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n°73 - March 2014

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  • IMBER Open Science Conference: Future Oceans – Research for marine sustainability: multiple stressors, drivers, challenges and solutions (23-27 June 2014, Bergen, Norway)
    Notification of abstract acceptance - end of March. The lower registration fee will be available for one week following notification.
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IMBER relevant meetings

       
2nd GLP Open Science Meeting  19-21 March 2014 Berlin, Germany Registration is closed
Ecosystem Studies of Sub-Arctic Seas (ESSAS) Annual Science Meeting  7-9 April 2014 Copenhagen, Denmark  

PICES FUTURE Open Science Meeting 

  • CLIOTOP co-sponsored workshop
15-18 April 2014 Big Island, HI, USA  
WESTPAC 9th International Scientific Symposium 22-25 April 2014 Nha Trang, Vietnam  
Economic Viability of Small-Scale Fisheries in Africa   (New) 23-25 April 2014 Bagamoyo, Tanzania Registration deadline: 10 March 2014

European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014 (EGU2014) 

IMBER Special Sessions:

  • BG3.3/OS3.3: Understanding the Indian Ocean System: Past, Present and Future
  • OS3.1/BG3.5: Open Session on Ocean Biogeochemistry
  • OS4.6: Responses to marine global change: Marine sustainability (IMBER / Future Earth / Future Ocean Alliance special session)
27 April - 2 May 2014 Vienna, Austria Abstract submission is closed
2014 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference 30 April - 2 May 2014 Seattle, WA, USA Abstract submission is closed
46th International Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics: Low Oxygen Environments in Marine, Estuarine and Fresh Waters 5-9 May 2014 Liège, Belgium Abstracts can still be submitted for poster presentations
Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting (JASM) 18-23 May 2014 Portland, OR, USA Abstract submission is closed
OCB Scoping Workshops 28-30 May 2014 East Boothbay, ME, USA More information soon
Goldschmidt 2014 8-13 June 2014 Sacramento, CA, USA Abstract submission is closed
  IMBER Open Science Conference: Future Oceans – Research for marine sustainability: multiple stressors, drivers, challenges and solutions  23-27 June 2014 Bergen, Norway Notification of abstract acceptance and travel grants at the end of March, in time for the lower registration fee
AMEMR IV Advances in Marine Ecosystem Modelling Research 30 June - 3 July 2014 Plymouth, UK Abstract submission is closed
Ocean Global Change Biology - Gordon Research Conference 6-11 July 2014 Waterville Valley, NH, USA Application deadline: 8 June 2014
3rd International Marine Phytoplankton Identification Workshop   (New) 7-18 July 2014 Plymouth, UK Application is closed
15th Southern African Marine Science Symposium   (New) 15-18 July 2014 Stellenbosch, South Africa Early registration deadline: 31 March 2014
 IMBER ClimEco4 Summer School 4-9 August 2014 Shanghai, China Application deadline: 15 April 2014
3rd International Marine Conservation Congress 14-18 August 2014 Glasgow, Scotland, UK Abstract submission deadline: 5pm (EST), 14 March 2014 (extended)
49th European Marine Biology Symposium   (New) 8-12 September 2014 Saint-Petersburg, Russia Abstract submission deadline: 16 March 2014
2nd World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress 21-25 September 2014 Mérida, Mexico Abstract submission: 15 March 2014

5th Bio-logging Science Symposium (BLS5)

  • WS5. Variability in the movement patterns of marine predator populations: physiological, behavioural and environmental drivers. A CLIOTOP WG2 workshop 
22-26 September 2014 Strasbourg, France Early registration and abstract submission deadline: 31 March 2014
3rd World Conference on Marine Biodiversity 12-16 October 2014 Qingdao, China Early-bird registration and abstract submission: 30 May 2014
Earth Observation for Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions Science 2014  (New) 28-31 October 2014 Frascati [Rome], Italy Abstract submission deadline: 16 March 2014
2nd International Ocean Research Conference: One Planet, One Ocean 17-21 November 2014 Barcelona, Spain Abstract submission is open
First MARES Conference: Marine Ecosystems Health and Conservation 17-21 November 2014 Olhão, Portugal Abstract submission is open

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IMBER relevant publications

 
  • A. P. Palacz, M. A. St. John, R. J. w. Brewin, T. Hirata, and W. W. Gregg (2013), Distribution of phytoplankton functional types in high-nitrate, low-chlorophyll waters in a new diagnostic ecological indicator model, Biogeosciences, 10, 7553-7574. doi:10.5194/bg-10-7553-2013 Article
  • J.-P. Gattuso, W. Kirkwood, J. P. Barry, E. Cox, F. Gazeau, L. Hansson, I. Hendriks, D. I. Kline, P. Mahacek, S. Martin, P. McElhany, E. T. Peltzer, J. Reeve, D. Robert, V. Saderne, K. Tait, S. Widdicombe, and P. G. Brewer (2014), Free Ocean CO2 Enrichment (FOCE) systems: present status and future developments, Biogeosciences Discuss. 11: 4001-4046, doi:10.5194/bgd-11-4001-2014. Article
  • O. Maury, K. Miller, L. Campling, H. arrizabalaga, O. Aumont, Ö. Bodin, P. Guillotreau, A. J. Hobday, F. Marsac, Z. Suzuki, R. Murtugudde (2013), A global science—policy partnership for progress toward sustainability of oceanic ecosystems and fisheries, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 5(3-4), 314-319. doi: 10.1016/j.cosust.2013.05.008 Article
  • Z. Y. Zhu, Y. Wu, J. Zhang, J. Z. Du, and G. S. Zhang (2014), Reconstruction of anthropogenic eutrophication in the region off the Changjiang Estuary and central Yellow Sea: From decades to centuries, Continental Shelf Research72, 152-162. doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2013.10.018 Article

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Funding and collaborative opportunities

   

PhD Studentship in Marine Science - Assessing Ecosystem Resilience with Stable-isotope Data  (New)

Reference Code: MA020
Closing Date: 1 April 2014

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Ocean Acidification Funding Opportunity: Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPrize
Application deadline: 31 March 2014
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Early career scientist opportunities

   
  • Students and early career researchers - apply now for the IMBER ClimEco4 Summer School on Delineating the issues of climate change and marine ecosystems.: Bridging the gap between research, assessment, policy and management
    Numbers are limited to 60 participants, ensuring excellent discussions and networking, hands-on practical sessions and group work. More information about the summer school and the excellent line up of lecturers
    Limited funding is available for travel grants, so apply now! (deadline: 15 April 2014)
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  • Deep-sea Discoveries in the Atlantic, onboard the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer
    An online workshop to advance transatlantic ocean science literacy (3 March - 4 April 2014)
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  • Study tropical coastal ecosystems with leading professors (Free online course!)
    The University of Queensland is offering a free, online course delivered by world leaders in coastal ecology. The seven-week MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), starts on 28 April 2014 and is designed for resource managers, students, professionals, divers and anyone with an interest in coastal ecology and marine conservation.
UQ-MOOC
WESTPAC
Cornell Uni. EAS
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Summer School Sweden July 2014
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Jobs

 

Austria

  • Postdoctoral  opportunity at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg near Vienna
    Applications accepted year round. Next deadline is October 2014.
    More info…

Belgium

  • Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels  (New)
    Application deadline: 30 April 2014
    More info...
  • Postdoctoral opportunity at BIOMAR Marine Biology Lab, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels (New)
    Application deadline: 30 April 2014
    More info…

Canada

  • Research Chair in Ocean Chemistry at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia (New) 
    Application deadline: 30 April 2014 
  • Research Chair in Integrated Coastal and Ocean Management at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Application deadline: 15 March 2014

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...
  • Research positions available for estuarine, coastal and marginal sea research at the State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research, East China Normal University, Shanghai
    Open until filled
    More info...

Finland

  • Fixed-term Senior Scientist positions in Marine Ecosystem Dynamics and Long-term Change / Marine Benthic Biodiversity at the University of Helsinki, Helsinki
    Open until filled
    More info… 

France

  • Associate Professor position available at MIO Aix Marseille University, Marseille (New)
  • Electrochemical Analyst for marine systems at the Laboratory for Space Geophysics and Oceanography, Toulouse, France
    Appointment  starts 1 April 2014

Japan

  • Project Scientist in Plankton Ecosystem Modelling at the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Kanagawa, Japan
    Application deadline: 17 March 2014
    More info... 

Norway

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Earth Observation and Remote Sensing at the Arctic University (UiT), Tromsø (New)
    Application deadline: 20 March 2014
    More info...

South Africa

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunities (New)
    Application deadline: 31 May 2014
    More info...
  • MSc studentship at the Oceanographic Research Institute (ORI), Durban (New)
    Application deadline: 24 March 2014
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Spain

  • Research Chair in Aquaculture Development under an Ecosystem Approach, The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain (New)
    Application deadline: 19 April 2014
    More info...

Sweden

  • Post-doc research position in the Nereus Programme on Global Fisheries Governance at Stockholm University, Stockholm (New)
    Application deadline: 19 March 2014
    More info...
  • Post-doc research position in Statistical Ecosystem Modelling at Stockholm University, Stockholm (New)
    Application deadline: 15 March 2014
    More info...

UK

  • PhD opportunity to study the biological effects of marine plastic debris in the ocean, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Univeristy of Exeter, Devon (New)
    Application deadline: 30 March 2014
    More info...
  • Marine Ecologist in Marine Spatial Planning at the South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute, Stanley, Falkland Islands (New)
    Application deadline: 26 March 2014
    More info...
  • Molecular Ecologist - Deep-sea research focus, at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), Southampton (New)
    Application deadline: 18 March 2014
    More info...

USA

  • PhD position to study coastal planning, policy, and design in the context of adaptation to climate change at College of the Environment and Life Science (CELS), The University of Rhode Island (URI), RI (New)
    Application deadline: 15 March 2014
    For more information contact Judy Palmer: jmpalmer@mail.uri.edu
  • A funded 3-year Graduate Research Assistantship leading to a Ph.D. in Marine Affairs, at the University of Rhode Island (URI), RI (New)
    Application deadline: 15 March 2014
    For more information contact Judy Palmer: jmpalmer@mail.uri.edu
  • Marine Scientist for Oceana's Climate and Energy team, Washington, DC (New)
    Application deadline: Not specified
    More info...
  • Officer at International Ocean Policy, Pew Charitable Trusts, Washington, DC (New)
    Application deadline: Not specified
    More info...
  • Research Scientist/Engineer position at PMEL/JISAO Carbon Group, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Open until filled.
    More info...
  • Lab Supervisor position, Department of Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Science at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
    Start immediately.
    More info...
  • Science Fellow to work on global fisheries management, science and policy at Oceana, Washington, DC.
    More info...
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate in Aquatic Biogeochemistry at the University of Florida, Gainsville, FL
    Review of applications from 1 March  2014 and until the position is filled.
    More info...
  • OAEL Lab Manager position at the Friday Harbor Labs, College of the Environment, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Open until filled
    More info...
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Polar Science Center, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Applicant screening continues until position is filled.
    More info...
  • Postdoctoral research scientist in Taxon-specific Biogeochemistry, Ocean Biogeochemistry Laboratory, Bigelow Laboratory of Ocean Sciences, Boothbay, ME
    Applicant screening continues until position is filled.
    More info...
  • Director, Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
    Open until filled.
    More info...
  • 2014 Moore/Sloan Data Science Postdoctoral Fellowships at eScience Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Open until filled
    More info...
  • Ocean Sciences Research position at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH  (New)
    Review begins on 17 March 2014 and open until filled. 
    More info...

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