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EOOS Forum on 8 March ‘Integrated and Sustained Ocean Observing: A European Strategy’ – Registration Open!

Registration is open for the EOOS Forum taking place in Brussels on 8 March 2018. The Forum will bring together main ocean observing stakeholders in Europe and beyond to examine the extent to which the current ocean observing systems are sustainable today, and what opportunities… Read more »


Building a European Ocean Observing System (EOOS): Save the date for two events in 2018

Save the date for two milestone EOOS events in 2018:  EOOS Forum, 8 March 2018, Brussels, and EOOS Conference, 21-23 November 2018, Brussels.  Developed in synergy these events will address how to: Align and connect existing initiatives to ensure efficiency and value for money; I… Read more »


Our Ocean 2017: Overview of its unprecedented success and EuroGOOS exhibition presence

Scroll down for the event’s photogallery On 5 and 6 October 2017, the European Union hosted the 4th edition of the international Our Ocean conference in Malta. Our Ocean 2017 brought together world leaders, generated commitments, and showcased ocean initiatives around the globe…. Read more »


The 8th EuroGOOS International Conference: Main outcomes

The 8th EuroGOOS international conference, titled Operational Oceanography in Service of Sustainable Marine Development, took place in Bergen, Norway, on 3-5 October 2017. The event was co-hosted by the Institute of Marine Research, IMR, and the Nansen Environmental and Remote Se… Read more »


SDG 14: EuroGOOS commitment towards sustained and integrated ocean observing and open data sharing

Today on World Oceans Day, EuroGOOS submitted its commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goal 14 towards Sustained and Integrated Ocean Observing and Open Data Sharing (view on the UN Ocean Conference website).  In the statement, EuroGOOS commits to further its efforts to c… Read more »


EuroGOOS General Assembly 2017: Main highlights

EuroGOOS General Assembly took place in Brussels from 31 May to 2 June 2017. 56 delegates attended the special open session dedicated to ocean observing and derived marine data and services. EuroGOOS and European Marine Board presented the progress in the development of an integr… Read more »


Sea-level measurements: EuroGOOS note for policymakers released at EMD 2017

EuroGOOS Tide Gauge Task Team has delivered a statement to policymakers and public authorities. In the statement, the task team calls on national ocean observing funders to address sustainability of tide gauge networks. This note, titled “Sea level observation networks in and aro… Read more »


EuroGOOS Kostas Nittis Medal and travel grant to young researchers: Call open!

In 2015, EuroGOOS established the Kostas Nittis Medal in the memory of EuroGOOS Secretary General and strategic leader Dr. Kostas Nittis (1964-2014). The Kostas Nittis Medal is accompanied by a grant and awarded to a young marine professional within the operational oceanography a… Read more »


Call for abstracts open for 8th EuroGOOS Conference (3-5/10/2017)

EuroGOOS 2017 Conference Priorities (124.6 KiB)Abstract submission is now open for the 8th EuroGOOS International Conference, Operational Oceanography Serving Sustainable Marine Development, to take place in Bergen, Norway, from 3 to 5 October 2017.Key priorities of the 2017 Euro… Read more »


Engaging industry in use and sharing European marine data: New guide released

The capacity of marine data and information to deliver sustainable economic benefits has been recognized. However, coastal and ocean observatories and public data-sharing initiatives face common challenges in demonstrating uptake and application of open marine data and informatio… Read more »


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