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ResponSEAble Ocean Literacy Webinars

ResponSEAble is running a series of free webinars, aimed at sharing views, challenges and best practices on ocean literacy in all its dimensions, widening the European community of ocean literacy practitioners.

 

Starting in June 2018, the webinars will take place every second Thursday of the month (except July and August)  and start at 4 pm CET.

 

For full details on each topic, and joining instructions, visit: https://www.responseable.eu/category/news

Call for access to SIOS research infrastructure

The second call for access to the Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System (SIOS) research infrastructure is now open.

 

The application deadline is 15th September 2018 at 16:00 CEST.

 

European Marine Board (EMB) Future Science Brief No. 3 entitled “Strengthening Europe's Capability in Biological Ocean Observations”

A new European Marine Board (EMB) Future Science Brief No. 3 entitled “Strengthening Europe's Capability in Biological Ocean Observations” has been published, which calls for an increase in the relevance of current (and future) European biological ocean observation capacity to strengthen global efforts towards our understanding of the ocean and enhance marine biodiversity conservation, for maintaining a healthy ocean for healthy societies.

 

SMART Cables Could Turn Future Telecommunications Cables into Ocean-Spanning Observation Network

Submitted by Dr. Bruce Howe, Chair of the SMART Cables Joint Task Force, Professor of Ocean and Resources Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa

 

The goal of the SMART Cables Initiative is to harness the global network of undersea fiber-optic telecommunications cables as a new platform for deep ocean monitoring and tsunami warning.

 

Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) Survey Factsheet Published

POGO and the CPR Survey have  published a Factsheet about the Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR), summarising how it works, why the data collected are so important, and progress made in expanding the coverage of CPR surveys worldwide (GACS)

 

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