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n°49 - March 2012

IMBER news

  • IMBER announces IMBIZO lll (Goa, India from 28-31 January 2013). See the IMBIZO III website for more information
     
  • IMBER is looking for a new Executive Officer for its International Project Office in Bergen, Norway. For details of this position go to: http://jobbnorge.no/job.aspx?jobid=80995. 
  • Application deadline for the IMBER ClimECO3 Summer School has been extended to 15 March 2012. OCB offers limited travel support for US participants. 
    The interdisciplinary IMBER ClimECO3 Summer School A View Towards Integrated Earth System Models: Human-nature Interactions in the Marine World will bring together lecturers, students and early career scientists from natural and social science domains, to consider new ways of developing more accurate scenarios under future climate change. To apply or for more information go to: http://www.imber.info/index.php/Early-Career/IMBER-Summer-Schools/ClimECO3-July-2012-Ankara-Turkey
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  • Call open for new SCOR Working Groups. Working Groups are an important vehicle to bring attention to important ocean science issues identified by the global community of ocean scientists. Deadline for proposal submissions: 15 April 2012. More info...
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IMBER meetings/special sessions

  • AOGS - AGU (WPGM) Joint Assembly meeting (13-17 August, 2012, Singapore) - Special SIBER session OS12: "Physical and biogeochemical processes in the Indian Ocean: Recent progress and toward future collaborations"
    Deadline to submit abstracts: 12 March, 2012. 
    More info… 
  • Planet Under Pressure Conference 26-29 March in Londonhttp://www.planetunderpressure2012.net/ )

    The IMBER-CLIOTOP and MACROES project session "Global science for global governance of oceanic ecosystems and fisheries" will be split over two days to accommodate more talks and allow for greater in depth discussion. These will take place on the afternoon of Sunday 25 March and Tuesday 27 March. Please contact the co-conveners: Olivier Maury, Kathleen Miller, Raghu Murtugudde, Liam Campling, Olivier Aumont for further information about the session

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IMBER relevant meetings

  • Second ICES/PICES/IOC International Symposium - The Effects of Climate Change on the World's Oceans (15-19 May 2012, Yeosu, Korea). More info… 
  • GEOHAB Open Science Meeting - Progress in Interpreting Life History and Growth Dynamics of Harmful Algal Blooms in Fjords and Coastal Environments (29-31 May 2012, Victoria, Canada). More info...
  • Ocean Acidification session at the XXXll SCAR Open Science Conference (16-19 June 2012, Portland, Oregon, USA). Abstract submission deadline: 15 February 2012. More info...
  • ASLO 2012 Summer Meeting: Special Session on Trace Element Biogeochemistry (8-13 July 2012, Lake Biwa, Japan). More info...
  • 21st International Radiocarbon Conference (9-13 July 2012, Paris, France). Application deadline for travel grands: 15 March 2012. More info...
  • XXXII SCAR Open Science Conference - Natural and anthropogenic forcing on the Antarctic and Southern Ocean climate system (13-25 July 2012, Portland, OR, USA). Abstract submission deadline extended: 23:59 GMT, 1 March 2012. More info… 
  • 2012 OCB Summer Workshop (16-19 July 2012, Woods Hole, MA, USA). More info soon...
  • Bjerknes Centre's Open Science Conference Climate Change in High Latitudes (3-6 September 2012, Bergen, Norway). Abstract submission deadline: 1 May 2012. More info...
  • Challenger Conference - Ocean Challenges in the 21st Century (3-6 September 2012, UEA, Norwich, UK)Abstract submission deadline: 26 March 2012. More info...
  • Third International Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World (24-27 September 2012, Monterey, California, USA). Abstract submission deadline: 1 April 2012. More info…
  • AGU Chapman Conference The Agulhas System and its Role in Changing Ocean Circulation, Climate, and Marine Ecosystems (8-12 October 2012, Stellenbosch, South Africa). Abstract submission deadline: 1 June 2012. More info...
  • MESOAQUA International Symposium Recent Achievements and Future Directions in Aquatic Mesocosm Research (16-19 October 2012, Heraklion, Crete). Abstract submission deadline: 31 March 2012. More info...

 

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IMBER publications

 
  • Hunsicker ME, Olson RJ, Essington TE, Maunder MN, Duffy LM, Kitchell JF (2012) Potential for top-down control on tropical tunas based on size structure of predator-prey interactions. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 445:263-277
  • A global analysis of tuna and billfish distribution: Reygondeau G, Maury O, Beaugrand G, Fromentin J-M, Fonteneau A, Cury P (2011) Biogeography of tuna and billfish communities. Journal of Biogeography, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02582.x.
  • Nianzhi J, Herndl G, Hansell D, Benner R, Kattner G, Wilhelm SW, Kirchman DL, Weinbauer MG, Luo T, Chen F, Azam F (2010) Microbial production of recalcitrant dissolved organic matter: long-term carbon storage in the global ocean.  Nature Rev. Microbiol doi:10.1038/nrmicro2386
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Funding and collaborative opportunities

  • NASA ROSES -11 Solicitation: Carbon Monitoring System Program in Earth Science. Closing date: 20 April 2012. More info…
  • NSF Office of Polar Programs - Antarctic Research. Closing date: 31 May 2012. More info…
   
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Early career scientist opportunities

 

IOCCG Summer Lecture Series 2012: Frontiers in Ocean Optics and Ocean Colour Science

2-14 July 2012, Villefranche-sur-Mer, France

Application deadline: 16 March 2012

More info… 

Marine Microbes Gordon Research Seminar: Microbial Ecology in the Era of 'omics'

23-24 June 2012, Il Ciocco Tuscany Resort, Lucca (Barga), Italy

Application deadline: 26 May 2012

More info…

2012 ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting-SS04: Food-Web Effects on Ocean Biogeochemical Processes: Environmental Control and Interactions.

8-13 July 2012, Lake Biwa, Otsu, Shiga, Japan

Abstract submission deadline: 1 March 2012

More info… 

3rd SIROCCO Training Course & Users Meeting

19-21 March 2012, Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées, Toulouse, France

Application deadline: 29 February 2012

More info…

Dissertations in Chemical Oceanography Symposium (DISCO) XXIII

7-11 October 2012, Kaua’i Marriott in Lihue, Kaua’i

Application deadline: 23 April 2012

More info… 

Physical Oceanography Dissertation Symposium (PODS) VII

7-11 October 2012, Kaua’i Marriott in Lihue, Kaua’i

Application deadline: 23 April 2012

More info…

Are your GEOTRACES data reliable ? 
A 3-day training school on data quality of marine trace elements and isotopes.

30 May - 1 June 2012, Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements, Geel & Leuven, Belgium

Application deadline: 1 March 2012

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Chesapeake Modeling Symposium - Session on Biogeochemical Cycles at Land-Estuarine Interfaces

21-22 May 2012, Annapolis, MD

Abstract submission deadline: 15 March 2012

More info… 

BIOS Summer Courses: Immerse Yourself in Marine Science

Microbial Oceanography: The Biogeochemistry, Ecology and Genomics of Oceanic Microbial Ecosystems

17 June - 7 July 2012

Applications currently being accepted.

More info… 

InterRidge Cruise Travel Bursaries - up to $2 000 to facilitate cruise participation

Application deadline: 31 December 2012

More info…

ICES Training Courses 2012: "Communicating Science and Advice"

18-19 June 2012, ICES, Copenhagen, Denmark

More info…

ICES Training Courses 2012: "How to Lead an Effective Technical Meeting"

20-21 June 2012, ICES, Copenhagen, Denmark

More info… 

Indian Ocean Tuna Tagging Symposium

30 October - 2 November 2012, Mauritius

First Announcement and Call For Papers… 

EuroMarine Mobility Fellowships Programme 2012

To spend 1-3 months at one of the EuroMarine institutes

Application deadline: 15 April 2012

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Jobs

 

Norway

  • Executive Officer of the IMBER International Project Office (IMR, Bergen, Norway). More info...
  • Post Doctoral Researcher - ocean acidification effects on Arctic marine zooplankton (IMR, Bergen, Norway)
    Application deadline: 26 February, 2012
    More info…
  • Associate Professor in marine system ecology (NTNU, Trondheim, Norway)
    More info… 

USA

  • Research Assistant needed for the continued development of the PacIOOS, School of Ocean & Earth Science & Technology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA 
    Application deadline: 15 March, 2012
 
  • Postdoctoral Position in Physical Oceanography, Dept. Marine Science, University of Southern Mississippi, MS, USA 
 
  • Postdoctoral Scholar on sources and cycling of non-photosynthetic carbon in plants, University of California, Irvine, USA
    Application deadline: 20 March, 2012
    More infor… 
  • Post-doc opportunity: Climate modeling and the energy/carbon/climate problem, Carnegie Institution, Department of Global Ecology, Stanford campus
    More infor… 
  • Post-doc opportunity: Ocean acidification and coral reef metabolism, Carnegie Institution, Department of Global Ecology, Standford campus
    More info… 

UK

  • Research Assistant position (fixed term), Swansea University, UK
    Application deadline: 10 February, 2012
    More info…

Australia

  • Postdoctoral position for a Biological Oceanographer, IMAS in Hobart, Tasmania
    University of Tasmania: More info…
  • Two Research Associate/Research Assistant Professor positions at the University of Western Australia: More info…(position 3861 & 3862)

Asia

  • Postdoctoral position to work on larval biology or environmental proteomics or biomineralization, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    More info… 
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Publications / Web resources

  • A US 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…
  • SOLAS e-bulletin 76 View…
   
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Meetings / Conferences / Workshops

 
Planet Under Pressure
  • Planet Under Pressure: New Knowledge Towards Solutions (26-29 March 2012, London, UK). More info...
     
  • 6th International Conference on Community-based Adaptation CBA6 (16-22 April 2012, Hanoi, Vietnam). More info…
     
 
Dynamic Deltas International conference 2012
  • Dynamic Deltas International Conference (17-20 April 2012, Vlissingen, The Netherlands). More info…

 

 
EGU General Assembly
  • EGU General Assembly (22-27 April 2012, Vienna, Austria). More info…
 
The 10th International Conference on Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography
  • 10th International Conference on Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography (23-27 April 2012, Nouméa, New Caledonia, France). More info…
 
oceans of change
  • 2nd ICES / PICES Conference for Early Career Scientists (24-27 April 2012, Majorca Island, Spain). More info…
     
 
IMBIZO III website
  •  IMBER IMBIZO lll (28-31 Jan 2013, Goa, India). More info…