The North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES),
an intergovernmental science organization, was established in 1992 to promote and coordinate marine research in the North Pacific and its 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.
Click here to learn more about PICES through a 10 minute video from the 25th Anniversary Meeting of PICES.
FUTURE (Forecasting and Understanding Trends, Uncertainty and Responses of North Pacific Marine Ecosystems ) is an integrative Science Program undertaken by the member nations and affiliates of PICES to understand how marine ecosystems in the North Pacific respond to climate change and human activities, to forecast ecosystem status based on a contemporary understanding of how nature functions, and to communicate new insights to its members, governments, stakeholders and the public.
Click here to learn more about FUTURE and to get involved (3 min video).
Changes within S-HAB Membership (Japan):
Prof. Ichiro Imai, Dr. Ryuji Kuwahara, and Dr. Yuji Tomaru (Japan) are stepping down from the HAB Section Membership.
11/8/2019 9:49:11 AM PST
Changes within AP-NIS Advisory Panel Membership (Japan):
Dr. Tatsuya Yurimoto is replacing Dr. Masaya Katoh.
11/8/2019 9:36:51 AM PST
Changes within MEQ Membership (Japan):
Dr. Kazuhiko Mochida is replacing Dr. Toyomitsu Horii; Dr. Akihide Kasai is replacing Prof. Ichiro Imai.
11/8/2019 9:25:04 AM PST
Changes within WG-35 Membership (Japan):
Dr. Tsuneo Ono is replacing Dr. Masahito Hirota. Dr. Sanae Chiba and Dr. Shinji Uehara are stepping down from the WG Membership.
11/8/2019 9:00:58 AM PST
Changes within FIS Membership (Japan):
Dr. Toyomitsu Horii is replacing Dr. Masahito Hiroto.
11/8/2019 8:47:29 AM PST
Changes within MONITOR Membership (Japan):
Dr. Hiroto Abe is replacing Prof. Sei-Ichi Saitoh; Dr. Minoru Kitamura is replacing Dr. Sanae Chiba.
11/8/2019 8:22:48 AM PST
Changes within S-HAB Membership:
Dr. Pengbin Wang (China) is a new S-HAB Co-Chair, replacing Dr. Douding Lu (China). S-HAB’s duration has been extended until PICES-2021.
11/4/2019 9:55:41 AM PST
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