n°17 - October 2008
9-13 November 2008: Miami, FL, USA
8-9 January 2009: Plymouth, UK
Next IMBER sponsored Meetings
New IMBER endorsed Projects
Fisheries Oceanography project - Leader: Dr. Julie Hall - http://www.imber.info/EP_Hall_NZ.html
European Project on OCean Acidification (EPOCA) - Leader: Dr. JP Gattuso - http://www.imber.info/EP_EPOCA.html
IMBER special sessions
Funding and collaborative opportunities
NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide, January 2009
International Polar Year (IPY) Publications Solicitation: Please Report Your IPY Publications
Call for abstracts
Early career scientist opportunities
15 December - 30 January: Concepcion, Chile
7-17 July, 2009: Washington, USA
3-15 August 2009: Corsica, France
Calcification by Marine Organisms (CAL.MAR.O): A FP7 MARIE CURIE INITIAL TRAINING NETWORK - http://www.calmaro.eu/index.php?News:Open_Positions
Traineeships in Observational Oceanography Primarily for Students from Developing Countries but also for Students from Developed Countries with Plans to Network in (or with) Developing Countries The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) anticipates a second year of support from the Nippon Foundation for the NF-POGO Centre of Excellence in Observational Oceanography. The Centre will offer a 10-month Programme of study at BIOS on Observational Oceanography. Tentative Programme dates are from 1 August, 2009 to 31 May, 2010. Travel and living expenses of the trainees will be covered by the NF-POGO Programme.
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) just opened the Nippon Foundation-Partnership for Observations of the Global Oceans (POGO) Centre of Excellence to teach oceanography to developing nations.
Launch of new CarboSchools website
Marine Organic Geochemistry Position at the University of South Carolina, USA.
Post Doc position: Coupled physical-biogeochemical modelling of NW Mediterranean sea with the Mars3D and Eco3M numerical tools, Marseille, France.
PhD student Ecological/Biogeochemical modeller, Yerseke, The Netherlands.
Postdoctoral position in the field of trace gas chemistry in seawater in the research unit “Chemical Oceanography” of the research division “Marine Biogeochemistry”, Kiel, Germany.
OCE Postdoctoral Fellowship 2008 - Southern Ocean Carbon Dioxide, CSIRO, Australia.
Calcification by Marine Organisms (CAL.MAR.O): A FP7 MARIE CURIE INITIAL TRAINING NETWORK - Marie Curie Initial Training Network CALMARO is seeking for 3 Experienced and 9 Early-Stage Researchers
[ISOGEOCHEM] Marine Biologist, Assistant Professor Position at Boston University, USA.
Postdoctoral position in ocean carbon cycle modelling, Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research (BCCR)
Postdoctoral position in Aquatic Ecological Modelling, Université Libre de Bruxelles Ecologie des Systèmes Aquatiques (Belgium)
Publications / Web Resources
The GCP has released the new global carbon budget 2007. http://www.globalcarbonproject.org/carbontrends/index_new.htm
The US Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Office announces the launch of the new SCAR website. To view the updated website, please go to: http://usscar.tamu.edu.
Fall 2008 issue of OCB News. Read the OCB Newsletter at http://www.us-ocb.org/publications/OCB_NEWS_OCT08.pdf
2009 Meetings / Conferences / Workshops
25-31 January: Nice, France
10-12 March: Copenhagen, Denmark
18-24 April: Vienna, Austria
19-22 April: Brest, France
20-24 May: Washington D.C, USA
6-17 July: Plymouth, UK
31 August-4 Sept: Geneva, Switzerland
21-25 September: Venice, Italy