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POGO Statement on the Value of Ocean Observations

The Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean (POGO) has just issued a Consensus Statement on the importance and value of ocean observations, for both science and society.



Job Opportunity: Chief Executive, Plymouth Marine Laboratory & PML Applications Ltd (PML Group)

The closing date for applications is Friday, 26th October 2018


Following the announcement that Professor Stephen de Mora intends to retire from his role as Chief Executive of PML and PML Applications Ltd in October 2019, Plymouth Marine Laboratory has begun the search for his successor.


Full details here: https://www.pml.ac.uk/Working_with_us/Chief_Executive_Opportunity

International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean) at INCOIS offering state of the art training in operational oceanography

International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean) at the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), was initiated after signing an agreement with UNESCO to build manpower capacity in marine, coastal sustainability and response to marine natural hazards, particularly for the countries in the Indian Ocean rim and islands region as well as Africa.


Bloom of green Noctiluca in Northern Arabian Sea may be harbinger of climate-driven change

The Northern Arabian Sea experiences intense blooms of the heterotrophic dinoflagellate, green Noctiluca scintillans, during the winter monsoon. Although not known to produce organic toxins, these blooms are still categorized as a harmful due to due to their association with massive fish mortalities attributed to toxic levels of ammonia. In addition, green Noctiluca is a voracious predator of diatoms, and thus competes with zooplankton, having adverse impacts on the food chain and fisheries.

Interdisciplinary effort to help endangered species in the Upper Gulf of California, México

Dr. Rafael Ramírez Mendoza, Physical Oceanography Department at Centro de Investigación científica y Educación Superior de Ensenada (CICESE)



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