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n°96 - April 2016

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 2016 Call for nominations for the IMBER Scientific Steering Committe

IMBER is soliciting nominations for new Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) members.

We seek nominations of individuals with expertise in the areas of:

  • marine sustainability science
  • marine policy/governance science
  • integrated modelling of social and marine ecological systems
  • biodiversity/adaptation science
  • communication (ocean literacy)

More information about the SSC and this call is available at: http://imber.info/

Please submit nominations to imber@imr.no by Monday 23 May 2016.

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We received about 200 applications from 51 countries for the IMBER ClimEco5 summer school! Applicants will be informed during May whether they have been selected to attend.

Good luck to those who applied!

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There is still time to register to attend the Special IMBER session:How can natural science and social science research be integrated into science advice so that it is useful to policy makers and the broader society?

More info: http://www.wfc2016.or.kr/english/02_program/02_program.asp

Reduced registration fee deadline: 30 April 2016

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IMBER relevant meetings

  • Call for Nominations of Working Group and Science Theme Chairs for IIOE-2

    More info: http://www.iioe-2.incois.gov.in/

  • Online webinar of plenary lectures of the Oceans in a High CO2 World conference

           3-6 May 2016

           More info: http://futureearth.org/europe/join-our-low-carbon-webinars-oceans-high-co-world-conference

  • ICES/PICES Zooplankton Symposium

           9-13 May 2016, Bergen, Norway

           More info: http://www.ices.dk/news-and-events/symposia/zp6/Pages/default.aspx

  • Biogeochemical cycling of trace elements within the ocean: A synthesis workshop

           1–4 August 2016, Palisades, NY, USA

           Abstract submission deadline (+ travel support request): 1 June 2016
           More info: http://www.geotraces-synthesis-workshop

  • FishAdapt Conference: Climate Change Adaptation for Fisheries and Aquaculture

           8-10 August 2016, Bangkok, Thailand

           Registration deadline: 15 May 2016
           More info: http://Conference-on-Climate-Change-Adaptation-for-Fisheries-and-Aquaculture

  • SCAR: Antarctica in the Global Earth System: From the Poles to the Tropics

           20-30 August 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

           Early bird registration deadline: 19 May 2016

           More info: http://scar2016.com/

  • Royal Society: Ocean ventilation and deoxygenation in a warming world

           12-13 September 2016, London, UK

           Registration required, no charge

           More info: https://royalsociety.org/events/ocean-ventilation/

  • Hjort Open Science Seminar: Ecosystem research, advice and management – how to put policy into practice

           9-10 June 2016, Bergen, Norway
           Application deadline: until the 40 places are filled
           More info: http://www.hjortcentre.no/Ecosystem_research

  • Benguela Symposium 2016: Opportunity, Challenge, Change

           15-18 November 2016, Cape Town, South Africa

            More info: http://www.ma-re.uct.ac.za/benguela2016/

  • PICES Symposium: Drivers of dynamics of small pelagic fish resources

           6-11 March 2017, Victoria, Canada

           More info: http://meetings.pices.int/meetings/international/2017/pelagic/scope

           Workshop proposal submission deadline: 1 June 2016

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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)

Send us your new publications and we will advertise them for you!

  • Borja A., Elliott M., Andersen J.H., Berg T., Carstensen J., Halpern B.S., Heiskanen A-.S., Korpinen S., Lowndes J.S.S., Martin G. & Rodriguez-Ezpeleta N. 2016. Overview of Integrative Assessment of Marine Systems: The Ecosystem Approach in Practice. Front. Mar. Sci. 3:20. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00020
  • Cox, T. E., Gazeau, F., Alliouane, S., Hendriks, I. E., Mahacek, P., Le Fur, A., & Gattuso, J.-P. 2016. Effects of in situ CO2 enrichment on structural characteristics, photosynthesis, and growth of the Mediterranean seagrass Posidonia oceanica, Biogeosciences 13:2179-2194, doi:10.5194/bg-13-2179-2016
  • Foley M.M., Martone R.G., Fox M.D., Kappel C.V., Mease L.A., Erickson A.L., Halpern B.S., Selkoe K.A., Taylor P. & Scarborough C. 2015. Using ecological thresholds to inform resource management: Current options and future possibilities. Front. Mar. Sci. 2:95. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2015.00095,
  • Kwiatkowski L., Gaylord B., Hill T., Hosfelt J., Kroeker K. J., Nebuchina Y., Ninokawa A., Russell A.D., Rivest E. B., Sesboüé M. & Caldeira K. 2016. Nighttime dissolution in a temperate coastal ocean ecosystem increases under acidification. Scientific Reports, 6: 22984.
  • Peck V. L., Tarling G. A., Manno C. & Harper E. M., in press. Response to comment - Vulnerability of pteropod (Limacina helicina) to ocean acidification: Shell dissolution occurs despite an intact organic layer - By Bednaršek et al. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.03.007
  • Sutton A.J., Sabine C.L., Feely R.A., Cai W.-J., Cronin M.F., McPhaden M.J., Morell J.M., Newton J.A., Noh J.-H., Olafsdottir S.R., Salisbury J.E., Send U., Vandemark D.C. & Weller R.A. 2016. Using present-day observations to detect when anthropogenic change forces surface ocean carbonate chemistry outside pre-industrial bounds. Biogeosciences Discussions 1-30. doi:10.5194/bg-2016-104.
  • Touratier F., Goyet C., Houpert L., Durrieu de Madron X., Lefèvre D., Stabholz M. & Guglielmia V. in press. Role of deep convection on anthropogenic CO2 sequestration in the Gulf of Lions (northwestern Mediterranean Sea). Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2016.04.003
  • Ward T.D., Algera D.A., Gallagher A.J., Hawkins E., Horodysky A., Jørgensen C., Killen S.S., McKenzie D.J., Metcalfe J.D., Peck M.A., Vu M. & Cooke S.J. 2016. Understanding the individual to implement the ecosystem approach to fisheries management. Conservation Physiology 4(1). doi: 10.1093/conphys/cow005

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Early-career scientist opportunities

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  • Fisheries Policy Officer, MAVA Foundation West Africa, Dakar
     Application deadline: 25 April 2016

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