n°41 - July 2011
IMBER e-News #41 - July 2011
Funding and collaborative opportunities
The European Science Foundation (ESF) invites researchers to submit proposals for high-level research conferences to take place in 2013 within the framework of its research conferences scheme.
NSF solicitation: Water Sustainability and Climate (WSC).
Early career scientist opportunities
19-30 September 2011: Lauenburg and Büsum, Germany.
2-9 October 2011: Wageningen and Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Ocean Summer School: Information about courses offered by different organizations.
EuroMarine (FP7 project): Request to participate in a "marine education" inventory.
More opportunities at: http://dev.imber.info/index.php/Others/Job-opportunities
Post-doctoral fellowship available: The effects of fishing and climate drivers on the southern Benguela ecosystem: a modelling and indicators-based approach, University of Cape Town with possible stays in Sète, France. |
Application deadline: 10 July 2011.
Post-doctoral fellowhip in experimental plankton ecology within the 'Marine biogeochemical cycles' team, GIS Europole-Mer, IUEM, Plouzané, France.
Post-doctoral fellowhip in water policy analysis, Eawag (Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology), ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Science and Technology), University of Berne, Switzerland.
Post-doctoral fellowhip in invertebrate eco-physiology at the Department of Marine Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
PhD in the development of a spatial simulation model of the population dynamics of Sea Bass, Ifremer, Brest, France.
Professorship in fish population dynamics and stock assessment, DTU-Aqua, Charlottenlund, Denmark.
Two post-doctoral fellowhip in sea ice research, Georges Lemaître Center for Earth and Climate Research, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
Joint NAMS&T Centre / ZMT Bremen fellowship in tropical coastal marine ecology and biogeochemistry, Bremen, Germany.
Post-doctoral fellowhip in climate impact of improved cryosphere-atmosphere-ocean interactions, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York City, USA.
Fisheries scientists (3 positions), Centre for Fisheries Ecosystem Research at the Fisheries and Marine Institute, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.
Two post-doctoral fellowships, DFO, St John’s Newfoundland, Canada.
Fully funded opportunities for three graduate students to participate in an upcoming CLIVAR repeat hydrography cruise in the south Atlantic. Two positions will be to assist with the physical oceanography program and one to assist with the chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) tracer program on this cruise.
Two Assistant Professor positions in marine molecular biology (1) and coral reef ecology (1), Department of Life Sciences, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, USA.
Volunteers sought for ocean acidification cruise on the P/V Oceanus from 7 August - 1 September 2011, that will travel along the CLIVAR A20N (35-50N); 2012: North Pacific P17N.
Post-doctoral fellowhip in aquatic ecology/limnology, Hancock Biological Station/Watershed Studies Institute, Murray State University, Murray, KY, USA.
Post-doctoral fellowhip in coastal nutrient impacts modeling, global change and watershed biogeochemistry, Washington State University, Vancouver, WA, USA.
Post-doctoral research associate position in theoretical and empirical investigations of predator‐prey interactions in the plankton, Graduate School in Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI, USA.
Publications / Web resources
"Ocean acidification: a national strategy to meet the challenges of a changing ocean". Report from the National Academies (USA).
Congressionally-requested report and public outreach booklet on "Ocean Acidification" released by the National Research Council (USA).
"Snow, water, ice and permafrost in the arctic (SWIPA)", 2011. Published by The International Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP).
Report of the OCB sponsored scoping workshop (November 2010). "The molecular biology of biogeochemistry: using molecular methods to link ocean chemistry with biological activity".
S.J. Purkis and V.V. Klemas (2011), "Remote sensing and global environmental change", Wiley-Blackwell, 384 pp.
Final version of the Ocean Research and Resources Advisory Panel (ORRAP) Ocean Acidification Task Force report.
Science-to-action guidebook including two "guides" in one publication. One guide is intended for scientists and the other for decision-makers.|
Ocean's harmful low-oxygen zones growing, are sensitive to small changes in climate, ScienceDaily, 18 June 2011.
Fastest sea-level rise in two millenia linked to increasing global temperatures, NSF Press Release 11-122, 20 June 2011.
Ocean currents speed melting of Antarctic ice, The Earth Institute at Columbia University, 26 June 2011.
A scary report card on the world’s oceans, Time, 21 June 2011.
Digital Ocean (DO): new website dedicated to creating a community of key stakeholders exploring issues of importance to the health and sustainability of the Earth and the ocean.
UCAR/COMET: new online tools for coastal climate learning and training.
Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS): career development webinar series.
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC): The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) Global Surface pCO2 database, 2010 version.
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Meetings / Conferences / Workshops
14-19 August 2011: Andover, NH, USA.
12 September 2011: Royal Society, Carlton House Terrace, London, UK.
12-15 September 2011: Yantai, China.
14-16 September 2011 : UNESCO, Paris, France !! Joint IMBER/SOLAS/IOCCP Meeting
17-23 September 2011: Gdansk, Poland, 2011.
22-23 September 2011 : Plymouth, UK.
26-30 September 2011: Aberdeen, Scotland.
27-29 September 2011: Fram Centre, Tromsø, Norway.
27-30 September 2011: Istanbul, Turkey.
4-7 October 2011: Wageningen, The Netherlands.
9-12 October 2011: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
14-23 October 2011 : Khabarovsk, Russia. !! IMBER sponsored meeting
18-21 October 2011: Biarritz, France.
24-28 October 2011: Denver, Colorado, USA.
29 November-2 December 2011: ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy.
5-9 December 2011: San Francisco, California, USA !! EPOCA and IMBER Special Session
20-24 February 2012: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
21-24 February 2012: Chennai, India.
26-29 March 2012: London, UK. !! SOLAS/IMBER and IMBER/CLIOTOP special sessions
17-20 April 2012: Vlissingen, The Netherlands
23-27 April 2012: Nouméa, New Caledonia, France.
7-10 May 2012: Washington State, USA.
15-19 May 2012: Yeosu, Korea !! IMBER sponsored meeting