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Nominations solicited for the 2017 Ketchum Award

The Coastal Ocean Institute (COI) at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is soliciting nominations for the B.H. Ketchum Award.  This award is given every two or three years to an "internationally recognized scientist who demonstrates an innovative approach to coastal research, leadership in the scientific community, and who provides a link between coastal research and societal issues".  


Call for review: Deep Ocean Observing Strategy survey and report

The Deep Ocean Observing Strategy (DOOS) organizers are conducting a deep-ocean observation inventory to lay the foundation for development and coordination of regional, national, and global deep-ocean observing systems.

They request your assistance by asking you to complete a brief online survey on the current use of, and needs for, deep ocean observations. 

Opportunity: Visiting Fellowship Program at Xiamen University, China

The State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science at Xiamen University launched a "Visiting Fellowship Program" for visiting scholars in marine sciences to conduct collaborative research.


GCRF UK Funding call: Growing research capability to meet the challenges faced by developing countries

The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is today launching a  call for applications for strategic programmes designed to grow research capability to address the challenges faced by developing countries. The aims of the call are to enhance existing and to build new collaborations between UK researchers and researchers in developing countries, and to increase the engagement of the UK research base with the many actors and agencies involved in responding to the needs of the world’s poorest populations.

Subantarctic seabed creatures shed new light on past climate

A new marine biodiversity study in one of the largest Marine Protected Areas in the world reveals the impact of environmental change on subantarctic seabed animals and answers big questions about the extent of South Georgia’s ice sheet during the Last Glacial Maximum around 20,000 years ago.  



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