G7 Science and Technology Ministers set Ocean Observation as a priority for the Future of the Oceans
At the 2016 G7 Science and Technology Ministers meeting in Tsukuba, Japan, ocean observation was defined as a key priority for the future of the oceans. In line with the G7 ocean expert working group, POGO had proactively contacted the G7 to speak out for the ocean observation system.
Shipboard training: two positions available for EUROFLEETS2, RV L'Atalante Graco survey, CSIC (Spain)
As part of the training activities of the Eurofleets2 program, 2 berths are offered out on-board the RV L'Atalante to enable postgraduate students (Masters and Doctoral) to participate in the Eurofleets2 GRACO research survey. The cruise will take place from 22nd September to 1st October 2016, leaving from Cadiz and ending in Cadiz.
A total of 2 positions are available on-board for European postgraduate students in the following disciplines:
The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) is a global organization that develops science and advice to support the sustainable use of the oceans.
Research Fellow and Postdoc positions in Marine Trace Metal Biogeochemistry, University of Southampton/Liverpool (UK)
ZIPLOc is a UK-based project between the Universities of Southampton and Liverpool. The project aims to combine novel observational and modelling experiments to quantify how phosphorus, zinc and iron co-limitation affects contemporary and future biological productivity. The research fellow, based at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton, will measure of the trace metals iron and zinc in the ocean and during bioassay experiments and trace metal cell quotas.