Spain appoints its representative to ACAP's Advisory Committee

ACAP extends a warm welcome to Roberto Sarralde Vizuete, the newly-appointed member of the Agreement's Advisory Committee from Spain.

Roberto Sarralde is based at the Instituto Español de Oceanografía (Spanish Institute of Oceanography) in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands.

The Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO) is a public research organization, with a variety of activities:

  1. conducting oceanographic research;
  2. advising the Spanish Government on its oceanographic and fishing policies;
  3. representing Spain in international oceanography and fishing organisations;
  4. promoting co-operation in marine research at the regional, national and international levels; and
  5. training oceanographers and disseminating oceanographic knowledge.

John Cooper, ACAP Information Officer, posted 21 August 2009

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