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POGO side event at International Workshop on Marine and Atmospheric Sciences

 

POGO Newsletter 30, October 2017

This issue features various news articles from the POGO members, updates on Capacity Building, POGO Working Groups & POGO representation at international meetings.

 

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.

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