Tenth Intergovernmental Session of the IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC-X)

12 May 2015 - 15 May 2015

Location Phuket, Thailand
Event Type Intergovernmental Session
Organisers Staff Participants

Executive Summary     Summary Report     Information Documents       Photos of the WESTPAC-X    
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Working Documents  Page 1/Page 2          
All List of Documents       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/1  
1. OPENING          
2. ORGANIZATION OF THE SESSION          
  2.1 ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA          
    Agenda       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/2  
    Timetable       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/2.add  
    Annotated Provisional Agenda       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/3.prov  
  2.2 DESIGNATION OF RAPPORTEUR FOR THE SESSION          
  2.3 CONDUCT OF THE SESSION          
3. STATUTORY REPORTS          
  3.1 STATEMENT OF THE CHAIRPERSON       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/5  
  3.2 REPORT BY THE HEAD OF WESTPAC OFFICE ON INTERSESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND BUDGET OVERVIEW, INCLUDING THE OPERATION OF THE WESTPAC OFFICE     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/6
IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/7 
 
  3.3 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS WITHIN IOC/UNESCO, AND ITS RELEVANCE TO WESTPAC     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/8  
    IOC Medium-Term Strategy, 2014-2021       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/inf. 10  
    Programme and Budget for 2014-2017 and Workplan 2014-2015       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/inf. 11  
4. STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT          
  4.1 TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SUB-COMMISSION     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/9  
    WESTPAC Flyer on Highlights of WESTPAC's 25th Anniversary       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/inf. 12  
  4.2 RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE NINTH WESTPAC INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM 2014     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/10  
    Status on the publication of the special volume of Ocean Science Journal (OSJ)        
    WESTPAC Flyer on WESTPAC 9th International Scientific Symposium "A Healthy Ocean for Prosperity in the Western Pacific: Scientific Challenges and Possible Solutions", 22-25 April 2014, Nha Trang, Vietnam       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/inf. 13  
  4.3 THE PREPARATIONS FOR THE TENTH WESTPAC INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM 2017, QINGDAO, CHINA       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/11  
  4.4 WESTPAC APPROACH TO CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/12  
    WESTPAC Flyer on WESTPAC Approach to Capacity Development in Marine Science       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/inf. 14  
5. REVIEW AND EVALUATION OF REGIONAL PROGRAMMES, PROJECTS AND WORKING GROUPS FOR MAY 2012 - MAY 2015       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13  
  5.1 OCEAN PROCESSES AND CLIMATE IN THE INDO-PACIFIC           
    5.1.1 North East Asian Regional - GOOS       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.1  
    5.1.2 South East Asian Regional - GOOS       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.2  
      5.1.2.1 Ocean Forecasting Demonstation System (OFS)     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.2.1  
      5.1.2.2 Monsoon Onset Monitoring and its Social and Ecosystem Impacts (MOMSEI)     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.2.2  
    5.1.3 Response of Marine Hazards to Climate Change       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.3  
    5.1.4 Air-Sea Interaction in the Kuroshio Extension and its Climate Impact     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.4  
    5.1.5 South China Sea Fluvial Sediments and Environmental Changes     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.5  
  5.2 MARINE BIODIVERSITY, HEALTHY ECOSYSTEMS, SEAFOOD SECURITY AND SAFETY           
    5.2.1  Marine and Coastal Biodiversity and Conservation     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.6  
    5.2.2 Coral Reef under Climate and Anthropogenic Perturbations     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.7  
    5.2.3 DNA Taxonomy and Recruitment Monitoring of the Coral Reef Marine Organisms     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.8  
    5.2.4 Marine Toxins and Seafood Safety     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.9  
    5.2.5 Harmful Algal Blooms     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.10  
    5.2.6 Ocean Remote Sensing for Coastal Habitat Mapping     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.11  
  5.3 ENHANCED KNOWLEDGE OF EMERGING OCEAN SCIENCE ISSUES          
    5.3.1 WG001: Working Group on Asian Dust and its Impact on Ocean Ecosystem     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.12  
    5.3.2 WG002: Working Group on World Ocean Assessment     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.13  
    5.3.3 WG003: Working Group on Mapping Harmful Jellyfishes     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.14  
    5.3.4 WG004: Working Group on Marine Renewable Energy Technology Development     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.15  
  5.4 CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT FOR MARINE SCIENCE, OBSERVATIONS AND SERVICES             
    5.4.1 Development of the IOC Regional Network of Training and Research Centers, related to the draft IOC Capacity Building Strategy         IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.16  
    5.4.2 IOC Regional Training and Research Center on Ocean Dynamics and Climate     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.17  
    5.4.3 IOC Strategic Plan for Capacity Development     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.18  
      IOC Capacity Development Strategy 2015-2021, Version 4 March 2015       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.18.1  
      IOC Capacity Development Strategy 2015-2021, Annexes, Final Version 23 March 2015       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.18.2  
  5.5 RECOMMENDATION OF WESTPAC ADVISORY GROUP ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REGIONAL PROGRAMMES, PROJECTS AND WORKING GROUPS FOR MAY 2012 - MAY 2015     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/13.19  
6. REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF NEW PROGRAMMES/PROJECTS, AND/OR NEW WESTPAC WORKING GROUPS AND THEIR TERMS OF REFERENCE           IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/14  
  6.1 DEVELOPMENT OF A REGIONAL PROGRAM TO MONITOR THE ECOLOGICAL IMPACTS OF OCEAN ACIDIFICATION ON CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEMS     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/14.1  
  6.2 REGIONAL STUDY OF MARINE ENDANGERED SPECIES (MAMMALS AND SEA TURTLES) IN THE TROPICAL ASIA FOR EFFECTIVE CONSERVATION (MESTA)     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/14.2  
  6.3 UPWELLING STUDIES THROUGH OCEAN DATA INTEGRATION TOWARDS SUSTAINING OCEAN HEALTH AND PRODUCTIVITY     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/14.3  
  6.4 INDO-PACIFIC OCEAN ENVIRONMENTAL VARIATION AND AIR-SEA INTERACTION     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/14.4  
  6.5 DEVELOPMENT OF THE INDO-PACIFIC OCEAN OBSERVATIONS AND SERVICES NETWORK (IPON)     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/14.5  
7. COOPERATION WITH OTHER ORGANIZATIONS           IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/15  
  7.1 STATEMENT OF UNEP/NOWPAP ON THE COOPERATION WITH WESTPAC     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/15.1  
  7.2 STATEMENT OF PEMSEA ON THE COOPERATION WITH WESTPAC     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/15.2  
  7.3 STATEMENT OF FAO/BOBLME ON THE COOPERATION WITH WESTPAC     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/15.3  
  7.4 STATEMENT OF WCRP/CLIVAR ON THE COOPERATION WITH WESTPAC     IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/15.4  
8. WESTPAC PROGRAMME AND BUDGET FOR MAY 2015 - MAY 2017       IOC/SC-WESTPAC-X/16  

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