Bringing together data providers, users and stakeholders from Europe and beyond, the conference served to showcase a EMODnet data and products resulting from a decade of progress across the EMODnet network. The EU4OceanObs action coordinators took part in EMODnet global dialogues panel.
On 3 June 2021, the G7 Future of the Seas and Oceans Initiative EU Coordination Centre, the All-Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance (AANChOR), H2020 projects Blue-Cloud, iAtlantic and AtlantECO joined forces to host a workshop on ocean data sharing across the Atlantic.
The G7 Climate and Environment Ministers and European Commission met virtually from 20 to 21 May to discuss six policy priorities, including ocean action. At the meeting, the G7 endorsed the Ocean Decade Navigation Plan and the FSOI 2021 Work Plan.
The “Global Biogeochemical Argo Fleet: Knowledge to Action" workshop series is taking place over the month of May, showcasing the latest scientific advances and the range of applications possible from a global data-stream of the Biogeochemical-Argo array.
The G7 Future of the Seas and Oceans Initiative (G7 FSOI) website was launched at the end of April 2021. This is part of the European Union's contribution to the G7 FSOI as part of EU4OceanObs, a European [...]
The triennial conference, in virtual format this year, focused on discussions around expanding Europe’s ocean observing and forecasting capacity, welcoming 450 participants from 45 countries around the globe.
The Second World Ocean Assessment (WOA II) was launched on 21 April 2021. The collective work of hundreds of scientists around the world, the WOA II is the major output of the second cycle of the UN Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the States of the Marine Environment.
The National Focal Points of the G7 Future of the Seas and Oceans Initiative (FSOI) met on 2 March to review proposals for joint activities that focus on the nexus of ocean observing and governance where the G7 can add unique value.
The newly established G7 / GOOS Coordination Centre European Office, hosted by Mercator Ocean International, provided an overview of the G7 Future of the Oceans and Seas Initiative at the EuroSea Annual Meeting held between 18 and 22 Jan 2021.