SCOR Working Group 118

New Technologies for Observing Marine Life

David Farmer (USA) and Van Holliday (USA)
Other Full Members
Geoff Arnold (UK), Emanuel Boss (USA), Elgar Desa (India), Masahiko Furusawa (Japan), Olav Godo (Norway), Gaby Gorsky (France), and Mariano Gutierrez Torero (Peru)
Terms of Reference
  1. To identify and bring to the attention of the international community of fisheries scientists, marine biologists and others, the potential benefits of emerging technologies in the detection of marine life.

  2. To explore the relative merits of different technologies and identify those that deserve further research based on their potential for making significant contributions to the detection of marine life.

  3. To prepare a summary of the results of the Working Group’s discussion so as to make it as widely available as possible.

Financial Sponsors
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
  1. 9-11 November 2000 in Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

  2. 28 October 2001 inMar del Plata, Argentina – Subgroup Meeting with Census of Marine Life Pilot Project leaders

  3. 28-30 October 2002 in Lima, Peru

  4. 21-22 October 2003 in Washington, D.C., USA