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VII MonGOOS Annual Meeting (Genoa, Italy. 5-6 December 2018)

VII MonGOOS Annual Assembly Genoa, Italy. 5th-6th December 2018 2018 Annual Assembly will take place at the Aquarium site, in Genoa, from 4th to 6th of December. On this ocassion the meeting will be co-organized with EMODNET Physics and co-sponsored by GEO Blue Planet and CMEMS The afternoon of the first day (4th) and the… Read more »

MonGOOS Science and Strategy Plan

The MonGOOS Science and Strategy Plan has been published. The document has the objective of reviewing the present status of the Mediterranean Sea Oceanographic system, analyzing the existing gaps and deficiencies, and proposing ways forward. It is the result of the contribution of the main institutions working in the area, coordinated within the framework of… Read more »

MESCAT project on GOOS web site

The Mediterranean Sea-Level Change and Tsunamis (MESCAT) GRA pilot project is now referenced on GOOS web site: The presentation on the MESCAT project proposal is also available from this link.

Measuring the sea: the start was in the Aegean, Marmara Sea and Bosporus

Measuring the Sea: Marsili’s Oceanographic Cruise (1679–80) and the Roots of Oceanography Take your time to read this article on Count Luigi Ferdinando Marsili’s Oceanoographic Cruise realized between 1679 and 1680. During this jurney the first in situ measurements of seawater density that referred to a geographical position at sea and time of the year… Read more »

VI MonGOOS Annual Meeting (Athens, Greece. 14,15, 16 November 2017)

VI MonGOOS Annual Assembly Athens, Greece. November 14th, 15th 16th, 2017 2017 MONGOOS Annual Assembly took place in Athens, Greece 14th, 15th and 16th of November 2016. The meeting was hosted by the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR). The first day (14th November) was dedicated to the workshop on “Mediterranean Sea Observing System” as… Read more »

MonGOOS Workshop 2017

MonGOOS Workshop November 14 2017. Athens, Greece Mediterranean Sea Observing System Download Brochure Monitoring the Mediterranean Sea with in-situ instrumentation is a vital endeavour to face the challenges in the region: climate change, coastal erosion, water quality, etc… During the last decades, different institutions have implemented measuring networks and programmes, today integrated in the MONGOOS… Read more »


Organizers of OceanObs’19 are seeking experts to join its Program Committee (PC), which will shape the agenda and outcomes of the conference set for September 16-20, 2019 at the Honolulu Convention Center, in Honolulu, HI, USA. Nominations or self-nominations are welcome for OceanObs’19 program committee members until October 15, 2017. Please fill out the linked… Read more »

Eighth GOOS Regional Alliance Forum Meeting

VIII GOOS Regional Forum Meeting 5 – 7 September 2017 National University of Singapore, Singapore The Eighth Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) Regional Alliances Forum will be held 5, 6, 7 September 2017 in Singapore. MonGOOS will be represented by Giovanni Coppini, MonGOOS co-chair. The GRAs Forum will bring together the GOOS regions to discuss… Read more »

Kostas Nittis Medal 2017

KOSTAS NITTIS MEDAL ANNOUNCEMENT The call for the third EuroGOOS Kostas Nittis Medal is now open. The medal is accompanied by a grant amounting to € 3,000 aim to support the participation of young researchers and marine professionals in relevant conferences and events. The awardee is given a chance to present their research or technology… Read more »

V MonGOOS Meeting (Split, Croatia. 15, 16, 17 November 2016)

V MonGOOS Annual Assemby Split, Croatia November 15, 16 and 17 2016 MONGOOS Annual Assembly took place in Split, Croatia 15th, 16th and 17th of November 2016. The meeting was hosted by the Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries. The first day (15th November) was dedicated to the workshop on “Advances in oceanographic modelling in the… Read more »