Developing Technology and Methods for the Precise Investigation of Marine Animal Forest 3D-Structural Complexity (3DSeaFor) – Jan 2020 (final date TBA), Modena (Italy)

This foresight workshop is being managed by CoNISMa along with co-organisers UniBo, CNRS, UB and CSIC. This workshop will help to improve the scientific tools used to study and monitor “marine animal forests”, a need that was highlighted in the EuroMarine working group ANFORE. It will establish a network of experts able and willing to invest their time, effort and materials into developing the next generation of […]

Emergent Impacts on Coastal Areas: Adding the Role of Light Pollution to the Management and Protection of Ocean Commons (ECOLight) – 20-22 Jan 2020, Pisa (Italy)

This foresight workshop is being managed by UniPi and will feature key participants from Sorbonne U., RBI, CNRS, ULPGC, CNR and CCMAR. This workshop will further contribute to the discussion of marine coastal biodiversity under global change scenarios explored by previous EuroMarine workshops STRANGE and HoloMarine by focussing on the management of potential and actual impacts of artificial light at night (ALAN). For more information on this workshop, please […]

From Species Connectivity to Functional Connectivity (TUTTI) – 27-29 Apr 2020, Palma de Mallorca (Spain)

This foresight workshop, managed by IEO and co-organised by CSIC and CNRS is expected to constitute a stepping stone upon which to start assessing the effect of cumulative human pressures on functional connectivity. Participants will work towards a framework that allows a close interaction between research in structural and functional connectivity and ecosystem dynamics, combining  modelling and empiricist expertise. For more information on this workshop, please visit the […]

Incorporating Ecosystem Functioning in Marine Biodiversity Assessments (EFIMBA) – 12-14 May 2020, Santander (Spain)

This foresight workshop is being managed by CEFAS along with co-organisers IEO, Ifremer and UGOT. The participants will seek to establish an  agreeable definition of feeding guilds for species and size classes in order to assess change in food-web structure and function. The approach and indicators developed in the workshop will allow the scientists to make complementary recommendations on how to optimise the collection of trophic data. For […]

Modelling and Prediction of Harmful Algal Blooms, from Event Response to Multi-Decadal Projections (HABmodpred) – 18-21 May 2020, Glasgow (UK)

Managed by SAMS, co-organised with CSIC and featuring MI as a key participant, this foresight workshop will evaluate how the field of HAB modelling has progressed over the last decade, with a focus on the evolution of several leading HAB models. In this way the participants will contribute to the development of safeguards against the future continued proliferation of HABs. For more information on this workshop, please […]

Multi-Modelled Marine Ecosystems (M3E) – Jun 2020 (final date TBA), Nantes (France)

This foresight workshop will be hosted and managed by Ifremer, co-organised by DTU Aqua and IRD and include UCT – MA-Re as a key participant. The participants will address drawbacks of multi-modelling approaches designed to inform environmental management by evaluating an alternative framework where different scenarios are designed for each model in order to answer a common question from different angles, as most appropriate per model. For more information […]

Coral Ecology and Conservation in Mesophotic Temperate Ecosystems (ECoMeS) – Jun 2020 (final date TBA), Banyuls sur mer (France)

Managed by CNRS and co-organised by CoNISMa, UB and UniBO, this foresight workshop will seek to address knowledge gaps on Mediterranean temperate mesophotic ecosystems by bringing together scientists working on the distribution, ecology, biology, physiology, connectivity, reproduction, life history traits, and conservation of corals in these systems. For more information on this workshop, please visit the link below or email the activity leader. >> See more via […]

Modelling Different Components of Marine Plankton Biodiversity (MODIV) – 19-21 Aug 2020, Osterstedt (Germany)

This foresight workshop is being managed by GEOMAR, in coordination with UiB, ZMT, IO PAN and Ifremer. The workshop aims to help capture different aspects of plankton diversity in models by fostering a collaborative working session for a diverse group of experts, thus advancing our understanding of overall marine ecosystem functioning. For more information on this workshop, please visit the link below or email the […]

Threats of Endocrine-Disrupting Compounds and Environmental Pollutants to the Marine Biosphere: Translating Models to Real Life (MODEL-EDC) – 10-12 Sep 2020, Faro (Portugal) – FWS

This foresight workshop is being managed by CCMAR and co-organised by UGOT, CEFAS and CNR. The workshop will bring together experts from different fields of eco-toxicology and endocrine-disruption and facilitate a discussion on current assays for evaluating and predicting environmental risks and impacts of xenobiotics on marine environments, challenges and future directions. For more information on this workshop, please visit the link below or email the […]

Copernicus Marine Service training workshop for the Mediterranean Sea – Bologna, Italy, on 9-10 December – DL tomorrow!

Copernicus Marine Service training workshop for the Mediterranean Sea Mercator Ocean International, the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) and the University of Bologna are organising a Regional Copernicus Marine Service Training Workshop dedicated to the Mediterranean Sea in Bologna, Italy, on 9-10 December. Copernicus marine products are open access and free for all to use. Such a training event is […]

25th Ocean Optics Conference – October 25-30, 2020, Norfolk, USA

The 25th Ocean Optics Conference will take place next year, and we’re excited to share the following information: Dates: October 25-30, 2020 Location: Norfolk, Virginia, USA Venue: Hilton Norfolk the Main Conference website: https://oceanopticsconference.org/ Over these five days, attendees will hear the best of what our field has produced over the last two years with a mix of what […]

International Radiation Symposium 2020: Submission of Abstracts – DL 20 Dec 19

Dear colleague, Please note that the deadline for submitting your abstract to the International Radiation Symposium (IRS) 2020 is due 20 Dec 2020. Follow the link below for submission instructions: https://www.irs2020.org/preparation-of-abstracts/ You may register now at: https://www.irs2020.org/register-now/ If you have any questions or phase problems with the submission procedure, please contact us: info@irs2020.org   On behalf of the Local Organizing Committee, Alkis Bais Aristotle […]

8th International Symposium on Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces – 19-22May 2020, United Kingdom – DL 15 Nov 19 (early bird)

8th International Symposium on Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces 19 – 22 May 2020, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK Early bird registration & early career researcher application 15 November 2019 Registration: https://bit.ly/2NiAhmd The International Symposium on Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces (GTWS) is a 5-yearly event that brings together ~150 scientists from all over the world. Relevant topics […]

17th Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) meeting – 28 Jun – 4 Jul, South Korea – DL 21 Jan 2020

The Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) 17th Annual Meeting will be organised from 28 June to 4 July 2020 at Vivaldi Park Ski Resort, Hongcheon. The abstract submission is now open until 21 January 2020. Read more…   via CLIVAR Have any opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

Swiss Climate Summer School 2020 – 23-28 Aug 2020, Switzerland – DL 10 Jan 2020

The Swiss Climate Summer School 2020 will take place on 23 – 28 August in Grindelwald, Switzerland. Early career researchers (PhD and posdoctctoral researchers) from all fields of climate research are invited to attend. The focus will be on “Extreme weather and climate: from atmospheric processes to impacts on ecosystems and society.” For more information […]

Solicitation for Participant Applications to Attend the Second Coral Bleaching Research Coordination Network Workshop July 1-3 in Germany – DL 13 Dec 19

The NSF funded Coral Bleaching Research Coordination Network (Coral Bleaching RCN) will be hosting a *second* workshop to develop recommendations for how coral researchers can best *archive* and *preserve* bleaching samples for a variety of downstream analyses (e.g., omics, physiology, geochemistry, paleontology) and collaborative research efforts. The workshop will be held* July 1-3 2020 at the Center for Marine Environmental […]

South Atlantic Workshop 25 – 27 Nov 19, Brazil and more

The South Atlantic Workshop will take place on 25-27 November 2019, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. More information will be posted shortly about this workshop on the Ocean Decade site. Expressions of interest can be made directly online. Additionally, please also note that the following three regional consultations are currently scheduled to take place in January 2020 (additional […]

Nature conference, 2-5 June 2020, Norway – DL 30 Jan 20

Dear all   The upcoming Nature conference here in Tromsø 2-5 June 2020 now has an updated website, list of speakers and call for abstracts. Access here. It will be an important event, and both the University and the Faculty hope that as many as possible participate and send in an abstract. It is likely […]

International Conference on “Climate Change in the Asia-Pacific Region” – April’20, Vietnam – DL 1 Dec 19

International Conference on “Climate Change in the Asia-Pacific Region”, 30 March 30-3 April 2020, Quy Nhon, Vietnam. Submit an abstract by 1 December 2019 here. via SOLAS Have any opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

Frontiers in Marine Science special issue on the topic of “Solving Complex Ocean Challenges Through Interdisciplinary Research: Advances from Early Career Marine Scientists” – DL 29 Nov 19

Call for interdisciplinary Early Career Researchers to submit articles to Frontiers in Marine Science special issue on the topic of “Solving Complex Ocean Challenges Through Interdisciplinary Research: Advances from Early Career Marine Scientists”. Deadline for abstract submission is 29 November 2019. More information here. via SOLAS Have any opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

International Indian Ocean Science Conference (IIOSC)-2020 reminder – DL 15 Nov 20

International Indian Ocean Science Conference (IIOSC)-2020, 16-20 March 2020, Goa, India. Abstract submission deadline extended to 15 November 2019. More information here. via SOLAS Have any opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

The 8th International Symposium on Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces

19 – 22 May 2020, Plymouth, United Kingdom Deadline for early bird registration and early career researcher application: 15th November 2019 Relevant topics include field observations, laboratory and numerical studies, near-surface processes, biological effects including surfactants, the micro-layer, remote sensing, global scale processes and many more.Keynote speakers: Christa Marandino (GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany): Gas transfer in the […]

Student travel awards for ICRS2020 – DL 15 Jan 20

Dear ICRS Members: The Society is pleased to announce the availability of 10 Student Travel Awards for student members to attend the 14th International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS2020) in Bremen, Germany. The application deadline is January 15, 2020.  More details can be found online.  http://coralreefs.org/student-travel-award/ To be considered for a travel award, you must be a […]