Open Call for applications for Ocean Practices ECOP Ambassador Programme:

The Ocean Practices programme is seeking Early Career Ocean Professional (ECOP) ambassadors who are passionate and enthusiastic about global interoperability, regional capabilities and ocean best practices, and are willing to play an important role in advocating for best practices, promoting the communication for the needs of best practices, their development and implementation. Specifically, Ocean Practices […]

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Best Practices in Developing Regions (Part I)

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 and how best practices are created by the community for the community. He used a series of maps showing the […]

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OceanGliders Best Practices are online!

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 May 2021, the glider community drafted various documents, i.e. Standard Operating Procedures SOPs for Salinity, Oxygen, Nitrate and Depth Average […]

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Announcing the 6th OBPS Workshop

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 will cover a broad range of topics proposed/selected by proposed session leads and the workshop coordinators. For the Plenaries, there […]

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New OBPS member: Rebecca Zitoun

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 Postdoctoral Researcher at GEOMAR in the field of Trace Metal Biogeochemistry, Toxicology, and Environmental Chemistry. She investigates the principles and […]

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7th International Marine Debris Conference (7IMDC)

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 (GPML), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), are very pleased to announce that the 7th International Marine Debris […]

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The US Ocean Decade Program

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 to the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), and, to serve as the organizational center for coordination […]

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