Registration is now open for the 3rd DOOS Virtual Annual Meeting! This year's meeting will run from May 21-23 surrounding the theme  "Missing Pieces: Identifying gaps and prioritizing solutions to address global deep ocean challenges.” 

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By 3 May please

Each year we have to report to the Ocean Decade on the activities the JETZON community has been involved in. 

This covers anything: peer-reviewed papers, sessions at conferences, visits to schools, media interviews. Anything.


Please let us know anything you've been involved in relevant to the…


Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2024

Dr. M. Pilar Olivar, Dr. María Quintela, Dr. Konstantinos Tsagarakis are currently inviting submissions as Guest Editors of the Special Issue of Fishes...

“Mesopelagic Fish Ecology, Biology and Evolution” 

Topics of interest for publication in this Special…


One of the JETZON ECOP leads, Adamu Salisu, is keen to work with people to develop material for school curricula. He has already been working on a little book for Ocean Literacy and awareness for elementary pupils as one activity. 

If you would like to get involved in this initiative please email 

Flyer for survey

Liz Hetherington has been working with the UN Ocean Decade ECOP (early career ocean professionals) program, looking into creating a Deep ECOP task team. 

The first step is to gauge interest in the task team.

If you are interested,  please fill in this survey by 1st April...…


April 23, 2024 - April 25, 2024

More details here

Register here.

Travel request deadline (student, early career, and underrepresented participants*): March 15, 2024…


The first quarterly newsletter is available for Ocean Vision AI (OVAI), a new collaborative research and development program. 

The goals of (OVAI) are to accelerate the processing of ocean visual data by building networks of programmers, marine scientists, and enthusiasts all working…


Wednesday March 6th 1530 CET (1430 UTC)

Another excellent webinar hosted by the OceanICU project upcoming : 

The ocean takes up about 25% of the carbon we emit, slowing climate change and giving us more time to put in place mitigation actions. But how does the process work and does ocean biology play a role?



Alice Zhu of U.Toronto is leading a two-year project aimed at identifying the knowledge gaps in our understanding of how plastic impacts climate change. The outputs of this project include a peer-reviewed systematic review and meta-analysis, a policy brief, a research agenda to share with governments and agencies, lay-person reports/articles, and a final convening to take place in 2025.…


Details here:

The United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030 (‘Ocean Decade’), Vision 2030 aims to identify a common measure of success for each of the Ocean Decade Challenges.

Led by 10 Working Groups, one per Challenge, the White Papers are the result of…