Other training opportunities

Ocean Optics Summer Class 2017

Calibration and Validation of Ocean Color Remote Sensing. 10 July – 5 August 2017, at the Darling Marine Center in Maine, USA.

An intensive four-week, cross-disciplinary, graduate-level course in Optical Oceanography will be offered at the University of Maine’s Ira C. Darling Marine Center in summer 2017. This class is a continuation of the Optical Oceanography course first offered at the Friday Harbor Laboratories in 1985 and more recently at the Darling Marine Center. Past graduates are many of today’s leaders in oceanography.

Ocean Geomicrobiology 2017 in the Benguela Upwelling System, Namibia

April 13 – May 12, 2017

at the University of Namibia's Sam Nujoma Research Center in Henties Bay and Namibia's National Marine Information and Research Center in Swakopmund.


Glider School 6-11 Nov 2017, PLOCAN (Spain)

PLOCAN is an initiative committed with both its adjoining socioeconomic environment and the international excellence in science and technology. The objective is to train them in theoretical and practical abilities and skills concerning underwater vehicles, as gliders. Registration for the school is now open. Two different fee prices are available, based on whether the applicant is a student or not. Upon the cessation of applications, a selection process will immediately get underway. The event is limited to 15 attendees.

Marine Science Postdoc Fellowships at the LabexMER Laboratories, France

In order to be eligible, applicants must have received their doctoral degree within the past 3 years at the closing date of the call. This condition of 3 years maximum after the thesis is considered either from the defense date or the graduation date (most advantageous case) and can be extended in special cases (maternity, illness ...). Applicants showing more than 3 years after thesis (maximum 3 years + 6 months) will be considered if they can provide a support letter from one member of the LabexMER Scientific Committee.

Free online course from EUMETSAT: Monitoring the Oceans from Space

Date TBA. Register interest here.


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