This United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development programme hosts the following ocean decade projects:

Sustained Data for a Changing Ocean

The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) provides sustained ocean observations and data delivery that researchers around the globe are using to identify, quantify, and ultimately assess ongoing changes in the global ocean.

A Uncrewed Surface Vehicle (USV) network for the Global Ocean Observing System

The “Uncrewed Surface Vehicle (USV) network for the Global Ocean Observing System” project will form a Community of Practice to coordinated step-change increase in oceanic, atmospheric and ecosystem surface and boundary layer observations for estimating air-sea fluxes and interactions across the global ocean, including in the most remote and harsh domains.

Southern Ocean Flux Capability Working Group

The Southern Ocean has been identified as the prime region for net global uptake of heat and carbon dioxide. The core aim of SOFLUX is to reduce uncertainties in our understanding of air-sea and air-sea-ice exchanges.

A Regional Coupled Atmosphere-Ocean Model

A regional model coupling a regional atmosphere to a regional ocean is proposed for kilometer-scale (and potentially finer) resolution simulation of coupled air-sea processes.

Impact of Black Carbon in South East Asia (SOOT-SEA)

Hosted under OASIS this initiative aims to improve black carbon emission inventories in South-East Asia (SEA), determine atmospheric and fluvial fluxes to the ocean and understand how black carbon impacts marine systems.