Report of the ICES/IOC/IMO Study Group on Ballast Water and Sediments (SGBWS)
Thc second meeting of the ICESIIOClIMO Study Group on Ballast Water and Sediments (SGBWS) was held in The Hague, the Netherlands, 23-24 March 1998, with 42 participants from Australia, Canada, France, Georgia, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America, and including representatives from the International Maritime Organization (11'.10), the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (lOC), and the International Chamber of Shipping (lCS) (see Annex I for a complete listing of meeting participants). This was the largest meeting of ballast water scientists ever convened, with nearly every ballast water research group in the world being represented.
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