Tropical Cyclone Harold: Real-time Ocean Data Informs Preparedness and Response

TC Harold Real-time Ocean Data Informs Preparedness and Response When severe Tropical Cyclone Harold swept through four Pacific Island countries in early April, tide gauges and a wave buoys across the region recorded the event in real-time, providing…

State of the art Tonga tide gauge

With support from the Australian Government, the Tongan Government, and the Pacific Community (SPC), a tide gauge has been recording sea level and climate information in Tonga since January 1993. In 2018, 25 years later in its busy port location, the…

Thank an Oceanographer!

Pacific features in Global Ocean Observing Conference “When you’re sick, you go to the doctor. Our oceans are sick and we need the scientists and experts to help us understand what is wrong and how to get better.” – Peter Thomson, UN Special Envoy for…

Pacific calls for greater voice in the global effort to save our Ocean

Pacific representatives called for a more inclusive voice as the world prepares for the upcoming UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030. The call was made at the first of 9 regional preparatory workshops to determine the key…

'Failing but not yet failed': we need to improve ocean health

'Failing but not yet failed': we need to improve ocean health 23/07/2019 By Samantha Magick

The science we need for the ocean we want

The science we need for the ocean we want  

Nadi Meteorological Services Staff Training on Oceans Science to Service Workshop

This workshop is developed with support from the Australian Climate and Ocean Support Program in the Pacific (COSPPac).

Stakeholder Engagement Ocean Science to Service Workshop

This workshop is developed with support from the Australian Climate and Ocean Support Program in the Pacific (COSPPac). This two-day workshop will focus on stakeholder engagement to solicit feedback on ocean information products to improve dissemination…

Working together for our Ocean

Across the Pacific Islands, the ocean separates, connects, threatens and sustains us. The ocean has a tremendous impact upon the lives of every islander, but we are only gradually beginning to understand the enormous impact we are having on it. Ensuring…

SPC maritime experts reflect on their experience in Remote Sensing Summer School

Using our earth to understand the impact climate change and disasters have on the Pacific and its islands is critical.  At the Pacific Community’s (SPC) Geoscience, Energy and Maritime Division (GEM) this understanding and knowledge underpins all of the…
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