To achieve quantitative understanding of the key biogeochemical-physical interactions and feedbacks between the ocean and atmosphere, and of how this coupled system affects and is affected by climate and global change.

Science Plan

Download, read, and use the SOLAS 2015-2025 Science Plan and Organisation.

The SOLAS science plan forms a solid basis to continue the operation of international SOLAS for the period 2015-2025, under the sponsorship of SCOR, Future Earth, WCRP, and iCACGP.

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Implementation Strategy

SOLAS chose to use a pragmatic approach with a continually-evolving 2-year implementation strategy, which makes the document a moving target that is annually updated.

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Get involved!

If you have a funded research project within the science areas defined in the SOLAS Science Plan, you can ask for SOLAS project endorsement.

If your research proposal falls within the science areas defined in the SOLAS Science Plan, you can ask for a letter of support from SOLAS to add to your proposal.

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Sponsored Science

SOLAS sponsors or co-sponsors long-standing Activities, new Initiatives, and Projects.

Sponsoring or co-sponsoring requires implementation and facilitation of SOLAS scientific research themes, as well as events that are related to SOLAS science. Therefore, SOLAS collaborates with other scientific organisations.

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Related Science

SOLAS collaborates with a variety of other scientific organisations.

These collaborations are on both, short topical projects (for example with the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) working groups) and larger global and regional projects and events.

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