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POGO: Taking the Pulse of the Global Ocean

Since 1999, the Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean, 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.

 

Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean is a charitable incorporated organisation registered and regulated by the Charity Commission of England and Wales, No 1171692

 

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Ocean Observation News

 

 

Job Opportunity: JAMSTEC Young Research Fellow 2020, Japan

Application deadline: August 28, 2019, 13:00 JAPAN time

 

JAMSTEC is recruiting personnel for four or five JAMSTEC Young Research Fellow positions.

 

Aim of the Position

Job opportunity: Senior Research Associate in Physical Oceanography, University of East Anglia, UK

Closing date: 19 August 2019.

 

Senior Research Associate

Ref: RA1644

 

£33,199 to £39,609 per annum

 

Applications are invited for the post of Senior Research Associate in Physical Oceanography to undertake research in ocean processes in the Amundsen Sea, Antarctica.  You will work with Professor Karen Heywood and Dr Rob Hall on the NSF-NERC-funded TARSAN project. 

 

Job opportunity: Permanent research position in oceanography with focus on climate change, SMHI, Norrköping or Gothenburg, Sweden

Apply by 1 Sept 2019

 

Would you like to participate in increasing the knowledge about the influence of climate change on the marine environment? The oceanographic unit at SMHIs research department is now strengthening the group working on ocean and climate related questions in order to meet the society’s need of knowledge. We offer a stimulating working environment with ample internal and external interactions and flexible working conditions.

 

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POGO-21

The next POGO Annual Meeting (POGO-21) will take pace in Qingdao, China from 20-22 January 2020, with side meetings on 19 and 23 January.

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“The biggest challenge is how to manage the oceans given that most of the world's population will be using and living next to an ocean in the next 50 years or so. We have to use our oceans in a sustainable manner, and that means first they have to be observed properly. We can't just use an ocean to decimation, without realizing what is happening. The challenge is to develop capacity and knowledge and establish where we should be observing our oceans.

One of the most important things is having consistent long-term observation. We need to link up old observations and monitor the changes in things like currents and hydrography in these areas, to investigate if the observations are related to a real trend or shift or just an anomaly in the system. POGO members are endeavouring to link all the long-term data sets in the world so that the data can be accessed more readily.”

 

 

Prof. Karen Wiltshire, POGO Chair, 2015-2018

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Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean is a charitable incorporated organisation registered and regulated by the Charity Commission of England and Wales, No 1171692