Harmful Algal Bloom Project Office
Vigo Spain The IOC HAB Programme fosters the effective management of, and scientific research on, harmful algal blooms in order to understand their causes, predict their occurrences, and mitigate their effects
IOC activities in international ocean mapping began in 1969 with the compilation of the Geological and Geophysical Atlas of the Indian Ocean. (see also: http://ioc.unesco.org/iocweb/activities/ocean_sciences/ocemap.htm and http://www.gebco.net/)
Sea Level Observing System
The main component of GLOSS is the 'Global Core Network' (GCN) of 290 sea level stations around the world for long term climate change and oceanographic sea level monitoring. (see also www.gloss-sealevel.org and www.pol.ac.uk/psmsl)
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