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n°63 - May 2013

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IMBER relevant meetings

45th International Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics (special IMBER session) 13-17 May 2013 Liège, Belgium Abstract submission is closed
SOOS Asian Workshop 23-24 May 2013 Shanghai, China Registration is closed
EU-U.S. 3rd conference: Good Governance for Sustainable Marine Development 3-5 June 2013 Cascais (Lisbon), Portugal  
9th International Carbon Dioxide Conference (ICDC9)
Special IMBER/SOLAS session (4 June 12:15 - 13:30) - Release of Version 2 and highlights of the Surface Ocean COAtlas (SOCAT). Details available here.
3-7 June 2013 Beijing, China Abstract submission is closed
Registration and payment deadline: 6 May 2013 
MARE Policy Day 2013 - Giving Small-Scale Fisheries a Place: The Knowledge and Governance Challenges 25 June 2013 Amsterdam, Holland Online registration is open
WCRP/CLIVAR Second International Symposium on Boundary Current Dynamics 8-9 July 2013 Lijiang, Yun Nan, China Abstract submission is closed
U.S. AMOC/U.K. RAPID International Science Meeting 16-19 July 2013 Baltimore, MD, USA Abstract submission is officially closed, but abstracts will still be considered on a case-by-case basis.
2013 OCB Summer Workshop 22-25 July 2013 Woods Hole, MA, USA Registration deadline: 19 June 2013
IAHS/IAPSO/IASPEI Knowledge for the Future Joint Assembly 22-26 July 2013 Gothenburg, Sweden Abstract submission is closed
World Congress of Malacology 22-26 July 2013 Azores, Portugal Deadline for reduced registration fees: 15 May 2013
Annual Science Meeting and International Workshop of the Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network 22-26 July 2013 University of St Andrews, UK Registration deadline: 30 June 2013
Advanced Lessons in Fisheries and Aquaculture Economics 22-26 July 2013 Menéndez Pelayo International University, Spain Application deadline: 17 May 2013
2013 Gordon Research Conference on Chemical Oceanography 4-9 August 2013 Biddeford, ME, USA Application deadline: 7 July 2013
Interdisciplinary Carbon Cycle Science Workshop 6-10 August 2013 Boulder, CO, USA Application deadline is closed
11th INTECOL Congress  18-23 August 2013 London, UK Abstract submission is closed
48th European Marine Biology Symposium 19-23 August 2013 Galway, Ireland Abstract submission is closed
Goldschmidt 2013 25-30 August 2013 Florence, Italy Abstract submission and field trip booking deadline has passed
Deadline for early registration: 25 June 2013
Living Planet Symposium 2013 9-13 September 2013 Edinburgh, UK Abstract submission is closed
Second U.S. Ocean Acidification Principal Investigators' Meeting  18-20 September 2013 Washington DC, USA Registration is open
International Conference on Marine Data and Information Systems 23-25 September 2013 Lucca, Italy Deadline for early registration: 1 July 2013
ESA-EGU-SOLAS Air-sea Gas Flux Climatology; Progress and Future Prospects workshop 24-27 September 2013 Brest, France Registration and abstract submission deadline: 31 May 2013
PICES 2013 Annual Meeting (co-sponsored by IMBER) - Communicating forecasts, uncertainty and consequences of ecosystem change 11-20 October 2013 Nanaimo, BC, Canada Abstract submission deadline: 30 June 2013
DISCCRS VIII Interdisciplinary Climate Change Research Symposium 12-19 October 2013 Colorado Springs, CO, USA Abstract submission is closed
ECSA 53: Estuaries and Coastal Areas in Times of Intense Change 13-17 October 2013 Shanghai, China Author notification deadline: 31 May 2013
21st International Symposium on Envrionmental Biogeochemistry 13-18 October 2013 Wuhan, China Abstract submission deadline: 30 May 2013
International Society for Ecological Modelling conference (ISEM 2013) : Ecological Modelling for Ecosystem Sustainability in the context of Global Change 28-31 October Toulouse, France Abstract submission deadline: 20 May 2013
International Conference on Regional Climate - CORDEX 2013 4-7 November 2013 Brussels, Belgium Abstract submission and funding application is closed
2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting 23-28 February 2014 Honolulu, HI, USA Abstract submission deadline: 4 October 2013
BERING SEA PROJECT Open Science Meeting 22-23 February 2014 Honolulu, HI, USA  
2nd GLP Open Science Meeting 19-21 March 2014 Humboldt University, Berlin Abstract submission deadline: 30 June 2013
PICES Open Science Meeting - Forecasting and Understanding Trends,Uncertainty and Responses of North Pacific Marine Ecosystems (FUTURE) 15-18 April 2014 Big Island, HI, USA Workshop proposal deadline: 30 April 2013
Abstract submission deadline: 15 December 2013 
IMBER Open Science Conference: Future Oceans 23-27 June 2014 Bergen, Norway Call for presentation abstracts will open soon
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IMBER relevant publications

  • Smith B., Baron N., English C., Galindo H., Goldman E., McLeod K., Miner M. and Neeley E. 2013. COMPASS: Navigating the Rules of Scientific Engagement. PLoS Biol 11(4):e1001552. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001552. Article
  • Aberle N., Schulz K. G., Stuhr A., Malzahn A. M., Ludwig A. and Riebesell U. 2013. High tolerance of microzooplanton to ocean acidification in an Arctic coastal plankton community. Biogeosciences 10: 1471-1481. Article
  • Bell J. D., Reid C., Batty M. J., Lehodey P., Rodwell L., Hobday A. J., Johnson J. E. and Demmke A. 2013. Effects of climate change on oceanic fisheries in the tropical Pacific: Implications for economic development and food security. Climatic Change, DOI: 10.1007/s10584-012-0606-2. Article
  • Bignami S., Sponaugle S. and Cowen R. K. (in press). Response to ocean acidification in larvae of a large tropical marine fish, Rachycentron canadum. Global Change Biology. Article
  • Bopp L., Resplandy L., Orr J. C., Doney S. C., Dunne J. P., Gehlen M., Halloran P., Heinze C., Ilyina T., Séférian R., Tjiputra J. and Vichi M. 2013. Multiple stressors of ocean ecosystems in the 21st century: projections with CMIP5 models. Biogeosciences Discussions 10: 3627-3676. Article
  • Brewer P., Kirkwood W. and Gattuso J.-P. 2013. Progress in controlled in situ ocean acidification experiments. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union 94(16): 152. Article
  • Doney S.C. and 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
  • Doubleday Z. A., Clarke S. M., Li X., Pecl G. T., Ward T. M., Battaglene S., Frusher S., Gibbs P. J., Hobday A. J., Hutchinson N., Jennings S. M. and Stoklosa R. 2013. Assessing the risk of climate change to aquaculture: a case study from south-east Australia. Aquaculture Environment Interactions 3: 163-175. Article
  • Engel A., Borchard C., Piontek J., Schulz K., Riebesell U. and Bellerby R. 2012. CO2 increases 14C primary production in an Arctic plankton community, Biogeosciences Discussions 9, 10285-10330. Article
  • Hobday A. J. and Evans K. 2013. Detecting climate impacts with oceanic fish and fisheries data. Climatic Change, DOI: 10.1007/s10584-013-0716-5. Article
  • Hobday A.J., Young J.W., Abe O, Costa D.P., Cowen R.K., Evans K., Gasalla M. A., Kloser R., Maury O. and Weng K.C. 2013. Climate impacts and oceanic top predators: moving from impacts to adaptation in oceanic systems. Rev Fish Biol Fisheries. Article
  • Hu L., Avril B. and Zhang J. 2013. Capacity building for sustainable marine research in the Asia-Pacific region. Eos. 94 (2): 21. Article
  • Keul N., Langer G., de Nooijer L. J., Nehrke G., Reichart G. J. and Bijma J. (in press). Incorporation of uranium in benthic foraminiferal calcite reflects seawater carbonate ion concentration. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. Article
  • Lan K. W., Evans K. and Lee M. A. 2013. Effects of climate variability on the distribution and fishing conditions of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) in the western Indian Ocean. Climatic Change, DOI 10.1007/s10584-012-0637-8. Article
  • Lehondey P., Senina I., Calmettes B., Hampton J. and Nicol S. J. 2012. Modelling the impact of climate change on Pacifc skipjack tuna population and fisheries. Climatic Change, DOI 10.1007/s10584-012-0595-1. Article
  • Leite M.C.F. and Gasalla M.A. 2013. A method for assessing fishers’ ecological knowledge as a practical tool for ecosystem-based fisheries management: Seeking consensus in Southeastern Brazil. Fish. Res., Volume 145: 43–53. Article
  • Leu E., Daase M., Schulz K.G., Stuhr A. and Riebesell U. 2013. Effect of ocean acidification on the fatty acid composition of a natural plankton community. Biogeosciences 10, 1143-1153. Article
  • Martin S., Cohu S., Vignot C., Zimmerman G. and Gattuso J.-P. (in press). One-year experiment on the physiological response of the Mediterranean crustose coralline alga, Lithophyllum cabiochae, to elevated pCO2 and temperature. Ecology and Evolution. Article
  • Piontek J., Borchard C., Sperling M., Schulz K. G., Riebesell U. and Engel A. 2013. Response of bacterioplankton activity in an Arctic fjord system to elevated pCO2: results from a mesocosm perturbation study. Biogeosciences 10: 297-314. Article
  • Resplandy L., Bopp L., Orr J. C. and Dunne J. P. (in press). Role of mode and intermediate waters in future ocean acidification: analysis of CMIP5 models. Geophysical Research Letters. Article
  • Roy A.-S., Gibbons S. M., Schunck H., Owens S., Caporaso J. G., Sperling M., Nissimov J. I., Romac S., Bittner L., Mühling M., Riebesell U., LaRoche J. and Gilbert J. A. 2013. Ocean acidification shows negligible impacts on high-latitude bacterial community structure in coastal pelagic mesocosms. Biogeosciences 10: 555-566. Article
  • Salinger M. J., Bell J. D., Evans K., Hobday A. J., Allain V., Brander K., Dexter P., Harrison D. E., Hollowed A. B., Lee B. and Stefanski R. 2013. Climate and oceanic fisheries: recent observations and projections, and future needs. Climatic Change, DOI 10. 1007/s10584-012-0652-9. Article
  • Salinger M. J. and Hobday A. J. 2013. Safeguarding the future of oceanic fisheries under climate change depends on timely preparation. Climatic Change, DOI 10.1007/s10584-012-0609-z. Article
  • Wang Z.A., Wanninkhof R., Cai W.-J., Byrne R. H., Hu X., Peng T.-H. and 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
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Funding and collaborative opportunities

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Early career scientist opportunities

  • Summer Satellite Remote Sensing Training Course (31 May - 14 June 2013, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA)
    Application deadline: 1 May 2013
    Late applications are welcome if space is available. The course is limited to 20 participants.
Summer Satellite Remote Sensing Training Course
HK Summer Course
Ramon Margalef
Geoengineering Summer School
SOLAS Summer School
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  • PhD Position in Marine Ecology at the National Marine Science Centre, Southern Cross University, Australia 
    Application deadline: 20 May 2013
    More info…


  • PICES Deputy Executive Secretary, Sidney, BC
    Application deadline: 1 June 2013
    More info...
  • Graduate Student Positions at University of Waterloo, Canada
    Applications are still being accepted.
    More info…


  • Physical Oceanographer at CMRE, La Spezia
    Application deadline: 26 May 2013
    More info...


  • PhD opportunity at University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Application deadline: 17 May 2013
    More info…
  • Physical Oceanographer at British Antarctic Society, Cambridge, UK
    Application deadline: 2 June 2013
    More info…
  • Marine system modeller at Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Plymouth, UK
    Application deadline: 4 June 2013
    More info…


  • Postdoctoral Scholar in Microbial Oceanography at the Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education (C-MORE), University of Hawaii Manoa, HI
    Application deadline: 1 June 2013
    More info…
  • Postdoctoral Research Position in Satellite Ocean Remote Sensing and Coastal Water Quality at University of Maryland and NOAA-NESDIS
    Open until filled.
    More info…
  • Faculty Position in Coastal Human-Environment Systems at Stanford University, CA
    Application deadline: 1 June 2013
    More info…
  • Assistant Director of the Southern Ocean Research Center at the Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University, NJ
    Open until filled.
    More info…
  • Postdoctoral Position in Southern Ocean Biogeochemistry at Duke University, NC
    Open until filled.
    More info…
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