuroGOOS, and Experiential Atelier, organizes the first Virtual Ocean Literacy Summit. In 2020, we are celebrating people, projects and programmes related t… Read more »


EuroGOOS welcomes new Secretary General Dr. Inga Lips

Dr. Inga Lips has joined EuroGOOS as new Secretary General. Dr. Lips has 24-year experience in marine science managing national and international programmes and activities. Before joining EuroGOOS, Inga worked at the Tallinn University of Technology where she established and led… Read more »


New positions open at the EuroGOOS Secretariat

EuroGOOS is seeking enthusiastic professionals to fill two new positions at the EuroGOOS Secretariat. Place of work is the EuroGOOS office in the Brussels European district. Science Officer to support the EuroGOOS team in activities linked to the coordination of the European ocea… Read more »


Responsible Research and Innovation in Ocean Observing and Forecasting

The EU project EuroSea has delivered a fact sheet on Responsible Research and Innovation in the realm of ocean observing and forecasting activities. Responsible Research and Innovation helps to plan and carry out research and engagement in close cooperation with all relevant stak… Read more »


EuroGOOS Operational Modelling Inventory in European Seas

The EuroGOOS Coastal Working Group delivered an overview and analysis of the operational modelling capacities in the European seas and recommendations for improvements. The study has been published in Frontiers in Marine Science Journal (see here). The analysis was based on the c… Read more »


The UN Ocean Decade Preparations

EuroGOOS has contributed to the regional preparatory workshops for three sea basins most linked to the EuroGOOS activities: the North Atlantic, the Mediterranean, and the Arctic, within the preparations for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030 (UN… Read more »


Contributing to the Ocean Literacy Framework in the UN Ocean Decade

EuroGOOS’ Dina Eparkhina, initiator and facilitator of the EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Network, represented our efforts at the UNESCO brainstorming on the Ocean Literacy Framework for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.  The Ocean Literacy Framework design con… Read more »


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