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The formation act of GRASP, dated 27 October 2005, established the GOOS Regional Alliance for the South-East Pacific region. It appointed The Permanent Commission for the South Pacific (CPPS) to be the Technical Secretariat of GRASP.
In the act the following actions were decided to implement the elaboration of GRASP strategy and regional governance:
a) Define the terms of reference for the development of GRASP Strategic and Action Plan;
b) Develop activities to strengthen operational oceanography and meteorology based upon already existing South-East Pacific region programmes and infrastructures;
c) Promote capacity building and knowledge exchange among the GRA’s members;
d) Promote evaluation studies of potential economic and social benefits generated by operational oceanography and meteorology in the South-East Pacific region;
e) Cooperate with all organizations involved in climate change evaluation, in marine environment investigation and in climate variability impact.

2014 Jan. GRASP appoints the General Maritime Director of the Colombian Navy, Rear Admiral Mr. Ernesto DURÁN as President for 2014-15

GRASP data help CPPS to issue a monthly 'Boletín de Alerta Climático' (Climate Alert Bulletin) on the oceanic and atmospheric conditions related to El Niño.



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People in GRASP

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COUNTRY

NAME, POSITION, INSTITUTION, ROLE

TEL/FAX
CHILE Fernando MINGRAM
Excecutive Secretary, National Oceanographic Committee
Servicio Hidrográfico y Oceanográfico de la Armada
Tel: +56322266520
COLOMBIA Camila ROMERO CHICA
Asesora
Comisión Colombiana del Océano
Tel: 57 (1) 3158520 ext 106
Fax: 57 (1) 3158217
Juan MORENO RINCON
National Coordinator Study Phenomena El Niño
Dirección General Marítima Colombia
Tel: +57 (1) 2200490 Ext 2512
Esteban URIBE ALZATE
Colombian Navy Attache in UK
Comisión Colombiana del Océano
Member
Ernesto DURÁN (leader)
Director General Marítimo
President
Italo Julio PINEDA
Subdirección de Desarrollo Marítimo
Member
Juan Manuel SOLTAU OSPINA
Secretario Ejecutivo CCO
Comisión Colombiana del Océano
Tel: +57 1 3 158 214/213
Fax: +57 1 158 217
Mirian TORRES GARCIA
Advisor International Affairs
Comisión Colombiana del Océano
ECUADOR Miriam LUCERO
Oceanographic research
Instituto Oceanográfico de la Armada del Ecuador
Tel: 593-4-2481300
Fax: 593-4-2485166
Marcelo NILO GATICA
Director of Scientific Affairs and Fishery Resources of the Permanent Commission for the South Pacific (CPPS)
Technical Secretary
Tel: 593 – 4- 2221202 / 03

 
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