The International Association for Biological Oceanography is an international non-governmental non-profit organization. IABO is a constituent Section of the International Union of Biological Sciences and thus subject to those articles of the Statutes and Byelaws of the Union that apply to Sections, and also to the following Statutes.

IABO supports the planning of World Conference of Marine Biodiversity (WCMB) meetings. Find out about the 2018 WCMB here.

WCMB 2020

The General Assembly of IABO will be held during the 5th World Conference on Marine Biodiversity (WCMB 2020) hosted by the University of Auckland, in New Zealand on 13-16 December 2020.


Executive Structure of IABO