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Improve the Ability on Marine Observation and Early-warning and Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Capacities
by Department of Marine Forecast and Disaster Mitigation, State Oceanic Administration, P.R.China (Government)
To effectively improve marine disaster prevention capacities of China, we would like to take the following measures: build, upgrade and remould overseas observation stations (sites), build a series of ground wave radar and buoys; advance comprehensive assessment of regional marine forecast ability and application of pilot work of marine risk investigation on large coastal projects; conduct monitoring, research and impact assessment on sea-level rise, ocean acidification, and climate change; evaluate impacts of climate change and human activities on economy, society, environment and resources, and make effective response solutions; strengthen cooperation with countries along the maritime silk road on building overseas observation stations and promote abilities responding to marine disasters.
Progress reports
By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans
Type of commitment
  • Other (please specify): Marine disaster prevention and mitigation
Minimize and address the impacts of ocean acidification, including through enhanced scientific cooperation at all levels
Type of commitment
  • Other (please specify): Strengthen monitoring on climate change
December 2020
Further improve warning accuracy of off-shore marine disasters, build comprehensive demonstration areas of marine disaster mitigation
December 2020
Compile and publish Chinas Marine Disaster Communique, Chinas Sea Level Communique, and compile National Assessment Report on Sea and Climate Change
Other, please specify
Staff / Technical expertise
Researchers and relevant scientific personnel
Basic information
Time-frame: 2017 - 2020 December
Relevant stakeholders
Ocean Basins
  • North Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Hua Wang, Director General, hyfjzj@soa.gov.cn, +86-010-68048070
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