Governing Council
The Governing Council Scientific Functions:
  1. To identify research priorities and problems pertaining to the area concerned, as well as appropriate methods for their solution;
  2. To recommend coordinated research programs and related activities pertaining to the area concerned, which shall be undertaken through the national efforts of the participating Contracting Parties;
  3. To promote and facilitate the exchange of scientific data, information, and personnel;
  4. To consider requests to develop scientific advice pertaining to the area concerned;
  5. To organize scientific symposia and other scientific events; and
  6. To foster the discussion of problems of mutual scientific interest.
The Governing Council Administrative Functions:
  1. To adopt and, if necessary, amend the Rules of Procedure and Financial Regulations of the Organization;
  2. To consider and recommend amendments to the Convention;
  3. To adopt the annual report of the Organization;
  4. To examine and adopt the annual budget and financial accounts of the Organization;
  5. To determine the location of the Secretariat;
  6. To appoint the Executive Secretary;
  7. To maintain contact with other relevant international organizations; and
  8. To manage the activities of the Organization.
GC Active Study Groups
N/A
GC Disbanded Study Groups
SG-RSP: Study Group on Revising the Strategic Plan
(Jan. 2015 - Oct. 2016)

SG-USP: Study Group on Updating the PICES Strategic Plan
(Oct. 2009 - Oct. 2011)

SG-COM: Study Group on Communication
(Oct. 2007 - Oct. 2009)

SG-FISP: Study Group on Future Integrative Scientific Program(s)
(May 2005 - Oct. 2009)

SG-RAM: Study Group on Restructuring of the PICES Annual Meeting
(Oct.2008 - March 2009)

SG-SC: Study Group on Scientific Cooperation between PICES and non-member countries
(Oct. 2006 - Oct. 2007)

SG-RPFR: Study Group on PICES Rules of Procedure and Financial Regulations
(Oct. 2004 - Oct. 2006)
Products
Annual Meetings

Reports

2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

Presentations by Organizations / Programs to Council at Annual Meetings

2006, 2005

PICES Press
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Members
Dr. Carmel Lowe (F&A, GC)
F&A Chair
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Pacific Biological Station
3190 Hammond Bay Rd.
Nanaimo, BC
Canada V9T 6N7
(1-250) 756-7177
(1-250) 756-7053
carmel.lowe@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Dr. Arran Ashley McPherson (GC)
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Ecosystem Science Directorate
200 Kent St.
Ottawa, ONT
Canada K1A 0E6
(1-613) 990-0271
Arran.McPherson@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Dr. Laura Richards (GC)
PICES Past-Chair
c/o Institute of Ocean Sciences
PICES Secretariat
P.O. Box 6000
Sidney, BC
Canada V8L 4B2
(1-250) 756 0990
(1-250) 363-6827
richards@pices.int
Prof. Fangli Qiao (FUTURE-SSC, GC, POC, SG-CEP)
First Institute of Oceanography, SOA
6 Xianxialing Rd., LaoShan District
Qingdao, Shandong
China, PR 266061
(86-532) 8896-0055
(86-532) 88965544
qiaofl@fio.org.cn
Dr. Haiwen Zhang (GC)
Department of International Cooperation
State Oceanic Administration of China (SOA)
1 Fuxingmenwai Ave.
Beijing, China, PR 100860
(86-10) 6804-8627
(86-10) 6804-8080
haiwen@cima.gov.cn
Dr. Shigeru Itakura (GC, HAB-S)
Resources Enhancement Promotion Department
Fisheries Agency
1-2-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, Japan 100-8907
(+81) 3-6744-2372
(+81) 3-3591-5314
itakura@affrc.go.jp
Mr. Junichiro Otaka (GC)
International Science Cooperation Division
Foreign Policy Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
2-2-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, Japan 100-8919
81+3+55018229
81+3+55018228
junichiro.otaka@mofa.go.jp
Mr. Man Wook Heo (F&A, GC)
Director, Marine Development Division
Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF)
94 Dasom 2-ro
Sejong, Korea, R 339-012
(82-44) 200-5240
hmw91@korea.kr
Dr. Chul Park (F&A, GC)
PICES Chair
Department of Oceanography
Chungnam National University
99 Daehangro, Yuseong-gu
Daejeon, Korea, R 305-764
(82-42) 821-6438
(82-42) 822-8173
chulpark@cnu.ac.kr
Dr. Wonjoon Shim (GC, MEQ, WG-31)
Oil & POPs Research Group
Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST)
41 Jangmok-1-gil, Jangmok-myon
Geoje, Korea, R 53201
(82-55) 639-8671
(82-55) 639-8689
wjshim@kiost.ac.kr
Prof. Lev N. Bocharov (GC)
Director
Pacific Scientific Research Fisheries Center (TINRO-Center)
4 Shevchenko Alley
Vladivostok, Primorsky Kray
Russia 690091
(7-423) 2400-921
(7-423) 2300-752
lev.bocharov@tinro-center.ru
Prof. Enrique N. Curchitser (GC)
Environmental Sci./Institute of Marine and Coastal Sci.
Rutgers University
14 College Farm Rd.
New Brunswick, NJ
U.S.A. 08901
(1-848) 932-7889
enrique@marine.rutgers.edu
Dr. Cisco Werner (GC, S-CCME)
NOAA Fisheries
1315 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD
U.S.A. 20910
(1-301) 427-8000
cisco.werner@noaa.gov