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RV Zeeleeuw donated to Kenya – first oceanographic research vessel East African coast
On the 3rd of May, 2013, the handover of the RV Zeeleeuw to the Republic of Kenya became a fact. The oceanographic research vessel of the Flemish Government will now sail under the Kenyan flag and will be named RV Mtafiti, Swahili for ‘researcher’.
The "Guariroba" is deployed - the first of the ATLAS-B Buoys moored in the SW Atlantic
On April 22nd the "Guariroba" was deployed. This is the first of the ATLAS-B buoys planned to be moored in the SW Atlantic as part of Brazilina PIRATA and GOOS Programs. This buoy is also intended as a contribution to the International OceanSITES program.
Assistant Research Scientist at GERG, Texas A&M University
Duties include contributing to the research mission of the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (GERG) and the Department of Oceanography at Texas A&M University through research involving ocean observing systems including the design, fabrication, deployment, data acquisition, data modeling, and data management.
Operational Oceanography: Synoptic Views of the Sea, 9-13 September 2013
The period for applications for the following Training Course is open between 24 April and 8 June 2013:
• Operational Oceanography: Synoptic Views of the Sea, 9-13 September 2013
Two PhD studentships at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton
Two PhD studentships with guaranteed NERC funding (for UK and some qualifying non-UK citizens) are available at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton. Both are associated with major NERC-funded projects, and both require highly numerate applicants: suitable backgrounds would include applied maths, statistics, physics, meteorology or physical oceanography.