By 2030, we will have a global ocean observing system truly responsive to the needs of end users, able to mitigate mounting pressures on the ocean and enable resilient and sustainable blue economies.

Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean (POGO)

Founded in 1999 by directors of oceanographic institutions around the world as a forum to promote and advance the observation of the global ocean.

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The Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON)

Detects and understands ocean acidification drivers in estuarine-coastal-open ocean environments and the resulting impacts on marine ecosystems and shares information.

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A vigorous and strong international coordination mechanism to build the ocean prediction capacity of the future, supporting the establishment of a seamless ocean information value-chain, from observations to end users, for economic and societal benefit.

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The GEO Blue Planet Initiative

A network of ocean and coastal observers, social scientists and end-user representatives from a variety of stakeholder groups.

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