1st Centre of Excellence Regional training in Brazil

This intensive training course is conducted in conjunction with the Centre of Excellence. It takes place in a different country every year, and is often hosted by an alumnus of the CofE itself. The 2-3 week long training courses have focused on specific topics delivered by experts in these fields…Read more…

POGO-funded Visiting Professorship to Iran

Following the success of the NF-POGO Visiting Professorship Programme, which ran for 3 years (2004-2007) POGO continued to run a Visiting Professorship programme, which generally funded one Professor every year (2009-2014). The first of these was hosted by the Iranian National Centre for Oceanography.

2nd Meeting of Antares

Supported by POGO and IOCCG The Latin-American network of bio-optical oceanographers, called Antares, was founded in July 2003 in a workshop in Mar del Plata (Argentina) held at INIDEP. It was financed by a small grant from IOCCG.  However, the idea was born at a POGO training course in at..Read more…

NF-POGO partnership officially starts

The Nippon Foundation-POGO Visiting Professorship Programme was initiated in January 2004 as a partnership between POGO and the Nippon Foundation. The Nippon Foundation supports various philanthropic activities in over 100 countries in areas such as overseas cooperative assistance, maritime development (including international capacity and network building projects) and social welfare…Read more…

Mirai Beagle Expedition

The Blue EArth GLobal Expedition (BEAGLE), an international circumpolar cruise in the Southern Hemisphere, was organized by JAMSTEC (Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology) to commemorate the 30th anniversary of its establishment. The expedition took place on board the RV Mirai, one of the largest research vessels in the world…Read more…

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