South East Asian Regional Global Ocean Observing System (2002-2017)
 

The Southeast Asian Global Ocean Observing System (SEAGOOS) is a program developed and coordinated by the IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC), aiming to encourage co-operation among Member Countries interested in ocean observation and monitoring, modeling and exchange and application of data in the wider South East Asian region and its neighbouring region.

Background
SEAGOOS was initiated in the 2002, officially approved in the Fifth Session of IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC-V, Fremantle, Australia, 9-13 September 2002) through the recommendation SC-WESTPAC-V.3.

SEAGOOS Co-ordinator
Dr. Somkiat Khokiattiwong
Head of Oceanography and Marine Environment Unit
Phuket Marine Biological Center
Department of Marine and Coastal Resources
P.O. Box 60, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Tel: +66 2 298 2640 +66 2 298 2640, Fax: +66 2 298 2591, Email: skhokiattiwong@gmail.com

Mr. Wenxi Zhu
Head, IOC Regional Office for the Western Pacific
c/o the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
9th Fl.Government Complex B, Lak Si, Bangkok 10210, Thailand
Tel: +66 2 141 1287, Fax: +66 2 143 9245, Email: w.zhu@unesco.org

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