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What does GOOS stand for?

GOOS stands for Global Ocean Observing System

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Of particular relevance are the two UNEP Regional Seas Programmes, the East Asian Seas Programme and that for the South Asian Seas, the UNEP Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities (GPA), and the Indian Ocean Global Ocean Observing System (IOGOOS) and related initiatives.
Schmitt, a physical oceanographer, has focused on the ocean's role in climate, small-scale mixing processes, double-diffusive convection, and the global water cycle, as well as instrumentation for a global ocean observing system.
Development of coastal and ocean monitoring and forecasting activities in the Mediterranean is carried out and funded by the European Union and is part of the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) initiative of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).