How to Join | POGO

How to Join

The members of the Partnership for the Observation of the Global Oceans are directors and leaders of major oceanographic institutions. To become a new member, these representatives should contact the Executive Director of the POGO Secretariat via pogoadmin@pml.ac.uk  

 

The level of membership dues are defined by the institute size and the economic status of the country of the Member (click here to see levels of dues).

 

Membership benefits

By becoming a member of POGO, your institute will be recognised as belonging to the group of the world's major oceanographic research Institutes, and will actively contribute to developing the global agenda for ocean observing. Benefits at a glance are:

 

Attending Annual Plenary Meetings

to discuss issues of mutual concern with the Directors of our member oceanographic institutes at our annual meetings

 

Sharing best practices, infrastructure and data

e.g. through POGO's Cruise Information Database; best practices in industry engagement and communications

 

Connecting with global organisations and programmes

such as the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) and its Task "Oceans and Society: Blue Planet"

 

Being represented at major public outreach events

e.g. World Expo, GEO Ministerial Summits, UNFCCC Climate Change Conferences

 

Enhancing visibility for your institute

e.g. through the POGO website, newsletter and Plenary Meetings

 

Participating in POGO's prestigious observational training programmes

​such as the NF-POGO Centre of Excellence or POGO Training Initiatives

 

Proposing collaborative ocean observing initiatives

by engaging in POGO working groups with other POGO members and apply for contributions to working group funding 

 

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