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    Welcome to PICES
    The North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES), an intergovernmental scientific organization, was established in 1992 to promote and coordinate marine research in the northern North Pacific and adjacent seas. Its present members are Canada, Japan, People's Republic of China, Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, and the United States of America.

    Recent Publications
    PICES Special Publications
    Guide to Best Practices for Ocean CO2 Measurements Marine Ecosystems of the North Pacific
    PICES Spec. Publs. (cont...)
    Primary Journals
    Known, Unknown, Unknowable in the North Pacific Progress in Oceanography, V.77, no.2-3, 2008
    Primary Journals (more...)
    ICES Journal of Marine Science, 2008, Vol. 65, No. 3 Deep-Sea Research II, 2007, V54, Nos23-26
    Scientific & Technical Reports (more...)
    Sci Report 34, 2008 Technical Report No. 1, 2007
    FERRRS brochure: "Fisheries & Ecosystem Responses to Recent Regime Shifts in the North Pacific" PICES Press.  Vol. 16, No. 2, July 2008
    Upcoming and Recent Events

    Marine Bioinvasions
    Aug. 2009, Portland, OR, USA
    PICES 2009 International School on Satellite Oceanography for the Earth Environment
    Aug 25-28, 2009
    Seoul, Korea
    Annual Meeting
    Oct. 23 - Nov.2, 2008, Dalian, China

    More ...
    PICES Structure/Membership Changes;
    New Programs/Projects

    In Memoriam of
    Warren S. Wooster

    Scientific Program
    - Forecasting and Understanding Trends, Uncertainty and Responses of North Pacific Ecosystems
    (Final Version 7, Jan. 2008)
    (Implementation Plan,
    Oct. 2008)

    CPR Data
    Data on the Continuous Plankton Recorder Survey of the North Pacific are now available on-line
    1/6/2009 9:33:09 AM PST
    Changes within FIS Committee Membership: Dr. Laura Brown is a new member of the FIS Committee replacing Mr. Ted Perry and representing Canada.

    11/27/2008 10:55:14 AM PST
    Changes within FIS Committee Membership: Dr. Mikhail Stepanenko has become a new FIS Committee Chairman replacing Dr. Gordon Kruse; Dr. Kruse has been elected as a FIS Committee Vice-Chairman.

    11/26/2008 10:16:48 AM PST
    SG-RAM is a new Study Group on Restructuring of the PICES Annual Meeting founded under the Governing Council.

    11/18/2008 10:10:05 AM PST
    Changes within HAB-S Section Membership: Dr. Akira Ishikawa is a new member of the HAB Section representing Japan.

    11/18/2008 10:04:23 AM PST
    Changes within CC-S Section Membership: Drs. Masao Ishii and Akihiko Murata - new members of the CC Section, replacing Dr. Shuichi Watanabe and representing Japan.

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    Publication/Meeting News

    2009 Call
    for Wooster and POMA Award Nominations
    1/9/2009 5:10:57 PM PST
    PICES 2008 Annual Meeting Presentations are now available on-line.

    12/12/2008 11:41:47 AM PST
    PICES 2008, Dalian, China Award-winning scientists page is now available.

    12/9/2008 12:22:16 PM PST
    PICES Publications Survey for Libraries. Please participate in PICES Publications Survey.

    10/8/2008 11:43:18 AM PST
    PICES Scientific Report 34 is now available on-line.

    9/22/2008 10:27:57 AM PST
    PICES 17th Book of Abstracts is now available on-line.

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