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Supporting capacity building to minimize the impact of marine acidification in the coastal areas of small island countries in the Pacific
by Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Republic of Korea (Government)
Korea supports the establishment and operation of the network to monitor acidification to detect any changes in the ecosystem and the marine acidification in the small island countries in the Pacific. Korea will conduct preliminary test and test operation on the system in the coastal areas with coral reef, conduct preliminary test on the ecosystem and pilot research by establishing Marine Acidification Monitoring System to identify the basic marine environment based on the intergovernmental network, and provide education on the management and operation of the acidification monitoring system to the officials of Palau and SPREP(Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environmental Programme).
Progress reports
January 2018
Test research through preliminary research on ecosystem and the establishment of the marine acidification monitoring system to identify basic marine environment
September 2017
Providing training on the officials on the management and operation of the acidification monitoring system
September 2017
Preliminary test on the coastal areas with coral reef and pilot operation of the system
Financing (in USD)
5,350,000 USD
Basic information
Time-frame: 2017 January - 2021 December
Partners
Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Republic of Korea(Government) Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology(Scientific community)
Ocean Basins
  • North Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Palau
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Keun Hyung Hong, Mr, hongcarrot81@korea.kr, +82-44-200-5341
Sejong City
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