23 September 2021

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS), the Expert Team on Operational Ocean Forecasting System (ETOOFS), Mercator Ocean International and the Ocean Teacher Global Academy (OTGA) have successfully co-organized two online training workshops on Understanding the Benefits of Operational Ocean and Forecasting Systems ('Awareness Workshop'), 14-16 June 2021 and on Implementing an Operational Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting Systems ('Hands-on Workshop'), 22-24 June.

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23 September 2021

The National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA) launched in May 2021, within the SiAM- Italian National Alert System for Tsunamis framework, a program for enhancing the implementation of high precision and high-frequency long wave measurement network with the installation of six new stations for sea-level measurement able to withstand severe operating conditions. The new stations will support the monitoring of sea level and sea state at high precision and accuracy, thus enhancing the detection and monitoring of tsunamis and other sea-level related hazards in that particular region.

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22 September 2021

Fugro has signed a partnership agreement with the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (IOC-UNESCO) to improve the coordination of and access to global ocean science data.

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2 September 2021

Oceanthon 2021 is organised on the occasion of the first year of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) and within the framework of the Pre-Conference of the Parties (COP) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The event will take place online from 24th to 26th September 2021.

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2 September 2021

Just one week after the save-the-date announcement, over 200 participants have registered for the second Ocean Decade Laboratory to be held online from 15-17 September 2021. And hundreds more are expected to join this 48-hour knowledge-sharing marathon with participants from all over the world.

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31 August 2021

The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) has renewed its financial support to communication and engagement activities carried out in the context of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), coordinated by UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC).

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31 August 2021

The 2021-2030 UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (“The Ocean Decade”) has endorsed three transformative programmes developed by global partnerships of ocean scientists, governments and industry to enhance coastal resilience, for both humans and ecosystems.

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27 August 2021

Tamarindo and Sámara officially received the Tsunami Ready recognition on 27 August

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27 August 2021

New open access ocean data and information repository available for the global ocean science community.

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