IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC)

Advancing knowledge and cooperation for a healthy ocean and prosperous society

Events

WESTPAC Webinar Series on Ocean Acidification

Overview Register for the event Program Overview Objectives: 1. to share the latest scientific advance on ocean acidification, and its impacts on marine ecosystems and socio-economic development in the Western Pacific and beyond; 2. to exchange knowledge on the state-of-the-art ocean acidification related research and monitoring methods, technologies, impact assessment and initiatives in the Western… Continue reading WESTPAC Webinar Series on Ocean Acidification

The 10th ODC Training Course on Regional Application of Coupled Climate Models

The Regional Training and Research Center on Ocean Dynamics and Climate (ODC) aims to promote regional and national research capacity and transfer marine technology on ocean dynamics, air-sea interactions, climate change and numerical modeling through the provision of regular training courses and research opportunity to Early Career Ocean Professionals (ECOPs). Course content • Theory of… Continue reading The 10th ODC Training Course on Regional Application of Coupled Climate Models

Mangrove Monitoring International Training

Mangrove health index (MHI) has been developed to propose a single metric for estimating forest community healthiness based on three main stand structure parameters, i.e. diameter, canopy coverage and density. The index was considered for representing mangrove ecosystems on an ecosystem scale since mangrove plant communities have an important role in ecosystem productivity and stabilized… Continue reading Mangrove Monitoring International Training

CREPSUM-IOC/WESTPAC Online Workshop on Jellyfish Identification

Overview Program Overview 1. About the event Southeast Asia is a hotspot of jellyfish diversity. However, there have been a limited number of taxonomic studies of jellyfish in Southeast Asia. Early taxonomical studies were done by the Europeans and Americans in early 1900s. After then, jellyfish studies were conducted by SE Asian researchers. As many… Continue reading CREPSUM-IOC/WESTPAC Online Workshop on Jellyfish Identification