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Long-term Engagement in the Polar Oceans: A Decade of International Action

The European Polar Board is co-organizing a side event "Long-term Engagement in the Polar Oceans: A Decade of International Action" as part of the upcoming 2024 UN Ocean Decade Conference in Barcelona that will take place on 10 April 2024 at 13:15 - 14:45 CET in the Southern Ocean Room (133-134) at the Barcelona International Convention Centre (CCIB).

This exciting panel discussion will showcase the achievements of the Southern Ocean community and the Decade Collaborative Centre (DCC-SO), while also highlighting initiatives addressing the need for collaborative science, synchronous observation, data sharing and protection of the Southern Ocean and Antarctica. The session will carry forward the work started by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation’s Polar Initiative and Polar Symposium.

Co-organisers: Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), Prince Albert II de Monaco Foundation (FPA2), Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS), Integrating Climate and Ecosystem Dynamics (ICED)

More information will be soon available on the 2024 Ocean Decade Conference website: