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First direct measurement of air-sea methanol exchange
A new study by PML scientists has been published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) describing the first direct measurement of air-sea methanol exchange over the open ocean, along a north-south transect of the Atlantic.
Dropping a Laboratory into the Sea
A new instrument that can provide early warnings of harmful algal blooms (HABs) and other toxic organisms in the ocean has successfully passed its first long-term test at sea.
Alfred Wegener Institute awarded fellowship programme by the NIPPON Foundation. "A major recognition for German oceanography" says Research Minister Johanna Wanka
An oceanographer from Brazil, a meteorologist from Cuba and a chemist from Thailand: these are three of the ten young men and women who have been awarded a one-year scholarship at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI). The scholarships have been made possible by the Nippon Foundation. It has selected the AWI as an internationally renowned research institution to run the scholarship programme. As of December 2013, ten scholars from emerging and developing countries will study interdisciplinary oceanography at the Centre of Excellence in Observational Oceanography (CofE) at the Alfred Wegener Institute.
ClimEco (Climate and Marine Ecosystems) Summer School, Shanghai
IMBER is very pleased to announce that the fourth summer school in its ClimEco (Climate and Marine Ecosystems) series will be held at the East China Normal University in Shanghai, China from 4-9 August 2014.
ClimEco4 will focus on Delineating the issues of climate change and impacts to marine ecosystems: Bridging the gap between research, assessment, policy and management.
Download the summer school flyer http://www.imber.info/index.php/Media/Files/ClimEco4/ClimEco4_flyer more detailed information.
For more information about the summer school and how to apply, please go to: http://www.imber.info/index.php/Early-Career/IMBER-Summer-Schools/ClimEco4-August-2014-Shanghai-China
2014 SCOR Visiting Scholar Program
Attached below is the call for the 2014 SCOR Visiting Scholars program. SCOR have funding to support three Visiting Scholars in 2014. Applications should be submitted by 15 January 2014. Please see the list of eligible host countries at http://scor-int.org/Eligible_Countries-24Sept2013.pdf. The list changes each year based on changes in country’s economic status.