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Session timing: 2-5pm (SA Time)/ 9-12 am (BR Time) Date: Thursday, November 23rd Find the programme here Live streaming here
The All-Atlantic Ocean Research and Innovation Alliance Forum, co-organised by the South African Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission...
The Marine and Antarctic Research Centre for Innovation and Sustainability (MARiS), University of Cape Town, the Nansen Tutu Center for Marine Environmental Research, The Norwegian Ministry of Trade Industry and...
Dia 31 de maio, às 19h (GMT+1) A equipa do HUB SOA Garopaba gostaria de convidá-lo(a) a participar na SOA Lusofonia Community Call no dia 31 de maio às 15h. Um evento on-line no Zoom para...
Ocean Decade Laboratorie

Ocean Decade Laboratorie

Event date: 5 - 7 April 2022

A safe ocean where people are protected from ocean hazards

The ocean is immensely powerful. It is capable of devastating coastal communities, ocean users, ecosystems and economies. To mitigate the ocean’s hazards, make it safer and enhance community resilience, evenly distributed higher-density ocean data and reliable forecasting systems are urgently needed.

Coastal communities and ocean users, ocean ecosystems and blue economies are exposed to devastating, unsustainable impacts on land and at sea. The frequency and intensity of weather- and climate-related hazards are changing, which makes their impact even more extreme. Tools and processes for evaluating and mitigating priority risks, and formulating adaptive responses are needed. Higher-density ocean data and improved forecasting with data on sea level, marine weather, climate, etc. are needed on a scale from real time to decades in order to maximize safety on the coast and at sea and minimize risk. Linking this data feed to education, outreach and communication will inform policy and decision-making and mainstream resilience.

More info HERE.