The UN Ocean Decade Kickoff Conference for the Western Pacific and its Adjacent Areas

25-26 November 2021, Online THE OCEAN DECADE ADVISORY BOARD: CALL FOR EXPERT MEMBERS NOMINATIONS DEADLINE: 15 SEPTEMBER 2021 (23.59 CEST) Join the collective global movement, engage with various ocean stakeholders in the region, and develop ocean science solutions for the ocean we want! The UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), hereinafter referred […]


DEADLINE: 15 SEPTEMBER 2021 (23.59 CEST) THE OCEAN DECADE ADVISORY BOARD:CALL FOR EXPERT MEMBERS NOMINATIONS DEADLINE: 15 SEPTEMBER 2021 (23.59 CEST) The Decade Advisory Board will be a multi-stakeholder advisory body that will assist the Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO in performing its function as coordinator of the UN Decade of […]

UN Decade of Ocean Science endorses CoastPredict, the SOCIB and CSIC’s initiative to achieve a predicted coastal ocean CoastPredict will study natural and human-induced changes in the coastal areas.Photo: Tomáš Malík, Unsplash. SOCIB and CSIC co-chair CoastPredict, an initiative that has been selected by the UN as a programme for the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC-UNESCO) has selected CoastPredict – Observing and Predicting the Global Coastal Ocean as a […]

IOC Newsletter (March/April 2021)

IOC Newsletter March – April 2021 March/April 2021 – Issue 26 This month: CARIBEWave & NEAMWave tsunami preparedness exercises New Ocean Carbon Report – First International Ocean Decade Conference – Celebrating International Women’s Day 2021 – 1Ocean exhibition – Panerai Partnership on Ocean Literacy – State of the Climate 2020 – PEW 2021 Marine Fellows – 10 years from Japan quake and tsunami – New policy briefs on MSP – First Ocean InfoHub Project website – LME Ocean governance – Publications Corner – Upcoming Events & Trainings – Employment  […]

The CoastPredict International Program

The CoastPredict International program The CoastPredict International Program Within the Ocean decade US activities, ICOFS (Integrated Coastal Ocean Forecasting Systems) has been presented as the US counterpart of the CoastPredict International program. See the movie here.

Disaster risk reduction and open data newsletter

Disaster risk reduction and open data newsletter March 2021 edition UNOCHA: Why the climate crisis is a humanitarian emergencyThe unfolding climate emergency is adding an additional layer of stress to humanitarian organisations that are already stretched thinner than ever before. Texas Blackouts Point to Coast-to-Coast Crises Waiting to HappenContinent-spanning storms triggered blackouts in Oklahoma and […]

The Integrated, Strategic Design Plan for the Coastal Ocean Observations Module of the Global Ocean Observing System

GOOS REPORT NO.125 IOC INFORMATION DOCUMENTS SERIES N. 1183 Executive Summary THE GLOBAL OCEAN OBSERVING SYSTEM International agreements and conventions call for safety at sea, effective management of the marine environment, and sustainable utilization of its resources. Achieving the important and challenging goals of these agreements depends on the ability to rapidly detect and provide […]

SAVE THE DATE: 2nd Operational Satellite Oceanography Symposium, 25-27 May 2021

SAVE THE DATE 25-27 May 2021 SAVE THE DATE SECOND INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONAL SATELLITE OCEANOGRAPHY SYMPOSIUM 25-27 May 2021, Virtual Meeting The Executive Steering and Programme Committees are pleased to invite you to the second international Operational Satellite Oceanography Symposium (OSOS-2) to be held in a virtual format, on 25-27 May 2021. The second OSO Symposium will build on […]

Ocean Decade Newsletter #4 – October 2020

Ocean Decade Newsletter #4 October 2020 The purpose of this newsletter is to keep you informed on the progress of the Ocean Decades’ preparatory phase. This month, we are excited to launch the first Call for Decade Actions! Content OCEAN DECADE ACTIVITIES  Launch of the first “Call for Decade Actions” The Ocean Decade presented to […]