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POGO-SCOR Visiting Fellowship Programme 2017 - applications invited

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.

 

POGO-PML AMT Fellowship 2017 - open for applications

POGO is pleased to announce that in partnership with Plymouth Marine Laboratory, it is offering a POGO-PML Visiting Fellowship for training on-board an Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) cruise in 2017. Previously this has proved to be a very successful training programme providing hands-on, sea-going experience to young scientists from developing countries, and the opportunity to be involved in an internationally renowned scientific programme.

 

Animal Telemetry Network Implementation Plan 2016-2021

A report prepared by the National Ocean Council by the Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology, Interagency Ocean Observations Committee, and Animal Telemetry Network Task Team detailling the Animal Telemetry Network Implementation Plan 2016-2021 is available here https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/microsites/ostp/NSTC/anim...

 

Aristotle and marine biodiversity

Although many people are not aware of this, Aristotle has made many contributions to the field of marine biology. To celebrate his specific contributions, we are featuring 5 stories linking Aristotle's scientific contributions to taxonomy, ecology and species distributions to current day initiatives.

New Certified Reference Materials available for nutrients in seawater 

SCOR WG 147: Towards Comparability of Global Oceanic Nutrient Data (COMPONUT) announced today the availability of the new SCOR-JAMSTEC Certified Reference Materials (CRMs) for nutrients in seawater.

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