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Other training opportunities

OBIS Asian nodes and Coral Reef Training Course 

 The course provides an introduction to the Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS). This includes best practices in marine biogeographic data management, data publication, data access, data analysis and data visualisation.


OceanTeacher Global Academy (OTGA) Training Course: Research Data Management

Research Data Management (RDM) covers the planning, creating, storing, organizing, accessing, sharing, describing, publishing and curating of data. RDM is mandated by many funding agencies and increasingly by governments to provide access to funded research results. The management of data, particularly large-scale data, has many challenges, and the roles of researchers, facilities that manage marine data, repositories and
libraries are coming together to provide access, preservation and archive of this data and the scholarly products associated with it.


Austral Summer Institute XVIII

The Department of Oceanography and Center COPAS Sur-Austral of the University of Concepcion, Chile, will hold the Austral Summer Institute XVIII (ASI XVIII) in January 2018.  It is comprised of 5 courses on the themes "Numerical modelling tools to understand physical and biological processes in mid- and high-latitude marine ecosystems" and "Ecology and Diversity of Marine Microorganisms" (ECODIM X).

Information on courses, lecturers and application process is available at http://www.sur-austral.cl/asi/


Ocean Optics Class of 2017

The Ocean Optics 2017 training course entitled "Calibration & Validation for Ocean Color Remote Sensing" takes place at the University of Maine's Darling Marine Center from 10 July to 4 August 2017.

As the course progresses, the Powerpoint presentations from all the lectures plus the recordings and the lab's printed materials will be posted and publicly available at:



SCOR-POGO International Training Workshop on Nutrient Analysis for Participants from Developing Countries, 5-9 November 2017

Hosted at NIOZ Texel, Netherlands

To better manage and understand the global impacts of human activities on the world’s oceans, it is necessary to have accurate observations of changes in dissolved nutrients in both the upper water column, as well as in the deep ocean.  This workshop at NIOZ is targeted at scientists and technicians from developing countries to give the opportunity of learning techniques and protocols, and sharing thoughts and ideas with other nutrient chemists.



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