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n°59 - January 2013

IMBER news

  • IMBER IMBIZO lll is almost here! 
    IMBIZO3-Reminder
    Good management practices for natural and social science data will be considered IMBER Data Management Workshop on 27 January. All IMBIZO lll participants are welcome to attend.
  • A special issue of the Journal of Marine Systems - resulting from the Regional Comparisons workshop at IMBIZO ll has recently been published.
    Journal of Marine Systems
     
  • Announcement: Special issue of Biogeosciences - “Current Biogeochemical and Ecosystem Research in the Northern Indian Ocean”
    Submittal deadline: 15 May 2013.
    More info… 
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IMBER relevant meetings

       
Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 21-23 January 2013 New Orleans, LA, USA Registration deadline: Closed
4th North American Carbon Program All-Investigators Meeting 4-7 February 2013 Albuquerque, NM, USA Online registration is open.
Abstract submission deadline: Closed
4th PAGES Open Science Meeting and 2nd Young Scientists Meeting 11-16 February 2013 Goa, India Registration deadline: Closed
ASLO 2013 Aquatic Sciences Meeting 17-22 February 2013 New Orleans, LA, USA Online registration is open.
28th Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium - Responses of Arctic Marine Ecosystems to Climate Change 26-29 March 2013 Anchorage, AK, USA Online registration is open.
Poster abstract submission is open until space is filled
Holocene Climate Change Meeting 4-5 April 2013 London, UK Abstract submission is closed.
First International Ocean Colour Science (IOCS) Meeting 6-8 May 2013 Darmstadt, Germany Online registration is open.
Abstract submission deadline: 15 February 2013
International Conference on Arctic Ocean Acidification 6-8 May 2013 Bergen, Norway Registration is open.
9th International Carbon Dioxide Conference (ICDC9) 3-7 June 2013 Beijing, China Deadline for abstract submission: 1 February 2013
2013 OCB Summer Workshop 22-25 July 2013 Woods Hole, MA, USA Website and online registration are not available yet.
IAHS/IAPSO/IASPEI Joint Assembly 22-26 July 2013 Gothenburg, Sweden Abstract submission & grant application deadline: 4 February 2013
Living Planet Symposium 2013 9-13 September 2013 Edinburgh, UK Abstract submission deadline: 15 February 2013
U.S. Ocean Acidification Principal Investigators' Meeting  18-20 September 2013 Gallaudet University's Kellogg Conference Center, Washington, DC. Website and online registration are not available yet.
International Conference on Marine Data and Information Systems 23 - 25 September 2013 San Romano, Lucca, Italy Deadline for Early Registration: 1 July 2013
Deadline for Abstract Submission: 30 April 2013
DISCCRS VIII Interdisciplinary Climate Change Research Symposium 12-19 October 2013 La Foret Conference and Retreat Center, CO, USA Application Deadline: 28 February 2013
International Conference on Regional Climate - CORDEX 2013
A partnership between WCRP, the European Commission and IPCC
4-7 November 2013 Brussels, Belgium Registration opens 15 January 2013.
Attendance at the High Level Session on IPPC AR5 WG1 on 4 November 2013 is free, but registration is required.
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IMBER relevant publications

 
  • Wang Z.A., Wanninkhof R., Cai W.-J., Byrne R. H., Hu X., Peng T.-H. & Huang W.-J., 2013. The marine inorganic carbon system along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coasts of the United States: insights from a transregional coastal carbon study. Limnology & Oceanography 58(1): 325-342. Article (subscription required).
  • Doney S.C. & Ducklow H., 2013. Rapid climate change along the West Antarctic Peninsula: impacts from sea-ice to penguins. Flotsam & Jetsam, Massachusetts Marine Educators. (Winter 2013), 42(3): 1 & 15-18. Article 
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Funding and collaborative opportunities

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Early career scientist opportunities

   
2013 Summer Course
BIOS
Ramon Margalef
SOLAS Summer School
  • MSc and PhD scholarships available for Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Research
    More info...
socco
  • The EuroMarine Training Catalogue - a database of degree programmes and training courses in marine sciences
    More info...
euromarine
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Jobs

 

China

  • Research faculty and PhD Fellowship opportunities in Chemical Oceanography and Biogeochemistry at the State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research, East China Normal University, Shanghai
    Open until filled.
    More info…

Denmark

  • Ph.D. fellowship for work on microbial metabolism and gene expression at nanomolar oxygen concentrations, Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University
    Application deadline: 1 February 2013
    More info…

Germany

  • Two Postdoctoral positions are offered in the 'Paleoclimate Modeling'  working group, Institute of Geosciences, University of Kiel (CAU)
    Open until filled
    More info…

Japan

  • Research Scientist position on developing new adaptive ecosystem models for plankton, Yokohama Institute for Earth Sciences
    Application deadline: 31 January 2013
    More info...
  • Postdoctoral Position on developing new adaptive ecosystem models for plankton, Yokohama Institute for Earth Sciences
    Application deadline: 31 January 2013
    More info...

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • Three  Postdoctoral positions in developing an ocean observatory for the Red Sea, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal
    Open until filled.
    More info… 

Oman

  • Postdoctoral position in Physical Oceanography (numerical modelling), Department of Marine Science and Fisheries, College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
    Open until filled.
    More info…

USA

  • Postdoctoral researcher in organic biogeochemistry, Department of Geology at Kent State University
    Open until filled
    More info…
  • Faculty position in physical oceanography in the Department of Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
    Open until filled
    More info…
  • Nippon Foundation Fellow Postdoctoral position in climate modeling and fisheries at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
    Open until filled
    More info…
  • Postdoctoral researchers on the impacts of climate change on ocean circulation, biogeochemistry, and ecology in the Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS) at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
    Open until filled
    More info…
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate position at Princeton University-AOS Program, Princeton, NJ
    Open until filled
    More info…
  • Professor of Oceanography and Department Chair, College of Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
    Open until filled
    More info…
  • PhD Graduate Research Opportunities in Ocean Biogeochemistry and Climate Change, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
    Open until filled
    More info… 
  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor (Marine informaticist), College of the Environment & Life Sciences (CELS), University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
    Open until filled
    More info…
  • Post-doc researcher position at the Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 
    Open until filled
    More info...
  • Post-doc investigator position at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA
    Open until filled
    More info...
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Useful links

  • A new thematic series-  'Ocean Acidification:  Approaches to mitigation and adaptation' to be published in Carbon Balance and Management. This series aims to provide a widely accessible forum for the presentation and discussion of research into ocean acidification, and how these studies can be used to inform management and policy.
  • Eos article of interest: "Myths in funding ocean research at the National Science Foundation" published in the Dec. 18, 2012 (vol 93) 
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Meetings / Conferences / Workshops

   
 
IMBIZO3-Reminder
  • IMBER IMBIZO lll (28-31 January 2013, Goa, India)
    Additional workshop on natural and social science data management (27 January 2013, Goa, India)
 
2nd CLIOTOP Symposium

Certainty of change in pelagic systems – detection, attribution, prediction and adaptation