9th International EuroGOOS Conference: call for abstracts open

Abstract submission is open for the 9th EuroGOOS International Conference, Advances in Operational Oceanography: Expanding Europe’s ocean observing and forecasting capacity, to take place in Brest, France, from 14 to 15 October 2020. The event will be hosted by SeaTech Week. The EOOS Technology Forum, organized by EuroGOOS, will be held at SeaTech on 13 October… Read more »

EuroGOOS welcomes new Secretary General Dr. Inga Lips

Dr. Inga Lips has joined EuroGOOS as new Secretary General. Dr. Lips has 24-year experience in marine science managing national and international programmes and activities. Before joining EuroGOOS, Inga worked at the Tallinn University of Technology where she established and led the marine ecology lab and initiated several new study fields, among others on microplastics… Read more »

New positions open at the EuroGOOS Secretariat

EuroGOOS is seeking enthusiastic professionals to fill two new positions at the EuroGOOS Secretariat. Place of work is the EuroGOOS office in the Brussels European district. 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.  EuroGOOS Science Officer… Read more »

New positions open at the EuroGOOS Secretariat!

EuroGOOS is seeking enthusiastic professionals to fill two new positions at the EuroGOOS Secretariat. Place of work is the EuroGOOS office in the Brussels European district. 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.  Communications Officer to… Read more »

Responsible Research and Innovation in Ocean Observing and Forecasting

The EU project EuroSea has delivered a fact sheet on Responsible Research and Innovation in the realm of ocean observing and forecasting activities. Responsible Research and Innovation helps to plan and carry out research and engagement in close cooperation with all relevant stakeholders to ensure maximum benefit is derived from co-design, sharing and endorsement of the research… Read more »

EuroGOOS is seeking a Communications Assistant

EuroGOOS Office seeks a Communications Assistant to support the EuroGOOS team in communications, outreach and organizational tasks. The job is based in Brussels at the EuroGOOS Office premises. Position responsibilities will include website content management, maintaining social media presence, drafting documents, publication pre-press, dissemination and mailing, production of corporate give-aways, etc. The incumbent will be also… Read more »

EuroGOOS Operational Modelling Inventory in European Seas

The EuroGOOS Coastal Working Group delivered an overview and analysis of the operational modelling capacities in the European seas and recommendations for improvements. The study has been published in Frontiers in Marine Science Journal (see here). The analysis was based on the contributions from 49 organizations around Europe, representing more than 100 operational model systems… Read more »

The UN Ocean Decade Preparations

The EuroGOOS office attended the regional preparatory workshops for three sea basins most linked to the EuroGOOS activities: the North Atlantic, the Mediterranean, and the Arctic, within the preparations for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030 (UN Ocean Decade). All meetings took place in January 2020. There has been so far… Read more »

Contributing to the Ocean Literacy Framework in the UN Ocean Decade

EuroGOOS’ Dina Eparkhina, initiator and facilitator of the EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Network, represented our efforts at the UNESCO brainstorming for the Ocean Literacy Framework for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.  The Ocean Literacy Framework design considers the goal of engaging all members of society within the UN Decade. It assumes the… Read more »

Our 2019 highlights in this festive season

Thank you 2019! At our General Assembly in May we had the honour of welcoming three new members to our organisation, SHOM, France, PLOCAN, Spain, and NIVA, Norway. This brings our overall membership to 44 organizations spanning oceanographic institutes, met offices and hydrographic agencies in 18 European countries.  In 2019 we have contributed to a great… Read more »