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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, towar… Read more »


IOC-UNESCO’s First Ocean Literacy Course of the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

The EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Network contributed to the 1st Ocean Literacy Course organized within the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030. The training development was led by IOC and its Ocean Teacher Global Academy. Virtual classrooms brought togethe… 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 …. 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, Exploit… 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 professio… 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 revi… 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 Europe… 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 Gener… Read more »


Applications for the Kostas Nittis Award are now open until 31 January 2021

Every year, EuroGOOS awards the Kostas Nittis Medal and an accompanying grant of € 3,000 to outstanding early-career marines scientists in operational oceanography and the broader ocean observing field.  The call is open to marine students younger than 30 years old, conducting in… Read more »


Summary of the 1st EOOS Technology Forum

On 13 October 2020, the 1st EOOS Technology Forum was organized by EuroGOOS through its Technology Plan Working Group and hosted by SeaTechWeek as a virtual event. The Forum brought together 77 participants representing instrument manufacturers, technicians, technologists, and sc… Read more »


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