Chairs: Alan Baudron (UK, ICES)Kathy Mills (USA, ICES)Kirstin Holsman (USA, PICES)Xiujuan Shan, (People’s Republic of China, PICES)
There is no other topic in the history of PICES or ICES that has had a more serious need for cooperation on a marine science issue of global significance. ICES and PICES must respond to the need for credible, objective and innovative science advice on the impacts of climate change on marine ecosystems. This advice will foster management and policies that will preserve these resources and habitats for the benefit of future generations.
The objectives of the initiative are: