Southern Ocean Action Plan

The Need For A Plan

The vast, remote and harsh environment of the Southern Ocean means that no single nation can sustain a research and data strategy alone to understand and manage this region. Since the Southern Ocean Community of stakeholders is globally unique in its operation within the Antarctic Treaty System […]

The Southern Ocean Process

Based on the recommendations in the global Ocean Decade implementation plan, the Southern Ocean Community engaged in a stakeholder-oriented process […]

Working Groups

Working Groups are now being set up for each of the Decade’s Societal Outcomes. These meetings will set out to identify the needs of the Southern Ocean community in view of addressing the Southern Ocean priorities identified through the survey.