New EuroGOOS Biological Observations Working Group kicks off on 1 October

The EuroGOOS Biological Observing Working Group (BIOWG) kick-off meeting will take place virtually on 1 October 2021. As EuroGOOS starts implementing its 2030 Strategy, the EuroGOOS General Assembly approved the establishment of the Biological Observing Working Group (BIOWG) in May 2021. The BIOWG is the first Working Group within the biological discipline in EuroGOOS, and… Read more »

9th EuroGOOS International Conference Proceedings released

The 9th EuroGOOS International Conference Proceedings, ‘Advances in operational oceanography: Expanding Europe’s ocean observing and forecasting capacity’, are now available on the permanent conference website hosted by Ifremer. Held every three years, the event aims to assess current ocean monitoring and forecasting capacities, address challenges, and identify new science and technology priorities. It fosters dialogue,… Read more »

EuroGOOS 2nd Integration Workshop

The 2nd EuroGOOS Integration Workshop will take place on 29-30 November 2021 at the EuroGOOS headquarters, hosted by the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels, as a hybrid event. The workshop aims to improve the integration between EuroGOOS Task Teams, Working Groups, and Regional Operational Oceanographic Systems (ROOS), align strategies, and improve engagement… Read more »

Scientists for Ocean Literacy – EuroGOOS activity as part of the Ocean Decade Inspiring & Engaging Lab

We invite you to discuss the role of scientists as Ocean Literacy advocates in their communities, countries, and regions! This EuroGOOS activity in the Ocean Decade Lab on ‘Inspiring and Engaging Ocean’ will feature our latest policy brief ‘Ocean Literacy in European Oceanographic Agencies: EuroGOOS recommendations for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable… Read more »

The DOORS project kicks off to develop open research support for the Black Sea

The DOORS project, titled ‘Developing Optimal and Open Research Support for the Black Sea’, has stared in June 2021 for a four-year duration, coordinated by GeoEcoMar, Romania. DOORS is a research and innovation action under the European Union Horizon 2020 programme, bringing together 37 partners to advance the Black Sea Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda… Read more »

Developing Optimal and Open Research Support for the Black Sea (DOORS)

The DOORS project (June 2021-May 2025) is a research and innovation action under the European Union Horizon 2020 programme. The project aims at implementing the Black Sea Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (download) with stakeholders and other projects and initiatives in the region. DOORS will address research and infrastructure to better understand the Black Sea,… Read more »

Key takeaways from the 9th EuroGOOS International Conference

Word cloud of the audience key takeaways at the 9th EuroGOOS International Conference closing, 5 May 2021 Our 9th International Conference has been an overwhelming success. 450 participants from 45 countries joined our online event tackling all aspects of operational oceanography. A total of 90 scientific presentations were given in parallel sessions and 22 posters… Read more »

EuroGOOS Policy Brief: Ocean Literacy in European Oceanographic Agencies – Recommendations for the Ocean Decade

Our new policy brief gives recommendations on how to enhance Ocean Literacy activities in oceanographic agencies. The brief was developed from the work of the EuroGOOS Ocean Literacy Network and a survey the network conducted across 11 organizations in Europe. The survey unveiled an outstanding diversity of activities, demonstrating that Europe is advancing towards making… Read more »

EuroGOOS 2030 Strategy launched!

Today, at the 9th EuroGOOS International Conference, we have launched the EuroGOOS Strategy 2030. The new Strategy and its five objectives will guide our community of members, Regional Operational Oceanographic Systems (ROOS), networks of observing platforms, and working groups. EuroGOOS is a Regional Alliance of the Global Ocean Observing System, which brings together oceanographic systems… Read more »

Registrations open for the 9th EuroGOOS International Conference taking place on 3-5 May 2021

The EuroGOOS Conference, held every three years, 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, towards a more coordinated response to societal needs related to the ocean. The first virtual edition of… Read more »