The Observations Coordination Group (OCG) works 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 global ocean observing networks.
The vision is to support the delivery of a fit-for-purpose, integrated, and coherent Global Ocean Observing System of networks.
The OCG develops actions under 8 foci:
- Defining and responding to observing system needs
- Observing Advances
- Standards and Best Practices
- Data Management
- Environmental Stewardship
- Capacity Development
“I am very excited by the remarkable progress we have made in implementing a more unified, efficient, and transparent ocean observing system.”David Legler, Director, Global Ocean Monitoring and Observing, Chair, GOOS Observations Coordination Group
Explore the work of 13 individual global ocean observing networks that contribute to the OCG.
The OceanOPS offers vital network visualisation, monitoring and support to users of the system.
The OCG team consists of the leadership of all the GOOS networks and the OCG Executive Committee
Goals and Achievements