Ocean Literacy EuroGOOSOcean Observing and Ocean Literacy – a win-win deal

The EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Network has been established to upscale the national efforts of the EuroGOOS members and contribute to broader Ocean Literacy efforts globally.  Download our OceanObs’19 poster here.

The EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Network works to:

  • Provide visibility and recognition of the members’ Ocean Literacy efforts at pan-European and global levels;
  • Allow re-using, re-purposing, adapting or translating each other’s materials;
  • Join efforts in collaborative projects or initiatives and help foster international partnerships;
  • Contribute to the European role in international Ocean Literacy in link with the UN Ocean Decade’s developments.

The EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Network brings together experts from 20 organizations; in 8 countries and 3 organizations with pan-European or global remit. The group is facilitated by the EuroGOOS Office.

Members include:

  • Network coordinator: Dina Eparkhina, EuroGOOS Office
  • Joint Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology (JCOMM) / Ocean Observers Working Group – Emanuela Rusciano
  • Euro-Argo / Ocean Observers Working Group – Claire Gourcuff
  • Mercator Ocean International – Fabrice Messal
  • Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS), Belgium – Kelle Moreau
  • Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), Greece – Panayota (Yolanda) Koulouri
  • Irish Ocean Literacy Network, Ireland – Noirin Burke
  • Marine Institute, Ireland – Cushla Dromgool-Regan
  • National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics (OGS), Italy – Donata Canu, Elisa Banchi, and Francesca Malfatti
  • Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC), Italy – Paola Agostini
  • Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA), Italy – Elena Giusta
  • National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV), Italy – Simona Simoncelli, Marina Locritani, and Antonio Guarnieri
  • National Research Council (CNR), Italy – Angela Pomaro
  • Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA), Norway – Kai Sørensen and Anna Birgitta Ledang
  • Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IO-PAN), Poland – Tymon Zieliński
  • AZTI tecnalia, Spain – Carolina Alonso
  • Balearic Islands Coastal Ocean Observing and Forecasting System (SOCIB), Spain – Veronica Ortiz and Rosa Rodríguez
  • Institute of Oceanography (IEO), Spain – Mari Carmen García
  • Met Office, UK – Ana Aguiar
  • National Oceanography Centre (NOC), UK – Lucy Cox