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
Primary Journals (more...)
Scientific & Technical Reports (more...)
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

Annual Meeting

Oct. 14-25,
Qingdao, China

3rd Climate Change Symposium
Santos, Brazil
Mar 21–27, 2015
Annual Meeting

Yeosu, Korea
Oct 16–26, 2014
End-to-End Models Summer School

Gangneung, Korea
Aug 26-29, 2014
Open Science Meeting

Kohala Coast, Big Island, Hawaii, U.S.A.
Apr 15-18, 2014

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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
5/19/2015 5:42:25 PM PST
Changes within BIO Committee Membership: Prof. Debora Iglesias-Rodriguez was nominated as a new member of BIO Committee representing USA.

4/29/2015 8:15:57 AM PST
Changes within MONITOR Membership: Dr. Sonia Batten is a new ex-officio member of MONITOR Committee representing SAHFOS.

4/24/2015 11:50:34 AM PST
Changes within MEQ Committee Membership: Dr. Peter Ross (Canada) is a new member of MEQ Committee.

4/21/2015 7:50:37 AM PST
Changes within GC Membership: Dr. Shigeru Itakura is a new member of Governing Council replacing Dr. Kazumasa Ikuta and representing Japan.

3/25/2015 5:23:00 AM PST
Changes within BIO Committee Membership: Dr. Janelle Curtis is a new member of BIO Committee representing Canada.

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Publication/Meeting News

Wooster and POMA Awards
5/5/2015 2:50:38 PM PST
ADRIFT Assessing the Debris Related Impact From Tsunami project is now open.

4/8/2015 2:51:11 PM PST
3rd Climate Change Symposium 2015 presentations are available on line.

10/30/2014 3:09:42 PM PST
PICES-2014 presentations in progress.

10/1/2014 7:49:01 AM PST
2015 "Effects of Climate Change on the World's Oceans" Symposium: Invited Speakers page is available on-line.

10/1/2014 7:44:23 AM PST
PICES Scientific Reports No. 45, 46, and 47 are available on-line.

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