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Seeking Nominations for Working Groups implementing the second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2)

SCOR, IOC, and IOGOOS are seeking nominations for members of the Working Groups and Science Theme teams that will implement the work of the second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2).  Please find the nomination form here.
 
The Science Themes are described in the IIOE-2 Science Plan:
 
·         Theme 1: Human impacts
·         Theme 2: Boundary current dynamics, upwelling variability and ecosystem impacts
·         Theme 3: Monsoon variability and ecosystem response
·         Theme 4: Circulation, climate variability and change
·         Theme 5: Extreme events and their impacts on ecosystems and human populations
·         Theme 6: Unique geological, physical, biogeochemical, and ecological features of the Indian Ocean
 
The Working groups are described in the IIOE-2 Implementation Strategy:
 
·         Working Group 1: Science and Research
·         Working Group 2: Data and Information Management
·         Working Group 3: Capacity Development
·         Working Group 4: Operational Coordination
·         Working Group 5: Outreach and Communication
·         Working Group 6: Translating Science for Society
·         Working Group 7: Resources and Sponsorship
 
The project co-sponsors have received nominations of chairs for each Science Theme and Working Group and are in the process of selecting the chairs. The members of each group will be selected by the IIOE-2 Steering Committee Co-Chairs, in consultation with the Chairs of the Science Themes and Working Groups, based on the nominations received and with a view to balance the groups by expertise, geography, and gender.

 

 

12/07/2016 posted based on information from Ed Urban, Executive Director SCOR

 

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