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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.

 

For full story, visit the NOC website:

http://noc.ac.uk/news/foreign-secretary-announces-uk-strategy-protect-wo...

Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellowship, molecular biogeochemistry, at the University of Hawaii at Manoa

Postdoctoral Fellowship on molecular biogeochemistry of dissolved organic phosphorus production, composition, and bioavailability

Applications will be considered starting July 1, 2018, and continue until a suitable applicant is chosen.

 

Underwater robots give unique Arctic insight

SAMS press release: 8 June 2018

 

Underwater robots have uncovered new evidence about life in the Arctic and, for the first time, revealed the moment the region’s marine ecosystem springs into life after the dark winter season.

The unique data was gathered by autonomous ocean-going ‘gliders’ and will help marine scientists understand more about the so-called ‘Arctic spring bloom’, which kick-starts the ecosystem and is crucial in providing food for animals in the region.

 

Training Course and Symposium: Sea & Coasts: Dynamics, biodiversity, management, their link with society and geo-spatial tools for their study

Date: from 16 to 26 October 2018.


Place: Centro Espacial Teófilo Tabanera/Instituto Gulich de la CONAE (Falda del Cañete, Córdoba, Argentina)

 

Registration dates: 18 May to 24 June (11.59 pm Argentina time).


Official website: http://www.celfi.gob.ar/programas/detalle?p=107

 

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