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n°82 - January 2015

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  • ESSAS symposium on The Role of Ice in the Sea (15-17 June 2015, Seattle WA, USA)
    ESSAS
    The IMBER Regional Programme, ESSAS (Ecosystem Studies of Sub-Arctic Seas) will hold its 10th Annual Science Meeting in Seattle, WA in June including a symposium on “The Role of Ice in the Sea”  on 15 - 17 June 2015.
    Session topics:
    Humans, Ice and the Sea in the Subarctic and Arctic Past (Monday 15 June morning)
    The Role of Sea Ice in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic (Monday 15 June afternoon; Tuesday 16 June morning)
    Ecological Roles of Glaciers in the Sea (Tuesday 16 June afternoon)
    Socio-economics of management for resilience (Wednesday 17June morning)
    Open paper session (Wednesday 17June afternoon)
    Registration
    Participation will be limited to the first 125 registrants. The registration fee is 100 USD. Registration and online payment will open soon.
    Abstract submission deadline: 28 February 2015
    More info: http://www.imr.no/essas/2015_essas_annual_science_meeting/en and 
  • IMBER IMBIZO IV (26-30 October 2015, Trieste, Italy)
    IMBIZO4
  • Videos of the IMBER ClimEco4 summer school lectures are now available on the IMBER YouTube channel and DailyMotion. Watch the videos... 
    ClimEco4 Group photo

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IMBER relevant meetings

       
Arctic Frontiers meeting 18­-23 January 2015 Tromsø, Norway  
Mini symposium  on 10 years of research on the ocean carbon cycle and climate change 20 January 2015 Bergen, Norway  
NACP and AmeriFlux Joint Meeting 26-30 January 2015 Washington DC, USA  
2015 Aquatic Sciences Meeting 22-27 February 2015 Granada, Spain Registration deadline: 26 January 2015
2nd International Conference on Fisheries, Aquaculture and Environment in the Indian Ocean 24-26 February 2015 Muscat, Oman Registration is closed
Ocean Sustainability Science Symposium 4-6 March 2015 Kiel, Germany Abstract submission deadline: 31 January 2015
3rd  PICES/ICES/IOC International Symposium on Effects of Climate Change on the World's Oceans  23-27 March 2015 Santos City, Brazil Abstract submission is closed
Workshop and Symposium: Organic Ligands – A Key Control on Trace Metal Biogeochemistry in the Ocean 7-8 April 2015 Šibenik, Croatia Abstract submission deadline: 15 March 2015
47th International Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics 4 -8 May 2015 Liège, Belgium Abstract submission deadline: 24 January 2015
EGU General Assembly 2015 12 - 17 April 2015 Vienna, Austria Abstract submission is closed
International Association for the Study of the Commons: The Commons Amidst Complexity and Change 25-29 May 2015 Edmonton, Canada Call for abstracts extended: 15 January 2015
2nd Blue Planet Symposium: Bringing Ocean Observations to Users  27-29 May 2015 Cairns, Australia Abstract submission deadline: 13 February 2015
Mini-symposium on Intermediate Models for Quantifying Ecosystem Population Dynamics, Variability and Uncertainty (New) 1-5 June 2015 Pau, France Send a one-page abstract to Sam Subbey (Samuels@imr.no) by 15 February 2015.
ESSAS symposium - The Role of Ice in the Sea (New) 15-17 June 2015 Seattle WA, USA Abstract submission deadline: 28 February 2015
2nd International Ocean Colour Science Meeting 16-18 June 2015 San Francisco CA, USA Abstract submission deadline: 15 May 2015
Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) Open Science Conference: 20 years of AMT (IMBER endorsed project) 23-25 June 2015 Plymouth, UK Registration and abstract submission deadline: 1 March 2015
2015 OCB Summer Workshop 20-23 July 2015 Woods Hole MA, USA  
SOLAS Open Science Conference 2015 7-11 September 2015 Kiel, Germany

Abstract submission deadline: 27 May 2015.

Early registration deadline: 1 June 2015

GO-SHIP/Argo/ IOCCP Conference 2015  14-18 September 2015 Galway, Ireland Registration and abstract submission opens in February 2015
3rd CLIOTOP Symposium Future of oceanic animals in a changing ocean 14-18 September 2015 San Sebastian, Spain Abstract submission opens: 30 January 2015
9th Symposium of the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE) "Towards a One-World Vision for the Blue Planet" (New)  5-9 October  2015 Halifax, Canada Abstract submission deadline: 17 April 2015
IMBER IMBIZO lV Marine and humans systems. Addressing multiple scales and multiple stressors 26-30 October 2015 Trieste, Italy Workshops topics to be announced soon
Atlantis Summit - workshop on the Atlantis ecosystem model 9-11 December 2015 Honolulu HI, USA  More details coming soon!

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IMBER relevant publications

 
Cooper C. A., Regan M. D., Brauner C. J., De Bastos E. S. R. & Wilson R. W., 2014. Osmoregulatory bicarbonate secretion exploits H+-sensitive haemoglobins to autoregulate intestinal O2 delivery in euryhaline teleosts. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 184(7):865-876. DOI: 10.1007/s00360-014-0844-x Article
Frisch L. C. , Mathis J. T. , Kettle N. P. & Trainor S. F., 2015. Gauging perceptions of ocean acidification in Alaska. Marine Policy 53:101-110. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2014.11.022. Article
O'Connor M. I., Holding J. M., Kappel C. V., Duarte C. M., Brander K., Brown C. J., Bruno J. F., Buckley L., Burrows M. T., Halpern B. S., Kiessling W., Moore P., Pandolfi J. M., Parmesan C., Poloczanska E. S., Schoeman D. S., Sydeman W. J. & Richardson A. J., 2015. Strengthening confidence in climate change impact science. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24(1):64-76. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12218 Article
Reum J. C. P., AlinS. R., Harvey C. J., Bednaršek N., Evans W., Feely R. A., Hales B., Lucey N., Mathis J. T., McElhany P., Newton L. & Sabine C. L., in press. Interpretation and design of ocean acidification experiments in upwelling systems in the context of carbonate chemistry co-variation with temperature and oxygen. ICES Journal of Marine ScienceArticle
Wang G., Jing W., Wang S., Xu Y., Wang Z., Zhang Z., Li Q. & Dai M., 2014. Coastal acidification induced by tidal-driven submarine groundwater discharge in a coastal coral reef system. Environmenta Science & Technology 48 (22):13069-13075. DOI: 10.1021/es5026867 Article

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Funding and collaborative opportunities

   
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Early career scientist opportunities

   
IOI
  • C-MORE Summer Course (26 May - 26 June 2015, University of Hawai'i at Manoa HI, USA)
    Applications deadline: 16 January 2015
C-MORE
IIASA
NRF
  • IOCCP Summer Course (22 June - 1 July 2015, Kristineberg, Sweden)
    Deadline for applications: 23 January 2015
IOCCP
FHL
  • Call for papers from early career researchers and students for the International Ocean Institute's Ocean Yearbook 
    Submission deadline: 31 March 2015
    More info... 
Ocean Yearbook
  • Opportunity for students to submit papers on marine affairs subjects for the Ocean Yearbook Student Prize 
    Submission deadline: 15 May 2015
    More info...  
Ocean Yearbook

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Jobs

 

Canada

  • Future Earth Hub Director in Montreal
    Application deadline: 30 January 2015
    More info... 
  • PhD and MSc Studentships: Carbonate chemistry, ocean acidification and CO2 exchange in the Canadian Arctic, McGill University, Montréal (New) 
    Applications are now open 
    More info... 
  • Master of Marine Management program at Dalhousie University, Halifax
    Application deadline: 31 January 2015
    More info... 
  • PhD Fellowships: Marine Bioacoustics and Oceanography at Dalhousie University, Halifax (jointly with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Woods Hole, MA)
    Application deadline: Open until filled
    More info...

China

  • Eight full-time positions in estuarine and coastal research at SKLEC, East China Normal University, Shanghai
    Open until filled
    More info...
  • Fifteen full-time positions in marine science at SKLEC, East China Normal University, Shanghai
    Open until filled
    More info...

France

  • International Chair in Marine Ecology and Biogeochemistry, LabexMER, Brest, France (New) 
    Application deadline: 1 March 2015 
    More info...
  • Future Earth Hub Director in Paris
    Application deadline: 16 January 2015 
    More info... 

Norway

  • Senior ocean modeller position at the Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center (NERSC), Bergen, Norway
    Deadline for applications: 10 February 2015
    More info... 

Saudi Arabia

  • PhD fellowship positions in Microbial Oceanography and Ecology at the Red Sea Research Center of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Thuwal (New) 
    Open until filled
    More info...

South Africa

  • MSc opportunity in Marine Molecular Ecology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch
    Applications are now open 
    More info... 
  • Research Chair in Ocean or Atmospheric Modelling, University of Cape Town, Cape Town
    Application deadline: 31 January 2015
    More info...

South Korea

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow or a Research Professor position in Ocean Biogeochemistry at POSTECH (New) 
    Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until filled.
    More info...

Sweden

  • Future Earth Hub Director in Stockholm
    Application deadline: 30 January 2015
    More info...

UK

  • Director and CEO of the Scottish Association of Marine Sciences (SAMS), Scottish Marine Institute, Oban, Argyll, UK (New) 
    Application deadline: 2 February 2015
    More info...
  • PhD Studentship: The magnitude and impacts of historic ocean acidification revealed by Boron isotope analysis of rhodolith-forming coralline algae, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton 
    More info...  
  • PhD opportunity: Shelf seas as sources and sinks of the greenhouse gases nitrous oxide, methane and CO2, University of East Anglia, Norwich
    Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview on Thursday 12 or Friday 13 February 2015.  
    More info...
  • Regional Climate Modeller, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge 
    Application deadline: 1 February 2015
    More info...
  • PhD scholarship: Robotic observations of marine snow storms, University of East Anglia and Plymouth Marine Lab
    Application deadline: 7 February 2015
    More info...
  • PhD scholarship: Ocean processes triggering monsoon rainfall, University of East Anglia and Plymouth Marine Lab
    Application deadline:  7 February 20115 
    More info...
  • PhD scholarship: Illuminating the marine oxygen cycle, University of East Anglia and Plymouth Marine Lab
    Application deadline:  7 February 20115 
    More info...

USA

  • Assistant or Associate Scientist (Aquatic Ecology), Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook NY (New)
    Application deadline: 1 February 2015
    More info...
  • NSF Postdoc position - Ocean acidification and coral reefs, California State University, Northridge CA (New)
    Open until filled (screening starts 1 Feb 2015)
    More info...
  • Oceanography Research Specialist position, Simons Collaboration for Ocean Processes and Ecology (SCOPE), University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu HI (New)
    Application deadline: 23 January 2015
    More info... 
  • Assistant Professor position in chemical oceanography, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (SFOS), University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks AK (New)
    Application deadline: 15 February 2015
    More info...
  • Assistant or Associate Professor positions in Social Sciences at Sea Education Association (SEA), Woods Hole MA (New)
    Open until filled 
    More info... 
  • Senior level Biogeochemical / Water Quality Modeller, San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI), Richmond CA (New)
    Application deadline: 10 February 2015
    More info... 
  • Environmental Scientist: nutrients, biogeochemistry, moored sensors, biooptics, Richmond CA (New)
    Open until filled 
    More info... 
  • Research Scientist with NOAA's Carbon Cycle Group Aircraft Project, University of Colorado, Boulder CO (New)
    Open until filled
    More info...
  • Assistant Professor: Environmental Chemistry, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi TX
    Application deadline: 15 January 2015 
    More info... 
  • Assistant Professor: Geospatial Analytics, Climate Change Adaptation and Coastal Processes, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR
    Application deadline: 15 January 2015 
    More info... 
  • Postdoc opportunity: Understanding ecosystems using aqueous carbonate chemistry measurements, Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford University, Stanford CA
    Applications are now open 
    More info... 
  • Professor and Director of the Earth Research Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara CA
    Application deadline: 2 February 2015
    More info... 
  • MS Research Assistant, California State University, Monterey Bay CA
    Application deadline: 1 February 2015
    More info... 
  • Future Earth Hub Director in Boulder CO
    Application deadline: 15 February 2015
    More info... 
  • One-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Earth and Oceanographic Science, Bowdoin College, Bruswick ME
    Open until filled 
    More info... 
  • Director of CalCOFI (California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations) program, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) and University of California, San Diego CA
    Application deadline: 16 January 2015
    More info... 
  • NSF Program Director: Marine Geology and Geophysics Program, Arlington VA
    Application deadline: 28 January 2015 
    More info... 
  • Tenure-Track Faculty position in Physical Oceanography, University of South Florida, Tampa, FA
    Open until filled 
    More info...

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Useful links

  • Survey to identify and prioritise future directions for long-term ecological research funded by the US National Science Foundation and administered through Yale and Michigan State Universities. More info... 
  • Deadline to submit papers to the International Ocean Institute's Ocean Yearbook: 31 March 2015. More info... 
  • World Ocean Radio has interesting episodes on "The Chemical Ocean" and "Externalities"