Several images of the miniboat being lowered overboard from Polarstern

A fleet of miniboats launched in the Atlantic Ocean

Saturday 10 September 2022 An exciting outreach project is being carried out during the 2022 North-South Atlantic Transect (NoSoAT) on board the RV POLARSTERN. In addition to receiving training in oceanographic techniques and ocean knowledge, the 13 young scientists onboard are involved in an international initiative to engage children in collaborative learning and ocean literacy. …

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UN Ocean Conference virtual side event: Biomolecular observations for the ocean

The UN Decade-endorsed Ocean Biomolecular Observing Network (OBON) and partners will discuss how biomolecular research can enable broadscale science-based conservation and sustainable development. Thursday 30 June, 6-7.30 pm Lisbon time (UTC+1) Full details at the Event page: bit.ly/OBON_Event Register to take part via Zoom: bit.ly/OBON_UNOC Organising Partners: Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean (POGO); Scripps Institution …

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UN Ocean Conference virtual side event: Developing the capacity we need for the ocean we want.

Designing and implementing an action plan to accelerate global capacity development efforts and responses to achieve SDG-14 and the 2030 agenda in the current decade Wednesday 29 June, 6-8 pm Lisbon time (UTC+1) Full details and registration: https://scor-int.org/developing-the-capacity-we-need-for-the-ocean-we-want/ Organizers: The Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) along with the Partnership for the Observation of the …

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Support for SOLAS International Summer School (postponed from 2021)

POGO Member, GEOMAR (Germany), has received funding approval to support the 2021 Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Study (SOLAS) International Summer School, to be held in Mindelo, Cape Verde, Africa. However, due to worldwide travel restrictions, the in-person Summer School on Cape Verde has been postponed from 2021 to summer 2023. Applications for this School will be …

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