The IQOE Science Plan has been reviewed and approved by the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) and the Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans (POGO), and is available here.
Funding has been obtained to begin initial implementation activities. An IQOE Science Committee has been formed and met for the third time in Bremerhaven, Germany on 12-14 March 2018.
SCOR and POGO staff members will assist project scientists with implementation.
Additional funding is being sought, including for an international project office.