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  • This report provides an overview of the objectives and outcomes of the 2019 Workshop of the Weddell Sea - Dronning Maud Land regional working group
  • The 2nd workshop of the Weddell Sea and Dronning Maud Land Regional Working Group will take place in April 2020, in Germany.
  • The SOOS annual report for 2017 highlights the progress made against each of the SOOS Objectives, and for each of the SOOS Working Groups and Task Teams
  • This article is an overview of the 2015 activities of SOOS, in particular focusing on the outcomes of the 2015 international workshop "Assessing the State of the Climate of the Southern Ocean", and the SOOS-WCRP-ESA "Air-Sea fluxes workshop", as well as the Southern Ocean community contribution to the WMO Year of Polar Prediction.
  • A theme issue "The marine system of the West Antarctic Peninsula: status and strategy for progress in a region of rapid change" compiled and edited by Katharine R. Hendry, Michael P. Meredith and Hugh W. Ducklow. 
  • The Weddell Sea – Dronning Maud Land Regional Working Group is having a 2-days workshop in Tromsø, Norway, 16-17 January 2019.
  • The Ross Sea Working Group is having is first workshop in Shanghai, China on 11-13 September.
  • To better coordinate marine research activities in the Indian sector, towards enhanced long-term observations of important physical, chemical and biological variables.
  • This international workshop will develop a detailed implementation plan for an under-ice observing system, based on the SOOS "Seeing below the ice" strategy for under ice observations. This is a core activity of the POGO OASIIS Working Group
  • A joint meeting of SCAR Action Group on remote sensing of animals and the SOOS Censusing Animal Populations from Space (CAPS) working group. Half of the day will be devoted to SCAR Action Group business, and half to discussing the CAPS pack-ice seal census project.
  • A scientific workshop bringing together researchers working in the West Antarctic Peninsula
  • An Eos publication on the SOOS Air-Sea Fluxes effort
  • The SOOS West Antarctic Peninsula Working Group has published a great update of their 2017 workshop in Eos, highlighting key outcomes and findings
  • The Ross Sea Working Group held its first meeting in Shanghai, September 2017. Read the full report here
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