October, 2022

202205OctAll Day19Ocean Practices : OBPS Workshop VI (Online)(All Day) Region:OnlineTopic:Ocean Awareness and Literacy,Ocean Management,Ocean PolicyCost:$


Ocean Practices : OBPS Workshop VI (Online), 5-19 Oct 2022  – A Virtual Global Meeting 


Workshop goals: to guide the development of best practices and operating practices, to promote their documentation, and to share them widely using the Ocean Best Practices System.


Please register for the workshop HERE


AGENDA can be viewed HERE


Plenaries: 5 October (3 hours) and 19 October (1.5 hours)  covering 2 different time zones: 03.00 and 14.00 UTC


Theme Sessions will arrange to meet between 06-16 October, at times of their own choosing.


OBPS WS VI Timetable


Theme Sessions may cover any subject relating to ocean best practices and can be one hour or longer, on multiple days, as planned by the proposed session lead.  If you would like to propose a Theme Session, we look forward to hearing from you.


Theme Sessions already confirmed:

1.  Air-Sea Interaction

2.  Arctic Best Practices

3.  Best Practices in the Ocean Decade

4.  BGC Profile Data

5.  Capacity Development

6.  Coastal Observations for Under-Resources Countries

7.  Data Interoperability

8.  Decision Trees

9.  Deep-Sea Observing

10. eDNA

11. Environmental Plastics – Citizen Science Observations

12. Fisheries and Aquaculture

13. Marine Biodiversity

14. Operational Forecasting

15. Organizational Co-operation

16. Policy and Best Practices

17. Seagrass Monitoring

18. Time Series Observations and Downstream Data Management

19. Transparency and Traceability in Ocean Observing


Should you have any questions or new Theme Session proposal, please e-mail us at



Wednesday, October 5 - 12:00am 2022 - Wednesday, October 19 - 11:59pm 2022

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