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n°52 - June 2012

IMBER news

  • The IMBER IPO officially opens at the IMR!
     
     
     
    The official opening of the IMBER International Project Office (IPO) at the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) in Bergen, Norway, took place during the IGBP annual meeting at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bergen on Thursday, 24 May 2012.
    James Syvitski (IGBP), Wolfgang Fennel (SCOR), Einar Svendsen (IMR), Jon Børre Ørbæk (RCN), and the IMBER SSC Chair, Eileen Hofmann were there.
     
     
     
    IPO Opening 4

    From left: Lisa Maddison (IMBER Deputy Executive Officer), Einar Svendsen (Director of Research, IMR), Eileen Hofmann (IMBER SSC Chair), Bernard Avril (IMBER Executive Officer)

    IPO Opening 5

    From left: Jon Børre Ørbæk (RCN), Einar Svendsen (IMR), James Syvitski (IGBP), Eileen Hofmann (IMBER SSC Chair), Wolfgang Fennel (SCOR), Bernard Avril (IMBER Executive Officer), Lisa Maddison (IMBER Deputy Executive Officer)

       
  •  Dr. Bernard Avril is the new Executive Officer of IMBER
     
     
     
    We are delighted that Dr. Bernard Avril joined IMBER as the Executive Officer on 4 June 2012.
    His academic background is in marine biogeochemistry, bio-optics and ecology. Before coming to IMBER, Bernard was Science Officer for Environmental Sciences, Geosciences and Sustainability Research at the European Science Foundation, where he coordinated a foresight initiative on the Responses to Environmental and Societal Challenges for our Unstable Earth (RESCUE). Prior to that, he was the Deputy Executive Director of the International Project Office for the Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS), which was located at the University of Bergen in Norway.
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    Dr. Bernard Avril

  • IMBER IMBIZO lll (28-31 January 2013, Goa, India).
    Keynote speakers are: Prof. Farooq Azam (SCRIPPS, USA), Dr. Denise Breitburg (Smithsonian Environmental Research Centre, USA), Dr. Curtis Deutsch (University of California, USA), Dr. John Kurien (Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, India)
    Abstract deadline: 15 July 2012.
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   IMBER meetings/special sessions

  • 9th IMBER SSC meeting (12-15 June 2012, La Paz, Mexico). Includes a joint meeting with the Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR) project
     
     
     
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  • UNCLOS/IMBER-LOICZ Continental Margins Symposium and Panel Discussion (20 June 2012, Halifax, Canada)
     
     
     
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  • IMBER Needs assessment workshop for capacity development 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

  • Ocean Acidification session at the XXXll SCAR Open Science Conference (16-19 June 2012, Portland, OR, USA). More info...
  • Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (20-22 June 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). 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…
  • Goldschmidt conference - Special session on Ocean deoxygenation and coastal hypoxia: impact on ocean biogeochemistry (24-29 June 2012, Montreal, Canada). More info…
  • ASLO 2012 Summer Meeting (8-13 July 2012, Lake Biwa, Japan). More info...
  • 21st International Radiocarbon Conference (9-13 July 2012, Paris, France). More info...
  • 12th International Coral Reef Symposium (9-13 July 2012, Cairns, Australia). 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…
  • International Institute for Fisheries Economics and Trade - IIFET's 16th biennial conference (16-20 July 2012, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania). More info…
  • Asia Oceania Geosciences Society AOGS - AGU (WPGM) Joint Assembly Meeting (13-17 August 2012, Sentosa Island, Singapore). More info…
  • 2nd International Workshop on Marine Aggregates (15-17 August 2012, Max Planck Institute, Bremen, Germay). 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...
  • Time-series analysis in marine science and applications for industry (17-21 September 2012, Centre Nautique de Moulin Mer, Brittany, France). More info…
  • Environmental Sensors 2012 (23-28 September 2012, Résidence Belambra, Anglet, France). More info…
  • 3rd International Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World (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...
  • DISCCRS VII Symposium (13-20 Oct. 2012, Colorado Springs, CO, USA). More info…
  • MESOAQUA International Symposium - Recent Achievements and Future Directions in Aquatic Mesocosm Research (16-19 October 2012, Heraklion, Crete). More info...
  • The XXXIth SCOR General Meeting (21-23 October 2012, Nova Scotia, Canada). More info…
  • Joint ART-APECS Science Workshop (23-26 October 2012, Sopot, Poland). More info…
  • Pan Oceanic Remote Sensing Conference (5-9 November, 2012, Kochi, Kerala, India). 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…
  • Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference (21-23 January 2013, New Orleans, LA). More info…
  • 4th PAGES Open Science Meeting (11-16 February 2013, Goa, India). Deadline for abstract submission: 8 September 2012. More info…
  • 2nd PAGES Young Scientists Meeting (11-12 February 2013, Goa, India). Deadline for abstract submission: 7 July 2012. More info…
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Funding and collaborative opportunities

  • 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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  • 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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  • IIASA’s annual 3-month Young Scientist Summer Program (YSSP) (1 June - 31 August 2012, Laxenburg, Austria). 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

 

France

  • European Project Manager and Scientific Liaison Officer - ICOS-INWIRE European project, LSCE, France
    Application deadline: 15 June 2012
    More info…
  • Postdoc - Effects of ocean acidification on benthic communities in the Mediterranean Sea, Villefranche-sur-mer, France
    Application deadline: 24 June 2012
    More info…

USA

  • Postdoc - integrated natural/social science modelling, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA, USA
    More info…

Australia

  • Postdoc - ocean circulation and global biogeochemical cycles, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New South Wales
    More info…
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Publications / Web resources

  • The EuroMarine Webinairs are being developed on a range of topics from short modules (5 min) to full lectures (45 min). http://www.euromarineconsortium.eu/education/webinars
  • The National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC) has published Version 1 of the NetCDF templates. http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/data/formats/netcdf
  • Najjar R G, Friedrichs,M A M, Cai, W-J (Editors), 2012. Report of The U.S. East Coast Carbon Cycle Synthesis Workshop, January 19-20, 2012, Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry Program and North American Carbon Program, 34 pp. Download…
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Useful links

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Meetings / Conferences / Workshops

 
ClimECO3
  • ClimECO3 (23-28 July 2012, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey)
 
IMBIZO III website