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n° 45 - November 2011

IMBER news

New IMBER website

  • IMBER is pleased to announce the launch of our new website! The site has been redesigned with a fresh new look and has been updated to provide you with more news and information about IMBER science, activities and related events.

IMBER IMBIZO III

  • The future of marine biogeochemistry, ecosystems and societies. Multi-dimensional approaches to the challenges of global change in continental margins and open ocean systems.
  • Send your suggestions of potential workshop themes before 15 November 2011.

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IMBER ClimECO3 Summer School

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  • A View Towards Integrated Earth System Models Human-nature Interactions in the Marine World.
  • 23-28 July 2012, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Registration is open.

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New IMBER endorsed project

  • PRISM-RS (Processes Regulating Iron Supply at the Mesoscale - Ross Sea). 

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IMBER posters

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EUROCEANS conf oct 2011
WCRP poster 2011
Poster presented by Sinjae Yoo at the PICES 2011 Annual Meeting, 14-23 Oct. 2011, Khabarovsk, Russia (More info...). Poster presented by Wajih Naqvi at the EUR-OCEANS Conference, 24-26 Oct. 2011, Toulouse, France (More info...). Poster presented by Antonio Caltabiano at the WCRP Open Science Conference, 24-28 Oct. 2011, Denver, Colorado, USA (More info...).

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IMBER meetings/special sessions

  • 5th China-Japan-Korea IMBER Symposium and Training course (22-25 Nov. 2011, Shanghai, China). More info...
  • TOS/ASLO/AGU 2012 Ocean Sciences Meeting (20-24 Feb. 2012, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA): IMBER is involved in seven sessions. More info...
  • European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly (22-27 April 2012, Vienna, Austria): IMBER/SOLAS special session: Sensitivity of marine ecosystems and biogeochemical cycles to global change (OS3.1) (Convener: B. Salihoglu, Co-Conveners: C. Robinson, C. Garbe, V. Garçon and A. V. Borges). More info...
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Too Big To Ignore initiative

  • IMBER has partnered with an exciting proposed project entitled "Too Big to Ignore". This is a global partnership for small scale fisheries research, lead by IMBER SSC member, Dr Ratana Chuenpagdee. More info...
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IMBER publications

  • Bach LT, Riebesell, U and Schulz KG, 2011. Distinguishing between the effects of ocean acidification and ocean carbonation in the coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi. Limnology and Oceanography 56(6): 2040-2050. More info...
  • Nianzhi Jiao, Gerhard J. Herndl, Dennis A. Hansell, Ronald Benner, Gerhard Kattner, Steven W. Wilhelm, David L. Kirchman, Markus G. Weinbauer, Tingwei Luo, Feng Chen & Farooq Azam, 2010. Microbial production of recalcitrant dissolved organic matter: long-term carbon storage in the global ocean. Nature Reviews Microbiology 8: 593:599. More info...
  • EPOCA: The guide for policymakers “Ocean acidification – Questions Answered”, produced by the International Ocean Acidification Reference User group (RUG), is now available in German. More info...
  • Form A. U. & Riebesell U., in press. Acclimation to ocean acidification during long-term CO2 exposure in the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa. Global Change Biology.
      
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Funding and collaborative opportunities

  • NSF ocean acidification research funding opportunity (NSF 12-500). Full proposal deadline: 6 January 2012. More info...
  • Inter-laboratory comparison for sea water CO2 measurements planned for 2012 to assess the present quality of sea water CO2 measurements for total alkalinity, total dissolved inorganic carbon, and pH. It is thus relevant to the marine science community as well as to laboratories involved in ocean acidification activities. Contacts: Clara Hoppe or Andrew Dickson.
  • The North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) is seeking nominations to fill one vacancy on its Science Panel.
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  • BiodivERsA 2011-12 Pan-European call for international research proposals on biodiversity dynamics: developing scenarios, identifying tipping points and improving resilience. More info...

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Early career scientist opportunities

  • IIASA’s annual 3-month Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) (1 June-31 August 2012, Laxenburg, Austria). Application deadline: 16 January 2012. More info...
  • 2012-2013 NF-POGO Center of Excellence in Observational Oceanography training programme (4 August 2012-25 May 2013, Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS), Bermuda). Application deadline: 20 November 2011. More info...
  • New "Centre for Ocean Life" directed by DTU-Aqua (Denmark): open on 1 January 2012. More info and job openings

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Publications / Web resources

Publications

  • Hu X., & Cai W.-J. (2011). The impact of denitrification on the atmospheric CO2 uptake potential of seawater. Marine Chemistry 127(1-4): 192-198. More info...
  • Climate Synthesis Report for the UNFCCC COP17 in Durban, Asia-Pacific Network (APN). More info...
  • A U.S. Carbon Cycle Science Plan (2011). A Report of the Carbon Cycle Science, Steering Group and Subcommittee, Anna Michalak, Rob Jackson, Gregg Marland, Chris Sabine, Co-Chairs. More info...
  • Frangoudes K. (2011) Women's Contribution in Small-scale Fisheries in the European Union, in "World Small-Scale Fisheries Contemporary Visions", Edited by Ratana Chuenpagdee, Eburon Academic Publishers: 101-116. More info...
  • NRC Report (2011): Assessing Requirements for Sustained Ocean Color Research and Operations, The National Academies Press. More info...
APN Climate Synthesis Report
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Web resources

  • How do scientists reconstruct past climate conditions on Earth? YouTube, ScienceMediaNL’s Channel, 3 October 2011. More info...
  • Ocean Data View (ODV) Version 4.4.2 available for download. More info...

Meetings / Conferences / Workshops in November

  • 5th China-Japan-Korea IMBER Symposium and Training course (22-25 Nov. 2011, Shanghai, China). More info...
  • 3rd GEOTRACES Data-Model Synergy Workshop (14-17 Nov. 2011, Barcelona, Spain). More info...
  • IndiSeas II Second Meeting (15-18 Nov. 2011, UNESCO, Paris, France). More info...
  • ESA, SOLAS, EGU joint Conference (29 Nov.-2 Dec. 2011, Frascati, Italy). More info...

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