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EuroGOOS Office is looking for a Science Officer

The EuroGOOS Office seeks a Science Officer to support the EuroGOOS team in activities linked to the coordination of the European ocean observing and forecasting. The position is for 4 years based in Brussels at the EuroGOOS Office. If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV and a letter of… Read more »

Looking back at 2021

It is a time for celebration as the new year beckons and it is also a time to look back at the EuroGOOS highlights in 2021. The EuroGOOS 2030 Strategy was launched at our 9th International Conference in May. Our new strategy sets out ambitious objectives for the EuroGOOS community, bringing together nearly 140 organisations… Read more »

White paper “The Mediterranean Sea We Want” defines science needs and opportunities in the Ocean Decade

A community white paper “The Mediterranean Sea We Want” has been released in the Ocean and Coastal Research journal. The paper presents the main science needs, gaps, and challenges for implementing the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030 (Ocean Decade) in the Mediterranean region. This is the result of a collaborative effort… Read more »

EuroGOOS viewer of observational and data capacities in the Black Sea

The EU DOORS project has announced the launch of observation and data mapping tool for the Black Sea developed by EuroGOOS. From a single interface, the tool allows users to navigate across different ocean observing and data initiatives in the Black Sea. Users can access marine data aggregators collecting physical, chemical or biological data, and… Read more »

EuroGOOS ‘Scientists for Ocean Literacy’ initiative endorsed by the UN Ocean Decade

EuroGOOS is committed to mainstream ocean literacy in European oceanographic and met agencies as a strategic area of activity. This commitment has now been recognized and acknowledged by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC), with the endorsement of the EuroGOOS initiative ‘Scientists for Ocean Literacy’ as a project under the UN Decade of Ocean… Read more »

EuroGOOS Office is looking for a Communications Officer

The EuroGOOS Office seeks a Communications Officer to support the EuroGOOS team, members, and regional networks in communications, outreach, and organizational tasks. The Communications Officer will manage the EuroGOOS Office daily communication and outreach tasks, support the EuroGOOS team in meeting organization, assist EuroGOOS members and regions (ROOS) in communication outreach tasks, and facilitate internal… Read more »

EuroGOOS releases new Kostas Nittis Award brochure and poster

The new brochure and flyer aim to provide an overview of the EuroGOOS Kostas Nittis Award. Interested applicants are invited to learn more about the initiative and eligibility criteria, and discover how the award has benefited the research work and professional development of previous winners. Every year, EuroGOOS awards the Kostas Nittis medal and a… Read more »

New EuroGOOS Biological Observing Working Group kicks off on 1 October

The EuroGOOS Biological Observing Working Group (BIOWG) kick-off meeting will take place virtually on 1 October 2021. As EuroGOOS starts implementing its 2030 Strategy, the EuroGOOS General Assembly approved the establishment of the Biological Observing Working Group (BIOWG) in May 2021. The BIOWG is the first Working Group within the biological discipline in EuroGOOS, and… Read more »

9th EuroGOOS International Conference Proceedings released

The 9th EuroGOOS International Conference Proceedings, ‘Advances in operational oceanography: Expanding Europe’s ocean observing and forecasting capacity’, are now available on the permanent conference website hosted by Ifremer. Held every three years, the event aims to assess current ocean monitoring and forecasting capacities, address challenges, and identify new science and technology priorities. It fosters dialogue,… Read more »

2nd EuroGOOS Integration Workshop

The 2nd EuroGOOS Integration Workshop will take place on 29-30 November 2021 at the EuroGOOS headquarters, hosted by the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels, as a hybrid event. The workshop aims to improve the integration between EuroGOOS Task Teams, Working Groups, and Regional Operational Oceanographic Systems (ROOS), align strategies, and improve engagement… Read more »