Working Groups and Commissions

Commissions

 

Commission on Mean Sea Level and Tides  

President:
Prof. Gary T. Mitchum
College of Marine Science
University of South Florida
140 Seventh Ave. South
S. Petersburg, FL 33701, USA    

Phone: 1-727-553-3941
Fax: 1-727.553-1189
Email: mitchum(at)usf.edu

Vice President:
Dr. Simon Holgate
Sea Level Research Foundation
Liverpool Science Park IC1
131 Mount Pleasant
Liverpool,  L3 5TF, UK    

Phone: +44 151 709 3086
Fax: +44 151 705 3140
Email: simon(at)sealevelresearch.com

Website:  www.psmsl.org/ , http://sealevelresearch-observatory.rhcloud.com/content/iapso-commission-mean-sea-level-and-tides

Annual Report 2011 (512 Kb)

 

Joint Committee on the Properties of Seawater, JCS (with SCOR and IAPWS)

Chair:

Prof. Rich Pawlowicz

Dept. of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, University of British Columbia

6339 Stores Rd., Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6T 1Z4

Email: rpawlowicz(at)eos.ubc.ca

Vice Chair:

Prof. Trevor McDougall

The School of Mathematics and Statistics

University of New South Wales

Sydney NSW 2052, Australia

Email: trevor.mcdougall(at)unsw.edu.au

Vice Chair:

Dr. Rainer Feistel

Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research

Seestrasse 15

D-18119 Rostock, Germany

Email: rainer.feistel(at)io-warnemuende.de 

Website: www.teos-10.org

pdfTEOS-10 manual 10jun 2010.pdf6 MB
pdfTEOS-10 in Ocean Science.pdf377 KB

Report on activities at JCS workshops, Greenwich, UK Sept. 2-3, 2013

                 

Tsunami Commission (Joint with IASPEI and IAVCEI)

   Chair:

   Dr. Vasily V. Titov

   Chief Scientist

   NOAA Center for Tsunami Research

   PMEL, Bldg 3, Rm 2072, NOAA Sand Point

   USA

   Phone:  1-206-526-4536

   Fax: 1-206-526-6485

   E-mail: Vasily.Titov(at)noaa.gov

 

   Secretary:

   Phil Cummins                                          

  

 

 

   Australia 

 

 

 

 

 

   IAPSO representative:

   Professor Efim Pelinovsky

   Department of Nonlinear Geophysical Processes, Institute of Applied Physics

   Russian Academy of Sciences

   46 Uljanov Street, Nizhny Novgorod, 603950 Russia

   Phone: +7-831-4164839         Fax: +7-831-4365976

   E-mail: pelinovsky(at)hydro.appl.sci-nnov.ru This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; epelinovskiy(at)hse.ru This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; pelinovsky(at)gmail.com

   http://www.ipfran.ru/staff/Pelinovsky.html ; http://www.hse.ru/org/persons/25372803

 

Website: http://research.jisao.washington.edu/tsunamicommission/index.html

 

GeoRisk Commission - Joint with IAMAS, IAHS, IASPEI, IAVCEI

Website: www.iugg-georisk.org/

 

IASPEI/IAPSO/IAGA International Ocean Network (ION)

   Chair:

   Yoshiyuki Kaneda, Japan     

   

   Secretary:

   Heinrich Villinger, Germany

 

 

   IAPSO Representative:

   Dr. Satheesh C. Shenoi

   Director, Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS)
   (Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India)

   "Ocean Valley", Pragathi Nagar (BO), Nizampet (SO), Hyderabad - 500 090

   Ph. 040-2389 5000 (Off.); 040 65743155 (Res.); 09441013377 (Mobile)

   Email: shenoi(at)incois.gov.in           Website:http://www.incois.gov.in

 

Website: http://www.iaspei.org/commissions/ION.html

 

Commission on Groundwater Seawater Interactions

Discontinued in 2005

Commission on Sea Ice

Discontinued in 2003


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)

 

 


 

Permanent Services

Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level

Dr. Lesley Richard
Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level
Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory
6 Brownlow Street
Liverpool L3 5DA
UK

tel. 44-151-795-4800
fax. 44-151-795-4801
email psmsl(at)pol.ac.uk
ljr(at)bodc.ac.uk

Website: www.psmsl.org/

 

IAPSO Standard Seawater Service

Dr. Richard Williams
Director, IAPSO Standard Seawater Service

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