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GEOTRACES Training workshop on metal speciation and isotopes, 12-17 May 2018, Xiamen, China

A training workshop on metal speciation and isotopes in the ocean for GEOTRACES and beyond will be organized by State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science (MEL) on May 12-17, 2018 in Xiamen, China. The purpose of this workshop is to train graduate students and professionals who are interested in or will study trace metal and isotope biogeochemistry. It is hoped that the workshop will also serve to enhance capacity of GEOTRACES-related studies. The training will include in class lectures and hands-on experiments in the laboratory equipped with a variety of measurement tools.

Call for Nominations to the SOOS Scientific Steering Committee

The Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) and the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) invite nominations of qualified individuals to serve on the Scientific Steering Committee of the Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS).

 

Urbanization of Coastal and Shelf Seas

Prof Karen Wiltshire, POGO Chair and Deputy Director of Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, recently presented a conference paper on the topic of 'Urbanization of Coastal and Shelf Seas' at COME 2017 (Conference on Maritime Energy - Decommissioning of Offshore Geotechnical Structures).

 

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Ocean acidification affects mussels at early life stages

22 November 2017 - Joint press release from GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Cluster of Excellence "The Future Ocean"

Fast reproduction to sustain invasion success

Why do some species become invasive in new ocean habitats while others do not?

 

GEOMAR Press Release 16 November 2017/Kiel.

 

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