Commonwealth Scientific and
   Industrial Research Organisation
Integrated Marine Observing System
The U.S. Integrated Ocean
   Observing System
National Oceanic and Atmospheric
   Administration (NOAA)
International Atomic Energy Agency
The Ocean Foundation
International Ocean Carbon
   Coordination Project (IOCCP)
UNESCO Intergovernmental
   Oceanographic Commission


Workshop Booklet
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Pier-2-Peer Mentorship Program


Workshop Functions and
Location Map


Workshop Organizers:

Dr. Bronte Tilbrook, CSIRO and Antarctic
   Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative
   Research Centre, Australia

Dr. Jan Newton, University of Washington, USA
Dr. Libby Jewett, NOAA Ocean Acidification
   Program, USA

Prof. Fei Chai, University of Maine, USA
Prof. Minhan Dai, State Key Laboratory of Marine
   Environmental Science, China

Prof. Sam Dupont, University of Gothenburg,

Dr. Richard Feely, NOAA-PMEL, USA
Dr. Wajih Naqvi, Director, CSIR-National Institute
   of Oceanography, India

Dr. Maciej Telszewski, IOCCP Director, SCOR and

Dr. Phil Williamson, University of East Anglia, UK
Dr. Kirsten Insensee, UNESCO Intergovernmental
   Oceanographic Commission

Ms. Lina Hansson, International Atomic
   Energy Agency


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Workshop Aims

The 3rd Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON) Science Workshop will be held in Hobart, Australia, following the 4th International Symposium on the Oceans in a High CO2 World (3-6 May 2016).

GOA-ON is guiding the development of an integrated network for the detection and attribution of ocean acidification and ecosystem response, and has engaged with over one hundred participants from 30 nations to formulate its Requirements and Governance Plan. GOA-ON has also served to focus funding bodies and international research programs to integrate within a shared vision that extends from the coastal to open ocean domains. The 3rd GOA-ON science workshop aims to further the development of the network. Issues to be covered are:

  • Update the GOA-ON community on GOA-ON status and linkages to other global programs
  • Build communities to develop regional hubs that will facilitate capacity building
  • Update requirements for biology and ecosystem response measurements
  • Discuss modeling connections, observational challenges and opportunities
  • Present advances in technologies, data management and products
  • Gain input on data products and information needs
  • Gain input on regional implementation needs
  • Launch the GOA-ON Mentorship Program

Pier-2-Peer Mentorship Program

To support diversity of membership and international collaboration, GOA-ON is launching Pier-2-Peer, a scientific mentorship program that matches senior researchers with scientists new to the OA field, mostly from countries currently lacking OA observations, to provide professional guidance and technical support. Pier-2-Peer can be integral in helping GOA-ON achieve global observing capabilities and ultimately to diversify and advance the program mission. For more information and to learn how to participate, please visit the Pier-2-Peer webpage.

Venue: CSIRO Marine Laboratories, Hobart, Australia