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Summary Report of the Southern Ocean Regional Workshop

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

UN Agency

Following the First Global Planning Meeting, the Southern Ocean Regional Workshop took place in San Diego (US), 16 Februrary 2020. The event was sponsored by ICED, NIOZ, Old Dominion Universtity, SOOS and SCAR; it was co-organized with the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) as coordinating body for the Decade.

  • Context

The 1st Southern Ocean Regional Workshop to provide Southern Ocean community inputs to the Science Action Plan of the UN Decade of Ocean Science was held on 16 February 2020 in San Diego, CA, USA. The workshop was held prior to the 2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting to engage diverse participation. The 30 participants, who represented 11 countries, included representatives with expertise in ocean sciences, policy, governance and science communication, from all career stages.

  • Resume

-Workshop Overview
-Theme 1: Healthy and Resilient Ocean
-Theme 2: Predicted Ocean
-Theme 3: Sustainable Productive Ocean
-Cross-cutting Themes


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