SCOR/UNESCO/IAPO WG 15
Photosynthetic Radiant Energy in the Sea

Chair: John E. Tyler (USA)

Other Full Members: Ian Baird (UK), Alexander Ivanoff (France), Nils Jerlov (Denmark), Harry R. Jitts (Australia), Yulen Ochakovsky (USSR), Yatsuka Saijo (Japan), and E. Steemann Nielsen (Denmark)

Ex-officio: T.R. Parsons (Canada) as chair of WG 24

Terms of Reference

  • To identify exactly what measurement of irradiance is required by biological oceanographers.
  • To recommend apparatus and procedure for measuring the variable defined above

Financial Sponsors: SCOR, UNESCO, IAPO

Meetings:

  • 5-9 October 1964 in Moscow, Russia
  • 15-19 August 1966 in Kauizawa, Japan
  • 17-21 November 1969 in Miami, Florida, USA

Products:

  • 1965. Report of the first meeting of the joint group of experts on photosynthetic radiant energy held at Moscow, 5-9 October 1964. UNESCO Technical Papers in Marine Science 2.
  • 1966. Report of the second meeting of the joint group of experts on photosynthetic radiant energy held at Kauizawa, 15-19 August 1966. UNESCO Technical Papers in Marine Science 5
  • 1969. Technical report of sea trials conducted by the working group on photosynthetic radiant energy, Gulf of California, May 1968. UNESCO Technical Papers in Marine Science 13
  • 1970 Report to SCOR