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Microplastics are even found at Point Nemo - Volvo Ocean Race has delivered valuable data for marine science

GEOMAR Press Release: 29 June 2018 / Kiel, The Hague.


UK Foreign Secretary announces strategy to protect world’s oceans at the NOC

22 June 2018


The UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, on a visit to the NOC in Southampton, unveiled an ambitious plan to bring together all of the Government’s international oceans work under a single strategy for the first time.


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Job Opportunity: Research Assistant, Ocean Acidification Community of Practice Coordinator, University of Calgary, Canada

The Department of Geography, in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Calgary, invites applications for a Research Assistant, Ocean Acidification Community of Practice Coordinator. This Full-time Fixed Term position is for approximately 2 years (based on length of grant funding), with the possibility of extension.


Job Opportunities: DeepSea Monitoring Group at GEOMAR, Germany

The DeepSea Monitoring group at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel is seeking to fill two positions in the COMPASS project, both with a start date of 1 July 2018.


Apply by 29 June 2018

Computer scientist AI / Engineer Automation and Control (100%)

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Job Opportunity: Executive Director, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), Tasmania

The Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), a specialist institute of the University of Tasmania, is an internationally-recognised leader in marine and Antarctic research and education. In 2017, the Centre for World University Rankings placed the University in the top ten in the world for fisheries science, marine and freshwater biology, and oceanography, based on the performance of IMAS. 



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