European Global Ocean Observing systems

Type of Organization
Non governmental


Organisation description

EuroGOOS is an Association of Agencies, founded in 1994, to further the goals of the Global Ocean Observing systems (GOOS), and in particular the development of Operational Oceanography in the European Sea areas and adjacent oceans. EuroGOOS at present has 30 Members in 16 European countries. Members of EuroGOOS co-operate to establish a concerted European approach to the following: 1) identifying European priorities for operational oceanography, promoting the development of the scientific, technology and computer systems for operational oceanography, and its implementation, assessing the economic and social benefits from operational oceanography; 2) contributing to international planning and implementation of GOOS and promoting it at national, European and global level.

EuroGOOS Office
SE-601 76 Norrkoping

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