Observations Coordination Group (OCG)

The Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) Observations Coordination Group (OCG) aims to guide and strengthen the implementation of the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) and WMO Integrated Global Observing System (WIGOS) through identifying, coordinating and developing relevant initiatives across the OCG global ocean observing networks.

Terms of Reference
OCG website
Member Role Country
Jonathan Turton
Met Office
OCG vice-Chair, and Chairperson, DBCP United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
David Legler
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration / Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
Chairperson, OCG United States of America
Mathieu Belbeoch
World Meteorological Organization
Juliet Hermes
South African Environmental Observation Network, National Office
OCG vice-Chair, Standards & Best Parctices South Africa
Ting Yu
Champika Gallage
World Meteorological Organization - Observing System and Information Department
Kevin O'Brien
University of Washington
United States of America
Emma Heslop
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
Zulfikar Begg
Secretariat of the Pacific Community - Regional Office
Ann-Christine Zinkann
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Ocean and Atmospheric Research
United States of America
Lars Peter Riishojgaard
World Meteorological Organization
Dominique Berod
World Meteorological Organization
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