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n°83 - February 2015

News

  • The 3rd CLIOTOP Symposium (14-18 September 2015, San Sebastián, Spain)
     
  • Read the recently published on the IMBER-ADApT Framework: A decision support tool for response to global change in marine systems
     
  • IMBER is delighted to welcome Dr. Kumiko Azetsu-Scott as a national contact in Canada
     
    Kumiko-AZETSU-SCOTT

    Dr. Azetsu-Scott is from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in Halifax, NS. Her research interests include carbon dynamics, ocean acidification and tracer studies in the North Atlantic and the Arctic.

    She looks forward to interacting with others who are doing IMBER-related work in Canada, in an effort to increase the scope of IMBER research and to widenthe community.

  • IMBER IMBIZO IV (26-30 October 2015, Trieste, Italy). Watch this space for the topics of the workshops and the call for abstracts - coming soon!

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IMBER relevant meetings

       
2015 Aquatic Sciences Meeting 22-27 February 2015 Granada, Spain Meeting App and Web Planner available
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 Registration deadline: 15 February 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 is closed, but late contributions might be considered as a poster presentation
First JPI Oceans Conference (New) 7 May 2015 Brussels, Belgium Registration is open
EGU General Assembly 2015 12-17 April 2015 Vienna, Austria Abstract submission is closed
1st Annual Hjort Open Science Seminar on Understanding Planktonic Food Webs as a Tool for Marine Management (New) 21 May 2015 Bergen, Norway Registration is now open
International Association for the Study of the Commons: The Commons Amidst Complexity and Change 25-29 May 2015 Edmonton, Canada Abstract submission is closed
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  1-5 June 2015 Pau, France Abstract submission deadline: 15 February 2015. Send to Samuels@imr.no
ESSAS Annual Science Meeting - The Role of Ice in the Sea 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
Conference Jacques Monod: Marine Ecosystems Biology (New) 22-26 June 2015 Roscoff, France Deadline for applications: 20 March 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
26th IUGG General Assembly Special session on the 50th Anniversary of the Indian Ocean Expedition as part of the IAPSO symposia (New) 26-30 June 2015 Prague, Czech Republic Abstract submission is closed. Early bird registration deadline: 10 March 2015
Our Common Future Under Climate Change Conference (New) 7-10 July 2015 Paris, France Deadline for abstract submission: 2 March 2015
2015 OCB Summer Workshop 20-23 July 2015 Woods Hole MA, USA Info to follow soon
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 Deadline for abstract submission: 30 April 2015
3rd CLIOTOP Symposium - Future of oceanic animals in a changing ocean 14-18 September 2015 San Sebastian, Spain Abstract submission deadline: 31 March 2015
2015 ICES Annual Science Conference 21-25 September 2015 Copenhagen, Denmark Abstract submission deadline: 30 April 2015
9th Symposium of the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE) "Towards a One-World Vision for the Blue Planet" 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 Topics of the parallel workshops to be announced soon!
Atlantis Summit - Workshop on the Atlantis Ecosystem Model 9-11 December 2015 Honolulu HI, USA  More details coming soon!
10th International Carbon Dioxide Conference (New) 20-25 August 2017 Interlaken, Switzerland Subscribe to the mailing list at: http://www.oeschger.unibe.ch/events/conferences/icdc10/index_en.html

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IMBER relevant publications

 
  • Carman V., Machain N. & Campagna C. In press. Legal and institutional tools to mitigate plastic pollution affecting marine species: Argentina as a case study. Marine Pollution Bulletin. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.12.047 Article
  • Chust G., Allen I., Bopp L., Schrum C., Holt J., Tsiaras K., Zavatarelli M., Chifflet M., Cannaby H., Dadou I., Daewel U., Wakelin S.L., Machu E., Pushpadas D., Butenschon M., Artioli Y., Petihakis G., Smith C., Garçon V., Goubanova K., Le Vu B., Fach B.A., Salihoglu B., Clementi E. & Irigoien X. 2014. Biomass changes and trophic amplification of plankton in a warmer ocean. Global Change Biology 20: 2124-2139. doi:10.1111/gcb.12562 Article
  • Duarte C.M., Fulweiler R.W., Lovelock C.E., Martinetto P., Saunders M.I., Pandolfi J.M., Gelcich S. & Nixon S.W. 2014. Reconsidering Ocean Calamities. BioScience XX: 1-10. doi:10.1093/biosci/biu198 Article
  • Fulton E., Boschetti F., Sporcic M., Jones T., Little R., Dambacher J., Gray R., Scott R. & Gorton R. 2015. A multi-model approach to engaging stakeholder and modellers in complex environmental problems. Environmental Science & Policy 48: 44-56. doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2014.12.006 Article 
  • Gattuso J.-P., Epitalon J.-M. & Lavigne H., 2015. seacarb: Seawater Carbonate Chemistry. R package version 3.0.6. Package 
  • Guallart E.F., Fajar N.M., Padín X.A., Vázquez-Rodríguez M., Calvo E., Ríos A.F., Hernández-Guerra A., Pelejero C. & Pérez F.F. In press. Ocean acidification along the 24.5°N section in the subtropical North Atlantic. Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1002/2014GL062971 Article
  • Hollowed A.B. & Sundby S. 2014. Change is coming to the northern oceans. Science 344: 1084-1085. doi:10.1126/science.1251166 Article
  • Holt J., Allen I, Anderson T., Brewin R., Butenschön M., Harle J., Huse G., Lehodey P., Lindemann C., Memery L., Salihoglu B., Senina I. & Yool A. 2014. Challenges in integrative approaches to modelling the marine ecosystems of the North Atlantic: Physics to fish and coasts to ocean. Progress in Oceanography 129: 285 - 313. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2014.04.024 Article 
  • Holt J., Schrum C., Cannaby H., Daewel U., Allen I., Artioli Y., Bopp L., Butenschon M., Fach B.A., Harle J., Pushpadas D., Salihoglu B. & Wakelin S. 2014. Physical processes mediating climate change impacts on regional sea ecosystems. Biogeosciences Discussions 11: 1909-1975. doi:10.5194/bgd-11-1909-2014 Article 
  • Hood R.R., McPhaden M.J. & Urban E. 2014 New Indian Ocean program builds on a scientific legacy. Eos. Vol. 95, No. 39:349-350 Article 
  • Manríquez P.H., Jara M.E., Torres R., Loreto Mardones M., Lagos N.A., Lardies M A., Vargas C.A., Duarte C. & Navarro J.M. 2014. Effects of ocean acidification on larval development and early post-hatching traits in Concholepas concholepas (loco). Marine Ecology Progress Series 514: 87-103. Article 
  • Mitra A., Flynn K.J., Burkholder J.M., Berge T., Calbet A., Raven J.A., Granéli E., Glibert P.M., Hansen P.J., Stoecker D.K., Thingstad F.,Tillmann U., Våge S., Wilken S. & Zubkov M.V. 2014. The role of mixotrophic protists in the biological carbon pump. Biogeosciences 11: 995-1005. doi:10.5194/bg-11-995-2014 Article 
  • Planque B., Primicerio R., Michalsen K., Aschan M., Certain G., Dalpadado P., Gjøsæter H., Hansen C., Johannesen E., Jørgensen L.L., Kolsum I., Kortsch S., Leclerc L.-M., Omli L., Skern-Mauritzen M. & Wiedmann M. 2014. Who eats whom in the Barents Sea: a food web topology from plankton to whales. Ecology 95: 1430-1430. doi:10.1890/13-1062.1 Article 
  • Rose K.A., Sable S., DeAngelis D.L., Yurek S., Trexler J.C., Graf W. & Reed D.J. 2014. Proposed best modeling practices for assessing the effects of ecosystem restoration on fish. Ecological Modelling 300: 12-29. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2014.12.020 Article
  • Thingstad T.F., Våge S., Storesund J.E., Sandaa R.-A. & Giske J. 2014. A theoretical analysis of how strain-specific viruses can control microbial species diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111: 7813-7818. doi:10.1073/pnas.1400909111 Article 
  • Våge S., Storesund J.E., Giske J. & Thingstad T.F. 2014. Optimal defense strategies in an idealized microbial food web under trade-off between competition and defense. PLoS ONE 9(7): e0101415. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101415 Article 
  • Weeber A., Swart S. & Monteiro P.  2015. Seasonality of sea ice controls interannual variability of summertime ΩA at the ice shelf in the Eastern Weddell Sea – an ocean acidification sensitivity study. Biogeosciences Discussions 12:1653-1687. doi:10.5194/bgd-12-1653-2015 Article

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Funding and collaborative opportunities

   
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Early-career scientist opportunities

   
IOI
  • IOCCP Summer Course (22 June - 1 July 2015, Kristineberg, Sweden)
    Applications are closed
    Notification of acceptance: 2 March 2015
IOCCP
ICBM
  • Ocean Optics Summer Course (6-31 July 2015, Walpole, ME, USA) (New) 
    Application deadline: 1 March 2015
    Notification of acceptance: 1 April 2015
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FHL
  • Marine Summer Schools 2015 (New) 
    Application deadline: 3 April 2015
     
     
    • Scientific Diving: 29 June - 9 July (in French)
    • Taxonomy of Marine Fauna: 1 - 18 July (in English)
    • Taxonomy of Marine Fauna: 27 July - 20 August (in French)
SBR
  • Observational Oceanography Training Program for trainees from emerging and developed countries, The Nippon Foundation-POGO Centre of Excellence (NF-POGO CofE), Alfred Wegener Institute, Potsdam, Germany (New)
    Deadline for applications: 15 March 2015
    More info... 
AWI
  • 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
  • Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society graduate scholarships for students in atmosphere, meteorology, climate, oceanography and related fields (New)
    Deadline for applications: 20 April 2015
    More info...
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Jobs

 

Australia

  • Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Fellow: Dynamical Oceanography or Ocean-atmosphere Coupling, Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra (New) 
    Application deadline: 22 February 2015 
    More info... 
  • Research Fellow: Physical Oceanography, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania (New) 
    Application deadline: 23 February 2015
    More info... (position #15035) 
  • Oceanographer - Biogeochemical Data Integration, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania (New) 
    Application deadline: 23 February 2015  
    More info... (position #15004) 
  • Postdoctoral position: Ocean Circulation Modelling, University of New South Wales, Sydney (New) 
    Application deadline: 13 February 2015
    Apply to mholzer@unsw.edu.au

Canada

  • 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... 
  • PhD Fellowships: Marine Bioacoustics and Oceanography, Dalhousie University, Halifax (jointly with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Woods Hole, MA)
    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:Marine Ecology and Biogeochemistry, LabexMER, Brest, France
    Application deadline: 1 March 2015 
    More info...

Israel

  • Tenure-track faculty position: Observation-based Physical Oceanography, Charney School of Marine Sciences (CSMS), University of Haifa, Mt. Carmel (New) 
    Application deadline: 22 February 2015 
    More info...

Norway

Saudi Arabia

  • PhD fellowship positions: Microbial Oceanography and Ecology, Red Sea Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal
    Open until filled
    More info...

South Africa

  • Lecturer: Marine Science, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town (New) 
    Application deadline: 20 February 2015
    More info...
  • Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer: Marine Biology, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban (New) 
    Application deadline: 13 February 2015 
    More info... (Reference No.: LS02/2015)
  • MSc and PhD opportunity: Southern Ocean Research, University of Cape Town, Cape Town (New) 
    Application deadline: 2 March 2015
    More info... 
  • Lecturer: Ocean or Atmospheric Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town (New) 
    Application deadline: 28 February 2015
    More info... 
  • INSPIRE Scholarships (supported by Erasmus mundus) for South African students or researchers to study in Europe (New) 
    Application deadline: 15 March 2015
    More info...
  • MSc opportunity: Marine Molecular Ecology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch
    Applications are now open 
    More info... 

South Korea

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow / Research Professor position in Ocean Biogeochemistry, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Gyeongsangbuk-do
    Applications reviewed as they are received and continue until the position is filled.
    More info...

UK

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer: Benthic Biogeochemistry, Scottish Marine Institute, Oban, Scotland (New) 
    Application deadline: 27 February 2015 
    More info... (Job Ref. D12/14.JH)
  • 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...  

USA

  • 2015 L'Oreal USA Women in Science Fellowship Program will award five female Postdocs from USA with grants of up to $60,000 (New)
    Application deadline: 20 March 2015
    More info... 
  • Principal Investigator: Marine Carbon Cycle Research Team, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA (New)
    Application deadline: 4 March 2015 
    More info... 
  • Postdoctoral position: Ocean Ecosystem and Biogeochemical Modelling, jointly at UCLA, University of Washington and Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority (New)
    Applications reviewed as they are received and continue until the position is filled
    More info... 
  • Postdoctoral position: Ecological Responses to the Cumulative Impacts of Fishing and Climate change, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (New)
    Open until filled 
    More info... 
  • Technician position: Marine Fisheries Ecology Research, Auburn University, Fairhope, AL (New)
    Open until filled, but starts February 2015 
    More info... 
  • Postdoctoral position: Scaling up coastal groundwater discharge: Quantifying discharge, drivers and impact at the national scale, Woods Hole, MA (New)
    Application deadline: 17 February 2015 
    More info... 
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate Position at Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR (New)
    Application deadline: 28 February 2015 
    More info: http://oregonstate.edu/jobs (posting 0013676) 
  • NSF Postdoc position - Ocean acidification and coral reefs, California State University, Northridge, CA
    Open until filled (screening starts 1 Feb 2015)
    More info...
  • Assistant Professor: Chemical Oceanography, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (SFOS), University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 
    Application deadline: 15 February 2015
    More info...
  • Assistant or Associate Professor positions in Social Sciences at Sea Education Association (SEA), Woods Hole, MA 
    Open until filled 
    More info... 
  • Environmental Scientist: Nutrients, biogeochemistry, moored sensors, biooptics, Richmond, CA 
    Open until filled 
    More info... 
  • Research Scientist with NOAA's Carbon Cycle Group Aircraft Project, University of Colorado, Boulder CO 
    Open until filled
    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... 
  • 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... 
  • Tenure-Track Faculty position in Physical Oceanography, University of South Florida, Tampa, FA
    Open until filled 
    More info...

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Useful links

  • Sea Change: 2015-2025 Decadal Survey of Ocean Sciences report (http://nas-sites.org/dsos2015.) presents research priorities for the next decade to advance scientific understanding of the ocean, and assesses the infrastructure needed to support this research
  • R/V Angra Pequena: Small ship available for marine research in Southern African waters and the Indian Ocean
  • Thinkable.org is offering a 5000 USD Open Innovation Grant to empower researchers to follow, engage, fund and track research. More info...