Who we are
International Association for the Physical Sciences of the Oceans (IAPSO)
c/o CNR - Istituto di Scienze Marine
Area Science Park - Basovizza - Edificio Q2
Strada Statale 14 - Km. 163.5
Phone: +39 3666594647
What personal information the IAPSO collects about you
When you interact with the IAPSO e.g., by taking a role within IAPSOor within one of its sub-entities (incl., National Committees, Commissions,Working Groups,Committees etc.), or by signing up to receive e-mails through the mailing list, IAPSO receives and collects personal information about you. This personal information may include first name, surname, title, role within IAPSO, physical (work) address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address.
How the IAPSO uses personal information
The IAPSO uses the information we receive from our sub-entities and collect about you to stay in contact with the IAPSO community; to be able to inform you about important announcements, events, and other relevant news; to provide you with information that you have requested; or to communicate relevant information about IAPSO activities and other updates. Depending on your role within IAPSO or within one of its sub-entities, this personal information might be published on the IAPSO website or in the IAPSONewsletter/Open letter subject to your consent. We keep your information for no longer than is necessary for the purposes it was collected for.
Updating or deleting your personal information
The accuracy of your personal information is important to the IAPSO. You can modify or delete your personal information incl. updating your subscription to the IAPSOnewsletter by contacting the IAPSO Secretary General (
Protecting personal information
The IAPSO uses safeguards to ensure that your personal information is secure. Once we have received your information, we will use appropriate procedures and security features intended to prevent unauthorized access to our database.
Requesting removal of content from IAPSO online resources
You have a right to your privacy. We would like to assure that we address your privacy concerns. If you identify any content you desire to be removed, please contact the IAPSO Secretary General (
To promote the study of the oceans and the interactions that take place at its boundaries with the sea floor, coastal environment and atmosphere, through the use of physics, chemistry, mathematics and biogeochemisty.
IAPSO gives importance to involving scientists and students from developing countries in oceanographic activities.