GOOS Steering Committee

The GOOS Steering Committee governs and coordinates the components of GOOS, steering its work to achieve objectives of the Global Ocean Observing System 2030 Strategy. The GOOS mission is to lead the ocean observing community and create the partnerships to grow an integrated, responsive, and sustained observing system.

Terms of reference are given by IOC Resolution XXVI-8 (2011). 
Member Role Country
David Legler
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration / Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
ex officio Observations Coordination Group chair United States of America
Toshio Suga
Tohoku University, Graduate School of Science
SC core member Japan
Patrick Gorringe
Sveriges meteorologiska och hydrologiska institut
Regional Expert Group I Sweden
Pierre Bahurel
Mercator Océan
ex officio ETOOFS chair France
Katarina Lotta Fyrberg
Sveriges meteorologiska och hydrologiska institut
ex officio IODE co-chair Sweden
Weidong Yu
Sun Yat-Sen University
ex officio Panel co-chair GOOS Physics China
Balakrishnan Nair
Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services
Regional Expert Group IV India
Kim Currie
National Institute for Water & Atmospheric Research
ex officio Panel co-chair BCG New Zealand
Sabrina Speich
Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris), Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique, Institut Simon Laplace
ex officio Panel co-chair GOOS Physics France
Toste Tanhua
GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
SC core member, co-chair Germany
Karen Evans
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
ex officio Panel co-chair BioEco Australia
Paula Sierra-Correa
Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras José Benito Vives de Andreis
ex officio IODE co-chair Colombia
Craig McLean
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring
SC core member United States of America
Francis Marsac
Institut de Recherche pour le Développement
SC core member France
Molly Powers
National Institute for Water & Atmospheric Research
SC core member New Zealand
Gabrielle Canonico
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring
ex officio Panel co-chair BioEco United States of America
Véronique Garcon
Laboratoire D'etudes En Géophysique Et Oceanographie Spatiales, Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées
ex officio Panel co-chair GOOS BGC France
Carl Gouldman
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring
ex officio GRA Chair United States of America
Suzan El-Gharabawy
National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Cairo
Regional Expert Group V Egypt
Dwikorita Karnawati SC core member Indonesia
Kim Curie
National Institute for Water & Atmospheric Research
co-chair BGC panel New Zealand
Anya Waite
Dalhousie University
SC core member, co-chair Canada
Joaquin TIntoré
SOCIB -Balearic Islands Observing and Forecasting System-
SC core member Spain
John Siddorn
National Oceanography Centre, Southampton
SC core member United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Wei peng
National Ocean Technology Center
SC core member China
Vladislav Shaimardanov
All-Russian Research Institute Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Center, Obninsk
Regional Expert Group II Russian Federation
Matias Sifon
Servicio Hidrográfico y Oceanográfico de la Armada
Regional Expert Group III Chile
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