To have agreed and broadly adopted methods across ocean research, operations and applications.
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.
Author: Cora Hӧrstmann We are excited to share our article “Perspectives on Documenting Methods to Create Ocean Best Practices” focusing on the challenges and opportunities of ocean observation method documentation that we just published in…
Author: Jay Pearlman The OBPS-Steering Group and many partners in the ocean community submitted a proposal to the IOC called “Ocean Practices for the Decade”. A brief summary of the proposal outlines the urgency and…
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