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.
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.
The EU4OceanObs project has officially been launched with a virtual kick-off meeting held on the 24th of November 2020. Entrusted by the European Commission (EC) to Mercator Ocean International (MOi), the project will [...]
Audrey Hasson is the new Head of the GEO Blue Planet European Office Audrey Hasson is a physical oceanographer. She holds a Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography from the University of Toulouse and worked as a post-doctoral researcher for the [...]