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.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries of the Republic of Korea (MOF), in collaboration with the Korea Marine Environment Management Corporation (KOEM), the Global Partnership on Marine Litter…
By Jay Pearlman The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) has established the U.S. National Committee for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (U.S. National Committee) to inspire U.S. contributions…
By Ana Lara-Lopez EuroGOOS main focus has been operational oceanography, mostly in the physical domain. The newly formed Biological Observations Working Group (BIOWG) in EuroGOOS is the first of its kind for the organisation and…
By Jay Pearlman EuroSea is a large European Union project helping stakeholders to co-design European ocean observing and forecasting services and products that deliver information and support decision-making in the areas of climate, coastal and…
By Rebecca Zitoun The new Future Science Brief (N°7) of the European Marine Board outlines the current state of our knowledge and future priorities of underwater noise. The report discusses the existing policy, research, and environmental impacts…
By Rebecca Zitoun Building on decades of global leadership in setting up Maritime/Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) guidelines, UNESCO and the European Commission launched a new MSP flagship guide. The guide will help planners shape their maritime space in a…
Since IODE-XXII (2013) every Session of the IOC Committee on International Oceanographic Data and Information [...]
The Second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2) was launched in December 2015 at the culmination [...]
September 18-September 23, 2022
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries of the [...]