Human safety, prosperity depend on better ocean observing system

Management of Environmental Quality

ISSN: 1477-7835

Article publication date: 18 April 2008

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(2008), "Human safety, prosperity depend on better ocean observing system", Management of Environmental Quality, Vol. 19 No. 3. https://doi.org/10.1108/meq.2008.08319cab.005

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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Human safety, prosperity depend on better ocean observing system

Article Type: News From: Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, Volume 19, Issue 3.

Speedy diagnosis of the temper and vital signs of the oceans matters increasingly to the well being of humanity, says a distinguished partnership of international scientists urging support to complete a world marine monitoring system within ten years. The Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans (POGO) says warming seas, over-fishing and pollution are among profound concerns that must be better measured to help society respond in a well-informed, timely and cost-effective way.