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n°86 - May 2015


  • IMBER IMBIZO IV - Remember to submit abstracts by 30 May! Participants limited to 140

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IMBER relevant meetings

1st Hjort Centre Open Science Seminar on Understanding Planktonic Food Webs as a Tool for Marine Management  21 May 2015 Bergen, Norway To register email Selina.Vage@bio.uib.no
International Association for the Study of the Commons: The Commons Amidst Complexity and Change 25-29 May 2015 Edmonton, Canada Registration is open. Abstract submission is closed
2nd Blue Planet Symposium: Bringing Ocean Observations to Users  27-29 May 2015 Cairns, Australia

Abstract submissions are now closed and authors have been notified.

Registration has now closed.

"The response of pteropods to ocean acidification and climate change" workshop 1-3 June 2015 Cambridge, UK  Deadline for registration: 15 May 2015
Royal Society public meeting: Ocean acidification: What's it all about? (New) 4-5 June 2015 London, UK Deadline for registration: 20 May 2015
Science Planning Meeting: Implementing a Southern Ocean Observing System  11-12 June 2015 Hobart, Australia Numbers are limited so apply soon
ESSAS Annual Science Meeting - The Role of Ice in the Sea 15-17 June 2015 Seattle, WA, USA Registration is open. Abstract submission is closed
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 Deadline for registration extended to: 1 June 2015
26th IUGG General Assembly Special 50th Anniversary of the Indian Ocean Expedition session 26-30 June 2015 Prague, Czech Republic Standard registration: 25 April - 15 June 2015
Our Common Future Under Climate Change Conference  7-10 July 2015 Paris, France Registration deadline: 8 June 2015
2015 OCB Summer Workshop 20-23 July 2015 Woods Hole, MA, USA Registration deadline: 15 June 2015
2015 Gordon Research Conference on Chemical Oceanography: Processes at Interfaces: Bridging Spatial, Temporal and Disciplinary Divides from Micro- to Global Scales 26-31 July 2015 Holderness, NH, USA Application deadline: 28 June 2015
Marine Molecular Ecology Gordon Research Conference: Linking Molecular Mechanisms with Ecological Outcomes (New) 2-7 August 2015 Hong Kong, China  Application deadline: 5 July 2015
25th Goldschmidt Conference 16-21 August 2015 Prague, Czech Republic Early bird registration deadline: 16 June 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 Early bird registration deadline: 15 June 2015
3rd CLIOTOP Symposium - Future of oceanic animals in a changing ocean 14-18 September 2015 San Sebastian, Spain Early bird registration deadline: 31 May 2015
1st Altimetry for Regional and Coastal Ocean Models Workshop (Pilot ARCOM Workshop)  31 August – 4 September 2015 Lisbon, Portugal Registration deadline: 15 June 2015
2015 ICES Annual Science Conference 21-25 September 2015 Copenhagen, Denmark Early bird registration deadline: 31 August2015
“Trait-based Approaches to Ocean Life” international workshop  5-8 October 2015 Waterville Valley, NH, USA

Applications and abstract submission are now open.

The steering committee anticipate supporting travel and meeting costs for many participants. Priority for support will be given to early career researchers.

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 Early bird registration deadline: 15 June 2015
GLOSS-GE-14 and Indian Ocean Sea Level Science Workshop  19-23 October 2015 Goa, India Registration deadline: 1 June 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!
Indian Ocean International Symposium to celebrate The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Goa's Golden Jubilee & 50th Anniversary of the International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE)  30 November - 4 December 2015  Goa, India Abstract submission deadline 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!
Species on the Move International Conference (New) 9-12 February 2016 Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Registration opens 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

All IMBER publications can be viewed at: https://www.zotero.org/groups/imber/items 
(Username: IMBER_pub, Password: imber2015)

Please send citations of your new publications for us to advertise for you!

Ayers J.M., Strutton P.G. , Coles V.J., Hood R.R. & Matear R.J. 2014. Indonesian throughflow nutrient fluxes and their potential impact on Indian Ocean productivity. Geophys. Res. Lett. 41(14): 5060-5067. DOI: 10.1002/2014GL060593. Article
Bednaršek N. & Ohman M.D. 2015. Changes in pteropod distributions and shell dissolution across a frontal system in the California Current System. Marine Ecology Progress Series 523: 93-103. Article 
Caihong F., Large S., Knight B., Richardson A.J., Bundy A., Reygondeau G., Boldt J., van der Meeren G.I., Torres M.A., Sobrino I., Auber A., Travers-Trolet M., Piroddi C., Diallo I., Jouffre D., Mendes H., Borges M.F., Lynam C.P., Coll M., Shannon L. J. & Shin Y-J. 2015. Relationships among fisheries exploitation, environmental conditions, and ecological indicators across a series of marine ecosystems. Journal of Marine Systems 148: 101-111. DOI:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2015.01.004. Article
Garilli V., Rodolfo-Metalpa R., Scuderi D., Brusca L., Parrinello D., Rastrick S. P. S., Foggo A., Twitchett R. J., Hall-Spencer J. M. & Milazzo M., in press. Physiological advantages of dwarfing in surviving extinctions in high-CO2 oceans. Nature Climate ChangeArticle
Guenette S., Araújo J.N. & Bundy A. 2014. Exploring the potential effects of climate change on the Western Scotian Shelf ecosystem, Canada. Journal of Marine Systems 134: 89-100. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2014.03.001 Article
Heenan A., Pomeroy R., Bell J., Munday P. L., Cheung W., Logan C., Brainard R., Amri A. Y., Aliño P., Armada N., David L., Rivera-Guieb R., Green S., Jompam J., Leonardo T., Mamauag S., Parkero B., Shackeroff J. & Yasin Z., 2015. A climate-informed, ecosystem approach to fisheries management. Marine Policy 57: 182-192. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2015.03.018. Article
Howes E. L., Joos F., Eakin M. & Gattuso J.-P. 2015. The Oceans 2015 Initiative, Part I: An updated synthesis of the observed and projected impacts of climate change on physical and biological processes in the oceans. Studies N°02/2015, IDDRI, Paris, France, 52 p. Article
Hunt G.L. Jr., Blanchard A. L., Boveng P., Dalpadado P., Drinkwater K.F., Eisner L., Hopcroft R. R., Kovacs K. M., Borcross B. L., Renaud P., Reigstad M., Renner M., Skjoldal H.R., Whitehouse A. & Woodgate R.A. 2013. The Barents and Chukchi Seas: Comparison of two Arctic shelf ecosystems. Journal of Marine Systems 109-110: 43-68. Doi: doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2012.08.003. Article
Keul N., Langer G., de Nooijer L., Nehrke G., Reichart G.-J., Bijma J. & Schneider R. 2015. New carbonate system proxies: foram culturing and pteropod potentials. Nova Acta Leopoldina NF 121, 408:305 -309. Article
Levin P.S. & Möllmann C. 2015. Marine ecosystem regime shifts: challenges and opportunities for ecosystem-based management. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 370. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2013.0275. Article
Möllmann C., Folke C., Edwards M. & Conversi A. 2015. Marine regime shifts around the globe: theory, drivers and impacts. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 370. DOI:10.1098/rstb.2013.0260. Article 
Patrick W.S. & Link J.S. 2015. Myths that continue to impede progress in ecosystem-based fisheries management. Fisheries 40: 155-160. DOI: 10.1080/03632415.2015.1024308. Article
Qiu Y. 2015. Iron fertilisation by Asian dust influences North Pacific sardine regime shifts. Progress in Oceanography 134: 370-378. Article
Sasse T.P., McNeil B.I., Matear R.J. & Lenton A. 2015. Quantifying the influence of CO2 seasonality on future ocean acidification. Biogeosciences Discussions 12: 5907-5940. DOI: 10.5194/bgd-12-5907-2015. Article
Shannon L., Coll M., Bundy A., Gascuel D., Heymans J.J., Kleisner K., Lynam C., Piroddi C., Tam J., Travers M. & Shin Y-J. 2014. Trophic level-based indicators to track fishing impacts across marine ecosystems. Marine Ecology Progress Series 512: 115-140 Article
Suprenand P.M., Drexler M., Jones D.L., Ainsworth C.H. 2015 Strategic assessment of fisheries independent monitoring programs in the Gulf of Mexico. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0120929. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0120929
Weatherdon L., Rogers A., Sumaila R., Magnan A. & Cheung W.W.L. 2015. The Oceans 2015 Initiative, Part II: An updated understanding of the observed and projected impacts of ocean warming and acidification on marine and coastal socioeconomic activities/sectors. Studies N°03/2015, IDDRI, Paris, France, 46 p. Article

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Funding and collaborative opportunities

Belmont Forum
NAM S&T Centre

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Early-career scientist opportunities

  • Free workshops as part of IMBIZO IV: Scientific writing and how to write a successful funding proposal (26 October 2015) (New)
  • Two fully-funded Masters in fisheries-related research, Too Big To Ignore and Memorial University, St Johns, Canada 
    More info...

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  • Postdoc: Managing our biodiversity: new tools to estimate population size, CSIRO, Hobart(New) 
    Application deadline: 31 May 2015 (11:30pm AEST)
    More info... 


  • Two fully-funded Masters studentships in fisheries-related research at Memorial University, St Johns, Newfoundland 
    Applications are now open 
    More info...


  • Assistant Professor: Coastal Physical Oceanography, University of Concepción, Concepción 
    Review of applications starts 15 May 2015 and continues until filled 
    More info...


  • Researcher: Numerical ocean modelling. Uni Research Climate, Bergen (New)
    Application deadline: 15 May 2015
    More info...


  • Assistant/ Associate Professor of Marine Biology, Sultan Qaboos University (New)
    Application deadline: 31 May 2015
    More info...

South Africa

  • Post Doc: Comparative Analysis of Coastal Communities Responses to Climate and Environmental Changes in Africa and Oceania, Rhodes University, Grahamstown (New)
    contact s.aswani(at)ru.ac.za 
  • Postdoc: Marine Ecology, South African Environmental Observation Network, Elwandle Node, Grahamstown (New)
    Application deadline: 15 May 2015
    More info... 
  • Postdoc: Hake stock structure analysis, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch (New)
    Application deadline: 12 May 2015
    More info...


  • Postdoc: Analysis of network data applied to marine governance, Universidad de Murcia, Murcia
    Open until filled. 
    More info...


  • Director: Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) Survey, Sir Alister Hardy Foundation For Ocean Science (SAHFOS), Plymouth, Devon (New) 
    Application deadline: 15 June 2015
    More info...
  • PhD: Investigation of the role of anthropogenic forcing in modulating biophysical interactions in the Black Sea using coupled hydrodynamic-ecosystem model, NOC and University of Liverpool
    Application deadline: 15 May 2015
    More info...

United Arab Emirates

  • Post Doc: Marine biogeochemistry, NYU, Abu Dhabi (New) 
    Open until filled
    More info...


  • Senior Marine Spatial Ecologist, Point Blue Conservation Science, Petaluma, CA (New) 
    Application deadline: 31 May 2015
    More info... 
  • Project manager: URI Coastal Resources Center, Narragansett, RI (New) 
    Application deadline: 14 May 2015 
    More info... (job posting #SF00030) 
  • Post Doc Research Associate: Physical and biooptical,processes, University of Southern Mississippi, Stennis Space Center, MS (New) 
    Review of applications starts immediately 
    More info... 
  • Assistant Professor (tenure-track): Environmental Toxicology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL (New) 
    Review of applications begins 3 June 2015 
    More info... 
  • Postdoc for Mexican citizens: Ocean biogeochemistry, CONACYT and University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (New) 
    Application deadline: 1 June 2015
    More info... 
  • Assistant Professor: Marine Affairs Specialist, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT (New) 
    Open until filled
    More info... 
  • Future Earth Global Hub Director, Boulder, CO (New) 
    Application deadline: 24 May 2015
    More info... 
  • Post Doc: Ocean Colour, Florida Atlantic University, Fort Pierce, FL 
    Open until filled
    More info...
  • Post Doc: Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 
    Review of applications begins 1 June 2015 and continues until filled
    More info...

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