Welcome to PICES
The North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES), an intergovernmental scientific organization, was established in 1992 to promote and coordinate marine research in the northern North Pacific and adjacent seas. Its present members are Canada, Japan, People's Republic of China, Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, and the United States of America.

Recent Publications
PICES Special Publications
Marine Ecosystems of the North Pacific Ocean 2003-2008 Guide to Best Practices for Ocean CO2 Measurements
PICES Spec. Publs. (cont...)
Primary Journals
Known, Unknown, Unknowable in the North Pacific
Primary Journals (more...)
Scientific & Technical Reports (more...)
Scientific Report 43 sci-rep-44
FERRRS brochure: "Fisheries & Ecosystem Responses to Recent Regime Shifts in the North Pacific" PICES Press.  Vol. 21, No. 1. Jan. 2013
Upcoming and Recent Events

Open Science Meeting

Kohala Coast, Big Island, Hawaii, U.S.A.
Apr 15-18, 2014
End-to-End Models Summer School

Gangneung, Korea
Aug 26-29, 2014

Annual Meeting

Yeosu, Korea
Oct 16–26, 2014

3rd Climate Change Symposium
Santos, Brazil
Mar 23–27, 2015
29th Wakefield Fisheries Symposium
Anchorage, AK, USA
May 13-16, 2014

Annual Meeting

Nanaimo, BC, Canada
Oct 11–20, 2013

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PICES Structure/Membership Changes;
New Programs/Projects

Scientific Program

CPR Data
Data on the Continuous Plankton Recorder Survey of the North Pacific are now available on-line
4/9/2014 11:31:44 AM PST
Changes within F&A Committee: Dr. Ken Mori is a new Finance and Administration Committee member replacing Mr. Hiroyuki Shimada and representing Japan.

2/20/2014 12:33:12 PM PST
Changes within PICES Secretariat: PICES Secretariat welcomes Dr. Hal Batchelder as a newly appointed Deputy Executive Secretary as of March 1, 2014.

2/20/2014 12:32:49 PM PST
Changes within SOFE-AP Membership: Dr. Hal Batchelder (USA) stepped down as a member of SOFE-AP.

10/31/2013 11:26:03 AM PST
Changes within BIO Committee Membership: Dr. Pena (Canada) is a newly appointed chairman replacing Dr. Tsuda (Japan); Dr. Tsuda will continue his work as a vice-chairman replacing Dr. Dagg (USA).

10/31/2013 11:12:44 AM PST
Changes within MONITOR Committee Membership: Dr. Boldt (Canada) is a newly appointed chairman replacing Dr. Sugisaki (Japan); Dr. Chiba (Japan) is a newly appointed vice-chairman replacing Dr. Mundy (USA).

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Publication/Meeting News

Wooster and POMA Awards
11/5/2013 2:46:38 PM PST
PICES-2013 presentations are now available on-line.

9/23/2013 9:49:15 AM PST
PICES Sci. Reports 42, 43 and 44 are now available on-line.

7/18/2013 2:19:07 PM PST
PICES Press: Vol. 21, No. 2 is now available online.

1/11/2013 1:45:32 PM PST
PICES Press: Vol. 21, No. 1 is now available online.

11/27/2012 12:03:50 PM PST
PICES-2012 Best Presentations Award Page is now open.

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