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2016 Call for SCOR Working Group Proposals

The 2016 SCOR Annual Meeting will take place in Sopot, Poland on 5-7 September 2016. The SCOR Secretariat will accept proposals for new working groups from now until 17 April 2016. The guidelines, a template, and word limits are available at http://www.scor-int.org/WG_Proposal_Instructions.docx.


Bigelow Laboratory launches new Centers for Venture Research focused on seafood security and the opening Arctic Ocean

Recognizing the importance of making science more relevant and accessible to meet societal needs, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences has launched two new Centers for Venture Research, specifically geared to translating basic ocean-related scientific research to inform problem-solving, policy, and public awareness. The first two centers will focus on the opening of the Arctic Ocean and seafood security.

RV Polarstern arrives in Cape Town after five weeks at sea.

01/12/2015  - Team of Young Scientists takes the Vital Signs of the Atlantic Ocean.

Joint US CLIVAR/OCB Workshop Report now available online

The workshop report from the December 2014 US CLIVAR/OCB workshop Ocean's Carbon and Heat Uptake: Uncertainties and Metrics has been published online at:



Ten European countries invest €7.5 million into research on microplastics in the ocean

Four research projects investigating the impact of plastic particles on the marine environment are selected for funding from ten member countries of the Joint Programming Initiative Healthy and Productive Seas and Oceans (JPI Oceans).



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