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EuroGOOS Tide Gauge Task Team delivers European status to GLOSS

The sixteenth session of the Group of Experts for the Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS GE XVI) took place in Busan, Republic of Korea, on 11-13 April. The Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS), a component of the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS), was established b… Read more »


OceanObs’19 programme development

OceanObs’19 programme and sponsors committees met for a joint meeting at UNESCO, hosted by the IOC on 29 and 30 March (directly following the AtlantOS Symposium). With a strong community’s inputs collected via the white papers (soon to be released in the Frontiers for Ocean Scien… Read more »


All-Atlantic Ocean Observing Symposium at UNESCO

The First International AtlantOS Symposium took place at the UNESCO and IOC headquarters in Paris from 25 to 28 March. The event marked the transition from an EU-funded project to an international programme, the All-Atlantic Ocean Observing System. 170 participants from 29 countr… Read more »


Rethinking Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean Economy – new OECD report

This new OECD report on the ocean economy emphasises the growing importance of science and technologies in improving the sustainable economic development. The report recognizes that marine ecosystems are at the heart of many of the world’s global challenges: food, medicines, new… Read more »


EuroGOOS in the coming decade – Executive Board and Chairs of all activities set out objectives of the new EuroGOOS Strategy 

On 30 January, the EuroGOOS Executive Directors Board met with the Chairs of EuroGOOS Task Teams, Working Groups and Regions (ROOS), to set out the main objectives of the new EuroGOOS strategy. The strategy will cover the period 2020 to 2030, which aligns both with the UN Ocean D… Read more »


Looking back at 2018 with a big smile – Happy 2019!

With our warm wishes to the EuroGOOS community in the coming year, we are looking back at 2018 with a big smile. In 2018, EuroGOOS started its chairmanship of the UNESCO IOC’s Global Ocean Observing System Regional Alliances Forum, while at the same time reaffirming its central r… Read more »


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 »


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