The G7 Ministers of Climate, Energy and the Environment, met on 26–27 May 2022 in Berlin to address the multiple crises that are endangering our climate and environment and causing severe impacts on the planet, lives and livelihoods, and the next generations’ needs around the world.
SOCAT version 2022 main synthesis and gridded products contain quality-controlled in situ surface ocean fCO2 (fugacity of CO2) observations. Thanks to measurements made on ships, moorings, autonomous and drifting surface platforms, the observations cover the global ocean and coastal seas from 1957 to 2021.
Hosted by the UK Government in December 2021, the workshop served to discuss G7 national priority actions for the Ocean Decade, areas where the G7 might add unique value to ocean science and actions of the Decade, and how the coordination structures of the Ocean Decade and the G7 might cooperate to take this forward
Building on the successful Argo network of seafaring temperature and salinity sensors, work is underway to deploy 1,000 floats equipped to study ocean biogeochemistry in greater detail than ever. Beyond serving needs for basic research and science advances, real-time observations from BGC-Argo will also inform a diverse range of stakeholders and facilitate solutions for sustainable ocean management.