POGO launches new 5 year strategy

In October 2021, POGO launched its new, interactive 5-year strategy document. The purpose of this strategy is to look forward to POGO’s priorities for future years. It describes who we are, what we want, and what we aim to do – updating our previous strategic document to take into account..POGO Strategy

POGO Marks 20th Anniversary

December 2019 marked the 20th anniversary of the first POGO Annual meeting, which was held at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, USA from 1-3 December 1999.

POGO “Drops the S”

At the POGO-19 annual meeting, members agreed to change the organisation’s name from ‘Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans’ to ‘Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean’ (singular). This is a small but important change, which brings POGO into line with the first principle of Ocean Literacy, ie The..Read more…

POGO’s New Strategy Document is Launched in Tokyo, Japan

  Press Release 25 January 2016 – The Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans (POGO) presented the new observational strategy at a press conference in Tokyo, Japan today ahead of the annual meeting of the organisation, which brings together the directors of 40 oceanographic institutions from around the world…Read more…

POGO Secretariat Moves

In 2007, the POGO Secretariat relocated from Bedford Institute of Oceanography, in Dartmouth, Canada, to Plymouth Marine Laboratory in Plymouth, UK.

1st GEO Meeting in Washington DC

FIRST EARTH OBSERVATION SUMMIT (EOS-I): meeting on 31 July 2003 in Washington, DC, US, high-level representatives of 34 governments adopted a declaration establishing the ad hoc intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (ad hoc GEO), co-chaired by the European Commission, Japan, South Africa and the US to draft a 10-Year Implementation..Read more…

We’re official!

POGO was registered as Not-for-Profit Society in Nova Scotia, Canada, in April 2001

Founders’ presentation

During the POGO-9 meeting, special awards were presented to the founders of POGO (Jesse Ausubel, Charles Kennel and Howard Roe, front row right to left).