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Pacific Islands ocean acidification training

Strengthening Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems in Samoa

Photo: SPC team deploying a buoy in Apia Harbour   Ocean observation buoys were deployed in Apia harbour to strengthen early warning capability of the Samoa Meteorological Services and technical agencies including the Disaster Management Office, Water…

Fiji scientists as master trainers to support ocean acidification monitoring in the Pacific

Photo: USP and SPC Staff at Ocean Acidification Workshop   Ocean acidification directly impacts local coastal environments and livelihoods in the Pacific. Pacific Islands countries have many reef-dependent communities who are vulnerable to declines in…

Tonga looks to strengthen its impact-based forecasting capabilities

Photo: The staff of the Tonga Meteorological Services together with the expert team from SPC, NIWA and the GeoOcean-UC team during the photo session of this training at the Observatory Site, Tonga MET Office, Fua’amotu.  

New Ocean Acidification Training Hub launched to tackle growing threat

Pacific Islands scientists during an ocean acidification training workshop in Suva, FijiImage credit: The Ocean Foundation   A new Suva-based Regional Ocean Acidification Training Hub launched today will combat ocean acidification and its effects in the…

SPC – NIWA Learning Exchange Webinar Series

The New Zealand funded Pacific tuna MSE project

The seminar will describe the work conducted by the Pacific Community (SPC) to support the development of harvest strategies by the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) for its key tuna stocks and fisheries (skipjack, bigeye,…

Weather and Impact forecasting

Photo credit: NIWA Tuesday 14th September 2021, 2pm (NZ)

COSPPac2 Annual Planning and Progress Review Meeting

​Since its inception in 2012, COSPPac has worked to build the capacity of Pacific meteorological services and other relevant agencies to understand and apply climate, ocean and sea level information for the benefit of island governments and communities.…
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