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POGO: Taking the Pulse of the Global Ocean
For more than a decade, the Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans, POGO, has served as a forum for leaders of major oceanographic institutions around the world to promote global oceanography, particularly the implementation of international and integrated global ocean observing systems. POGO is an international network of collaborators who foster partnerships that advance efficiency and effectiveness in studying and monitoring the world’s oceans on a global scale. Through its efforts, POGO has promoted observations underpinning ocean and climate science, interpreted scientific results for decision makers, provided training and technology transfer to emerging economies, and built awareness of the many challenges still ahead.
Ocean Observation News
NF-POGO Regional Training Programme in Mexico
The next NF-POGO Regional Training course will take place in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, from 19 January to 6 February 2015. The deadline for applications is 8th November 2014. Read more...
Newsletter 18, October 2014
This issue provides updates on the NF-POGO Centre of Excellence at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, the NF-POGO Alumni Network for Oceans (NANO) and POGO-AMT Fellowship, as well as some reports on meetings attended by POGO (SCOR, PICES, GACS, WRIC-Oceans). Additionally, various news articles from some of the POGO members are featured.
Assistant Project Scientist position applying Ocean Health Index to BC, Canada
The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)’s National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) invites applicants for a 100% time Assistant Project Scientist Position with the Ocean Health Index Research Team.
New Collaborative Effort to Gauge National Marine Biodiversity
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) researchers are part of a collaborative effort to understand and monitor changes in marine biodiversity within U.S. coastal waters. Marine biodiversity is a key indicator of ocean health and critical to sustaining natural resources such as fisheries.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NASA, and the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management are funding three demonstration projects that will lay the foundation for the first national network to monitor marine biodiversity at scales ranging from microbes to whales.