Advisory Panel for a CREAMS/PICES Program in East Asian Marginal Seas
  • Acronym: AP-CREAMS
  • Parent Committee: POC, MONITOR
  • Established: Oct. 2005
  • Renewed:
    Oct. 2019 - Oct. 2024 (renewed at PICES-2019)
    Oct. 2015 - Oct. 2019 (renewed at PICES-2014)
  • Co-Chair: Dr. Vyacheslav B. Lobanov <>
    Co-Chair: Prof. SungHyun Nam <>
    Co-Chair: Prof. Fei Yu <>
    Co-Chair: Prof. Jing Zhang <>
  • Mailing List
  • Past Co-Chairs:
    Joji Ishizaka (May 2009 - Jan. 2024, Japan)
    Jae-Hak Lee (Nov. 2018 - Jan. 2024, Korea)
    Kyung-Ryul Kim (Oct. 2005 - Oct. 2018, Korea)
    Yasunori Sakurai (Oct. 2005 - Oct. 2009, Japan)
Terms of Reference
  1. To coordinate programs to study the marine ecosystem and its variability in East Asian Marginal Seas in the PICES area under global changes, both natural and anthropogenic; effect of long-term and extreme changes in the abiotic and biotic environments of this region;
  2. To facilitate the establishment of permanent observation and data exchange networks in this region;
  3. To convene workshops/sessions to evaluate and compare results from the program;
  4. To enhance capacity building, knowledge dissemination, cooperation with other international marine organizations/programs in the region.
Events and Products
Annual Meetings


2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

Session and Workshop Summaries

W4, Circulation, biogeochemistry, ecosystem, and fisheries of the western North Pacific marginal seas: Past and future of CREAMS (Circulation Research of East Asian Marginal Seas)

W4, Recent advances in monitoring and understanding of Asian marginal seas: 5 years of CREAMS/PICES EAST-I Program

Symposia / Inter-sessional Workshops

CREAMS 30th Anniversary & CSK-II Joint Workshop "Promoting international collaboration for science of East Asian Marginal Seas in a changing climate: Circulation, biogeochemistry, ecosystem, and socio-economic researches"
July 25–26, 2024, Korea

The 26th International Hydrological Program (IHP) training course on “Coastal vulnerability and freshwater discharge”

2006 CREAMS/PICES international workshop and summer school


Summer 2017, Vol. 25, No. 2
The 26th International Hydrological Program (IHP) training course on “Coastal vulnerability and freshwater discharge”

Summer 2007, Vol. 15, No. 2
The CREAMS/PICES Advisory Panel meets in Qingdao, China

Winter 2007, Vol. 15, No. 1
2006 CREAMS/PICES international workshop and summer school

PICES Scientific Reports
PICES Sci. Rep. No. 62
Joji Ishizaka, Guebuem Kim, Jae Hak Lee, SuMei Liu, Fei Yu and Jing Zhang (Eds.) 2021
Oceanography of the Yellow Sea and East China Sea
Primary Journals

2009, Special Issue on Observation and Modeling of the Ocean Circulation and Marine Ecosystem for CREAMS/PICES in Journal of Marine Systems 78(2): 195–316

Related Materials
Other Publications
Dr. Yosuke Igeta (CREAMS-AP)
Marine Environment Division, Fisheries Stock Assessment Center, Fisheries Resources Institute
Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA)
1-5939-22 Suido-cho, Chuo-ku
Niigata, Japan 951-8121
(81-25) 228-0616
(81-25) 223-7425
Prof. Shinichiro Kida (CREAMS-AP)
Research Institute for Applied Mechanics
Kyushu University
6-1 Kasuga-koen
Kasuga, Fukuoka
Japan 816-8580
Prof. Jing Zhang (CREAMS-AP)
University of Toyama/Graduate School of Science and Engineering
3190 Gofuku
Toyama, Japan 9308555
(81-76) 445-6665
(81-76) 445-6549
Prof. Sumei Liu (CREAMS-AP)
Department of Marine Chemistry
Ocean University of China
238 SongLing Rd., LaoShan District
Qingdao, Shandong
People's Republic of China 266100
(86-532) 66782005
(86-532) 66781810
Dr. Dongfeng Xu (CREAMS-AP)
Second Institute of Oceanography, MNR
36 Baochubei Rd.
Hangzhou, Zhejiang
People's Republic of China 310012
(86-571) 8196-3076
(86-571) 88839374
Prof. Fei Yu (CREAMS-AP)
Key Laboratory of Ocean Circulation and Wave Studies, CAS
Institute of Oceanology, CAS
7 Nanhai Rd.
Qingdao, Shandong
People's Republic of China 266071
(86-532) 8289-8187
(86-532) 82898186
Prof. Minkyoung Kim (AP-ECOP, CREAMS-AP)
AP-ECOP Co-Chair
Kyungpook National University
513 chun
Daegu, Republic of Korea 08826
Prof. SungHyun Nam (CREAMS-AP, POC)
School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Seoul National University
1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanakgu
Seoul, Republic of Korea 08826
(82-2) 880-4138
Dr. Gwang Ho Seo (CREAMS-AP)
Ocean Research Division
Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Agency
351, Haeyang-ro, Yeongdo-gu
Busan, Republic of Korea 49111
V.I. Il'ichev Pacific Oceanological Institute (POI), FEB RAS
43 Baltiyskaya St.
Vladivostok, Primorsky Kray
Russia 690041
(7-908) 9944569
(7-4232) 312-573
Dr. Pavel Ya. Tishchenko (CC-S, CREAMS-AP, WG-46)
Head, Hydrochemistry Laboratory
V.I. Il´ichev Pacific Oceanological Institute (POI), FEB RAS
43 Baltiyskaya St.
Vladivostok, Primorsky Kray
Russia 690041
(7-423)2 313-092
(7-423)2 312-573
Dr. Yury I. Zuenko (CREAMS-AP, POC, S-CCME, WG-44)
WG-44 Co-Chair
Fisheries Oceanography
Russian Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography, Pacific branch (TINRO)
4 Shevchenko Alley
Vladivostok, Russia 690091
(7-423) 2604-530
(7-423) 2300-752
Dr. Ryan R. Rykaczewski (CREAMS-AP, FUTURE-SSC, WG-53)
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service
Ecosystem Sciences Division NOAA PIFSC 1845 Wasp Blvd, Bldg. 176
Honolulu, HI
U.S.A. 96818-5007
(1-808) 725-5372