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April 2024
March 2024

Ocean Observation and Prediction for Coastal Sustainability in Africa

Building on the outcomes of the Coastal Hazards Plenary Session and Coastline Changes workshop held during the GEO Blue Planet 5th Symposium (2022, Accra), this event will focus on identifying the priorities and needs for ocean observations and prediction to address the challenges of coastal sustainability in Africa. Presentations and discussions will leverage extensive work led by […] ...
04 - 07 Mar
All Day
Nairobi, Kenya
January 2024

Coastal National Adaptation Guidelines: Moving from Theory to Practice

Kicking off GEO Blue Planet’s 2024 webinar series will be the Adaptation Planning working group. In collaboration with the Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS), this group is working to leverage ocean and coastal observations in support of National Adaptation Plans for the UNFCCC. The group has completed an analysis of existing National Adaptation Plans in […] ...
16 - 17 Jan
All Day
August 2023
June 2023

Ocean Observation and Prediction for Coastal Sustainability in Africa

Organised by GEO Blue Planet, this online workshop aims at contributing to the ongoing endeavors on sustainable management of coastal areas by identifying stakeholder requirements and priorities to address coastal challenges using ocean observation and prediction. Objectives include providing an overview an existing Earth observation-based tools and solutions for monitoring coastal challenges and exchanging with […] ...
06 Jun
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Event
March 2023

Earth Observations In Support of Water Action

  Water is key to sustainable development, being critical for socio-economic development, energy and food production, and healthy ecosystems. Today water scarcity affects more than 40 percent of the world’s population and is projected to rise further, exacerbated by climate change. As the global population grows, there is an increasing need to balance the competing […] ...
20 Mar
10:00 am - 11:30 am
June 2022

Integrating Marine Litter Monitoring For Informed Action

In the backdrop of the UN Ocean Conference 2022 in Lisbon, GEO Blue Planet together with the Atlantic International Research (AIR) Centre, the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) and the UNEP Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPML) organised an event to promote international action on monitoring marine litter. Held in the picturesque coastal city of […] ...
29 Jun
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Centro Cultural de Cascais, Portugal
November 2021


Marine hazards pose increasing threats at local and regional levels for African populations. During the GEO Week 2021, we’ll find out the key role Earth Observations play in monitoring, preparing for, and recovering from, marine hazards. In the context of the UN Decade of Ocean Sciences for Sustainable Development, the event supports the Decade outcome […] ...
25 Nov
All Day
Online Event
IMDOS for clean ocean event flyer

One Integrated Marine Debris Observing System for a Clean Ocean

An Official Satellite Activity of UN Ocean Decade “a Clean Ocean” Laboratory This event is organised by a consortium of 14 international ocean experts and is hosted by GEO Blue Planet and Mercator Ocean International as an official satellite activity of the 3rd UN Ocean Decade Laboratory “a Clean Ocean”. We will discuss the current […] ...
17 - 19 Nov
All Day
Online Event
December 2020


This workshop series, hosted by GEO Blue Planet, is focused on the use of Earth observations for sustainable tuna fisheries aims at showcasing and increasing awareness of Earth observation information for sustainable fisheries management. GEO Blue Planet invites relevant stakeholders, including those involved in tuna RFMOs, fisheries management councils, technical experts and others to discuss […] ...
June 2020


An online workshop with the goal of discussing the development of an AmeriGEO oil spill information system for the Wider Caribbean. International organizations and networks, research scientists, government agencies, industries, among others, will gather to propose the development of a GIS-based oil spill information toolkit for the Wider Caribbean and develop regional capacity for operational […] ...
24 - 25 Jun
Online Event
December 2019

Marine Debris Indicators: What’s Next Workshop

After the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society Workshop on “Technologies for Observing and Monitoring Plastics in the Oceans” held on Nov. 26-27, 2018, in Brest, France, the next workshop will focus on observations and science of marine debris with the goal to make progress toward quantifying indicators in support of decision making. This workshop will take place […] ...
16 - 18 Dec
Brest, France
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