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Observing a global challenge

19 December 2013

GOA-ON event flyerThe Global Ocean Acidification-Observing Network (GOA-ON) is hosting a side event entitled "GOA-ON: How it will work and why is it important", as part of the Tenth Plenary Session of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO-X) & Geneva Ministerial Summit, on 16th January 2014.

The event will be moderated by Wendy Watson-Wright (IOC-UNESCO) and speakers include:

  • Richard Bellerby (NIVA)
  • Albert Fischer (GOOS, IOC-UNESCO)
  • Libby Jewett (NOAA, US IWG)
  • Jan Newton (US IOOS)
  • David Osborn (IAEA/OA-ICC)
  • Carol Turley (UKOA)

For further information on the GEO-X event please visit