SOOS Regional Working Groups


  • Co-ordinate and implement the observing system in their region, bringing together efforts in planning, logistics and resources, through to data management and access.¬†
  • Work with circumpolar observing programs and projects to ensure coverage, facilitate logistics and resource sharing.

Existing Regional Working Groups

  • Amundsen and Bellingshausen Sector (Amundsen)
  • Ross Sea (Ross)
  • Southern Ocean Indian Sector¬†(SOIS)
  • West Antarctic Peninsula and Scotia Arc (WAPSA)
  • Weddell Sea and Dronning Maud Land (WS-DML)

SOOS Regional Working Groups are open to anyone interested to be involved.