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Call for comment of the oceanographic community: Implementation plan for NASA-funded “EXport Processes in the Ocean from RemoTe Sensing”

The goal of the “EXport Processes in the Ocean from RemoTe Sensing” (EXPORTS) field campaign is to develop a predictive understanding of the export and fate of net primary production and its implications for the ocean’s carbon cycle. EXPORTS builds upon decades of NASA-supported research assessing global NPP. The EXPORTS Science Plan has already been thoroughly vetted by the community. 


Frontiers Research Topic 'Marine Biotechnology in the Food Domain' open for submissions

Marine Biotechnology exploits the enormous potential of unexplored functional diversity of marine life to access new genes, new molecules, and unusual (micro) organisms and their biochemical processes for the benefit of different field from industry to medicine, energy, etc.

EuroGOOS European Parliament event 'Building a European Ocean Observing System', 8 Sept. 2016, Brussels (Belgium)

On 8 September 2016, MEP Ricardo Serrão Santos is hosting an European Ocean Observing System (EOOS) event at the European Parliament. This event will be the first dedicated conference on EOOS and will help laying its foundation. An integrated and sustained EOOS will deliver a vision, roadmap, and a common focal point for European ocean observing research and technology. 

Seeking Nominations for Working Groups implementing the second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2)

SCOR, IOC, and IOGOOS are seeking nominations for members of the Working Groups and Science Theme teams that will implement the work of the second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2).  Please find the nomination form here.
The Science Themes are described in the IIOE-2 Science Plan:
·         Theme 1: Human impacts

A Global Biogeochemical-Argo: Progress on Planning

Following encouragement from the Argo Steering Team, planning for a global, Biogeochemical-Argo system is underway.  A session at the US-OCB summer workshop will report on work being done in the Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling program (SOCCOM), which is one of several regional float arrays being operated around the globe.  In many regards, these regional arrays serve as prototypes for a global array of profiling floats with biogeochemical sensors.


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