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Other training opportunities

8th PLOCAN Glider School 2017

The 8th PLOCAN Glodel School will take place between 6th-11th Nov. 2017 in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain


A registration and selection process for 15 attendees interested and able to participate in the Glider School 2017 is now open since Monday 30th January.


Please check http://www.gliderschool.eu/


For further information, please contact the organisers directly at gliderschool@plocan.eu

WE-Heraeus Summer School "Physics of the Ocean", 9-14 July 2017, Bad Honnef, Germany


This Summer School aims at:

  • providing a broader view of the ocean system from a physical perspective, encompassing a large range of scales and their interactions.
  • introducing the observations and models, theory and statistical methods used by environmental and ocean physicists and to their present understanding of the physical ocean system

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4th International Marine Phytoplankton Taxonomic Workshop 2017, SAHFOS, UK

The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS) is delighted to announce they will be running this popular workshop again from 3rd July - 14th July 2017 in Plymouth, UK. This is an introductory workshop aimed at all those working in the marine phytoplankton field.  Classification and taxonomy of the major marine microalgal groups will be covered in this interactive workshop. Practical elements using a variety of methodologies and techniques will cover sampling, settling and slide preparation, cell counting, isolation, microscopy and culturing.


New Frontiers in Operational Oceanography: GODAE Oceanview Summer School 2017

The international school for observing, assimilating and forecasting the ocean is a two week program offered to early career scientists, professionals and students on the current state of the art in operational oceanography and related advances in the ocean sciences. The courses will include topics covering the leading edge science in ocean observing systems, as well as the latest methods and techniques for analysis, data assimilation and ocean modeling.


Postdoctoral Fellowship COPAS Sur-Austral, University of Concepción, Chile

Postdoctoral Positions in COPAS Sur-Austral at University of Concepción, are available in any of the following areas:


a)    Hydrodynamic and/or biogeochemical modeling of coastal systems, preferably estuaries

b)   Carbon fluxes and productivity patterns in coastal environments

c)    Dynamics and traceability of pathogens of human origin in coastal ecosystems


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