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All timeline stories.


POGO-9 was hosted by Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) from 9-11 January 2008. MEMBERSHIP: 30 institutions in 18 countries

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POGO-7 was hosted by INCOIS, in Hyderabad, India, from 18-20 January 2006 MEMBERSHIP: 26 institutions in 17 countries

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POGO-6 was hosted by IFREMER, in Brest, France, from 29 November-1 December 2004 Jan de Leeuw takes over from Howard Roe as Chair of POGO MEMBERSHIP: 25 institutions in 17 countries

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The POGO-5 meeting was hosted by JAMSTEC in Yokohama, Japan, from 18-20 November 2003 MEMBERSHIP: 24 institutions in 17 countries

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The POGO-4 meeting was hosted by CSIRO in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, from 22-24 January 2003. One of the outcomes was the agreement that an ocean assessment (similar to IPCC for climate) it needed. 2nd Chair of POGO, Howard Roe, takes over from Charlie Kennel MEMBERSHIP: 24 institutions in 17 countries

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The POGO-3 Meeting took place at White Point beach resort, Nova Scotia from 27-29 November 2001. MEMBERSHIP: 20 institutions in 14 countries

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Census of Marine Life begins

The concept for the Census of Marine was being developed around the same time as the concept for POGO (see Jesse Ausubel’s recollections). It was envisaged from the outset that “an organization like POGO will be absolutely essential for the success of the Census of Marine Life” in the words of Jesse Ausubel, who was

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POGO-2 was hosted by Instituto Oceanografico, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil from 29 November-1 December 2000. The first POGO elections took place, with Charlie Kennel elected as Chair. MEMBERSHIP: 16 institutions in 13 countries

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