FOURTH PLENARY SESSION OF GEO (GEO-IV)/FIRST GEO MINISTERIAL SUMMIT: GEO-IV was held from 28-29 November 2007, followed by the Ministerial Summit on 30 November, in Cape Town, South Africa.

The Ministerial Declaration supported the establishment of a process with the objective of reaching consensus on the implementation of Data Sharing Principles for GEOSS. The Summit also committed to exploring ways and means for the sustained operation of the shared architectural GEOSS components and related information infrastructure, and to work together to improve the interoperability of and access to observations and associated prediction and information systems.

POGO and other Oceans United members worked together on an extensive media campaign, including a video about ocean observing (below).


28 November, 2007 – 30 November, 2007

Cape Town International Convention Centre

Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

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