Annual Meetings of the IIOE-2 Steering Committee, IOGOOS, IORP, SIBER ,IRF & IOCINDIO 11-15 March 2019, South Africa
The IIOE-2 Joint Project office is pleased to report that through the agency of Prof Mike Roberts and associated colleagues of the West Indian Ocean SOLSTICE project (http://www.solstice-wio.org/) the Nelson Mandela University has offered to host the 3rd IIOE-2 Steering Committee meeting within the week of 11-15 March 2019, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. As in the past, this IIOE-2 meeting will be held under the banner of a 3rd International Indian Ocean Science Conference (IIOSC3), and incorporated collegially within an integrated week's schedule with IOGOOS-15, IORP-15, SIBER-9, IRF-9 and IOCINDIO-7. This is an early notice and further information (such as exact scheduling of the various meetings within the overall 5 day period of 11-15 March 2019) will be conveyed as the JPO undertakes planning with Nelson Mandela University and Prof Roberts on behalf of all groups.
IOGOOS - Indian Ocean Global Ocean Observing System (a GOOS Regional Alliance)
IORP – Indian Ocean Region Panel of CLIVAR/IOC-GOOS
SIBER – Sustained Indian Ocean Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research
IRF – Indian Ocean Observing System Resources Forum of IOGOOS
IOCINDIO – IOC Regional Committee for the Central Indian Ocean