Study Group: Radionuclide Science in the North Pacific Ocean
  • Acronym: SG-RS
  • Parent Committee: SB
  • Term: Jan. 2013 - Jun. 2013
  • Chair: Yusheng Zhang (PR China)
Terms of Reference
  1. Convene a workshop in China to provide a forum for exchange of views among scientists on the idea of developing a scientific focus on understanding the quantities and distributions of radionuclides in the North Pacific.

  2. To refine the terms of reference for the Working Group on Assessment of Marine Environmental Quality of Radiation around the North Pacific proposed by China in consideration of wider interests of scientists in PICES member countries, including relevance to the FUTURE/AICE mandate.

  3. To develop a list of potential Working Group members.

  4. To prepare a report with recommendations for future PICES activities and products related to the topic that are consistent with the new MEQ Action Plan.

  5. To make the final report available by the inter-sessional Science Board meeting in May 2013.
Summer 2013, Vol. 21, No. 2
Workshop on Radionuclide Science and Environmental Quality in the North Pacific
Other Publications
2013 SG-RS workshop
Members as of Aug. 12, 2013
John N. Smith (WG-30)
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Bedford Institute of Oceanography
1 Challenger Dr.
Dartmouth, NS
Canada B2Y4A2
Phone: (1-902) 426-3865
Fax: (1-902) 426-6695
Hongzhi Li (WG-30)
National Ocean Technology Center, SOA
219 Jieyuanxi Rd., Nankai District,
China, PR 300112
Phone: (86-22) 2753-6535
Fax: (86-22) 2736-7824
Wen Yu (WG-30)
Laboratory of Radiochemistry, SOA
Third Institute of Oceanography
184 Daxue Road, Siming
China, PR 361005
Phone: (86-59) 2219-5199
Fax: (86-59) 2219-5199
Yusheng Zhang (WG-30)
Department of Marine Biology and Ecology
Third Institute of Oceanography, SOA
178 Daxue Rd.
Xiamen, Fujian
China, PR 361005
Phone: (86-592) 2195342
Fax: (86-592) 2086646
Takami Morita (WG-30)
Fisheries Agency
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
1-2-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku
Japan 100-8907
Phone: (81-3) 6744-2373
Fax: (81-3) 3591-5314
Gi-Hoon Hong (SG-RS)
Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST)
1270 Sadong, Sangrok-gu
Korea, R 425-600
Phone: (82-31) 400-6180
Fax: (82-31) 408-4493
Suk Hyun Kim (WG-30)
Ocean Circulation and Climate Research Division
Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST)
787 Haean-ro, Sangrok-gu
Ansan, Gyeonggi-do
Korea, R 426-744
Phone: (82-31) 400-6181
Fax: (82-31) 408-4493
Young-Il Kim (WG-30)
East Sea Environment Research Division
Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST)
48, Haeyangscience-gil, Jukbyeon-myeon
Uljin-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do
Korea, R 767-813
Phone: (82-54) 780-5361
Fax: (82-54) 780-5349
Vladimir Goryachev (WG-30)
Laboratory of Nuclear Oceanology
V.I. Il´ichev Pacific Oceanological Institute (POI), FEB RAS
43 Baltiyskaya St.
Vladivostok, Primorsky Kray
Russia 690041
Phone: (7-423) 231-2347
Kathryn A. Higley (WG-30)
Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics
Oregon State University
100 Radiation Center
Corvallis, OR
U.S.A. 97331-5902
Phone: (1-541) 737-0675
Fax: (1-541) 737-0480