NSF Advanced Training Program in Antarctica for Early-Career Scientists: Biological Adaptations to Climate Change
The United States National Science Foundation (NSF) will sponsor the 11th Antarctic Biology Training Program (for early career scientists) at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, in January 2018. The program is a collaboration between the University of San Francisco and the University of Southern California; and has a proven record of introducing participants to Antarctic science under realistic field conditions, and providing opportunities to understand and appreciate the complexities and logistical challenges of undertaking science in Antarctica.
The research unit “Chemical Oceanography” of the research division “Marine Biogeochemistry” is offering a Postdoctoral Position.
Topic of Position: Investigations into control of surface ocean productivity by trace elements and nutrients
Starting on May 1, 2017
The Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans (POGO) is pleased to announce that the POGO-SCOR Visiting Fellowship programme for 2017 is now open for applications. The deadline for applications is 7 April 2017. The scheme is designed to promote training and capacity building leading towards a global observation scheme for the oceans, and is aimed at scientists, technicians, postgraduate students (preferably PhD) and post-doctoral fellows involved in oceanographic work at centres in developing countries and countries with economies in transition.
The Archipelago Research Institute's field station Seili, Finland, will this year host a training course on zooplankton identification. The Institute provides long-term monitoring data e.g. on hydrography, zooplankton and Baltic herring (Clupea harengus membras), and strong scientific expertise on long-term environmental monitoring and modeling decadal datasets. The training course is specifically designed to benefit undergraduates, post-graduate students, early-career researchers, professionals and educators, having coastal or marine related responsibilities, functions or interests.