Tropical Ocean and Global Atmosphere Programme (TOGA)

Programme scientifique sur l'océan tropical et l'atmosphère globale

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Founded

1985-01-01

History

1 Jan 1985, as a 10-year, large-scale scientific experiment within F-XF9983 - World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) of B-XB3556 - World Meteorological Organization (WMO), H-XA1752 - International Council for Science (ICSU) and, since 1993, E-XE1118 - Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC). Officially completed 31 Dec 1994; follow-up conference 2-7 Apr 1995, Melbourne (Australia).

Aims

Develop scientific understanding and predictions of large-scale atmospheric and tropical oceanic variations, such as the 'El Nino' phenomenon; foster close cooperation between oceanographers and meteorologists; advance understanding of the adjustment and interaction of the oceans and the atmosphere.

Events

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Activities

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Structure

Inter-governmental TOGA Board. Detailed scientific planning is responsibility of JSC TOGA Scientific Steering Group (meeting annually), formed by 'Joint WMO/ICSU/IOC Scientific Committee (JSC)'.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below Water

UIA Org ID

XF7115

Last News

1994

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