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Call for Shipboard Training onboard SoNoAT2019

We are pleased to announce a call for applications to join a 'South-North Atlantic Training Transect' (SoNoAT) cruise on board the  RV Polarstern in June 2019.

Global Ocean Oxygen Network (GO2NE) International Summer School, Xiamen, China, 2-8 Sept 2019

Apply by 15 November 2018

 

2019 Open Call for Shipboard Fellowships

 

We are pleased to announce that, as part of POGO's capacity-building programme, we will be offering a number of shipboard fellowship opportunities onboard research vessels during 2019.

 

POGO Newsletter Issue 34: October 2018

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POGO Newsletter Issue 34: October 2018

Time-travelling deep sea scientists reveal historic plastics problem

News release from SAMS, October 23, 2018

 

 

Marine creatures living in the deepest parts of the ocean have been feeding on microplastic particles for at least four decades, a study has revealed. 

 

Researchers at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) in Oban delved into the institute’s archived samples from the Rockall Trough, an area of deep sea off the west coast of Scotland, to assess the extent of microplastic ingestion in the stomachs of bottom-dwelling starfish and brittle stars.

 

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