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Third International Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World

Event Type Conference
Date(s)(yyyy-mm-dd) Start: 2012-09-24 - End: 2012-09-27
Location Monterey, United States
Short Title Oceans in a High CO2 World
Summary The Third International Symposium on the Ocean in a High CO2 World will take place in Monterey, California 24-27 September 2012. The symposium aims to attract more than 300 of the world’s leading scientists to discuss the impacts of ocean acidification on marine organisms, ecosystems, and biogeochemical cycles. It will also cover socio-economic consequences of ocean acidification, including policy and management implications. The symposium is sponsored by the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR), Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, and International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP). The international Planning Committee is led by Prof. Dr. Ulf Riebesell of the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (Germany) and the local organization is led by Dr. Jim Barry of Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute and supported by a consortium of institutions. The symposium is the third in a series and will build on the successes of the Paris and Monaco symposia in 2004 and 2008, respectively. The Paris meeting was seminal in identifying the magnitude of ocean acidification for marine ecosystems and the outcomes of the Monaco symposium, focusing on the advances in knowledge of the affects on marine organisms, also made an impact on a broader audience through a Summary for Policymakers and the Monaco Declaration.
Web site http://www.highco2-iii.org
Keywords ocean acidification, climate, CO2, oceans

Event Entered By Maciej TELSZEWSKI
Organisers Ed URBAN

Group(s): IOC
Created: 2011-11-04 17:00:17
Last Updated: 2012-02-22 12:17:55