Standardisation of test methods, operation, design, construction and logistics of equipment, systems, infrastructure and technology used for observation, exploitation and protection of the ocean and sea areas.

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ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 8/SC 13


Participating members


Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 8/SC 13/WG 1 Submersibles Working group
ISO/TC 8/SC 13/WG 2 Ocean hydrometeorological observation Working group
ISO/TC 8/SC 13/WG 3 Seawater desalination Working group
ISO/TC 8/SC 13/WG 4 Marine environment impact assessment Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 8/SC 13

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 8/SC 13:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 43/SC 3 Underwater acoustics ISO
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
19 September 2019 TBD (Singapore) ISO/TC 8/SC 13  

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** Provisional

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