There are 3 designations of network: GCOS Network, GCOS Affiliated Network and GCOS Recognized Network.
|GCOS Network||GCOS, oversight by GCOS Network Manager or GCOS panels||Annually to GCOS, represented at GCOS Meetings|
|GCOS Affiliated Network||Oversight exists but is not GCOS e.g. OCG for ocean networks or this is part of the network as in the GTN|
|GCOS Recognized Network||Annual report available but no direct reporting to GCOS|
Information about the recognition process and the needed form can be downloaded here: GCOS Network Accreditation
To apply for the formal accreditation as a GCOS Network please complete the proforma (link) and send it to email@example.com.
The following networks are already accredited:
Baseline Surface Radiation Network
(Accreditation date: 01/09/2022)