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Call for access to SIOS research infrastructure

The second call for access to the Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System (SIOS) research infrastructure is now open.

 

The application deadline is 15th September 2018 at 16:00 CEST.

 

European Marine Board (EMB) Future Science Brief No. 3 entitled “Strengthening Europe's Capability in Biological Ocean Observations”

A new European Marine Board (EMB) Future Science Brief No. 3 entitled “Strengthening Europe's Capability in Biological Ocean Observations” has been published, which calls for an increase in the relevance of current (and future) European biological ocean observation capacity to strengthen global efforts towards our understanding of the ocean and enhance marine biodiversity conservation, for maintaining a healthy ocean for healthy societies.

 

SMART Cables Could Turn Future Telecommunications Cables into Ocean-Spanning Observation Network

Submitted by Dr. Bruce Howe, Chair of the SMART Cables Joint Task Force, Professor of Ocean and Resources Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa

 

The goal of the SMART Cables Initiative is to harness the global network of undersea fiber-optic telecommunications cables as a new platform for deep ocean monitoring and tsunami warning.

 

Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) Survey Factsheet Published

POGO and the CPR Survey have  published a Factsheet about the Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR), summarising how it works, why the data collected are so important, and progress made in expanding the coverage of CPR surveys worldwide (GACS)

 

Call for papers: Oceans and Climate Change 2019

A call for papers is now open for the  Symposium "Oceans and Climate Change: Towards a better understanding and handling of the impacts of climate change to oceans, biodiversity and livelihoods", to be held at the University of Malta, Valetta, Malta, on 12th-14th June 2019.


Further details can be seen at:
https://www.haw-hamburg.de/en/ftz-nk/events/oceans2019.html

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