Merry Observing and Happy New Year from all of us in EuroGOOS!

At the end of every year, we traditionally write a letter to all those interested in EuroGOOS and our valued members. As we are preparing for the year ahead, let’s take a moment to look back at 2022 – a major year for our community. In 2022, the European ocean observing partnerships got stronger. Through… Read more »

Special Issue “New Frontiers Research on Ocean Observation”

  Submissions are invited to the special issue of Journal of Marine Science and Engineering in the section Physical Oceanography. The issue tackles new frontiers in ocean observing and research in a broad context, underpinning the scientific knowledge, data and information, and applications and services. Contributions are expected to cover both in situ and remote… Read more »

The Ocean Decade project of EuroGOOS at CommOCEAN 2022

From 30 November to 1 December, the 5th International Marine Science Communication Conference CommOCEAN 2022 is organized by the European Marine Board’s Communication Panel. The event will combine talks, hands-on exercises, expertise-sharing, and latest marine science. EuroGOOS will showcase the development of the UN Ocean Decade action ‘Scientists for Ocean Literacy‘. The Ocean Decade Scientists… Read more »

Highlights from the 11th FerryBox workshop

The 11th FerryBox Workshop took place on 28-29 September 2022 at Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon in Germany. The workshop highlighted the progress within the FerryBox community during the 20 years since the EU FerryBox project started (2003). The event brought together research scientists, stakeholders, and industry partners from more than 15 countries in Europe and beyond. Some of… Read more »

State of the Global Ocean Observing System in 2022

The United Nations have just released the new Ocean Observing System Report Card – a high-level annual report providing a deep insight on the state, capacity and value of the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS). The Report Card was produced by the operational centre OceanOPS in collaboration with GOOS partners and experts.  In 2022 the… Read more »

EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy at the Marine & Inland Waters Research Symposium 2022

The EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Working Group and the UN Ocean Decade project ‘Scientists for Ocean Literacy’ will be presented at the Marine and Inland Waters Research Symposium 2022 in Greece. The presentation will feature in session “Mediterranean Sea (and Fresh Water) Literacy in the Era of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Decade of Ocean… Read more »

EuroGOOS and Mercator Ocean International sign a Memorandum of Understanding

EuroGOOS has signed today a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Mercator Ocean International. Mercator Ocean International is a non-profit organization dedicated to global ocean monitoring and forecasting and member of the EuroGOOS Association. With this MoU, the parties agree to enhance cooperation in the promotion of ocean observations and the development of the European Ocean… Read more »

The Technologies of the Science We Need for the Ocean We Want – Report from the EOOS Tech Forum

Ocean technologies, data, and infrastructures are undergoing rapid changes, transforming the ocean research and innovation. Disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data or blockchain are starting to shape research and innovation cycles. Sustained ocean observations, essential to increase our understanding of the ocean and its functions, require a suite of increasingly efficient technologies and… Read more »

Implementing Operational Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting Systems – new guide

The Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) and its Expert Team on Operational Ocean Forecasting Systems released a new guide titled “Implementing Operational Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting Systems”. This document is a new reference for operational oceanography, prepared by 80 authors and in cooperation with 51 institutions from 18 countries worldwide. EuroGOOS Member Organization Delegates Enrique… Read more »