Working Groups and Commissions

Working groups

 

IUGG Working Group on History

  Chair: Hans Volkert (Germany)

  Vice Chair: Claude Boucher (France)

   IAPSO representative: John Gould (UK), wjg(at)noc.soton.ac.uk

 Website: http://www.iugg.org/about/history/

All scientists within IUGG and all historians of science with interest in geophysics are invited to contribute to WGH.

 

 

Joint with SCOR

The working groups are normally financed for 3 years.

No working group is sponsored by IAPSO at present.

 

Past working groups

ad hoc IUGG/IAPSO/SCOR working group of experts on Future of the Ocean and its Seas (2015-2016)

Co-Chairs: Phillip Williamson (UK), Denise Smythe-Wright (UK), and Peter Burkill (UK)

Established in November 2015 by IUGG, IAPSO and SCOR to prepare a response to the marine science issues raised by the G7 Science Ministers in the communiqué arising from their meeting in October 2015.

pdfReport 

SCOR/WCRP/IAPSO Working Group 136 Climatic importance of the Greater Agulhas System (2009-)

Co-Chairs: Lisa Beal (USA) and Arne Biastoch (Germany)

Website: www.scor-int.org/Working_Groups/wg136.htm
WG136_annual report 2011  (600 Kb)

On the role of the Agulhas system in ocean circulation and climate, Nature 2011 (753 Kb)

SCOR/IAPSO Working Group 133 OceanScope (2008-)

Co-Chairs: Tom Rossby (USA) and Kuh Kim (Korea)

Website: www.scor-int.org/Working_Groups/wg133.htm

SCOR/IAPSO Working Group 129 on Deep Ocean Exchange with the Shelf (DOES) (2006-)

Chair: Dr. John Johnson, United Kingdom
Vice-Chair: Piers Chapman, USA

Website: www.scor-int.org/Working_Groups/wg129.htm

Workshop October 6-8 2008 in Cape Town, South Africa.

 

 WG 129 report 2011 (30 kb)

 Preface WG 129 Special Issue in Ocean Sci. (2011  Bytes)

SCOR/IAPSO Working Group 127 on Thermodynamics and Equation of State of Seawater (2005-)

Chair: Dr. Trevor McDougall, Australia

Website: www.scor-int.org/Working_Groups/wg127.htm

SCOR/LOICZ/IAPSO Working Group 122 on Mechanisms of Sediment retention in Estuaries (2003-)

Co-Chairs: Dr. Gerardo Perillo, Argentina, and Jams Syvitsky, USA

Website www.scor-int.org/Working_Groups/wg122.htm

 

IAPSO/SCOR Joint Working Group 121 on Ocean Mixing (2002-)

Chair: Robin D. Muench
Earth & Space Research
1910 Fairview East, Suit 102
Seattle, WA 98102-3620, USA

Website www.scor-int.org/Working_Groups/wg121.htm

 

IAG/ IAPSO Joint Working Group on Geodetic Effects of Nontidal Oceanic Processes (1999-2003)