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Key takeaways from the 9th EuroGOOS International Conference

Our 9th International Conference has been an overwhelming success. 450 participants from 45 countries joined our online event tackling all aspects of operational oceanography. A total of 90 scientific presentations were given in parallel sessions and 22 posters presented, while international speakers shared their insights on coordination, governance, and impact in our five plenary sessions…. Read more »

EuroGOOS 2030 Strategy launched!

Today, at the 9th EuroGOOS International Conference, we have launched the EuroGOOS Strategy 2030. The new Strategy and its five objectives will guide our community of members, Regional Operational Oceanographic Systems (ROOS), networks of observing platforms, and working groups. EuroGOOS is a Regional Alliance of the Global Ocean Observing System, which brings together oceanographic systems… Read more »

EuroGOOS Policy Brief: Ocean Literacy in European Oceanographic Agencies – Recommendations for the Ocean Decade

Our new policy brief gives recommendations on how to enhance Ocean Literacy activities in oceanographic agencies. The brief was developed from the work of the EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Network and a survey the network conducted across 11 organizations in Europe. The survey unveiled an outstanding diversity of activities, demonstrating that Europe is advancing towards making… Read more »

Registrations open for the 9th EuroGOOS International Conference taking place on 3-5 May 2021

The EuroGOOS Conference brings together managers, developers, and users of ocean observing and operational oceanography products and services. The conference fosters dialogue, experience sharing, and future planning with European and international partners and stakeholders, towards a more coordinated response to societal needs related to the ocean. The first virtual edition of the conference will offer… Read more »

EuroGOOS response to the European Commission consultation ‘Ocean Observation – Sharing Responsibility’

EuroGOOS welcomed the opportunity to react to the European Commission’s public consultation on the initiative titled ‘Ocean Observation – Sharing Responsibility’. In November 2020, we submitted to the Commission our feedback on the inception impact assessment of this initiative . In that document, we outlined a EuroGOOS vision on the status and priorities for the… Read more »

EuroGOOS at the 2nd EuroSea Annual Meeting – towards integrated European ocean observing and forecasting

The EuroSea Annual Meeting took place on 18-22 January with the project’s General Assembly taking place on the last day. The EuroGOOS Office co-leads work packages 1 (Governance and Coordination of ocean observing and forecasting systems) and 8 (Engagement, Dissemination, Exploitation & Legacy) and is represented on the Gender and Diversity Board, while many EuroGOOS… Read more »

Looking back at 2020 and wishing you Merry Observing and Happy New Year 2021!

Moving onto a new year which will mark the beginning of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, let us look back at the year we are leaving behind. 2020 will be remembered by the global pandemic that affected our Members and team, both personally and professionally. Operations at sea were stopped, engagement… Read more »

EuroGOOS International Conference: Abstract submission is now open

Abstract submission is now open for the 9th EuroGOOS International Conference, Advances in Operational Oceanography: Expanding Europe’s Ocean Observing and Forecasting Capacity, to take place virtually on 3-5 May 2021. Held every three years, the conference aims to provide a review of current ocean monitoring and forecasting capacities and oceanographic services and map out new… Read more »

EOOS Operations Committee holds a successful first meeting

The newly formed EOOS Operations Committee held a successful first meeting on 24-25 November 2020 (virtual), chaired by EuroGOOS and co-organized by EuroGOOS and GOOS within the activities of the EuroSea project. The meeting brought together over 45 participants, across 23 European countries. The EOOS Operations Committee is a vital element of the EOOS governance representing… Read more »

EuroGOOS response to the European Commission Initiative ‘Ocean Observation – Sharing Responsibility’

EuroGOOS summited the institutional response to the European Commission Inception Impact Assessment, Ocean Observation – Sharing Responsibility, as part of the online consultation on the inception (22 October – 19 November 2020). This initiative, proposed by the Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, aims to achieve a common EU approach for measuring once and… Read more »