IFOP participates in the coordination meeting of the XXII Joint Regional Cruise (CPPS) in Salinas, Ecuador.
4 June, 2024

IFOP participates in the coordination meeting of the XXII Joint Regional Cruise (CPPS) in Salinas, Ecuador.

June 12th, 2024 Periodista Gabriela.Gutiérrez


In the coastal city of Salinas, Ecuador, the XXVII Meeting of the Regional Cruise Coordinating Committee and the XVII Meeting of the Specialized Technical Database Group were held, within the framework of the Permanent Commission of the South Pacific (CPPS). Both meetings took place between May 28 and 31, 2024.

The annual meeting of the Regional Cruise Coordinating Committee (CC CR) has the participation of IFOP through the delegate of Chile, the oceanographer Hernán Reyes, Head of the Oceanography Section of the Department of Oceanography and Environment, a Department that has under I am in charge of carrying out the Chile cruise in September – October 2024, in which the ships B/I Abate Molina and B/I Dra. Barbieri will be used. The objective of the CC CR meeting is to plan the joint cruise (see sampling coverage photo) that is done simultaneously between August and October of each year. On the other hand, delegate Carolina Calvete, from CENDHOC- SHOA, participates for Chile in the meeting of the specialized database group, together with IFOP as the country’s oceanographic data provider.

The XXVII regional cruise, which brings together specialized institutions from Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru, aims to document the variability of the properties of the ocean and the adjacent atmosphere in the Southeast Pacific and carry out a diagnosis of the regional climate scenario within the framework of the El Niño/La Niña events.

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