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Other training opportunities

Joint NAM S&T Centre - ZMT Bremen Fellowships

The Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Centre; http://www.namstct.org) is pleased to invite applications from suitable candidates for the Joint NAM S&T Centre - ZMT Bremen (Germany) Fellowship in Tropical Coastal Marine Ecology and Biogeochemistry for the year 2011.

Physics of the Ocean Summer School

The Summer School will be held at the Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, Germany, from 11 - 16 Setpember 2011. The School is aimed at postdocs, graduate students and advanced masters students, preferably engaged in a field neighbouring oceanography, such as atmospheric physics/meteorology, hydrology, geophysics and bio- or geosciences.

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UNOLS Chief Scientist Training Cruises

The UNOLS Chief Scientist Training Cruises will instruct early career marine scientists, including PhD students, on how to effectively plan for, acquire, utilize and report on time at sea for multi-disciplinary research and education. A training cruise will take place from July 6-15, 2011 from Newport OR and be repeated for a second science party September 16-25, 2011. The cruise plan will be dictated by the science requirements of the participants. Participant travel costs are provided along with small stipends for research supplies.

Summer School in Marine Ecosystem Modelling

The Marine Ecosystem Evolution in a Changing Environment (MEECE) project is organising a summer school in marine ecosystem modelling from 7 to 14 September 2011, hosted by the Middle Eastern Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.  The course offers young scientists experience in recent developments and methodologies in the simulation of marine ecosystems and their response to a changing environment. For course information and application details, see http://www.meece.eu/school/home.html. Application deadline is 6 May 2011.

Ocean Optics Summer Course

An intensive three-week, cross-disciplinary, graduate-level course on "Calibration and validation for ocean color remote sensing" will be offered at the University of Maine's Darling Marine Center from 11 to 29 July 2011. 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.

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