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n°28 - November 2009

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IMBER News 

The NEXT IMBIZO!!
IMBER IMBIZO II: 'Integrating Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems in a Changing Ocean: Regional Comparisons' will be held in Crete (Greece), on 11-14 October 2010. Keep your eyes open for the first annoucement!

IMBER Data Management training
A one-day Data Management training session will be held on 10 October 2010 in Crete, just prior to IMBIZO II. The objectives are to enhance awareness of the need to establish good data management practices, to highlight the advantages of such procedures, and to provide hands-on data management training. The first announcement will be circulated soon.

News from the Carbon Working Group
The SOLAS-IMBER Ocean Acidification Sub-Group (SIOA) will hold its first meeting at UNESCO in Paris this week (1-3 December 2009).
Further info

News from the IMBER/LOICZ Continental Margins Task Team
New Book to be published soon
Carbon and Nutrient Fluxes in Continental Margins: A Global Synthesis, Liu, K.-K., Atkinson, L., Quiñones, R., Talaue-McManus, L. (Editors), 2010. Carbon and Nutrient Fluxes in Continental Margins: A Global Synthesis. IGBP Book Series. Springer, Berlin, 744 p + XXVIII.
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New Endorsed Project
BIOACID: Biological Impacts of Ocean ACIDification
Leader: Dr. Ulf RIEBESELL (Germany)
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Upcoming IMBER Sponsored Meetings
8-11 February 2010: Paris, France
CLIOTOP mid-term Workshop 'CLIOTOP into the future. Building scenarios for oceanic ecosystems in the 21st Century'.
Abstract submission: closed
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Funding and collaborative opportunities 

Open Call: Request for documents or procedures for Quality Control of biogeochemical data sets.
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ESA calls for ideas for climate change experiments from ISS (International Space Station).
Deadline for applications: 21 December 2009
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Opportunity for a Carbonate Chemistry facility.
Closing date: 10 December 2009
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NSF Opportunity for the Organisation of Projects on Environmental Research in the Arctic (OPERA; solicitation 09-599).
Deadline for full proposal submission: 11 December 2009
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EU Call for proposals: Environment (including Climate Change) Calls: FP7-ENV-2010.
Deadline for applications: 5 January 2010
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Early career scientist opportunities 

Program Solicitation NSF 09-612: Postdoctoral Fellowships in Polar Regions Research.
Fellowship Proposal Deadline: 28 December 2009
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NSF Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships (EAR-PF).
Deadline for applications: 1 July 2010
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22-26 February 2010: Portland, Oregon, USA
2010 Ocean Sciences Meeting: 'From Observation to Prediction in the 21st Century'.
Ocean Sciences Education and Outreach Special Session: Session ED07 'Success and Challenges in Aquatic Observing Systems Education and Outreach'.
Further info about the sessions

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Jobs

Assistant Professor Position (Tenure Track) in Biological Oceanography/Marine Ecology, UNC-CH Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.
Deadline for applications: 1 January 2010
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Research Fellowship, Marine Biogeochemical Modelling, Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences at the University of Kiel (IFM-GEOMAR), Germany.
Deadline for applications: 5 January 2010
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Project and Communications Officer (part-time) at the IGBP-PAGES Office in Bern, Switzerland.
Deadline for applications: 14 December 2010
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Research Associate (Postdoctoral) in Marine Biogeochemistry/Oceanography, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon, USA.
Deadline for applications: 31 December 2009
Further info

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Publications / Web resources 

The Global Carbon Project has published the new 2008 global carbon budget and carbon trend analyses.
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Ocean Acidification - the facts. A special introductory guide for policy advisers and decision makers.
Release date: 10th December 2009
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Special issue of 'Science for Environment Policy' focusing on Environmental Communication.
Further info

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2010 Meetings / Conferences / Workshops

5-7 February: Nago, Okinawa, Japan
International Symposium on Environmental Problems-2010 (ISEP 2010).
Deadline for abstracts: 15 December 2009 / !!! LAST FEW DAYS to SUBMIT your ABSTRACT
Further info

22-23 February: London, UK
Greenhouse Gases in the Earth system: Setting the agenda to 2030.
Deadline for poster submissions: 22 January 2010
Further info

22-26 February: Portland, Oregon, USA
2010 Ocean Sciences Meeting: 'From Observation to Prediction in the 21st Century'.
Abstract submission process: closed
Further info

19-22 April: Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA
End-to-End Modeling Workshop.
Deadline for registration: 15 December 2009 / !!! LAST FEW DAYS to REGISTER
Further info

26-30 April: Liege, Belgium
42nd International Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics Multiparametric Observation and Analysis of the Sea.
Deadline for abstract submission: 30 December 2009 / !!! LAST FEW WEEKS to REGISTER
Further info

2-7 May: Vienna, Austria
European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2010.
Deadline for abstract submission: 18 January 2010
Further info
Sessions of interest: Marine Biogeosciences (BG3) - SOLAS/IMBER Special session - Oceans Sciences (OS)

19-21 May: Banyuls, France
The microbial view of marine biogeochemical cycles.
Deadline for registration: 15 December 2009 / !!! LAST FEW DAYS to REGISTER
Further info

31 May - 2 June: Aber Wrac'h, France
EUR-OCEANS / Europole Mer 2010 Conference: Influence of meso- and submesoscale ocean dynamics on the global carbon cycle and marine ecosystems.
Deadline for applications: 1 February 2010
Further info

6-11 June 2010: Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
ASLO Summer Meeting: 'Aquatic Sciences: Global Changes from the Center to the Edge'.
Deadline for abstract submission: 12 February 2010
Further info
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