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OceanObs’19 - An Ocean of Opportunity

Monday, September 23, 2019

PO.DAAC representatives (from left to right: Ed Armstrong, Dr. Jorge Vazquez, Dr. Vardis Tsontos and Jessica Hausman) attended and presented at the OceanObs’19 conference in Honolulu, HI on 16-20 September 2019.

Connecting Science and Society

The OceanObs’19 conference is a community-driven conference that brings people from all over the planet together to communicate the decadal progress of ocean observing networks and to chart innovative solutions to society’s growing needs for ocean information in the coming decade.

OceanObs’19 seeks to improve response to scientific and societal needs of a fit-for-purpose integrated ocean observing system, for better understanding the environment of the Earth, monitoring climate, and informing adaptation strategies as well as the sustainable use of ocean resources.

OceanObs’19 will strive to improve the governance of a global ocean observing system, including advocacy, funding, and alignment with best practices and to designate responsibility for product definition, including production and timely delivery at the appropriate scales (global, basin, regional, national) to serve user needs.

To view the full meeting agenda, please see: http://www.oceanobs19.net/program/