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n°51 - May 2012

IMBER news

  • The IMBER International Project Office has relocated to the Institute of Marine Research in Bergen, Norway.

    IMR Bergen

    New contact information
    IMBER International Project Office
    Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
    4th Floor, C. Sundts gate 64
    Nordnes 5005 
    Bergen, Norway

    Tel: +47 55 23 69 29
    Fax: +47 55 23 68 30
    Office email: imber@imr.no

  • Jean-Pierre Gattuso has been awarded the 2012 European Geosciences Union's Vladimir lvanovich Vernadsky medal. More info…
  • IMBER IMBIZO lll (28-31 January 2013, Goa, India): Online registration and abstract submission now open! See the IMBIZO III website for more information. 
  • Comments on the new SCOR Working Groups. Deadline for comments: 1 September 2012. More info…
  • Soliciting nominations for the OCB Ocean Time-Series Advisory Committee. More info…
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IMBER meetings/special sessions

  • Needs assessment for capacity development for IMBER in the Asia-Pacific region (31 July - 4 August 2012, Shanghai, China)

    The State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research (SKLEC) at the East China Normal University (ECNU) will host a Capacity development needs assessment workshop from 31 July to 4 August 2012. The workshop is organized by the IMBER Capacity Building Task Team (CBTT) and Regional Project Office (RPO), and is co-sponsored by IMBER, the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) and SKLEC.
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IMBER relevant meetings

  • SOLAS Open Science Conference (7-10 May 2012, Cle Elum, WA, USA). More info…
  • 2nd ICES/PICES/IOC International Symposium - The Effects of Climate Change on the World's Oceans (15-19 May 2012, Yeosu, Korea). More info… 
  • Deep Ocean Cabled Observatories workshop (24-25 May 2012, NIKHEF, Amsterdam, Netherlands). 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, OR, USA). More info...
  • Marine Microbes - Microbial Ecology in the Era of 'omics' seminar (23-24 June 2012, Lucca, Italy). More info…
  • Marine Microbes - Bridging the Gaps from Genomes to Biomes conference (24-29 June 2012, Lucca, Italy). 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). 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). More info… 
  • 2012 OCB Summer Workshop (16-19 July 2012, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, USA). Registration deadline: 10 June 2012. More info…
  • Asia Oceania Geosciences Society AOGS - AGU (WPGM) Joint Assembly Meeting (13-17 August 2012, Sentosa Island, Singapore). More info…
  • Bjerknes Centre's Open Science Conference Climate Change in High Latitudes (3-6 September 2012, Bergen, Norway). More info...
  • Challenger Conference - Ocean Challenges in the 21st Century (3-6 September 2012, UEA, Norwich, UK). More info...
  • 3rd International Symposium on the Ocean in a High-COWorld (24-27 September 2012, Monterey, California, USA). 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). More info...
  • Annual International Conference on Geological & Earth Sciences (GEOS 2012) (3-4 December 2012, Singapore). More info…
  • AGU Fall Meeting (3-12 December 2012, San Francisco, CA, USA). More info…
  • 4th PAGES Open Science Meeting and 2nd Young Scientists Meeting (11-16 February 2013, Goa, India). More info…
  • Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference (21-23 January 2013, New Orleans, LA). More info…
  • Holocene Climate Change Meeting (4-5 April 2013, London, UK). The call for papers and posters is now open. More info…
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IMBER publications

 
  • Erga S R, Ssebiyonga N, Hamre B, Frette Ø, Hovland E, DrinkwaterK and Rey F, 2012.  Environmental control of phytoplankton distribution and photosynthetic capacity at the Jan Mayen Front in the Norwegian Sea. Journal of Marine Systems doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2012.01.006.
  • Fer I and Drinkwater K, 2012. Mixing in the Barents Sea Polar Front near Hopen in spring. Journal of Marine Systems. doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2012.01.005.
  • Friedland K D, Stock C, Drinkwater K F, Link J, Leaf R, Shank B,  Rose J, Pilskaln C H, and Fogarty M, 2012. Pathways between primary production and fisheries yields of Large Marine Ecosystems. PlosOne 7: e28945. doi:1371/journal.pone.0028945.

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Funding and collaborative opportunities

  • POGO-AMT Fellowship. Application deadline: 4 May 2012. More info…
  • New NSF Solicitation: Antarctic Research - Division of Antarctic Sciences - Office of Polar Programs. Deadline: 31 May 2012. More info…
  • Moore Foundation 2012 Marine Microbiology Initiative Investigator Competition. Application deadline: 4 June 2012 at 2 PM Pacific Time. More info…
  • Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Fellowships for short-term visits to international labs, field facilities, and/or home institutions. More info… 
  • Contributions of climate research data to the MedCLIVAR database.
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Early career scientist opportunities

   
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  • LabexMER International Postdoctoral Fellowships in Marine Sciences
    Application deadline: 21 May 2012
    More info…
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  • BIOS Summer Courses: Immerse Yourself in Marine Science
    Microbial Oceanography: The Biogeochemistry, Ecology and Genomics of Oceanic Microbial Ecosystems
    17 June - 7 July 2012
    More info…
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  • European Space Agency (ESA) - App Camp
    18-22 June 2012, Frascati (near Rome), Italy
    Application deadline: 6 May 2012
    More info…
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  • Darwin School on Biogeosciences 2012
    1-13 July 2012, Utrecht and Texel, The Netherlands
    Application deadline: 25 May 2012.
    More info…
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  • Experimental Design & Data Analysis for Marine Biologists - A Course Designed for PhD students
    20-31 August 2012, Göteborg University, Strömstad, Sweden
    Registration deadline: 29 June 2012
    Course Flyer…
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  • Marie Curie mobility calls for experienced researchers
    Deadline: 16 August 2012 at 17:00 (Brussels local time)
    More info…
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  • InterRidge Cruise Travel Bursaries - up to $2 000 to facilitate cruise participation
    Application deadline: 31 December 2012
    More info…
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  • Satellite Monitoring of the Seas 2012 Africa
    6-16 November 2012, Morocco
    Application deadline: 31 May 20112
    More info…
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Jobs

 

Canada

  • Research Associate - UBC's Pacific Centre for Isotopic and Geochemical Research (PCIGR)
    Application deadline: 15 May 2012
    More info… 

France

  • International Chair - Evolutionary Marine Ecology, LabexMER and the European University of Brittany

    Application deadline: 31 May 2012
    More info…

Sweden

  • Postdoc - Long-term Marine Ecological Research, Stockholm University
    Application deadline: 1 May 2012
    More info…

USA

  • Postdoc - NOAA/NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center in Narragansett, RI.
    Application deadline: 1 May 2012
    More info…
  • Director - Earth Science Division, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington DC
    Application deadline: 8 May 2012
    More info...
  • Postdoc - Biodiversity and alkenone production of coastal phytoplankton, Rynearson Lab., University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography
    Application deadline: 13 May 2012
    More info…
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Publications / Web resources

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Useful links

  • Survey for users of CLIVAR/CO2 repeat hydrography data to identify where these data have been used.
  • Sea Ice Information Survey completion for the Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center.
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Meetings / Conferences / Workshops

 
2nd ICES/PICES/IOC International Symposium
  • 2nd ICES/PICES/IOC International Symposium (15-19 May 2012, Yeosu, Korea)
 
IMBIZO III website
  •  IMBER IMBIZO lll (28-31 Jan 2013, Goa, India). More info…