The Copernicus Marine Service General Assembly (26-28 January 2021) is online! https://marine.copernicus.eu/news/copernicus-marine-service-general-asse... It is possible to watch all the lectures (plenaries, parallel sessions, virtual booths). The ECHO group was present with two contributes: 1.
The Ocean State Report 4 Summary has been just released https://marine.copernicus.eu/ocean-state-report-4-summary/.
The Summary offers a synthetic look at the state, natural variations, and ongoing changes in the ocean in 2018. Its outcomes include the accelerated sea level rise since 1993, the unprecedented warming of the upper ocean, and the economic valuation of the carbon sequestration in the Mediterranean Sea.
Ocean Literacy (OL) is defined as the understanding of our influence on the ocean and the ocean’s influence on us. Ocean literacy is a methodological approach to increase the awareness of the public about responsible and informed behavior towards the ocean and its resources.