SCOR projects and Working Groups endorsed by the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

SCOR Working Group OASIS and research project GEOTRACES have been endorsed as programmes to support transformative Decade Actions. OASIS is aimed at developing an Observing Air-Sea Interactions Strategy. GEOTRACES is an international program designed to improve the understanding of marine biogeochemical cycles and distribution of trace elements and their isotopes. The SCOR Working Group DeepSeaDecade aimed at developing a global plan for survey/sampling deep-sea ecosystems to underpin deep-sea research, was also a key contributor to the endorsed programme Challenger 150 – A Decade to Study Deep-Sea Life and the International Ocean Carbon Coordination Project (IOCCP) will contribute to other five endorsed programmes related to ocean observations, oxygen and acidification.

For the full list of endorsed programmes and contributions, check the UN Ocean Decade website: