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  • Ocean scientists call for increased efforts towards a global surface ocean carbon observing system

    Ocean scientists call for increased efforts towards a global surface ocean carbon observing system

    Late last year, over a hundred ocean carbon scientists, including several GEORGE partners, from around the world met at Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) in Oostende, Belgium, to review the status of the Surface Ocean Carbon Value Chain and decide on specific improvements to the structure, process and information sharing. Now they have released a declaration…

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  • GEORGE at the UN Ocean Decade Conference 2024: “Technologies in Sustainable Ocean Observations – from Low Cost to New Technology development”

    GEORGE at the UN Ocean Decade Conference 2024: “Technologies in Sustainable Ocean Observations – from Low Cost to New Technology development”

    Three years after the start of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), a global conference will bring together the Ocean Decade community and partners to celebrate achievements and set joint priorities for the future of the Decade. Hosted by Spain and co-organized with UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC/UNESCO), the 2024 UN Ocean…

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  • Roadmap published for sensor and platform integration and sea deployments over 4 years

    Roadmap published for sensor and platform integration and sea deployments over 4 years

    A new deliverable report has been published as part of the HORIZON-funded project GEORGE, Next Generation Multiplatform Ocean Observing Technologies for Research Infrastructures. The deliverable 5.1 “Technology validation and prototyping Standard Operation Procedures (SOP) and trials project plan” will be the road map to the integration across the new sensors and platforms, to the deployments…

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  • Ocean observations and the added value of new technologies

    Ocean observations and the added value of new technologies

    The oceans are responsible for absorbing a significant portion of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions we release into the atmosphere, as well as 90% of the excess heat generated by climate change. The EU-funded ambitious project, GEORGE, which brings together 28 partners from academia and industry, and three environmental research infrastructures, EMSO ERIC, Euro-Argo ERIC, and…

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  • Engaging with the scientific community: GEORGE at the EuroGOOS conference

    Engaging with the scientific community: GEORGE at the EuroGOOS conference

    The European Global Ocean Observing System (EuroGOOS) promotes the development of Operational Oceanography in Europe as the component of the Global Ocean Observing System of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC GOOS). The EuroGOOS conference provides a forum for marine scientists and technologists developing operational oceanography products, and the users of these services including…

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  • Ocean Pavilion program related to GEORGE at COP28

    Ocean Pavilion program related to GEORGE at COP28

    The 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) will take place in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, from 30 November to 12 December 2023. Many of the GEORGE partners participate in COP28 either through their own side events or by participating in events organised by others. Below is a list of relevant events, either including…

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The GEORGE newsletter is published three times in a year. The newsletter includes updates from the project, stories from the field, and on upcoming event. Subscribe to the newsletter here and read past issues below.

Newsletter 1/2023

Newsletter 2/2023

Newsletter 3/2023