Activities

Main Activities of Hellenic Oceanographers’ Association during the past 15 years.

Environmental education laboratories, in primary and secondary schools.
Association members, cooperating with the Regional Directorate of Primary and Secondary Education of Greece, often visit primary and secondary schools of Attica, getting the students involved with the Oceanographic science.


Participation in Environmental education laboratories on remote destinations of the Greek Archipelago.

During the school year 2016/2017, members of HOA participated at an environmental awareness program “Energy for life travels” organized by the non-profit civil society “Agoni Grammi Gonimi”, through which they visited primary schools in four areas on remote destinations of the Greek Archipelago.


Environmental education laboratories for teachers, in collaboration with Centers of Environmental Education (C.E.E.).
Association members, in collaboration with C.E.E’s participate in training seminars for teachers, discussing with them the proper ways in which Oceanography can be taught in Primary and Secondary schools.


Participation at the 1st and 2nd Athens Science Festival and Mind The Lab during the years 2014 – 2017.
H.O.A. participated for two years at the organization of Athens Science Festival, and Mind the Lab, organized by N.G.O. SciCo demonstrating scientific equipment used by oceanographers in the field, to students and visitors, and informing them about Oceanography.


H.O.A. participated at the European research project «Researchers’ Night» for the years 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2013, a project dedicated to the bonding between scientists and society and the strengthening of the scientists’ value towards the society. Researchers’ Night is funded by the European Union and is organized simultaneously in more than 100 cities of Europe.

  • Researchers’ Web In Society (Re.Web.I.S.) – Researchers’ Night 2008
    Athens, Propylaia.
  • Researchers Against Degrading Environment (RADE) – Researchers’ Night 2007
    Elefsina.
  • A Night On the Beach with Oceanographer Researchers (ANOBOR) – Researchers’ Night 2006
    Varkiza.

Development of Oceanographic Research in Greece (DOCREG)– Researchers in Europe initiative 2005
Oceanographic Week (Summer-school).
For a whole week, Hellenic Oceanographers’ Association has organized a summer-school, dedicated to Oceanography, with Post Graduate Students as participants. During this week, students took part in field work, lectures and round tables related to Oceanography.


Scientific lectures – meetings
H.O.A. has organized scientific lectures and meetings through the years, with influential scientists from Greece and abroad, as guests