Study Group: North Pacific Ecosystem Status Report
  • Acronym: SG-NPESR-3
  • Parent Committee: SB
  • Term: Jan. 2015 - Oct. 2016
  • Chair: Phillip R. Mundy (USA)
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


2016, 2015

SG-NPESR3 Final Report
Final Report of SG-NPESR3
Inter-sessional workshops

2016, Invitational Workshop: Evaluation and Synthesis North Pacific Time Series Observations, Sidney, British Columbia

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)

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
Members as of November 2016
Mr. Peter Chandler
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Institute of Ocean Sciences
P.O. Box 6000
Sidney, BC
Canada V8L 4B2
Dr. Hongjun Li
National Marine Environmental Monitoring Center (NMEMC), SOA
42 Linghe St., Shahekou District
Dalian, Liaoning
China, PR 116023
Mr. Lin Liu
Center for Ocean and Climate Research (COCR)
First Institute of Oceanography, SOA
6 Xianxialing Rd., Hi-Tech Park, LaoShan District
Qingdao, Shandong
Dr. Hiroya Sugisaki
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
Dr. Se-Jong Ju
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
Dr. Dong-Jin Kang
Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST)
787 Haean-ro, Sangnok-gu
Ansan, Korea, R 426-744
Dr. Jaebong Lee
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
Dr. Vladimir V. Kulik
Regional Data Center
Pacific Scientific Research Fisheries Center (TINRO-Center)
4 Shevchenko Alley
Vladivostok, Primorsky Kray
Dr. Tony Koslow
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA
Dr. Phillip R. Mundy
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