PICES, the North Pacific Marine Science Organization, is an intergovernmental scientific organization that was established and held its first meetings in 1992. Its present members are Canada, Japan, People's Republic of China, Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, and the United States of America.

The purposes of the Organization are as follows:

Journey to PICES Convention Rules of Procedure Financial Regulations Financial Status Staff Rules Guidelines for Chairs and Convenors Headquarters Agreement Organization Structure PICES Builders PICES Officers Chair Award POMA Award Wooster Award Zhu-Peterson Award FUTURE ECS Award PICES Strategic Plan Scientific Communication Intern Program Visiting Scientist Program PICES Policy Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs)