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POGO: Taking the Pulse of the Global Ocean
For more than a decade, the Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans, POGO, has served as a forum for leaders of major oceanographic institutions around the world to promote global oceanography, particularly the implementation of international and integrated global ocean observing systems. POGO is an international network of collaborators who foster partnerships that advance efficiency and effectiveness in studying and monitoring the world’s oceans on a global scale. Through its efforts, POGO has promoted observations underpinning ocean and climate science, interpreted scientific results for decision makers, provided training and technology transfer to emerging economies, and built awareness of the many challenges still ahead.
Ocean Observation News
Research Chair in Ocean Chemistry, Dalhousie University
The Department of Oceanography at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada (www.oceanography.dal.ca) is respected internationally for its strong interdisciplinary training and research in ocean science. Together with partners from academia, government and industry, the Department now plays a leading role within the newly formed Halifax Marine Research Institute which seeks to maximize potential of the region’s vibrant and growing ocean research and technology sector. Since 2011, the Department has hosted CERC.OCEAN, the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Ocean Science and Technology (www.dal.ca/cercocean) which is developing new approaches to observe the changing ocean and study ocean processes. In association with this CERC.OCEAN group, Dalhousie University is seeking a motivated individual to fill a new ocean research chair to be held in the Department of Oceanography.
CoastWatch Coordinator, University of California, Santa Cruz
The Institute of Marine Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz, in collaboration with Dr. Steven Bograd, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Services, seek a NOAA CoastWatch West Coast Node Coordinator to oversee the production and supervision of satellite-based products and services provided by NOAA. The position is at the NOAA/SWFSC laboratory.
Large-scale toxic red tides plague eastern and southern coasts of South Africa
The coastal areas between East London and Wilderness have been subjected to the largest, and most persistent, red tide in recorded history. The red tide first made its appearance in mid-December at several coastal locations simultaneously and grew in size to cover more than 300 km of coastline (see satellite chl-a image below).
Molecular Ecologist, The National Oceanography Centre
The Deep Seas group is seeking to appoint a Molecular Ecologist with a focus on deep-sea benthic systems. Research could include the study of one or more fractions of size distribution, potentially including microbial to megafauna constituents of marine communities. The applicant may address one or more of the following themes: theoretical ecology, ecosystem functioning, pelagic-benthic coupling, life history processes, ecosystem modelling, marine protected area efficacy, potentially in relation to impacts from human activities such as climate change, fishing, mining or hydrocarbon extraction.
- Staff Associate Position: The International Research Institute for Climate and Society
- Research Professor in Oceanography, University of New Hampshire
- Post Doc Position in "Geophysical Data Integration" & PhD position in "Marine Geodynamics" at GEOMAR, Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany.