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IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC)

Advancing knowledge and cooperation for a healthy ocean and prosperous society

Our Programme

Science and capacity development

Transfer of knowledge and capacity development

WESTPAC develops and strengthens the capacity of Member States for ocean acidification research and monitoring, and advances the understanding of ocean acidification and its impacts, through a series of national and regional trainings, scientific workshops, and professional exchanges among individuals, institutions and countries within and outside the region.    
  • National training for Thailand on ocean acidification in 2020
  • National training for Vietnam on ocean acidification in 2019
  • Symposium and Workshop, Xiamen, China, 5-7 Nov 2018
  • Fourth regional workshop on research and monitoring the ecological impacts of ocean acidification on coral reef ecosystems, Phuket, Thailand, 14-15 Dec 2017
  • Third regional workshop on research and monitoring the ecological impacts of ocean acidification on coral reef ecosystems, Phuket, Thailand, 29-31 Aug 2016
  • Second regional workshop on research and monitoring the ecological impacts of ocean acidification on coral reef ecosystems, Phuket, Thailand, 26-28 Aug 2015
  • First regional workshop on research and monitoring the ecological impacts of ocean acidification on coral reef ecosystems, Phuket, Thailand, 19-21 Jan 2015

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WESTPAC. What are the marginal seas in the Western Pacific Ocean?. IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific website, http://iocwestpac.org/marginal-seas/927.html, 13/04/20.

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WESTPAC. Material exchange and transport with the Kuroshio and eddies and mixing. IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific website, http://iocwestpac.org/oa/874.html, accessed on 13/04/20.