What is a Best Practice?
A best practice is a methodology that has repeatedly produced superior results relative to other methodologies with the same objective; to be fully elevated to a best practice, a promising method will have been adopted and employed by multiple organizations.
What is the OBPS?
The OBPS is a global, sustained system comprising technological solutions and community approaches to enhance management of methods as well as support the development of ocean best practices.
At their March meeting, the OBPS Steering Group was treated to a trio of presentations by leaders in best practices in developing regions: Tommy Bornman (South African Environmental Observation Network) spoke about OBPS in Africa…
The OceanGliders community achieved significant accomplishments related to developing best practices as a joint effort of EuroSea, the EuroGOOS Glider Task Team and H2020 GROOM II. Since the first global OceanGliders best practice workshop in…
The Ocean Practices: OBPS Workshop VI will take place VIRTUALLY with Plenaries on 5, 6, and 19 October 2022 (each three hours long). Working Group sessions will meet in between, at times of their own choosing.   The Workshop…
The OBPS welcomes a new member of its Steering Group. Rebecca Zitoun is co-chair of the Capacity Development working group joining Ana Lara-Lopez in guiding our growing capacity development activities. Rebecca currently works as a…
By Sian Seymour, Jethan d’Hotman, Lucie Cocquempot A fundamental issue faced by many countries and institutes is the access to equipment and expertise to properly observe and monitor the coastal ocean. These issues are compounded…
OBPS is a service organization, supporting ocean research and applications activities that are so important for understanding effective sustainability of our ocean ecosystems. Since our start, we have held workshops and engaged in outreach to…
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