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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...

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

 

Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) Survey Factsheet Published

POGO and the CPR Survey have  published a Factsheet about the Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR), summarising how it works, why the data collected are so important, and progress made in expanding the coverage of CPR surveys worldwide (GACS)

 

OCB Methane & Nitrous Oxide Workshop, October 28-31, 2018, California, USA

Applications are open for the OCB Oceanic Methane and Nitrous Oxide: The present situation and future scenarios three day workshop on oceanic methane and nitrous oxide covering chemical analysis, microbial metabolism, and our observational and predictive capabilities.

 

The workshop will take place October 28-31, 2018 at the UCLA Lake Arrowhead Conference Center (California, USA).

 

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