JAMBIO is a member of WAMS, World Association of Marine Stations, and cooperaties internationally with EMBRC, the European network of marine research institutes and stations,
and marine/field stations in the USA.

Dr. Mike Thorndyke, Chair of WAMS, gave a presentation of WAMS at the 26th Session of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commision of UNESCO (IOC) Assembly (  The Assembly welcomed the WAMS initiative and supported the implementation of joint IOC activities with WAMS.  For more information on this WAMS-IOC collaboration: