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Other training opportunities

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.

Microbial Oceanography Summer Course at BIOS

"Microbial Oceanography:  The Biogeochemistry, Ecology and Genomics of Oceanic Microbial Ecosystems"  is an immersion summer course offered from June 19 to July 09 by the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences.

International Climate Training Workshop

The International Desks of the Climate Prediction Center (CPC), a division of the National Centers for Environmental Predictions (NCEP) of the National Weather Service. In partnership with the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA)of the US Agency for Internacional Development (USAID), is pleased to announce a two-week training workshop for climate scientist in the Atlantic basin. The workshop will be hosted in Dakar, Senegal by the Agence Nationale de la Meteorologie du Senegal (ANAMS), from 21 June to 1 July 2011.

Ocean Acidification Summer Course

The graduate Course: "Experimental Approaches to Understanding Ocean Acidification" will take place from June 20 - July 22 at the Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington. Ocean acidification research is emerging as a critical field in marine biology. This course will help new researchers design appropriate experiments to document and manipulate ocean carbonate chemistry.

UK Energy Research Centre Summer School

UKERC is holding a summer school from 26th June - 1st July 2011 at the University of Warwick. There will be 100 places available for UK and international students. The School has been specifically designed to give first and second year PhD students an understanding of energy systems as a whole and of pathways to low-carbon and resilient energy systems. We welcome applications from those engaged in energy-related research including technical, physical, social, economic, environmental and business aspects of energy and energy systems.


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