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Why should Brussels care about ocean observing?

We know more about Mars than we know about the ocean. Yet, ocean observations deliver critical information for a long list of societal benefits, not least the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Ocean observation’s national funders, pan-European research coordination projects, scie… Read more »


EMSO and EuroGOOS cement their partnership in promoting ocean observing

George Petihakis, EuroGOOS Chair, and Juanjo Dañobeitia, EMSO ERIC Director General, signing the MoU at the EOOS Conference, 22 November 2018, Brussels Today, at the EOOS conference in Brussels, the EuroGOOS chair George Petihakis, and the EMSO director-general Juanjo Dañobeitia… Read more »


European Research Infrastructures share best practice and look ahead

The 7th ENVRI week took place in Riga, Latvia, from 5 to 9 November 2018. ENVRI, the European Environmental Research Infrastructures community, brought together in the Horizon 2020 ENVRIplus project, deliver valuable resources for environmental scientists. ENVRIplus gathers all d… Read more »


EOOS Strategy and Implementation Plan 2018-2022 released

The EOOS strategy and implementation plan have been finalized by the EOOS steering group with significant community input. The documents build on the EOOS Consultation Document 2016 (pdf) and a series of events and open consultations. Further to the successful EOOS forum on 8 Mar… Read more »


Registration open to OceanObs’19

The OceanObs’19 conference is a community-driven conference that brings people from all over the planet together to communicate the decadal progress of ocean observing networks and to chart innovative solutions to society’s growing needs for ocean information in the coming decade… Read more »


Ocean Observing showcases at the EuroGEOSS workshop

SDG14 breakout participants and co-chairs at the EuroGEOSS workshop, from left: Anja Reitz, GEOMAR, Michèle Barbier, Institute for Science and Ethics, Sandra Ketelhake, GEOMAR, Glenn Nolan and Dina Eparkhina, EuroGOOS The EuroGEOSS workshop took place in Geneva from 12 to 14 Sept… Read more »


EurOCEAN Conference – save the date

EurOCEAN conferences have become important fora for the marine and maritime research community and wider stakeholders. Started in 2004, the series provides an interface with European and national policymakers and strategic planners, to consider, discuss and respond to new marine… Read more »


2018 Kostas Nittis Medal awarded to Florent Gasparin

At the end of the GEO Blue Planet Symposium plenary on 4 July, Glenn Nolan, EuroGOOS Secretary General, awarded the 2018 Kostas Nittis Medal to Florent Gasparin. The Medal is awarded yearly by the EuroGOOS Executive Directors Board to a young scientist who has made a significant… Read more »


EOOS conference programme released

EOOS conference, Evolving the European Ocean Observing System: Connecting communities for end-to-end solutions, will take place in Brussels on 21-23 November 2018. The draft programme is now available.  The conference aims to further connect European ocean observing communities,… Read more »


EuroGOOS Kostas Nittis Medal Call

EuroGOOS Kostas Nittis Medal was established in the memory of EuroGOOS Secretary General and strategic leader Dr. Kostas Nittis. The Kostas Nittis Medal is accompanied by a grant and awarded to a young marine professional within the operational oceanography and broader ocean obse… Read more »


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