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MonGOOS Workshop on the importance of scales and uncertainties in Ocean transport: physical and biochemical interactions in the Mediterranean Sea

This Workshop invites contributions that address ocean transport at multiple scales and aim to advance in the understanding of the interaction between physical and biological processes (i.e. from biogeochemical tracers to higher trophic levels) as well as with SAR operations, and… Read more »

Two open fellowships at the National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics (OGS)

1.- Announcement of public selection based on qualifications and interview for 1 Professionalizing fellowship in the field of “Analysis of data from oceanographic and meteorological measurement systems and networks with special reference to the study of air-sea interaction”, by t… Read more »

Tenth MONGOOS Workshop and General Assembly 2021 – 26-28 October Digital event

The objective of the workshop is to integrate science-based knowledge and to promote solution-oriented research in the Mediterranean Sea. Established in 2012, this year’s workshop marks the 10th anniversary of MONGOOS. Programme – The workshop is a 2-day online event, organised a… Read more »

2 PhD positions in Environmental Life Sciences co-sponsored by OGS and UniTS

The National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics – OGS and the University of Trieste are issuing a call for applications to 2 PhD positions in Environmental Life Sciences (Cycle XXXVII – Academic year 2021-2022). Both positions come with scholarship and will be carri… Read more »


The National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics – OGS and the University of Trieste are issuing a call for applications to 1 PhD positions in EARTH SCIENCE, FLUID-MECHANICS AND MATHEMATICS. INTERACTION AND METHODS (Cycle XXXVII – Academic year 2021-2022). The positi… Read more »

Understanding the benefits and Implementing Operational Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting Systems

Mercator Ocean international, the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) and the Expert Team on Operational Ocean Forecasting Systems (ETOOFS) under the auspices of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC-UNESCO) and the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), are host… Read more »

VACANCY: Ocean observations Technical Coordinator for Biogeochemical-Argo & Mediterranean Region Focal Point. Deadline for application 7 May 2021  

Open position of Marine Autonomous Vehicles Project Director (H2020 GROOM II project)

H2020 GROOM II project for a European Research Infrastructure for Marine Autonomous Vehicles (AUVs) is offering a job position as Project Director. Application deadline : 15th March 2021 Job location : Paris (flexible) Job duration : 2 years (could be extended) Employing organisa… Read more »

Ninth MONGOOS meeting & Workshop, November 24-26, 2020 Virtual

The General Assembly of the Mediterranean Operational Network for the Global Ocean Observing System (MONGOOS), will take place online on 26 November. A two-day workshop will be organized prior to the assembly on 24-25 November to discuss new ocean observing approaches. This year… Read more »

Eighth MonGOOS Meeting & Workshop December 3-5, 2019 Trieste

The Annual General Assembly of MonGOOS will take place in Trieste, Italy. A one-day workshop will be organized prior to the General meeting (afternoon of 3 December and morning of 4 December) to discuss ‘Modelling and observations in the coastal Mediterraneal Sea: Physical and Bi… Read more »

MonGOOS Workshop 2018

MonGOOS Workshop 4th-5th December 2018. Genoa, Italy Download Brochure   Download Agenda Understanding marine dynamics and its impact in several socioeconomic sectors is a key element for the development of Blue economy at the Mediterranean. To achieve this goal, obtaining high q… Read more »

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 T… 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 o… 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… Read more »

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 de… 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 de… 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… D… 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 Ocea… 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… 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 awarde… 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… Read more »