- G.R. Harbison (USA)
- Other Full Members
- Alice Alldredge (USA), William Hamner (USA), P. Laval (France), Lawrence P. Madin (USA), M. Omori (Japan), P.R. Pugh (UK), M. Spindler (FRG), and N.E. Swanberg (Norway)
- Terms of Reference
To assess the scales over which directed sampling methods can yield useful results
To suggest practical improvements in the methodology of directed sampling techniques, particularly with regard to standardization.
To assess how fine-scale biological layering affects the results of sampling biota at larger scales using conventional sampling techniques.
- 1986 - The group never met and was disbanded in 1990
- Financial Sponsors
- SCOR, IOC