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CURRENT ISSUES AND EVENTS

2000 OCEAN SCIENCES MEETING

Ocean Sciences Meeting - held last January 24-28, 2000 in San Antonio, Texas
http://www.agu.org/meetings/os00top.html

SPRATY'S/SOUTH CHINA SEA

China Guide - Spratly Island Dispute
http://www.actionworks.org/guides/frlinks/spratly_pics.htm

China Guide - Spratly Island Scrapbook
http://www.actionworks.org/guides/frlinks/spratly_pics.htm

GMA Quest - Spratlys Issue May be Taken up in ASEAN Summit
http://gmaquest.com/news_archives/12_12_98/news141498001.htm

Herald Tribune - Storm Alert for the Spratlys
http://www.iht.com/IHT/MR/99/mr051999.html

Philippine Air Force - A Flight Over the Spratlys
http://philairforce.homepage.com/flight01.html

South China Sea Fishery Research Institute (SCSFRI)
http://www.lib.noaa.gov/china/scsfri.htm

South China Sea
http://www.student.virginia.edu/~irouva/ASEAN/s_china_sea.htm


GOVERNMENT

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
http://www.denr.gov.ph

Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)
http://www.dfa.gov.ph/dfa-menu.htm

Department of Science and Technology (DOST)
http://www.dost.gov.ph

Department of Tourism (DOT)
http://www.dot.gov.ph

Marine Environmental Sciences Division
http://www.mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/e/s_mesd.html

National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA)
http://www.psdn.org.ph/namria/index_1.html

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
http://www.websites.noaa.gov/index.html

National Ocean Service
http://www.nos.noaa.gov/

Ocean Planet Smithsonian
http://seawifs.gsfc.nasa.gov/ocean_planet.html


ENVIRONMENT NGOs

Environmental Laws of the Philippines
http://www.bknet.org/lawindex.html

Ocean Alliance
http://www.oceanalliance.org/

Ocean Voice International
http://www.ovi.ca/

OneOcean
http://www.oneocean.org/

Pacific Ocean Division
http://www.pod.usace.army.mil/


INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Clean Ocean Action Web Site
http://www.cleanoceanaction.org/

International Maritime Organization (IMO)
http://www.imo.org

International institutions and organizations active in fields relevant to oceans and the law of the sea
http://www.un.org/Depts/los/los_io.htm

United Nations Development Program
http://www.undp.org


UNIVERSITIES

Centre for Earth and Ocean Research - University of Victoria
http://ceor.seos.uvic.ca/

College of Ocean and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington
http://www.cofs.washington.edu/

Institute of Ocean Sciences
http://www.ios.bc.ca/

MIT Ocean Engineering
http://oe.mit.edu/

Ocean Engineering at University of Rhode Island
http://www.oce.uri.edu/

Ocean Research Institute,the University of Tokyo
http://www.ori.u-tokyo.ac.jp/

School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST)
http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/

University of Southern Mississippi Institute of Marine Sciences
http://www.ims.usm.edu/


LIBRARIES AND DATABASES

CIA -- The World Factbook 1999 -- Pacific Ocean
http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/zn.html

Digital Librarian Marine and Aquatic Sciences Resources
http://www.servtech.com/~mvail/marine.html

Marine Biology Database
http://www.calpoly.edu/delta.html

Marine Sciences Abstracts Database
http://utcat.library.utoronto.ca:8002/db/MARINE/search.html

NODC Coastal Ocean Laboratory Ocean Current Time Series Database
http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/dsdt/ocdb/index.html

Ocean Pilot Database - IODE
http://ioc.unesco.org:591/ocianpilot/

Oceans and Law of the Sea
http://www.un.org/Depts/los/index.htm

South China Sea Informal Working Group
http://faculty.law.ubc.ca/scs/

South China Sea Virtual Library
http://www.middlebury.edu.SouthChinaSea/corbis/index.cgi

The World Fact Book 1999 - Philippines http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/rp.htm

The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering
http://wwwvl.naoe.ish.dtu.dk/

Typhoon 2000 - Information of Tropical cyclones visiting or affecting the Philippines
http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/6825/

University of Connecticut Libraries - Resources for the Marine Sciences
http://www.lib.uconn.edu/subjectareas/martable.htm

Worldwide Ocean Optics Database
http://wood.jhuapl.edu/


OTHERS

Ports
http://www.portguide.com