GEOAquaWatch

University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI USA
Established: 2007
https://www.geoaquawatch.org/
Organisation type: Programme
Geographical scope: Global
Member countries: Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ghana, Kenya, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
Participating countries: Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ghana, Kenya, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Virgin Islands, U.S.
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Organisation’s vision:

The mission of the AquaWatch Initiative is to improve the coordination, delivery and utilization of water quality information for the benefit of society.

Organisation’s mission:

The mission of the AquaWatch Initiative is to improve the coordination, delivery and utilization of water quality information for the benefit of society.

Organisation’s objectives (if different from the Mission):

Objective 1: Facilitate effective partnerships between the producers, providers and users of water quality data, products and information.

Objective 2: Improve analysis and integration of in situ and remote sensing water quality data.

Objective 3: Develop and deliver fit-for-purpose water quality products and information services.

Objective 4: Support technology transfer and access to water quality data products and information.

Objective 5: Advocate for increased education and capacity for the use of water quality information for decision making.

Keywords

  • earth observation
  • validation
  • water quality

Activities

  • Data management, interoperability, sharing, access, open data policies
  • Provision of (ocean) information services
  • Science coordination