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.

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The PICES website is undergoing some changes. Most of this is “behind the scenes”, but there are changes to the “look and feel” and some changes to the functionality (including “mobile-friendly” access for new pages). If you find errors or are experiencing other problems, please let us know right away at secretariat@pices.int. We apologize for any confusion as we work through these changes.

  • Changes within S-MBM Membership: Dr. Yong-Rock An is a new member of S-MBM Section representing Korea. Dr. V. Myasnikov (Russia) has stepped down as a member of S-MBM.
    10/12/2016 3:43:19 PM PST
  • Changes within S-HD Membership: Dr. Myeonghwa Jung is a new member of S-HD Section replacing Dr. Jung Hee Cho and representing Korea. Dr. Ekaterina Golovaschenko (Russia) has stepped down as a Member of S-HD.
    10/12/2016 3:20:35 PM PST
  • PICES Press: Vol. 24, No.2 is now available online.
    7/18/2016 9:18:41 AM PST
  • Changes within GC Membership: Mr. Junichiro Otaka has been appointed a National Delegate representing Japan and replacing Mr. Noritsugu Takahashi.
    7/13/2016 12:00:38 PM PST
  • Changes within HAB-S Membership: Ms. Nicky Haighis a new member of HAB section representing Canada.
    6/29/2016 1:17:11 PM PST
  • Changes within HAB-S Membership: Dr. Weol Ae Lim is a new member of HAB section representing Korea.
    6/7/2016 9:43:16 AM PST
  • Changes within BIO Committee Membership: Dr. Julie Keister is a new Member of BIO Committee representing USA and replacing Dr. Michael Seki.
    12/2/2015 1:53:48 PM PST
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PICES Special Publications (more...)
Marine Ecosystems of the North Pacific Ocean 2003-2008 Guide to Best Practices for Ocean CO2 Measurements
Primary Journals (more...)
Scientific & Technical Reports (more...)
FERRRS brochure: "Fisheries & Ecosystem Responses to Recent Regime Shifts in the North Pacific" PICES Press.  Vol. 21, No. 1. Jan. 2013