OceanObs ’19

POGO participation in OceanObs ’19 (Honolulu, USA) – exhibition stand, session co-organiser and co-author of several White Papers

4th GEO Blue Planet Symposium, Toulouse, France

The 4th GEO Blue Planet Symposium was held from 4 – 6 July 2018 in Toulouse, France, hosted by Mercator Oceans International and organised as a side event of the European Open Science Forum (ESOF).  The focus was on ocean and coastal information needs for sustainable development, Blue Growth and..Read more…

POGO Statement on the Value of GOOS

In September 2018, POGO issued a Consensus Statement on the importance and value of ocean observations, for both science and society. This Statement reflects the agreement by the Directors of 38 major oceanographic institutions from around the world, to highlight the need for sustained support for ocean observations, their international..Read more…

COP 24

A POGO delegation attended COP24 (24th Annual Conference of the Parties to the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)) in Katowice, Poland, from 3-14 December 2018.

3rd GEO Blue Planet Symposium, Maryland, USA

The 3rd Blue Planet Symposium was held in College Park, Maryland, USA from 31 May to 2 June 2017. The symposium was co-hosted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the University of Maryland and the University System of Maryland Foundation. The symposium served as a forum for discussion of..Read more…

2nd GEO Blue Planet Symposium, Cairns, Australia

The second Blue Planet symposium for the GEO marine Task SB-01 “Oceans and Society: the Blue Planet” was held in Cairns, Australia from 27 to 29 May 2015. The symposium was co-organised by CSIRO and POGO. Additional side meetings of the NF-POGO Alumni Network for Oceans and ChloroGIN/SAFARI also took..Read more…

Ocean Communicators United

The “Ocean Communicators United” (OCU) Working Group is an informal grouping of representatives of international, regional or national oceanographic research organisations that provides a forum for its members to share information, expertise, best practices and materials related to marine science communications. Read more…

GEO Blue Planet Kick-Off Symposium, Ilhabela, Brazil

A kick-off symposium for the new GEO marine Task SB-01 “Oceans and Society: the Blue Planet” was held in Ilhabela, São Paulo State, Brazil, from November 19 to 21, 2012. The symposium was co-sponsored by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), GEO, INPE and POGO and took place just prior to..Read more…

POGO supports ‘Hot, Sour & Breathless’

The “Hot, Sour and Breathless – Ocean under stress” awareness campaign, led by PML, was first launched at the COP17 conference (Durban, South Africa, 2011).  POGO came on board as a campaign supporter for the COP-18 Conference in Doha, Qatar (2012).

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