The value of any system is the degree of its adoption by users. Thus, the OBPS has outreach and engagement activities to help users integrate it into their routine work.
The advocacy efforts for OBPS includes many different things – journal contributions. participation in conferences and project workshops/meetings, webinars, the Good, Better, Best monthly newsletter, community listserv etc. Through these activities, the ocean observing communities are engaging with OBPS in a coordinated effort in creating, reviewing and sustaining BP documents.