IOC Sub-Commission

for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC)

Mitigation of the Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change and Variability

a. Increase the understanding of the ocean’s role in climate variability and climate change.
b. Contribute to the better prediction of climate through ocean observation and process studies, especially development of new generation numerical models and technology, at regional and global scales.
c. Increase the understanding of the impacts of climate change and variability on marine ecosystems and their living resources.

Contributing Programmes and Projects

South East Asian Regional GOOS

North-East Asian Regional GOOS

Harmful Algal Blooms

Ocean Remote Sensing

Responses of Marine Hazards to Climate Change in the Western Pacific

Coastal Marine Biodiversity and Conservation