2020 Ocean Observing System Report Card and OceanOPS 5-Year Strategic Plan Released

2020 Ocean Observing System Report Card and OceanOPS 5-Year Strategic Plan Released

The 2020 Ocean Observing System Report Card has been released, providing an update on the status of the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS), including the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on ocean observations, the advances in observing measurements and initiatives, and the connection with vital services resulting from the observations. In addition to the Report Card, OceanOPS (formerly JCOMMOPS) has released a 5-year Strategic Plan, with a foreword from GOMO Director and Chair of the GOOS Observations Coordination Group, Dr. David Legler.