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Call for Nominations for the GEO Blue Planet Steering Committee and Advisory Board

Steering Committee

The Physics and Climate Advisory Panel to the Global Ocean Observing System (OOPC) is Seeking Experts to Serve on the Panel

The Ocean Observations Panel for Climate (OOPC) is a scientific expert advisory group to the Global Ocean (GOOS) and Global Climate (GCOS) Observing Systems and the World Climate Research Program (WCRP).

OOPC is a charged with leading the delivery of ocean physics/climate observation requirements, aiding in the development of strategies for evaluation and evolution of the system, and supporting global ocean observing activities by interested parties through liaison and advocacy for the agreed observing plans.


New Certified Reference Materials Available for Nutrients in Seawater 

SCOR WG 147: Towards Comparability of Global Oceanic Nutrient Data (COMPONUT) announced today the availability of the new SCOR-JAMSTEC Certified Reference Materials (CRMs) for nutrients in seawater.

OCB Scientific Steering Committee Nominations

The Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry (OCB) Program ( is currently seeking nominations for new Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) members. If you wish to nominate someone, please email the OCB Project Office ( with the following information about your nominee:

Call for nominations for the new IMBER Scientific Steering Committee Members

Monday 23 May is the deadline to submit nominations for new IMBER Scientific Steering Committee members.
We are looking for people with expertise in the following areas:
marine sustainability science
marine policy/governance science
integrated modelling of social and marine ecological systems
biodiversity/adaptation science
communication (ocean literacy)


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