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Keeping a Watch on Seaweeds: The Forests of the World’s Coasts

Macroalgal assemblages are iconic on rocky substrata around the world’s coasts (seen here at Maria Island, Tasmania, Australia) in both the intertidal and subtidal zones. Credit: Patricia Miloslavich

OTGA Training Course: Discovery and Use of Operational Ocean Data Products and Services, Oostende, Belgium, 11-15 March 2019

Application deadline: 15 January 2019.

 

Summary

This course will provide knowledge and hands-on experience for the data, satellites and instrumentation, access and formats, tools and software for operational activities. A pre-course phase of the training will provide an essential overview of data, products and tools used to monitor the ocean and will focus on preparation for the classroom phase where students will work on a short project to learn more about the data and its applications.

 

COP24 Side event: POGO & AOSED

POGO and AOSED held a joint side event at the UNFCCC COP24 conference in Katowice, Poland.

Tuesday 4 December at 16:45 UTC+01 (local time in Katowice) in the Narew room

"Enhancing ocean and climate observing in developing nations using low-cost technologies and capacity development"

 

JPI Oceans launches call for research proposals on microplastics in the marine environment.

JOINT CALL FOR PROPOSALS ON MICROPLASTICS IN THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT

 

The deadline for submitting proposals is 28.02.2019, 12:00 CET

 

Twelve JPI Oceans member countries together with Brazil launch a call for transnational research projects of approx. 9.2 M€ to study the sources, distribution and impact of microplastics in the marine environment.

Training course on a suite of biogeochemical sensors, 10-21 June 2019, Kristineberg, Sweden

IOCCP and EU BONUS INTEGRAL Project (Integrated carboN and TracE Gas monitoRing for the bALtic sea) are organizing a 10-day international training course on "Instrumenting our ocean for better observation:a training course on a suite of biogeochemical sensors."

 

The course will be held on June 10-21, 2019 at the Sven Lovén Center for Marine Sciences, in Kristineberg, Sweden.

 

Application process will open in mid-December 2018.

 

Full details are available here:

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