Home / News / e-News / n°97 - May 2016

n°97 - May 2016

banner transition NL



We are seeking nominations for new Scientific Steering Committee members


We are looking for 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.


IMBER is delighted to welcome its youngest recruit!

Congratulations to Fang Zuo from the IMBER Regional Project Office in Shanghai, China on the arrival of her baby boy. 

Back to top

banner 3rd transition NL

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/

  • 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

  • 2016 OCB Summer Workshop (NEW!)

           25-28 July 2016, Woods Hole, MA, USA

           Registration is open to the first 175 participants who register

           More info: http://web.whoi.edu/ocb-workshop/

  • PRIMER-E Workshop on Multivariate Statistics for Ecologists (NEW!)
     11-15 July 2016, NCSU campus, Raleigh, NC, USA
     No application deadline: all welcome
     More info: http://www.primer-e.com/workshops/workshops.htm
  • 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

  • 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/

  • 25 Years of PICES - 2016 Annual Meeting

           2-13 November 2016, San Diego, CA, USA
           Early registration and abstract submission deadline: 20 June 2016

           More info: http://meetings.pices.int/meetings/annual/2016/pices/scope

  • Conference on Oceans: Future sustainability challenges  (NEW!)
    17-18 November 2016, Vila Real, Portugal
    Abstract submission deadline: 31 May 2016
     More info: http://domar.utad.pt
  • PICES Symposium: Drivers of dynamics of small pelagic fish resources

           6-11 March 2017, Victoria, BC, Canada
           More info: http://meetings.pices.int/meetings/international/2017/pelagic/scope
           Workshop proposal submission deadline: 1 June 2016

Back to top

banner 3rd transition NL

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!

  • Fassbender A.J., Sabine C.L. & Feifel K.M. 2016. Consideration of coastal carbonate chemistry in understanding biological calcification. Geophys. Res. Lett., 43,

           doi: 10.1002/2016GL068860


  • 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 oceanicaBiogeosciences 13:2179-2194, doi:10.5194/bg-13-2179-2016
  • Howes E.L., Kaczmarek K., Raitzsch M., Mewes A., Bijma N., Horn I., Misra S., Gattuso.J. P. & Bijma J. 2016.  Decoupled carbonate chemistry controls  on  the  incorporation of boron into Orbulina universa. Biogeosciences Discussions 1-26, doi:10.5194/bg-2016-90


  • Kroeker K.J., Sanford E., Rose J.M., Blanchette C.A., Chan F., Chavez F.P., Gaylord B., Helmuth B., Hill T.M., Hofman, G.E., McManus M.A., Menge B.A., Nielsen K.J., Raimondi P.T., Russell A.D. & Washburn L. 2016. Interacting environmental mosaics drive geographic variation in mussel performance and predation vulnerability. Ecol Lett. doi:10.1111/ele.12613, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ele.12613/full
  • Long M.C., Deutsch C. & Ito T. 2016. Finding forced trends in oceanic oxygen. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 30: 381-397, doi: 10.1002/2015GB005310


  • Lønborg C., Nieto M., Hernando-Morales V., Hernández-Ruiz M, Teira E. & Álvarez-Salgado X.A. 2016. Photochemical alteration of dissolved organic matter and the subsequent effects on bacterial carbon cycling and diversity. FEMS Microbial Ecology 96: 1-14, doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiw048
  • 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
  • Pimentel M.S., Faleiro F., Marques T., Bispo R., Dionísio G., Faria A.M., Machado J., Peck M.A., Pörtner H., Pousão-Ferreira P., Gonçalves E.J. & Rosa R. 2016. Foraging behaviour, swimming performance and malformations of early stages of commercially important fishes under ocean acidification and warming. Climatic Change 1-15.


Back to top

banner 3rd transition NL

Early-career scientist opportunities

           More info: http://mpowir.org/watchstander-position-south-pacific/

  • Upper Ocean Turbulence summer school, 25 July - 12 August 2016. Gdansk, Poland

           Application deadline: Until the 20 places are filled
           More info:  http://uot2016.mif.pg.gda.pl/index.html

  • Postdoc: Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA (NEW!)

           Application deadline: reviews begin immediately           

           More info: http://ap.washington.edu/ahr/academic-jobs/position/nn17496/

  • Postdoc: Integrated ecosystem assessment, Key Biscayne, FL, USA (NEW!)

          Application deadline: Open until filled

          More info: http://Integrated_ecosystem_assessment_Uni_Miami

  • Hjort Summer School: Complexity vs simplicity in microbial ecology, 29 August - 2 September 2016, near Bergen, Norway

    Application deadline: 1 June 2016  
    More info: http://www.hjortcentre.no-summer-school/2016

Back to top

banner 3rd transition NL



Back to top

banner 3rd transition NL

Useful links