Call for Nominations for the GEO Blue Planet Steering Committee and the GEO Blue Planet Advisory Board

The Group on Earth Observations Oceans and Society: Blue Planet Initiative (GEO Blue Planet) is seeking nominations of (1) ocean and coastal observing experts and ocean and coastal-related service users, ocean and coastal social science and policy experts, industry representatives, non-governmental organization representatives, non-profit organization representatives and intergovernmental organization representatives to serve on the Initiative’s Steering Committee, and (2) high-level ocean data providers and user representatives (such as individuals affiliated with international non-profit organizations, nongovernmental organizations, intergovernmental organizations, development banks, etc.) to serve on its Initiative’s Advisory Board.

GEO Blue Planet Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is the main decision-making body of GEO Blue Planet and is responsible for coordinating GEO Blue Planet’s activities. Serving on the Steering Committee will provide an opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of stakeholders in ocean observing, ocean management, ocean policy and sustainable development, and to identify priorities and projects that link ocean observation providers with users.

Nominations of ocean and coastal observing experts and ocean and coastal social science and policy experts, industry representatives, non-governmental organisation representatives, non-profit organisation representatives, and intergovernmental organisation representatives to serve on the GEO Blue Planet Steering Committee are invited.

Deadline: 17 February 2017

For additional information: BluePlanet_SteeringCommittee_Call_January2016

 

GEO Blue Planet Advisory Board

The Advisory Board will provide oversight and strategic direction to GEO Blue Planet. Serving on the Advisory Board will provide an opportunity to guide the direction of collaborative efforts related to ocean observations in the context of sustainable development and advocate for the need for ocean observations and services for societal benefit.

Nominations of high-level ocean and coastal data providers and user representatives (such as individuals affiliated with international non-profit organisations, non-governmental organisations, intergovernmental organisations, development banks, etc) to serve on GEO Blue Planet’s Advisory Board are invited.

Deadline: 17 February 2017

For additional information: BluePlanet_AdvisoryBoard_Call_January2016