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n°33 - April 2010

                                                                                                                                                                   

IMBER News 

IMBER Scientific Steering Committee Meeting
5-7 May 2010: Washington DC, USA

IMBER IMBIZO II
11-14 October 2010: Crete, Greece
The second in the IMBER IMBIZO series !!!
IMBIZO II: 'Integrating biogeochemistry and ecosystems in a changing ocean: regional comparisons'.
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IMBIZO
IMBER summer school
23-27 August 2010: Brest, France
ClimECO2: Oceans, marine ecosystems, and society facing climate change - A multidisciplinary approach
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New IMBER publication
IMBER-sponsored Special Issue of Progress in Oceanography: "Parameterisation of Trophic Interactions in Ecosystem Modelling"
Edited by Michael A. St.John, Ivo Grigorov, Javier Ruiz and Patrick Monfray
Reference: Progress in Oceanography Volume 84, Issues 1-2, Pages 1-138 (January-February 2010)
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Progress in oceano 84 1-2 1-138 (2010)

IMBER-sponsored/endorsed meetings

18-20 May 2010: Jeju, Korea
4th China-Japan-Korea GLOBEC/IMBER Symposium
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26-28 August 2010: Catalina Island, CA, USA
Workshop on paleo-ocean acidification and carbon cycle perturbation events
Deadline for registration: 30 April 2010
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6-9 September 2010: Southampton, UK
The 14th Biennial Challenger Conference for Marine Science on "OCEAN CHALLENGES IN THE 21ST CENTURY"
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22-31 October 2010: Portland, OR, USA
2010 PICES Annual Meeting 'North Pacific ecosystems today, and challenges in understanding and forecasting change'.
IMBER/PICES joint session S2: BIO Topic Session (26 Oct): Understanding the role of iron in regulating biogeochemical cycles and ecosystem structures in the North Pacific Ocean.
Deadline for abstract submission: 1 July 2010
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New Web site: IMBER/GLOBEC CHINA Web site (in Chinese)
Visit the Web site

News from our sponsors

IGBP
Major international global-change science conference in 2012.
The International Council for Science's (ICSU) global change programmes have announced London will host a major global-change open science conference in 2012, "Planet Under Pressure: new knowledge towards solutions". The conference aims to provide scientific input for the Earth Summit (Rio +20) also in 2012.
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SCOR
14-16 September 2010: Toulouse, France
2010 SCOR General Meeting
Deadline for registration: 15 June 2010
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Funding and collaborative opportunities 

Program Solicitation NSF 10-548: 'Dimensions of Biodiversity'
Full proposal deadline: 8 June 2010
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Program Solicitation NSF 10-555: 'Macrosystems Biology: Research on Biological Systems at Regional to Continental Scales'
Full proposal deadline: 16 September 2010
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Solicitation for OCB scoping workshop proposals
Guidelines and further details on planning OCB scoping workshops are available at http://www.us-ocb.org/Scoping_wkshop_guide.pdf.
Decisions will be announced by September 2010
Deadline for submission: 1 July 2010

Eur-Oceans funding opportunity: 'Support to Advanced Courses / Summer schools'
Deadline for proposal submission: 30 September 2010
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NSF research opportunity: 'Decadal and Regional Climate Prediction using Earth System Models (EaSM)'
Deadline to submit letter of intent: 24 May 2010
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Call for papers for the fourth IEEE/OES Baltic International Symposium, 25-27 August, 2010 in Riga, Latvia.
The Riga Symposium will focus on the technologies helping us to understand marine systems and improve our predicting capacity: the state-of-art tools and methods designed for gathering, processing, storing and analyzing the marine information, and modeling the behavior of marine systems. Special attention will be paid to the integrated observation and data systems.
Deadline for abstract submission: 17 July 2010
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Early career scientist opportunities 

18-27 October 2010: Trieste, Italy
Advanced school: Complexity, adaptation and emergence in marine ecosystems.
Deadline for applications: 31 May 2010
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TWOWS Postgraduate Fellowships
Postgraduate Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDC) at Centres of Excellence in the South. The fellowship is offered to women scientists to pursue postgraduate research in a field of the natural sciences.
Deadline for applications: 31 July 2010
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Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) fellowship scheme
The scheme is designed to encourage the active involvement of early career scientists in Antarctic scientific research, allowing researchers from one SCAR Member country to undertake research in an institute in another SCAR Member country. Applicants should be either currently studying for, or within five years of completing, a PhD and their research should make a contribution to the objectives of one of the Scientific Research Programmes endorsed by SCAR.
Deadline for applications: 15 May 2010.
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Special POGO visiting fellowship for on-board training on Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) Cruise
Deadline for applications: 1 June 2010
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Jobs

Post-doctoral Research Assistant: 'Molecular mechanisms of calcification in coccolithophores', Marine Biological Association (MBA), Plymouth, UK.
Deadline for applications: 14 May 2010
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Post-doctoral Research Associate: 'Climate Change in the Southern California Bight', University of Southern California, CA, USA.
Closing date: until filled
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Post-doctoral position in organic biogeochemistry: 'Origin of particulate organic matter in coastal systems of western France', Arcachon, France.
Closing date: until filled
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Post-doctoral Research Associate: 'Ecological Forecasting of Walleye Pollock Recruitment in the Gulf of Alaska Based on Life-Stage Progression and the Environment', University of Washington’s School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences (SAFS), USA.
Closing date: until filled
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Publications / Web resources 

World list of oceanographic data bases
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FAQs about ocean acidification (in English, French and Chinese)
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New BIOACID project Web site
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CLIVAR 'Ocean Synthesis Directory'
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The Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry (OCB) Project Office has recently created a new Web site on ocean fertilisation
Visit the Web site

EUR-OCEANS Southern Oceans Data Portal (ESODAP)
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2010-2011 Meetings / Conferences / Workshops

21-23 June 2010: Hawaii, USA
GEOHAB Open Science Meeting on Benthic HABs
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22-23 June 2010: Brest, France
"Images & Oceans" Conference
Deadline for abstract submission: 30 April 2010
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4-9 July 2010: Tilton, New Hampshire, USA
Marine Microbe Gordon Conference
Deadline for applications: 13 June 2010
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19-22 July 2010: La Jolla, California, USA
OCB Summer Workshop: Arctic / Low oxygen regions / Benthic-pelagic coupling
Deadline for registration: 15 June 2010
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8-13 August 2010: Foz do Iguaçu , Brazil
2010 AGU Meeting of the Americas
Sessions of interest:
OS03 - Assessment of climate change through biogeochemical oceanographic time-series observations.
OS07- Continental Shelf - Deep Ocean Exchanges
Deadline for abstract submission: 31 March 2010
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5-10 September 2010: Bonn, Germany
FORAMS 2010: International symposium on foraminifera
Deadline for registration: 14 May 2010
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13-16 September 2010: Kiel, Germany
3rd Bi-Annual Symposium: 'The future ocean'
Deadline for registration: 1 May 2010
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16 September 2010: Brussels, Belgium
2nd Marine Board biennial forum 'Towards a European network of marine observatories for monitoring and research'
Deadline for registration: 16 July 2010
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19-22 October 2010: Goa, India
5th International Symposium on biological and environmental chemistry of DMS(P) and related compounds
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13-18 February 2011: San Juan, Puerto Rico
2011 ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting: Limnology and Oceanography in a Changing World.
The deadline for sessions has been revised: 23:59 U.S. Central Time, April 30, 2010
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26-30 September 2011: Aberdeen, Scotland
World Conference on Marine Biodiversity
Register interest open now.
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