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Global Ocean Oxygen Network (GO2NE) International Summer School, Xiamen, China, 2-8 Sept 2019

Apply by 15 November 2018

 

2019 Open Call for Shipboard Fellowships

 

We are pleased to announce that, as part of POGO's capacity-building programme, we will be offering a number of shipboard fellowship opportunities onboard research vessels during 2019.

 

POGO Newsletter Issue 34: October 2018

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POGO Newsletter Issue 34: October 2018

Time-travelling deep sea scientists reveal historic plastics problem

News release from SAMS, October 23, 2018

 

 

Marine creatures living in the deepest parts of the ocean have been feeding on microplastic particles for at least four decades, a study has revealed. 

 

Researchers at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) in Oban delved into the institute’s archived samples from the Rockall Trough, an area of deep sea off the west coast of Scotland, to assess the extent of microplastic ingestion in the stomachs of bottom-dwelling starfish and brittle stars.

 

2019 SCOR Visiting Scholars Program - applications open

SCOR began a program in 2009 to enlist the services of ocean scientists, from both developed countries and developing countries, to teach short courses and to provide more extended on-site education and mentorship at developing country institutions.

 

This program is open to any scientists who have time available to spend teaching and mentoring in a developing country for two weeks or more. The scholarships are not intended to conduct joint research, although such research may develop as an outcome of a visit.

 

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