International Ocean Carbon Coordination Project

Powstańców Warszawy 55, 81-712 Sopot, Poland

Established: 2005

Organisation type: Project
Geographical scope: Global
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Organisation’s objectives (if different from the Mission):

- To promote the development of a global network of ocean carbon and biogeochemistry observations,
- To coordinate the development of globally acceptable strategies,
- To provide technical coordination developing operating methodologies, practices and standards, homogenizing efforts of the research community and scientific advisory groups,
- To provide communication services for marine biogeochemistry community as well as advocacy and links to a multidisciplinary sustained global observing system.


  • coordination and communication services
  • marine biogeochemistry
  • standards and best practices
  • sustained observations
  • technical capacity development


  • Data management, interoperability, sharing, access, open data policies
  • Technical coordination of ocean observing
  • Training scientists/technicians