UNEPNOWPAP CEARAC

The Third Meeting of NOWPAP Working Group 3 (WG3)

The Third Meeting of NOWPAP Working Group 3 (WG3) was held on 6-7 July 2006 in Toyama, Japan. The meeting discussed the preparation of countermeasures against red tide and the activities of the Cochlodinium Corresponding Group (CCG). The meeting also reviewed the future joint activities of NOWPAP WG3 and WG4.

Date : 6-7 July 2006
Venue : Tower 111 (INTEC Bldg.), Toyama, Japan
Participants : Experts of NOWPAP WG3, Invited Guests and Secretariat
Summary of the meeting :
  1. Overview of the activities and budgets of CEARAC and WG3
    1. The Secretariat reported CEARAC activities for the 2004-2005 biennium and presented the workplan and budget for the 2006-2007 biennium.
    2. The Secretariat also reported activities of the NOWPAP Working Group 3 (Harmful Algal Blooms) for the 2004-2005 biennium and presented its workplan and budget for the 2006-2007 biennium, which had been approved by the 4th Focal Point Meeting for NOWPAP CEARAC (Toyama, Japan, 8-9 March 2006).
  1. Discussion on the preparation of countermeasures against red tide
    1. The Secretariat explained the activities related to countermeasures on red tides in the 2006-2007 biennium, which had been approved by the 4th FPM of NOWPAP CEARAC.
    2. WG members agreed to change the booklet title to "Countermeasures Against HABs." In the decision, members confirmed that HABs refer to both red tides and toxin-producing algal blooms, and would like to follow this hereafter.
    3. The meeting agreed to revise some chapters of the booklet: (1) Moving Chapter 3 "Countermeasures against red tides implemented in the World" to Chapter 2-4; (2) Adding the information on toxin-producing algal blooms into Chapter 3
  1. Discussion on the activities of the "Cochlodinium Corresponding Group (CCG)"
    1. The Secretariat explained the activity of Cochlodinium Corresponding Group (CCG) for the 2006-2007 biennium.
    2. The Secretariat asked WG3 members to translate the Cochlodinium pamphlet, originally written in English, to the language of each Member country, and WG3 members agreed on this work. In translation, the members were asked to use easy wording targeted for public users including fishermen and students.
  1. Discussion for the future joint activities of NOWPAP WG3 and WG4
    1. The Secretariat presented Mid-Term and Long-Term strategies of CEARAC and objectives of NOWPAP WG3 and WG4, to promote the discussion of the future joint activities of NOWPWP WG3 and WG4.
    2. The Meeting agreed that the revised documents for Mid-Term and Long-Term strategies of CEARAC will be distributed to WGs members

See Report of the Third Meeting of NOWPAP Working Group 3

Report Report

Report of the Third Meeting of NOWPAP Working Group 3

Annex01 Annex I

List of Participants for the Third Meeting of NOWPAP Working Group 3

Annex02 Annex II

List of Documents for the Third Meeting of NOWPAP Working Group 3

Annex03 Annex III

Agenda for the Third Meeting of NOWPAP Working Group 3

Annex04 Annex IV

Annotated Agenda for the Third Meeting of NOWPWP Working Group 3

Annex05 Annex V

Report of the CEARAC activities for the 2004-2005 biennium and planned activities for the 2006-2007 biennium

Annex06-1 Annex VI

Report of NOWPAP Working Group 3 (Harmful Algal Blooms) for the 2004-2005 biennium

Annex06-2 Annex VII

Report of NOWPAP Working Group 4 (Remote Sensing) for the 2004-2005 biennium

Annex06-3 Annex VIII-1

Report of the revised Terms of References for NOWPAP WG3

Annex06-4 Annex VIII-2

Report of the revised Terms of References for NOWPAP WG4

Annex07 Annex IX

Workplan and Budget of the NOWPAP WG3 for the 2006-2007 biennium

Annex08 Annex X-1

Proposal of making a booklet of countermeasures to terminate and mitigate red tides

Annex09 Annex X-2

Proposal of making a booklet of countermeasures to terminate
and mitigate red tides in China

Annex10 Annex X-3

Proposal of making a booklet of countermeasures to terminate and mitigate red tides in Korea

Annex10 Annex X-4

Proposal of making a booklet of countermeasures to terminate and mitigate red tides in Russia

Annex10 Annex XI

Report of activities of the "Cochlodinium Corresponding Group (CCG)" for the 2006-2007 biennium

Annex10 Annex XII

Mid and long term strategy of CEARAC and objectives of NOWPAP WG3 and WG4

Annex11 Annex XIII

List of Experts of NOWPAP Working Group 3

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