About IOC Integrated Coastal Research
Why a new integrative activity?
Figure 1. A conceptual framework demonstrating how NEWS2USE will interact in mutually beneficial ways with multiple IOC and non IOC programs. IOC programs with which NEWS2USE will help unify include Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS), the Global Ecology and Oceanography of Harmful Algal Blooms (GEOHAB) program, the Integrated Coastal Area Management (ICAM) program. Non-IOC programs with which NEWS2USE will interact directly or indirectly include Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone (LOICZ), the SCOR/LOICZ Work Group 132, UN Environment Program Globlal Programme of Action for the Marine Environment (UNEP/GPA), the International Nitrogen Initiative (INI), and the International Human Dimensions Programme (IHDP). Depending on the group, interactions with other entities will include sharing personnel, sharing data, formal and informal scientific collaboration, co-hosting/co-funding workshops and open science meetings, outreach, identification of stakeholder groups, publication, peer review, dissemination of results in less formal venues.
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