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SOLAS Summer School 2018

SOLAS has opened the application for the 7th International SOLAS Summer School, 23rd July - 4th August 2018, Cargèse, Corsica, France.

 

Deadline for applications: 15 November 2017

 

The SOLAS Summer School brings together over 70 students and 15 world-leading international scientists, in a variety of fields, for a combination of lectures and practical workshops.

Online Course: Big Data and the Environment

Institute for Environmental Analytics – Free online course ‘Big Data and the Environment’

 

A free online course entitled ‘Big Data and the Environment’ is now open for registration and starts on October 30th.

 

It has high quality content from experts at the Institute for Environmental Analytics, as well as world-renowned collaborators,  and the commitment is just 3 hours a week for 3 weeks.

 

Marine Snowfall at the Equator

GEOMAR team publishes a detailed picture of the biological particle flow into the deep sea along the equator. Animal excrements and parts of dead organisms constantly sink from the surface of the oceans towards the deep sea. This particle flow, also referred to as “marine snowfall”, plays an important role in the global carbon cycle and consequently for the climate. Little is known so far about its distribution in the water column.

Scientists to visit hidden Antarctic ecosystem after giant iceberg calving

A team of scientists, led by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), is planning an urgent mission to investigate a mysterious marine ecosystem that’s been hidden beneath an Antarctic ice shelf for up to 120,000 years.  The researchers want to discover how this marine ecosystem will respond to environmental change in a climate-sensitive region.

 

2018 SCOR Visiting Scholars Program

SCOR has issued a call for applications for the 2018 SCOR Visiting Scholars Program. The announcement can be found at http://www.scor-int.org/SCOR_Visiting_Scholars.htm

 

Applications are due by 15 November 2017.

 

SCOR will support five Visiting Scholars in 2018. Applications are welcomed from potential Visiting Scholars as well as institutions wishing to host a Visiting Scholar.

 

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