Study Group: North Pacific Ecosystem Status Report
Terms of Reference
  1. Develop an implementation plan for the NPESR (IP-NPESR) by PICES-2015 that
    • resolves outstanding concerns of Standing Committees in consultation with Committee Chairmen
    • address comments of independent peer reviewers;
  2. Report on progress at the 2015 inter-sessional Science Board meeting;
  3. Convene an inter-sessional NPESR workshop in 2016 to review candidate time series and methods of production;
  4. Present report on the status of NPESR in a plenary session at PICES-2016;
  5. Report to ISB-2016 on options for biogeographical classification of data submitted to NPESR-3, including a recommendation on a preferred approach.
Annual Meetings



Session and Workshop Summaries


Implementation Plan

Third Ecosystem Status Report Implementation Plan, IP-NPESR
Revised June 20, 2016 (download, pdf)

Third Ecosystem Status Report Implementation Plan, IP-NPESR
October 16, 2015 (download, pdf)



PICES Scientific Reports
Primary Journals
Related Materials

PICES Special Publication 4
Marine Ecosystems of the North Pacific Ocean, 2003-2008
McKinnell, S.M. and Dagg, M.J. (Eds.) 2010

PICES Special Publication 1
Marine Ecosystems of the North Pacific
Perry, R.I. and McKinnell, S.M. (Eds.) 2004

Other Publications
Mr. Peter Chandler (SG-NPESR, TCODE, WG-35)
TCODE Vice-Chair, WG-35 Co-Chair
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Institute of Ocean Sciences
P.O. Box 6000 9860 West Saanich Rd.,B.C. Canada, V8L 4B2
Sidney, BC
Canada V8L 4B2
(1-250) 363-6750
(1-250) 363-6690
Dr. Hongjun Li (SG-NPESR)
National Marine Environmental Monitoring Center (NMEMC), SOA
42 Linghe St., Shahekou District
Dalian, Liaoning
China, PR 116023
(86-411) 8478-1421
(86-411) 8478-1421
Mr. Lin Liu (SG-NPESR, WG-35)
Center for Ocean and Climate Research (COCR)
First Institute of Oceanography, SOA
6 Xianxialing Rd., Hi-Tech Park, LaoShan District
Qingdao, Shandong
China, PR 266061
(86-532) 8896 0637
Dr. Hiroya Sugisaki (SG-NPESR)
Research Center for Fisheries Oceanography and Marine Ecosystem
National Research Institute of Fisheries Science, FRA
2-12-4 Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku
Yokohama, Kanagawa
Japan 236-8648
(81-45) 788-7646
(81-45) 788-5001
Dr. Se-Jong Ju (BIO, SB, SG-NPESR, WG-37)
BIO Chair
Deep-Sea and Seabed Resources Research Division
Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST)
787 Haean-ro, Sangnok-gu
Ansan, Gyeonggi-do
Korea, R 15627
(82-31) 400-7684
(82-31) 418-8772
Dr. Dong-Jin Kang (CC-S, SG-NPESR)
Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST)
787 Haean-ro, Sangnok-gu
Ansan, Korea, R 426-744
(82-31) 400-7840
(82-31) 406-4250
Dr. Jaebong Lee (FIS, SG-NPESR)
Fisheries Resources Research Division
National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI), MOF
152-1 Haean-ro, Gijang-eup, Gijang-gun
Busan, Korea, R 619-705
(82-51) 720-2323
(82-51) 720-2377
Dr. Vladimir V. Kulik (MONITOR, SG-NPESR, WG-35, WG-36, WG-40)
Regional Data Center
Pacific Research Fisheries Center (TINRO-Center)
4 Shevchenko Alley
Vladivostok, Primorsky Kray
Russia 690091
(7-999) 057-99-69
Dr. Tony Koslow (SG-NPESR, TCODE)
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA
U.S.A. 92093-0218
(1-858) 534-7284
Dr. Phillip R. Mundy (SG-NPESR)
Auke Bay Laboratories
Alaska Fisheries Science Center, NMFS, NOAA
Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute, 17109 Pt. Lena Loop Rd.
Juneau, AK
U.S.A. 99801
(1-907) 789-6000
(1-907) 789-6094