ERIC Number: ED229223
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
WESTPAC Workshop on Coastal Transport of Pollutants (Tokyo, Japan, March 27-31, 1980). Summary Report. Workshop Report No. 24.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission.
Provided is a 4-page summary of the WESTPAC (Western Pacific) Workshop On Coastal Transport of Pollutants and five appendices. Workshop objectives were to review present knowledge of the physical dispersion, accumulation, and transportation of pollutants, and analytical methods and data processing in the Western Pacific Region; identify major research problems expected to be carried out in the coming 5 to 10 years, emphasizing study of methods and techniques of field measurements, and processing of data obtained; and to make recommendations for research and training problems and for cooperative data/information exchange in the region. Included in the summary are workshop mechanics (such as opening statements and administrative arrangements), lists of papers presented, list of accepted research projects, and highlights of training/data-exchange projects. Appendices include workshop agenda, list of participants, recommendations, and descriptions of 7 proposed research projects, and the proposed training and data-exchange projects. Title, background information, justification, and long-range/immediate objectives are provided for each project. (Titles and availability for 24 other Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission final reports are included). (JN)
Descriptors: Ecology, Foreign Countries, Ocean Engineering, Oceanography, Transportation, Wastes, Water Pollution, Workshops
Secretary IOC, UNESCO, Place de Fontenoy, 75700 Paris, France.
Publication Type: Reports - General; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission.
Identifiers: Pacific Region; Pollutants
Note: Document contains some marginal legibility.