14 July 2016
The Regular Process was established in the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (JPOI) adopted during the World Summit on Sustainable Development held in Johannesburg in 2002. The group of experts was established in the resolution GA 64/71. The group is comprised of a maximum 25 experts from all regional groups (no more than 5 experts per regional group). The general task of the Group of Experts is to carry out any assessments within the framework of the Regular Process at the request of the General Assembly on the state of marine environment.
Professor Tymon Zieliński has been involved in many research projects focused on climate change issues in the marine environment, also in the Arctic. Apart from his scientific activities professor Zielinski has been very active in promoting science to general public. His most important contribution is the founding of the Sopot Science Association, which he has been a president since 2009.
Professor Tymon Zielinski was born in Gdansk, Poland in 1965. Since graduating from the University of Gdansk in 1991, he has been investigating air-sea interaction processes with special focus on climate change issues related to marine environments. He earned his doctorate in 1996 and his Polish post-doctoral degree of “habilitacja” in 2008 from the Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences in Sopot, where he currently has a position of an associate professor and a director of the Ph.D. program and topical editor of a peer-reviewed journal Oceanologia. Professor Zielinski has been involved in many research projects, organized numerous meetings, is involved in many organizations, such as a Board of Directors of the Center for Polar Studies, or a chairman of the Sopot Science Association, among others. He is an author or co-author of over 70 peer-reviewed scientific papers, over 150 presentations and co-editor of 2 books in a Springer Series: GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences.SEE MORE