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POGO: Taking the Pulse of the Global Ocean

Since 1999, 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.

 

Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans 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: Research assistant position in ocean-ecosystem modelling, GEOMAR, Germany

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel ,Germany, has a vacancy for a Research assistant in ocean-ecosystem modelling within CUSCO (start date 10/2018, subject to final approval by the BMBF), starting on January 1st 2019 or earlier.

 

Deadline: 10. June 2018

 

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POGO Newsletter 32, April 2018

This issue features various news articles from the POGO members, updates on Capacity Building and POGO representation at international meetings.

 

Call for papers: Oceans and Climate Change 2019

A call for papers is now open for the  Symposium "Oceans and Climate Change: Towards a better understanding and handling of the impacts of climate change to oceans, biodiversity and livelihoods", to be held at the University of Malta, Valetta, Malta, on 12th-14th June 2019.


Further details can be seen at:
https://www.haw-hamburg.de/en/ftz-nk/events/oceans2019.html

Job opportunity: Oceanographer at British Antarctic Survey, UK & Antarctica

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) seeks an Oceanographer to join their Polar Oceans team, collecting ocean observations in Antarctica and helping analyse the data in support of their Southern Ocean field programmes.

 

Application deadline: 27 May, 2018 11:59 pm

 

Further details: https://www.bas.ac.uk/jobs/vacancy/oceanographer-cambridge-and-antarctica 

 

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POGO featured in Journal of Ocean Technology, Spring Issue 2018

 

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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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