Operational Oceanography Conference

EuroGOOS, a partner in INTAROS is delighted to announce the 8th EuroGOOS International Conference, Operational Oceanography Serving Sustainable Marine Development, to take place in Bergen, Norway, from 3 to 5 October 2017.


Key priorities of the 2017 EuroGOOS conference are:

  • Highlight the progress in linking and aligning European ocean observing stakeholders and initiatives towards building an integrated and sustained European Ocean Observing System (AtlantOS, INTAROS, and others); 
  • Highlight the progress made in integrating and aggregating European marine data to enhance its societal and economic potential (Copernicus Marine Service, EMODnet, SeaDataNet, and others);
  • Identify community priorities regarding the evolution of the Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service;  
  • Evaluate the role of marine research infrastructures in the operational oceanographic system;
  • Emphasise new initiatives under way for polar seas (observation and predictive capabilities);
  • Explore some of the new technologies for coastal operational oceanography;
  • Elaborate the role of acoustic technologies in the ocean observing system;
  • Evaluate the ongoing efforts to integrate ocean observing and data initiatives at a global level, meeting the societal, policy and economic needs.

Registration and further information on the conference website


16 June 2017