No. 17 - 2014-12-21: Next IAPSO assembly and Prince Albert I medalist 2015

No. 17 - 2014-12-21: Next IAPSO assembly and Prince Albert I medalist 2015
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and other IAPSO Scientists

Next IAPSO assembly and Prince Albert I medalist 2015

Dear IAPSO National Correspondents, Executive Committee Members and other "IAPSO Scientists",

Next Assembly
The IUGG (International Union of Geodesi and Geophysics) General Assembly in 2015 will take place in Prague, Czech Republic June 22 ‚Äď July 2. (Most IAPSO symposia will be between June 27 and July 1.) Among all geophysical symposia there will be about 25 IAPSO symposia covering different aspect of physical and chemical oceanography. More information at the assembly website Important deadlines: January 15 for grant applications and January 31 for abstract submissions. Please¬†disseminate information about the Assembly within your network.

Prince Albert I Medal
Toshio Yamagata, Emeritus Professor of the University of Tokyo and Director of Application Laboratory, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), is the Prince Albert I Medal recipient 2015: ‚ÄėFor his ground-breaking work and exceptional contribution to our understanding of El Ni√Īo/Southern Oscillation and the newly discovered Indian Ocean Dipole‚Äô. The Medal ceremony and Albert I Memorial Lecture will take place during the IUGG General Assembly, on June 29.

New SCOR/ IAPSO working group
At the SCOR (Scientific Committee on Oceanic research) General Assembly in Bremen, September 2014, IAPSO decided to co-sponsor one of the funded working groups, Wg 145 on Chemical Speciation Modelling in Seawater to Meet 21st Century Needs (MARCHEMSPEC).

Best wishes for the approaching Holidays and the New Year, and welcome Prague in June.

Yours sincerely,


Eugene Morozov                                                                                       Johan Rodhe
       President                                                                                                   Secretary General

The International Association for thePhysical Sciences of the Oceans (IAPSO)



Johan Rodhe Professor of Oceanography (Emeritus)

Department of Earth Sciences
Univ. of Gothenburg
Box 460
SE-405 30 Göteborg


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