IOC OCEAN BEST PRACTICES SYSTEM (OBPS) WORKSHOP IV

SARGASSUM OCEAN BEST PRACTICES WORKING GROUP

10 June 2021 | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM EAT | Online

18; 21-25 & 30 Sep 2020 | Online

We need you, scientists, innovators, entrepreneurs, policy makers and sectoral stakeholders working assiduously to address the impacts and opportunities presented by sargassum influx events. We’re inviting you to join our sargassum ocean best practices working group for a productive discussion on appropriate responses and how to translate science into action.

The sargassum ocean best practices working group will collaboratively address best practices as well as recommendations for the OBPS to meet community needs for advanced method development in ocean observations and applications.

WORKING GROUP SUB-TEAMS

  • Science and Technology
  • Marine and Coastal Management
  • Monitoring and Forecasting

WORKING GROUP ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Co-lead: Emily Smail (NOAA/UMD/GEO Blue Planet)
Co-lead: Cesar Toro (IOCARIBE)
Co-lead: Shelly-Ann Cox (UWI-CERMES)
Coordination and Moderation: Leah Segui (NOAA/GEO Blue Planet)

JOIN THE WORKING GROUP

Step 1: Please indicate your interest in joining the working group by adding your name and contact information to the google spreadsheet under the appropriate tab.

Step 2: Register here for the IOC OBPS workshop: https://tinyurl.com/y5d77lut

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

Plenary 1
18 September 2020 | 1800 – 2230 (UTC)

Working Group Meetings
21-24 September 2020

Science and Technology
21 September 2020 (1400-1600 UTC)

UNEP Sargassum Webinar
22 September 2020 (1400-1600 UTC)

Monitoring and Forecasting
23 September 2020 (1400-1600 UTC)

Marine and Coastal Management
24 September 2020(1400-1600 UTC)

Plenary 2
25 September 2020 | (1500 – 1900 or 0200 – 0600 UTC)

Mini-Plenary
30 September 2020 | (1500 – 1700 or 0200 – 0400 UTC)

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