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POGO: Taking the Pulse of the Global Ocean

For more than a decade, the Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans, POGO, has served as a forum for leaders of major oceanographic institutions around the world to promote global oceanography, particularly the implementation of international and integrated global ocean observing systems. POGO is an international network of collaborators who foster partnerships that advance efficiency and effectiveness in studying and monitoring the world’s oceans on a global scale. Through its efforts, POGO has promoted observations underpinning ocean and climate science, interpreted scientific results for decision makers, provided training and technology transfer to emerging economies, and built awareness of the many challenges still ahead.

 

Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans is a charitable incorporated organisation registered and regulated by the Charity Commission of England and Wales, No 1171692

 

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Ocean Observation News

 

 

Job Opportunity: Scientific Employee position in Physical Oceanography, at GEOMAR, Germany

Deadline: 14 May 2018

 

The research unit “Physical Oceanography” of the research division “Ocean Circulation and Climate Dynamics” GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel is offering a Scientific Employee position in Physical Oceanography. The post is within the BMBF joint project BANINO "Benguela Niños: Physical processes and long-term variability", Subproject 1 "Variability of upwelling, mixing, nutrient supply and circulation off Angola" starting on July 1st 2018.

 

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Job opportunity: Postdoctoral Position in validation and deployment of chemical sensors in marine waters, at GEOMAR, Germany

Deadline: 1. May 2018

 

The working group Water Column Biogeochemistry of the research unit Chemical Oceanography, at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, is offering a Postdoctoral Position in validation and deployment of chemical sensors in marine waters, on the topic: Improvement of measurement metrology for chemical sensors 

 

The post starts  on June 1st 2018.

 

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Job Opportunity: Ph.D. Position Marine Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Fishes at GEOMAR, Germany

Deadline: 13. May 2018

 

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel is a foundation of public law jointly financed by the Federal Republic of Germany (90 %) and the state of Schleswig-Holstein (10 %) and is one of the internationally leading institutions in the field of marine sciences. Currently GEOMAR disposes over an annual budget of approx. 75 million Euro and has approx. 1000 employees.

 

Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Position in validation and deployment of chemical sensors in marine waters, at GEOMAR, Germany

Deadline: 1. May 2018

 

The working group Water Column Biogeochemistry of the research unit Chemical Oceanography, at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, is offering a Postdoctoral Position in validation and deployment of chemical sensors in marine waters. The position starts on June 1st 2018.

 

Topic: Improvement of measurement metrology for chemical sensors

 

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2018 POGO-PML Visiting Fellowship for Shipboard Training on an Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) Cruise

 

For more information and details on how to apply please visit the OTP Web Portal

 

Application Deadline: 
22 April 2018.

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“The biggest challenge is how to manage the oceans given that most of the world's population will be using and living next to an ocean in the next 50 years or so. We have to use our oceans in a sustainable manner, and that means first they have to be observed properly. We can't just use an ocean to decimation, without realizing what is happening. The challenge is to develop capacity and knowledge and establish where we should be observing our oceans.

One of the most important things is having consistent long-term observation. We need to link up old observations and monitor the changes in things like currents and hydrography in these areas, to investigate if the observations are related to a real trend or shift or just an anomaly in the system. POGO members are endeavouring to link all the long-term data sets in the world so that the data can be accessed more readily.”

 

 

Prof. Karen Wiltshire, POGO Chair, 2015-2018

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