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  • A new SOOS Working Group that aims to develop long-term acoustic observations to understand trends in Southern Ocean blue and fin whale distribution and population changes

  • This report provides an overview of all SOOS activities and products for the 2016 calendar year
  • SOOSmap is your one-stop-shop for finding circumpolar, internationally-curated datasets of observations. 

  • We keep finding more and more moorings in the Southern Ocean, our list of moorings now has almost 700 deployments on it, most of them with links to the data centre that hosts the data. 

  • The SOOS Database of Upcoming Expeditions to the Southern Ocean is live and ready for you to share your field plans

  • The Ross Sea Working Group is having is first workshop in Shanghai, China on 11-13 September.
  • The WAP Working Group held their first coordination meeting in May 2017. Read the full report here
  • To better coordinate marine research activities in the Indian sector, towards enhanced long-term observations of important physical, chemical and biological variables.
  • SOOS-led Southern Ocean chapter in State of the Climate in 2015
  • An overview of the outcomes from the 2016 CAPS workshop
  • This is the annual meeting of the SOOS Data Management Sub-Committee, to be hosted by AWI in June 2017
  • The annual meeting of the SOOS Scientific Steering Committee will be hosted by AWI in June 2017
  • Issue 11 of the SOOS newsletter includes updates on several key products, an overview of upcoming events, and general community news
  • A scientific workshop bringing together researchers working in the West Antarctic Peninsula
  • The Indian research on Southern Ocean is conducted by the National Centre for Antarctica and Ocean Research (NCAOR), an Earth Science System Organization (ESSO) under the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Government of India.

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