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Keeping a Watch on Seaweeds: The Forests of the World’s Coasts

Macroalgal assemblages are iconic on rocky substrata around the world’s coasts (seen here at Maria Island, Tasmania, Australia) in both the intertidal and subtidal zones. Credit: Patricia Miloslavich

Job Opportunity: Marine Earth Observation Scientist, Plymouth Marine Labs, UK

Full Time, £30,711 – £36,336 (Dependant on experience)
Three-year Appointment with anticipation of extension

Closing Date: 28th January 2019


Job Opportunity: Post-doc Position in biogeochemical cycling of trace metals in the oceans, GEOMAR, Germany

The research unit Chemical Oceanography of the research division Marine Biogeochemistry at GEOMAR is offering a Postdoctoral Position in biogeochemical cycling of trace metals in the oceans

Application deadline: Deadline: 14th February 2019

The position begins on April 1st 2019.


Topic of position: Investigations into sources, sinks and cycling of trace elements in the oceans


OTGA Training Course: Discovery and Use of Operational Ocean Data Products and Services, Oostende, Belgium, 11-15 March 2019

Application deadline: 15 January 2019.



This course will provide knowledge and hands-on experience for the data, satellites and instrumentation, access and formats, tools and software for operational activities. A pre-course phase of the training will provide an essential overview of data, products and tools used to monitor the ocean and will focus on preparation for the classroom phase where students will work on a short project to learn more about the data and its applications.


Job opportunity: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Climate and Application, Institute for Climate and Application Research (ICAR), NUIST, Nanjing, China

The Institute for Climate and Application Research (ICAR) at Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST) is seeking to appoint a number of highly motivated Postdoctoral research scientists to climate dynamics, climate model development, climate prediction, and climate application. The successful candidates will perform independent research, provide support for projects carried out within ICAR, and apply for research funds independently or jointly with team members.



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