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.
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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.
On 16 April, the AIR Centre’s Networking Friday event featured the GEO Blue Planet Initiative. During the session, the GEO Blue Planet Executive Director and EU coordinator (hosted by EU4OceanObs) introduced the initiative and showcased 4 of its thematic working groups.
The Hub serves as a single-entry point to access up-to-date information and tools to monitor, forecast and manage Sargussum blooms in the Atlantic Ocean and its coastal area. Developed jointly by GEO Blue Planet, IOCARIBE of IOC-UNESCO, the AIR Centre and AtlantOS...
The GEO Blue Planet EU Office participated in the session on Marine Litter and Microplastics Mitigation and Prevention, co-hosted by the Global Partnership on Marine Litter, during the UN Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment on 19 Feb.