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n°41 - July 2011

 

IMBER News

IMBER Data Management Cookbook
Please download a copy.
Printed copies are available on request from the IMBER International Project Office (imber@univ-brest.fr).
IMBER special session, AGU Fall Meeting 2011 (5-9 December), San Francisco, California, USA.
OS13: Ocean acidification: past events, present conditions and future impacts.
Conveners: Richard Feely, Jean-Pierre Gattuso and Joanie Kleypas.
Deadline for abstract submission is 4 August 2011.
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Two IMBER sessions, Planet Under Pressure: new knowledge towards solutions (26-29 March 2012), London, UK.
(1) "Ocean acidification: ecological impacts and societal implications": session organised by the members of the SOLAS-IMBER Ocean Acidification (SIOA) working group.
(2) "Global science for governance of oceanic ecosystems and fisheries": session organised by IMBER-CLIOTOP.
Deadline for abstract submission: 19 August 2011.
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JOINT IMBER/SOLAS/IOCCP meeting (14-16 September 2011),  UNESCO, Paris, France.
The ocean carbon cycle at a time of change: synthesis and vulnerabilities.
Deadline for registration: 1 August 2011.
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Request for bids to host the IMBER Open Science Meeting in 2014
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CLIOTOP: Two working group reports:
(1) "Linking the physiology, behaviour and distribution of top predators with environmental cues", workshop, Hobart, Tasmania, 19 March 2011;
(2) "Modelling global demand for tuna - a synthesis", workshop, Nantes, France, 14-15 April 2011.
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ICED: Request for relevant publications.
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EPOCA: Ocean acidification film “Tipping Point” awarded the Prince Rainier III special prize at the 51st Monte-Carlo television festival.
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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.
Submission deadline: 15 September 2011.
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NSF solicitation: Water Sustainability and Climate (WSC).
Full proposal deadline: 19 October 2011.
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Early career scientist opportunities

19-30 September 2011: Lauenburg and Büsum, Germany.
Summer school on coastal research: climate change and impact in the North Sea.
Application deadline: 15 July 2011.
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2-9 October 2011: Wageningen and Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Post graduate and ESP professional training course, integrated assessment of ecosystem services: from theory to practice.
Closing date for registration: 15 August 2011.
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Ocean Summer School: Information about courses offered by different organizations.
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EuroMarine (FP7 project): Request to participate in a "marine education" inventory.
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More opportunities at: http://dev.imber.info/index.php/Others/Job-opportunities 
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Jobs

Africa
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.
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Europe

Post-doctoral fellowhip in experimental plankton ecology within the 'Marine biogeochemical cycles' team, GIS Europole-Mer, IUEM, Plouzané, France.
Application deadline: 1 September 2011.
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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.
Application deadline: 30 August 2011.
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Post-doctoral fellowhip in invertebrate eco-physiology at the Department of Marine Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Application deadline: 14 July 2011.
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PhD in the development of a spatial simulation model of the population dynamics of Sea Bass, Ifremer, Brest, France.
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Professorship in fish population dynamics and stock assessment, DTU-Aqua, Charlottenlund, Denmark.
Application deadline: 29 July 2011.
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Two post-doctoral fellowhip in sea ice research, Georges Lemaître Center for Earth and Climate Research, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
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Joint NAMS&T Centre / ZMT Bremen fellowship in tropical coastal marine ecology and biogeochemistry, Bremen, Germany.
Call for applications: open.
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North America

Post-doctoral fellowhip in climate impact of improved cryosphere-atmosphere-ocean interactions, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York City, USA.
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Fisheries scientists (3 positions), Centre for Fisheries Ecosystem Research at the Fisheries and Marine Institute, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.
Closing date: 2 September 2011.
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Two post-doctoral fellowships, DFO, St John’s Newfoundland, Canada.
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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.
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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.
Application deadlines: 15 August 2011 (marine molecular biology) and 15 September 2011 (coral reef ecology).
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Post-doctoral Research Associate in marine biogeochemistry, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA.
Contact Dr. Robert Thunell.
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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.
Email Aleck Wang for more information.

Post-doctoral fellowhip in aquatic ecology/limnology, Hancock Biological Station/Watershed Studies Institute, Murray State University, Murray, KY, USA.
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Post-doctoral fellowhip in coastal nutrient impacts modeling, global change and watershed biogeochemistry, Washington State University, Vancouver, WA, USA.
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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.
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Publications / Web resources

"Ocean acidification: a national strategy to meet the challenges of a changing ocean". Report from the National Academies (USA).
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Congressionally-requested report and public outreach booklet on "Ocean Acidification" released by the National Research Council (USA).
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"Snow, water, ice and permafrost in the arctic (SWIPA)", 2011. Published by The International Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP).
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Report of the OCB sponsored scoping workshop (November 2010). "The molecular biology of biogeochemistry: using molecular methods to link ocean chemistry with biological activity".
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S.J. Purkis and V.V. Klemas (2011), "Remote sensing and global environmental change", Wiley-Blackwell, 384 pp.
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Final version of the Ocean Research and Resources Advisory Panel (ORRAP) Ocean Acidification Task Force report.
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Science-to-action guidebook including two "guides" in one publication. One guide is intended for scientists and the other for decision-makers.
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Ocean's harmful low-oxygen zones growing, are sensitive to small changes in climate, ScienceDaily, 18 June 2011.
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Fastest sea-level rise in two millenia linked to increasing global temperatures, NSF Press Release 11-122, 20 June 2011.
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Ocean currents speed melting of Antarctic ice, The Earth Institute at Columbia University, 26 June 2011.
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A scary report card on the world’s oceans, Time, 21 June 2011.
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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.
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UCAR/COMET: new online tools for coastal climate learning and training.
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In addition to case studies, video and other tools available through the online courses, a companion Coastal Climate Wiki includes additional resources that can be customized to address local needs.
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Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS): career development webinar series.
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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.
2011 Chemical oceanography Gordon research conference.
Deadline for applications: 17 July 2011.
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12 September 2011: Royal Society, Carlton House Terrace, London, UK.
Challenger Society for Marine Science and UK Scientific Committee for Ocean Research (SCOR) one-day meeting.
Prospectus for UK marine science for the nex 20 years.
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12-15 September 2011: Yantai, China.
LOICZ open science conference 2011: “coastal systems, global change and sustainability”.
Late registration: after 1 July 2011.
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14-16 September 2011 : UNESCO, Paris, France !! Joint IMBER/SOLAS/IOCCP Meeting
The ocean carbon cycle at a time of change: synthesis and vulnerabilities.
Deadline for registration: 1 August 2011.
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17-23 September 2011: Gdansk, Poland, 2011.
ICES annual science conference.
Deadline for early registration: 1 August 2011.
Late registration: after 1 August 2011.
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22-23 September 2011 : Plymouth, UK.
Plankton 2011, plankton biodiversity and global change.
Deadline for registration: 31 August 2011.
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26-30 September 2011: Aberdeen, Scotland.
World conference on marine biodiversity.
Deadline for registration: 2 Septembre 2011.
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27-29 September 2011: Fram Centre, Tromsø, Norway.
Workshop organized by the Institute of Marine Research to bring together experts on acid rain and ocean acidification.
Themes include: biogeochemistry, effects on organisms and ecosystems, socioeconomic impacts.
Deadline for registration: 29 July 2011.
Contact: howardb@imr.no
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27-30 September 2011: Istanbul, Turkey.
20th International Symposium on Environmental Biogeochemistry.
Final programme: 31 July 2011.
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4-7 October 2011: Wageningen, The Netherlands.
4th ESP conference, ecosystem services: integrating science and practice.
Deadline for abstract submission: 15 August 2011.
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9-12 October 2011: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Geological Society of America (GSA) annual meeting.
Session (T127) on tropical small mountainous river biogeochemistry: terrestrial losses, internal processing, coastal inputs and marine burial.
Deadline for abstract submission: 26 July 2011.
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14-23 October 2011 : Khabarovsk, Russia. !! IMBER sponsored meeting
PICES 2011 annual meeting, mechanisms of marine ecosystem reorganization in the north Pacific ocean.
Regular registration: after 20 June 2011.
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18-21 October 2011: Biarritz, France.
Symposium "vulnerability of coastal ecosystems to global change and extreme events".
At the crossroads of knowledge to the benefit of coastal and marine ecosystem services.
Deadline for registration: 24 September 2011.
Contact : renseignements@centredelamer.fr
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24-28 October 2011: Denver, Colorado, USA.
WCRP Open Science Conference: Climate research in service to society.
Deadline for general registration: 24 October 2011.
On-site registration: after 24 October 2011.
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29 November-2 December 2011: ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy.
ESA, SOLAS, EGU joint conference, Earth observation for ocean-atmosphere interactions science.
Paper submission deadline: 29 November 2011.
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5-9 December 2011: San Francisco, California, USA !! EPOCA and IMBER Special Session
AGU fall meeting 2011.
Deadline for abstract submission: 4 August 2011.
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20-24 February 2012: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
TOS/ASLO/AGU 2012 ocean sciences meeting.
Deadline for abstact submission: 7 October 2011.
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21-24 February 2012: Chennai, India.
International open science conference: global environmental change - challenges and innovations.
Deadline for abstact submission: 15 July 2011.
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26-29 March 2012: London, UK. !! SOLAS/IMBER and IMBER/CLIOTOP special sessions
Planet under pressure: new knowledge towards solutions.
Deadline for abstract submission: 19 August 2011.
Further info

17-20 April 2012: Vlissingen, The Netherlands
Dynamic Deltas international conference 2012, "Dynamic deltas on safety and sustainability in rural delta regions".
Deadline for abstract submission: 24 October 2011.
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23-27 April 2012: Nouméa, New Caledonia, France.
10th International conference on southern hemisphere meteorology and oceanography.
Deadline for abstract submission: 15 September 2011.
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7-10 May 2012: Washington State, USA.
SOLAS Open Science Conference.
Conference organization is underway and details of speakers and plenary sessions will be available soon.
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15-19 May 2012: Yeosu, Korea !! IMBER sponsored meeting
2nd ICES/PICES/IOC international symposium 'effect of climate change on the world's oceans'.
Deadline for submission of proposals and workshops: 15 September 2011.
Deadline for abstract submission: 15 December 2011.
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