GEO Blue Planet is a network of ocean and coastal-observers, social scientists and end-user representatives from a variety of stakeholder groups, including international and regional organizations, NGOs, national institutes, universities and government agencies. Our experts have a demonstrated capacity to bridge the gap between data and services to deliver usable information that supports informed decision-making toward reaching sustainable development.
GEO Blue Planet is the ocean and coastal arm of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO). GEO is a partnership of more than 100 national governments and in excess of 100 Participating Organizations that envisions a future where decisions and actions for the benefit of humankind are informed by coordinated, comprehensive and sustained Earth observations.
Oceans and Society: Blue Planet Book
Published in 2014, "Oceans and Society: Blue Planet" is targeted at all stakeholders within the ocean and marine community. The book discusses activities and future actions of Blue Planet and raises awareness for the further development and implementation of the Blue Planet agenda. Readers will learn about ocean observations, how they can be integrated, and their applications to benefit society as a whole. The book is currently available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Blue Planet was featured in a showcase video (below) which was presented at the 10th GEO Plenary Session in January 2014. The video was available to delegates throughout the Plenary meeting.