Publications

We list here scientific publications about the Ocean Best Practices System.

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Journal Articles  – peer reviewed

2021

Hörstmann, C., Buttigieg, P.L., Simpson, P., Pearlman, J. and Waite, A.M. (2021) Perspectives on Documenting Methods to Create Ocean Best Practices. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7:556234, 5pp. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2020.556234

2020

Van Stavel, J.,  Karstensen, J.,Hermes, J. and Pearlman, J.  (2020) Planning a sustainable future for Earth’s oceans, Eos, 101, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020EO148206. Published on 25 August 2020.

2019

Pearlman, J., Bushnell, M., Coppola, L., Karstensen, J., Buttigieg, P.L., Pearlman, F., Simpson, P., (…) Whoriskey, F.  (2019)  Evolving and Sustaining Ocean Best Practices and Standards for the Next Decade. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6:277, 19pp. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00277

2018

Bushnell, M. and Ocean Best Practices Working Group (2018)   Sharing Best Practices Among Operators and Users of  Oceanographic Data: Challenge, Status and Plans of the Ocean Best Practices Project. Marine Technology Society Journal,  52(3), pp.8-12. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4031/MTSJ.52.3.11

2018

Hermes, J., J. Pearlman, and P. L. Buttigieg (2018) What’s the best way to responsibly collect ocean data?, Eos, 99, [1p.]. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1029/2018EO096533

Reports

2020 Hörstmann, C.; Buttigieg, P.L.; Simpson, P.; Pearlman, J. ; Karstensen, J. and Waite, A.M. (2020) Towards a Best Practice for Developing Best Practices in Ocean Observation (BP4BP): Supporting Methodological Evolution through Actionable Documentation. Paris, France, UNESCO, 33pp. (Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Manuals and Guides No. 84). (IOC/2020/MG/84). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-781

Conference and Workshop Papers/Proceedings

2020

Buttigieg, P.L.; Caltagirone, S.; Simpson, P. and Pearlman, J.S. (2020) The Ocean Best Practices System – Supporting a Transparent and Accessible Ocean. In: Ocean 2019, MTS/IEEE, Seattle WA, USA, 2019, pp. 1-5.

2019

Simpson, P., Pearlman, F. and Pearlman J. (eds) (2019) Evolving and Sustaining Ocean Best Practices Workshop II, 04– 06 December 2018, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, Paris, France: Proceedings. AtlantOS/ODIP/OORCN Ocean Best Practices Working Group, 35pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-436

2018

Simpson, P., Pearlman, F. and Pearlman J. (eds) (2018) Evolving and Sustaining Ocean Best Practices Workshop, 15 – 17 November 2017, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, Paris, France: Proceedings.  AtlantOS/ODIP/OORCN Ocean Best Practices Working Group, 74pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-3

2017

Pearlman, J., Buttigieg, P. L., Simpson, P., Munoz, C., Heslop, E. and Hermes, J. (2017) Accessing Existing and Emerging Best Practices for Ocean Observation, a new approach for end-to-end management of best practices.  In: Proceedings of the Oceans’17, Anchorage: Conference, MTS/IEEE. Anchorage, AK: IEEE