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SCOR Working Group 118: New Technologies for Observing Marine Life




Meetings:
  2000, Canada
  2001, Argentina
  2002, Peru
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Funding provided by
the SLOAN Foundation's
Census of Marine Life
(CoML) initiative




2002 Working Group Meeting
(28-30 October 2002, Lima, Peru)


  1. Opening Comments
    1. Welcome & local arrangements
    2. Objectives and agenda
    3. CoML and WG 118

  2. Reports and activities
    1. Mar del Plata
    2. AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences
    3. POGO + IOC/CoML Worksop (Thailand)
    4. ICES Annual Science Conference 2002
    5. SCOR Working Groups 119 and 115
    6. SAFAE
    7. PICES
    8. Fisheries Acoustics, Japan

  3. Briefs on technical areas not covered previously
    1. Marine mammals
    2. Molecular tools for analysing marine biodiversity and abundance
    3. Phytoplankton
    4. Zooplankton acoustics
    5. Lofoten monitoring
    6. State of technologies in developing countries: progress report
    7. Self-contained acoustica; measurement systems or 'Black box' technologies
    8. Activities in Mexico
    9. Activities in Colombia
    10. Activities in Venezuela
    11. Activities in Chile

  4. Reporting and outreach plans

  5. Overview of technologies discussed
    1. Technical needs of CoML Pilot Projects
    2. Synergies between technologies

  6. Discussion and conclusions
    1. Centres of excellence
    2. Training
    3. Funding
    4. Technology
    5. Links with OBIS workshop
    6. Website
    7. Use of CoMLís name

  7. Recommendations and supplementary comments

  8. Summary and closing remarks

  9. Participants, including e-mail addresses