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n°84 - March 2015

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  • IMBER IMBIZO IV Limited number of participants so submit abstracts by 30 May 2015 to apply
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  • Belmont Forum support for ESSAS - the RACArctic project
    ESSAS has been awarded support from the Belmont Forum for the RACArctic (Resilience and Adaptive Capacity of ARCTIC marine systems under a changing climate) project

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IMBER relevant meetings

       
APECS International Online Conference on "New Perspectives in the Polar Sciences" (New) 16 March 2015 (09:00 - 22:00 GMT   Audience registration is open
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
Where's My Fish? New Tools to Visualize Climate and Other Impacts on Marine Animals by Malin Pinsky and Jon Hare (New) 22 April 2015 1:00 AM - 2:00 AM CST Webinar Register to attend: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6573884729137245185
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  7 May 2015 Brussels, Belgium Registration is open
EGU General Assembly 2015 12-17 April 2015 Vienna, Austria Registration is open. Abstract submission is closed
1st Annual Hjort Open Science Seminar on Understanding Planktonic Food Webs as a Tool for Marine Management  21 May 2015 Bergen, Norway Abstract submission deadline: 1 June 2015
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 Registration deadline: 27 May 2015. Abstract submission is closed
"The response of pteropods to ocean acidification and climate change" Workshop (New) 1-3 June 2015 Cambridge, UK  Abstract submissions deadline: 30 April 2015
Mini-symposium on Intermediate Models for Quantifying Ecosystem Population Dynamics, Variability and Uncertainty  1-5 June 2015 Pau, France Registration and payment deadline: 24 April 2015
ESSAS Annual Science Meeting - The Role of Ice in the Sea 15-17 June 2015 Seattle, WA, USA Abstract submission deadline: 15 March 2015
2nd International Ocean Colour Science Meeting 16-18 June 2015 San Francisco, USA Abstract submission deadline: 15 May 2015
Conference Jacques Monod: Marine Ecosystems Biology  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 is open. Abstract submission is closed
26th IUGG General Assembly Special session on the 50th Anniversary of the Indian Ocean Expedition as part of the IAPSO symposia  26-30 June 2015 Prague, Czech Republic Early bird registration deadline: 10 April 2015
Our Common Future Under Climate Change Conference  7-10 July 2015 Paris, France Registration is open. Abstract submission is closed
2015 OCB Summer Workshop 20-23 July 2015 Woods Hole MA, USA Info to follow soon
2015 Gordon Research Conference on Chemical Oceanography: Processes at Interfaces: Bridging Spatial, Temporal and Disciplinary Divides from Micro- to Global Scales (New) 26-31 July 2015 Holderness, NH, USA Abstract submission deadline: 25 April 2015
25th Goldschmidt Conference (New) 16-21 August 2015 Prague, Czech Abstract submission deadline: 2 April 2015
SOLAS Open Science Conference 2015 7-11 September 2015 Kiel, Germany Abstract submission deadline: 27 May 2015
GO-SHIP/Argo/ IOCCP Conference 2015  14-18 September 2015 Galway, Ireland Abstract submission deadline: 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
1st Altimetry for Regional and Coastal Ocean Models Workshop (Pilot ARCOM Workshop) (New) 31 August – 4 September 2015 Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal Abstract submission deadline: 30 April 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 Abstract submission deadline: 30 May 2015. Attendance numbers are limited, so submit an abstract to be considered!
International Symposium on the Indian Ocean to celebrate The Golden Jubilee of National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Goa 
& 50th Anniversary of the International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE) (New)
30 November - 4 December 2015  Goa, India

Abstract submission opens: 15 March 2015

Deadline for abstracts for oral presentations: 31 May 2015. Thereafter, abstracts will be considered for poster presentations.

Atlantis Summit - Workshop on the Atlantis Ecosystem Model 9-11 December 2015 Honolulu HI, USA  Important dates to be announced soon!
10th International Carbon Dioxide Conference  20-25 August 2017 Interlaken, Switzerland Subscribe to the mailing list: http://www.oeschger.unibe.ch/events/conferences/icdc10/index_en.html to receive info

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IMBER relevant publications

 
  • Basso L., Hendriks I. E. & Duarte C. M., in press. Juvenile pen shells (Pinna nobilis) tolerate acidification but are vulnerable to warming. Estuaries and Coasts. doi:10.1007/s12237-015-9948-0 Article
  • Blenckner T., Llope M., Mollmann C., Voss R., Quaas M., Casini M., Lindegren M., Folke C. & Stenseth Chr. 2015. Climate and fishing steer ecosystem regeneration to uncertain economic futures. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: 282. doi:10.1098/rspb.2014.2809 Article
  • Boyd P. & Brown C. 2015. Modes of interactions between environmental drivers and marine biota. Front. Mar. Sci. 2: 9. doi:10.3389/fmars.2015.00009 Article
  • Clark D. R., Flynn K. J. & Fabian H. 2014. Variation in elemental stoichiometry of the marine diatom Thalassiosira weissflogii (Bacillariophyceae) in response to combined nutrient stress and changes in carbonate chemistry. Journal of Phycology 50(4): 640–651. doi:10.1111/jpy.12208 Article
  • Dore J. E., Church M. J., Karl D. M., Sadler D. W. & Letelier R. M. 2014. Paired windward and leeward biogeochemical time series reveal consistent surface ocean CO2 trends across the Hawaiian Ridge. Geophysical Research Letters 41(18): 6459–6467. doi:10.1002/2014GL060725 Article
  • Flynn K.J., Clark D.R., Mitra A., Fabian H., Hansen P.J., Glibert P.M., Wheeler G.L., Stoecker D.K., Blackford J.C. & Brownlee C. 2015. Ocean acidification with (de)eutrophication will alter future phytoplankton growth and succession. Proc. R. Soc. B: 2015 282 20142604. doi:10.1098/rspb.2014.2604 Article 
  • Hagens M., Slomp C. P., Meysman F. J. R., Seitaj D., Harlay J., Borges A. V. & Middelburg J. J. 2015. Biogeochemical processes and buffering capacity concurrently affect acidification in a seasonally hypoxic coastal marine basin. Biogeosciences 12: 1561-1583. doi:10.5194/bg-12-1561-2015 Article
  • Holtz L.-M., Wolf-Gladrow D. & Thoms S., in press. Simulating the effects of light intensity and carbonate system composition on particulate organic and inorganic carbon production in Emiliania huxleyi. Journal of Theoretical Biology. doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2015.02.024 Article 
  • Jones M. C. & Cheung W.W.L. 2015. Multi-model ensemble projections of climate change effects on global marine biodiversity. ICES Journal of Marine Science 72(3) 741 - 752. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsu172 Article
  • Lauvset S. K., Gruber N., Landschützer P., Olsen A. & Tjiputra J. 2015. Trends and drivers in global surface ocean pH over the past 3 decades. Biogeosciences 12: 1285-1298. doi:10.5194/bg-12-1285-2015 Article
  • Orr J. C. & Epitalon J.-M. 2015. Improved routines to model the ocean carbonate system: mocsy 2.0. Geoscientific Model Development 8: 485-499. doi:10.5194/gmd-8-485-2015 Article
  • Oyanedel R., Marín A., Castilla J. Carlos & Gelcich S. 2015. Establishing marine protected areas through bottom-up processes: insights from two contrasting initiatives in Chile. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. doi:10.1002/aqc.2546 Article
  • Rocha J., Yletyinen J., Biggs R., Blenckner T. & Peterson G. 2015 Marine regime shifts: drivers and impacts on ecosystems services. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: 2015 370 20130273. doi:10.1098/rstb.2013.0273 Article
  • Saraswat R., Kouthanker M., Kurtarkar S. R., Nigam R., Naqvi S. W. A. & Linshy V. N. 2015. Effect of salinity induced pH/alkalinity changes on benthic foraminifera: A laboratory culture experiment. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 153: 96-107. doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2014.12.005 Article
  • Taucher J., Jones J., James A., Brzezinski M. A., Carlson C. A., Riebesell U. & Passow U. in press. Combined effects of CO2 and temperature on carbon uptake and partitioning by the marine diatoms Thalassiosira weissflogii and Dactyliosolen fragilissimus. Limnology and Oceanography. doi: 10.1002/lno.10063 Article

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Funding and collaborative opportunities

   
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Early-career scientist opportunities

   
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  • Ocean Optics Summer Course (6-31 July 2015, Walpole, ME, USA) 
    Applications are closed
    Notification of acceptance: 1 April 2015
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  • Marine Summer Schools 2015
    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)
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  • Hjort Summer School: Fishing and physics as drivers of marine ecosystem dynamics (31 August - 4 September 2015, Bergen Norway) (New) 
    Application deadline: 1 May 2015
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  • CSIR-Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observatory (SOCCO) Scholarships for MSc or PhD students, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Closing date: 31 March 2015 (New) 
    More info... 
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  • Observational Oceanography Training Program for attendees from emerging and developed countries, The Nippon Foundation-POGO Centre of Excellence (NF-POGO CofE), Alfred Wegener Institute, Potsdam, Germany
    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
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Ocean Yearbook
  • Opportunity for students to submit papers on marine affairs subjects for the Ocean Yearbook Student Prize 
    Submission deadline: 15 May 2015
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Ocean Yearbook
  • Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society graduate scholarships for students in atmosphere, meteorology, climate, oceanography and related fields
    Deadline for applications: 20 April 2015 
    More info...
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  • Two fully-funded Masters in fisheries-related research, Too Big To Ignore and Memorial University, St Johns, Canada (New) 
    More info...
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Jobs

 

Australia

  • Postdoc fellowship: Quantifying production and carbon cycling in ocean ecosystems using revolutionary bio-Argo robots, CSIRO, Perth, Australia (New) 
    Application deadline: 16 March 2015
    More info... 

Belgium

  • Postdoc: Analysis of SMOS salinity data, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium (New) 
    Review starts immediately, open until filled
    More info...

Canada

  • Two fully-funded Masters studentships in fisheries-related research at Memorial University, St Johns, Newfoundland (New) 
    Applications are now open 
    More info...
  • PhD and MSc studentships: Carbonate chemistry, ocean acidification and CO2 exchange in the Canadian Arctic, McGill University, Montréal 
    Applications are now open 
    More info... 
  • PhD Fellowships: Marine Bioacoustics and Oceanography, Dalhousie University, Halifax (jointly with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Woods Hole, MA, USA)
    Open until filled
    More info...

China

  • Faculty positions in Chemical Oceanography, Key Laboratory of Marine Chemistry Theory and Technology, Ocean University of China, Qingdao  (New) 
    Open until filled 
    More info...
  • 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
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Saudi Arabia

  • Ph.D. Fellowship: Impacts of UVB Radiation on Red Sea biota, KAUST, Thuwal (New) 
    Application deadline: 31 March 2015
    More info...
  • 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

  • Postdoc fellowship: Maritime Studies, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, George (New) 
    Application deadline: 30 March 2015 
    For more info: contact Bernadette.snow@nmmu.ac.za
  • INSPIRE Scholarships (supported by Erasmus mundus) for South African students or researchers to study in Europe 
    Application deadline: 15 March 2015
    More info...
  • MSc opportunity: Marine Molecular Ecology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch
    Applications are now open 
    More info... 

South Korea

  • Postdoc 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...

Spain

  • Postdoc: Analysis of network data applied to marine governance, Universidad de Murcia, Murcia (New) 
    Review of application begins 15 April, open until filled. 
    More info...

UK

  • PhD opportunity (fully funded) for EU citizens: Microbial methane production in oxic waters, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales (New) 
    Application deadline: 14 March 2015 
    More info...  

USA

  • Chemical/Physical/Biological Oceanographer, Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, St George's, Bermuda (New)
    Review of application begins 15 April, open until filled.
    More info... 
  • Postdoc: Southern Ocean Biogeochemistry, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO (New)
    Application deadline: 13 March 2015 (16:00 MST) 
    More info... 
  • Postdoc and visiting scientists: Climate Sciences, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (New)
    Application deadline: 1 April 2015  
    More info... 
  • Postdoc opportunity in biogeochemical modelling, Center for Coastal Margin Observation & Prediction (CMOP), Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, ME (New)
    Open until filled
    More info... (position IRC46412) 
  • Two Ocean Observatories Initiative Data Evaluators, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (New)
    Begins ASAP
    More info... 
  • Postdoctoral position available with SOCCOM at NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ (New)
    Open until filled 
    More info... 
  • Postdoc opportunity: Southern Ocean air-sea exchange,University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO (New)
    Applications received prior to 4:00 p.m. (MST) on 13 March 2015 will be considered first
    More info...
  • 2015 L'Oreal USA Women in Science Fellowship Program will award five female Postdocs from USA with grants of up to $60,000 
    Application deadline: 20 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 
    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 
    Open until filled 
    More info... 
  • Technician position: Marine Fisheries Ecology Research, Auburn University, Fairhope, AL 
    Open until filled, but starts February 2015 
    More info... 
  • NSF Postdoc position - Ocean acidification and coral reefs, California State University, Northridge, CA
    Open until filled (screening starts 1 Feb 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... 
  • 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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