Registration open for EuroGOOS activity at the Ocean Decade Lab ‘An Inspiring and Engaging Ocean’!

The first Ocean Decade Laboratory on the Decade Outcome ‘An Inspiring and Engaging Ocean’ is taking place on 7-8 July 2021 as a virtual event providing a platform for diverse stakeholders and encouraging collaborative actions. It will explore how we can positively influence behavior change and support action. Hosted by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research in partnership with IOC-UNESCO, the Laboratory will be complemented by a diverse range of international Satellite Activities.

On 8 July (2-3:30 PM CEST), the EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Network is organizing an activity to discuss the role of scientists as ocean literacy advocates and the societal engagement activities in the EuroGOOS community.

Register here!
Registration is free of charge but mandatory. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. The event will be in English, no translation provided.

Scientists for Ocean Literacy activity – 8 July 2021, 2-3:30 PM CEST – programme (draft):

  • Oceanographers for Ocean Literacy & EuroGOOS recommendations
    Dina Eparkhina, Office of the European Global Ocean Observing System (EuroGOOS)
  • Case studies from the EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Network:
    • Localizing Ocean Literacy
      Panayota Koulouri, European Marine Science Educators Association – EMSEA-Med / Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), Greece
    • Oceanographic consoles for Ocean Literacy
      Andrew King, Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA), Norway
    • Citizen scientists monitoring the ocean
      Marina Locritani, National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV), Italy
    • Turning the tide for women in oceanography
      MCarmen Garcia, Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO), Spain
    • SeaFest maritime festival
      Garry Kendellen, Irish Ocean Literacy Network
    • Video: The colours of the Mediterranean
      Michela Angiolillo and Marco Pisapia, Italian National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA), Italy
  • Discussion with the audience

Find out more here.