Call for contributions – Special issue on the “Molecular Biodiversity of Marine Invertebrates”

I have the pleasure to announce, and invite you to contribute to, a special issue in the journal Diversity on the “Molecular Biodiversity of Marine Invertebrates” Marine invertebrate species are numerous in the marine environment. They form hyperdiverse habitats, such as coral reefs, perform a multitude of interconnected ecological roles, and provide ecosystems services and livelihood to humans. […]

3rd International Electronic Conference on Atmospheric Sciences, 16-30 November 2020, virtual meeting – deadline 24 Aug 20

3rd International Electronic Conference on Atmospheric Sciences, 16-30 November 2020, virtual meeting. Deadline for abstract submission is 24 August 2020. More information here. via SOLAS Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

The Fifth Xiamen Symposium on Marine Environmental Sciences (XMAS-V): deadline for session and mini workshop proposals extended to 31 Jul 20

The SOLAS co-sponsored XMAS-V will be held in Xiamen from January 11th to 14th, 2021. XMAS-V will focus on how Multidisciplinary Sciences Can Serve a Sustainable and Healthy Ocean. The symposium will consist of different, interconnected sessions covering physical oceanography, marine biogeochemistry, biological oceanography, and marine ecotoxicology along with workshops for emerging topics in marine environmental sciences […]

4th International Coral Reef Symposium 2021 – Call for Abstracts – Deadline 15 Sep 20

Dear colleagues, It is a great pleasure to announce the opening of the new Call for Abstracts for the 14th International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS 2021),  to be held in Bremen, Germany, 18-23 July 2021. On 31 March, we published the inevitable decision to postpone ICRS  2020 to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of this significant  delay […]

Invitations to Contributors: Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Dear Colleagues, The Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals https://www.springer.com/series/15893 is the largest editorial project on matters related to sustainable development ever undertaken. With over 2.000 authors, this is a higly influential and highly cited publication. We invite suitably qualified colleagues  to submit a contribution on the 17 SDGs, in particular on the volumes […]

EBM Tools Network Webinar: The effects of climate change in marine spatial planning: pathways and solutions, October 1

The EBM Tools Network is pleased to announce that it will co-host:   Webinar: The effects of climate change in marine spatial planning: pathways and solutions Presented by: Catarina Frazão Santos of the University of Lisbon and NOVA-SBE Date/Time: Thursday, October 1, 1 pm US EDT/10 am US PDT/5 pm UTC Description: As marine spatial planning (MSP) operates in a changing […]

SeaDataCloud Online User Workshop Hi-Tech to High knowledge WEBINAR September 17th, 2020

SeaDataCloud Online User Workshop Hi-Tech to High knowledge WEBINAR  September 17th, 2020 at 10.00 am UTC+2 The National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics (OGS), on behalf of the SeaDataCloud partnership,  is pleased to invite you  to the SeaDataCloud User Workshop, which will be held via webinar. Context ØThe SeaDataCloud is an EU H2020 programme aimed at advancing the SeaDataNet infrastructure: a powerful […]

Special Issue “Biodiversity and Ecology of Herbivorous Fish” of the journal diversity (MDPI) – deadline 15 Aug 20

We wish to kindly invite you to submit a manuscript to the Special Issue “Biodiversity and Ecology of Herbivorous Fish” of the journal diversity (MDPI) (impact factor: 2.047): https://www.mdpi.com/journal/diversity/special_issues/herbivorous_fish Submission deadline: 15th of August 2020, Pricing: The Article Processing Charge (APC) is 1400 CHF (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/diversity/apc) If you have interest but have difficulties in paying the APC, please contact […]

Introductory Webinar: Remote Sensing of Coastal Ecosystems – English and Spanish – Tuesdays, August 25 – September 8, 2020

Introductory Webinar: Remote Sensing of Coastal Ecosystems Tuesdays, August 25 – September 8, 2020 11:00-12:00 EDT (English) or 14:00-15:00 EDT (Spanish) Registration is open at: Remote Sensing of Coastal Ecosystems. Remote sensing of coastal and marine ecosystems is particularly challenging. Up to 80% of the signal received by the sensors in orbit comes from the […]

The Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS) Weddell Sea – Dronning Maud Land Regional Working Group multidisciplinary online workshop – 20-23rd October 2020

The Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS) Weddell Sea – Dronning Maud Land Regional Working Group is holding an online multidisciplinary workshop, “The Southern Ocean in the Weddell Sea and off Dronning Maud Land: unique oceanographic conditions shape circumpolar and global processes” Date of workshop: 20-23rd October 2020 (originally 28-30 April 2020, postponed due to COVID-19) The […]

Invitation to the FAO Virtual Dialogues on the Path to the COFI 34, 15-17 July 2020

Dear colleagues, FAO will host a series of virtual dialogues examining Fisheries and Aquaculture Governance and Development from 15-17 July 2020. We hope you will join us, please register in advance for each session by clicking on the links below (where it says ‘register‘). Kindly note that you need to register for each virtual dialogue that you would like to join. […]

EBM Tools Network Webinar: Working with unlikely stakeholders to prevent marine debris, September 2

The EBM Tools Network is pleased to announce that it will co-host:   Webinar: Working with unlikely stakeholders to prevent marine debris Presented by: Nicole Baker, Founder of Net Your Problem LLC Date/Time: Wednesday, September 2, 2 pm US EDT/11 am US PDT/6 pm UTC Description: Despite gaps in knowledge about occurrence, sources, transport, and the spectrum of impacts of plastic […]

CALL FOR PAPERS: Measures to Counter Marine Plastic Pollution in the Asia-Pacific Region – deadline for abstract submission 1st Aug 20

CALL FOR PAPERS: MEASURES TO COUNTER MARINE PLASTIC POLLUTION IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION [Please submit an abstract of between 250 to 300 words, and a brief personal biography of not more than 150 words, at https://nus.edu/37Zu07, by 1 August 2020, 5pm Singapore time (GMT+8).] The Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law (Faculty of Law, National University of […]

Webinar Invitation: MetaZooGene: Marine zooplankton biodiversity based on DNA metabarcoding – Jul 22, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT

The Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) and the Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON) invite you to the Webinar: MetaZooGene: Marine zooplankton biodiversity based on DNA metabarcoding Date: Jul 22, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT Speaker: Ann Bucklin, Chair WG157, University of Connecticut (USA) Summary: Marine zooplankton biodiversity remains a significant unknown throughout the global ocean. […]

15th International Conference on Monitoring, Modelling and Management of Water Pollution 30 September – 2 October 2020 Valencia, Spain

CALL FOR PAPERS Water Pollution 2020 15th International Conference on Monitoring, Modelling and Management of Water Pollution 30 September – 2 October 2020 Valencia, Spain Conference website: https://www.wessex.ac.uk/conferences/2020/water-pollution-2020 Conference Topics: Water contamination Assessing, monitoring, modelling and forecasting Water management Wastewater and saltwater management Groundwater and aquifers Freshwater quality Coastal and offshore pollution Health risk studies Agricultural […]

XX Brazilian Symposium on Remote Sensing (SBSR) – 25th and 28th of April 2021

Dear Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics Community, We invite you to visit the brand new website for the XX Brazilian Symposium on Remote Sensing (SBSR) at www.sbsr.com.br, to be held in the FAURGS Events Center – UFRGS, city of Gramado, Rio Grande do Sul state, between the 25th and 28th of April 2021. We take this opportunity […]

EBM Tools Network Webinar: Investigate Your Ocean Neighborhood with OceanReports, July 28

The EBM Tools Network is pleased to announce that it will co-host:   Webinar: Investigate Your Ocean Neighborhood with OceanReports Presented by: Christine Taylor of BOEM Date/Time: Tuesday, July 28, 1 pm US EDT/10 am US PDT/5 pm UTC Description: Understanding ocean areas is critical for natural resource management, offshore energy planning, navigation planning, and aquaculture siting as well as […]

[Geosciences] Special Issue “Shoreline Dynamics and Beach Erosion” – Deadline 31 Jan 21

Dear Colleagues, We cordially invite you to contribute original papers, rapid communications, technical notes or review articles to this Special Issue entitled “Shoreline Dynamics and Beach Erosion”, which Dr. Gianluigi Di Paola, Prof. Germán Rodríguez and Prof. Carmen M. Rosskopf are serving as Guest Editor. Please note that, for high quality *Review* articles, we could […]

Call for Papers: “Earth Observation Information Application in the West African Sub-region.”

The use of Earth Observation (EO) data and application of remote sensing technology in Africa is gaining grounds in decision making processes in governments, institutions and among individuals. Although this is a relatively young emerging field on the continent, its applications have varied from use in Agriculture, health, fisheries, hydrology, safety and security. The application […]

hack4oceans Youth Innovation Event, 22-23 October 2020, Brussels (Belgium)

hack4oceans is an intense 2-day hackathon-style event organised by DG MARE that will bring together undergraduate students in blue economy-relevant disciplines from across Europe, private sector stakeholders, and policymakers. Please note that the dates of 22-23 October reflect a Covid-19 induced change from the event’s original dates. >> See more   via EuroMarine Have any opportusnity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to […]

WEBINAR: Closing the gap: financing the transition towards an inclusive blue economy – 10 June 2020

Dear Colleagues, Marine and coastal resources that support the livelihoods of millions of women and men face growing pressures, including overfishing, habitat degradation, pollution and climate change. Financial instruments can offer a solution to deliver positive socioeconomic and environmental outcomes for resource management. Join IIED for an online discussion on 10 June how to mobilise […]

Special Issue: Remote Sensing of DOC in Inland Water

A special issue of  the journal Remote Sensing  will deal with “Remote Sensing of DOC in Inland Water”.  This Special Issue aims to collect recent developments, methodologies, calibration/validation, and applications of DOC sensing data, and derived products, from different platforms (i.e., satellite, airborne, and UAV-based remote sensing) and in situ measurements. Both applied and theoretical research […]

Our Ocean Conference 2020 rescheduled to 7-8 December 2020

The Government of the Republic of Palau has now announced the postponement of the Our Ocean Conference 2020, previously scheduled to be held from 17-18 August in Koror, Palau. The new dates will be 7-8 December 2020. “As the global dialogue turns to how to build back better, we must also implement blue recoveries, and […]

Special Issue “Large-Scale Ocean Circulation”

Dear Colleague, The journal /Geosciences/ (ISSN 2076-3263, Indexed by ESCI – Web of Science and Scopus – citescore 1.82, medium paper processing time-around 45 days), is currently running a Special Issue entitled “Large-Scale Ocean Circulation”. On behalf of the Guest Editor, Dr. Marlos Goes, we cordially invite you to contribute original papers, rapid communications, technical […]

[EBM Tools] Webinars: 1) Plastics or Planet? Moving Beyond Plastics. 2) Virtual Ecosystem Scenario Viewer (VES-V): A new tool for visualizing marine ecosystem models. 3) Investigate Your Ocean Neighborhood with OceanReports

Webinar: Plastics or Planet? Moving Beyond Plastics Presented by: Judith Enck of Beyond Plastics Date/Time: Thursday, June 4, 1 pm US EDT/10 am US PDT/5 pm UTC Description: This webinar will explore the environmental, economic, and health implications of plastic production, use, and disposal. Judith Enck of Beyond Plastics will discuss: 1) the nexus of climate change and plastic […]

NOAA Live! Webinars

NOAA has been making webinars aimed at grades 2-6 on a variety of topics: https://seagrant.whoi.edu/suggested-educational-resources-for-use-during-school-closures/webinars-noaa-live/   via POGO Have any opportusnity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

WeSea Video Series – The coral reef of the northern Red Sea: before and after the storm

The WeSea team is very excited to announce our new video project! Join us for our webinar series which will be directly lead by researchers in the field of marine sciences! We will cover a wide range of topics from coral reefs, plastic, and even water sports. Interested in learning more? So come join us!On […]

Webinar Big Data in Marine Science – 29 April 2020

You are invited to participate in an online webinar that we will host on 29 April 2020 from 13h00-15h00 (Brussels time). The webinar will focus on the launch of the EMB Future Science Brief ‘Big Data in Marine Science’. This document is the output from the EMB expert working group on Big Data in Marine […]

Join the Western Tropical Atlantic Workshop (virtual forum) – 28-29 April, 2020 – UN Decade of Ocean Science

The UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030 presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to deliver scientific knowledge, foster technological innovation, and build capacity to achieve the 2030 Agenda and reverse the decline of ocean health. This will be a truly global effort based on inclusive partnerships flourishing in a global research and innovation ecosystem. […]

EBM Tools Network Webinar: Plastics or Planet? Moving Beyond Plastics, June 4

The EBM Tools Network is pleased to announce that it will co-host:   Webinar: Plastics or Planet? Moving Beyond Plastics Presented by: Judith Enck of Beyond Plastics Date/Time: Thursday, June 4, 1 pm US EDT/10 am US PDT/5 pm UTC Description: This webinar will explore the environmental, economic, and health implications of plastic production, use, and disposal. Judith Enck of Beyond […]

Springer/SSG 3rd Conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences

Springer Conference on Geosciences (3rd CAJG) Abstract (max. 500 words) Submission Deadline: 30 April 2020 Online Presentation Permitted 3rd CAJG WELCOMES GEOSCIENTISTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD CAJG is a series of international conferences on geosciences organized by Springer and the Saudi Society of Geosciences (SSG) Author Guidelines | Submission Platform Workshops/Courses | Keynotes| Field Trip Special Session on Petroleum Systems […]

15th Pan Ocean Remote Sensing Conference

15th Pan Ocean Remote Sensing Conference (PORSEC 2020), 15-22 September 2020, Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Deadline for abstract submission 31 May 2020. More information here. via SOLAS Have any opportusnity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

Fifth Xiamen Symposium on Marine Environmental Sciences

Fifth Xiamen Symposium on Marine Environmental Sciences (XMAS-V), 11-14 January 2021, Xiamen, China. Submit session/mini workshop proposals by 15 May 2020. More information here. via SOLAS Have any opportusnity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

European Space Agency – Future Earth joint activities call for proposals 2020: Research demonstrators for the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26)

European Space Agency – Future Earth joint activities call for proposals 2020: Research demonstrators for the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26). Submit proposals by 11 May 2020. More information here. via SOLAS Have any opportusnity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

Symposium The Chemical Monitoring Station of the Future

Symposium The Chemical Monitoring Station of the Future, 7-9 October 2020, Koblenz, Germany. Submit abstract by 30 April 2020. More information here. via SOLAS Have any opportusnity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting 2020

American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting 2020, 7-11 December 2020, San Francisco, California, USA. Call for a fall meeting session, town hall, workshop or innovative session proposal. Extended deadline, submit proposals by 23 April 2020. More information here. via SOLAS Have any opportusnity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

5th Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World

5th Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World, 7-10 September 2020, Lima, Peru. Extended deadline, submit abstract by 24 April 2020. More information here. via SOLAS Have any opportusnity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

Special Issue on Remote Sensing of Air-Sea Fluxes

Following the SOLAS session at the European Space Agency (ESA) Living Planet Symposium 2019, Milan, Italy, on SOLAS research, we are now planning a Special Issue in the journal Remote Sensing. We invite all scientists to submit their contributions related to all aspects of remote sensing of the ocean surface and lower atmosphere to this Special Issue. […]

Workshop on Ocean Heat and Freshwater Storage and Transports in Observations and Climate Models

The UK Met Office, the GCOS-GOOS-WCRP Ocean Observations Physics and Climate Panel (OOCP), and the WCRP Climate and Ocean Variability, Predictability, and Change (CLIVAR) Project invite you to participate in a workshop on Ocean Heat and Freshwater Storage and Transports in Observations and Climate Models. Call for Abstracts The call for abstracts for talks and posters […]

EBM Tools Network Webinar: Gaps in Protection of Important Ocean Areas, April 28 at 1 pm US EDT/10 am US PDT/5 pm UTC

The EBM Tools Network is pleased to announce that it will co-host:   Webinar: Gaps in Protection of Important Ocean Areas: A Spatial Meta-Analysis of Ten Global Mapping Initiatives Presented by: Ellen Pikitch and Christine Santora of Stony Brook University and the Ocean Sanctuary Alliance, and Natasha Gownaris of Gettysburg College Date/Time: Tuesday, April 28, 1 pm US EDT/10 am […]

EBM Tools Network Webinar: MSP Challenge: Exploring the complexity of marine/maritime spatial planning in a multi-player simulation (game), April 23 at 11 am US EDT/8 am US PDT/3 pm UTC/4 pm CET

The EBM Tools Network is pleased to announce that it will co-host:   Webinar: MSP Challenge: Exploring the complexity of marine/maritime spatial planning in a multi-player simulation (game) Presented by: Harald Warmelink of Breda University of Applied Sciences Date/time: Thursday, April 23, 11 am US EDT/8 am US EPT/3 pm UTC/4 pm CET Description: The MSP Challenge uses game technology and […]

2nd Edition Lipids in the Ocean – Aveiro 2020

Dear Colleagues,   We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 2nd edition of the Conference Lipids in the Ocean that will be held at University of Aveiro from 17-19 of November 2020. You can join us and submit an abstract for oral communication or poster until 15th June 2020.This Conference offers an excellent scientific programme, […]

Remote Sensing Special Issue “Remote Sensing of the Oceans: Blue Economy and Marine Pollution”

Dear Colleagues, The journal Remote Sensing (ISSN 2072-4292, IF 4.118) is running a Special Issue entitled “Remote Sensing of the Oceans: Blue Economy and Marine Pollution”. As Guest Editors for this issue, we think you could make an excellent contribution based on your expertise. We would like to invite you to contribute your recent research […]

Webinar: Options for adaptation, risk management, and resilience building in a changing climate: Q&A about the IPCC Special Report

Webinar: Options for adaptation, risk management, and resilience building in a changing climate: Q&A about the IPCC Special Report Presented by: Ko Barrett, IPCC Vice-Chair, and Shallin Busch, Anne Hallowed, and William Sweet of NOAA Date/Time: Tuesday, May 19, 1 pm US EDT/10 am US PDT/5 pm UTC Description: Global warming has already reached 1°C above the pre-industrial level, […]

The Mediterranean: Scientific Expertise for Decision-Makers, 02-04 September 2020, Marseille (France)

The Mediterranean research conglomerates MISTRALS and MedECC have announced a major three-day conference in 2020 for all decision-makers of the Mediterranean countries, hosted by Aix-Marseille University (AMU-MIO). Inspired by the achievements of science-policy interfaces such as the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), from which it takes up several objectives, this conference will be an opportunity to review existing scientific knowledge […]

15th International Symposium on the Interactions between Sediments and Water (IASWS 2020), 06-10 September 2020, Portorož (Slovenia)

The organizing committee of the International Symposium on the Interactions between Sediments and Water and the International Association for Sediment Water Science (IASWS) have announced registration and abstract submission are open for the 15th Symposium, which will be held in Portorož, Slovenia. Abstract submission deadline: 15 May 2020 Early registration deadline: 15 Jun 2020 >> See more via EuroMarine Have […]

7th International Symposium on Chemosynthesis – Based Ecosystems (CBE7), 23-28 August 2020, Guarujá (Brazil)

The Oceanographic Institute of the University of São Paulo has announced that early registrations and abstract submissions are now open for the 7th International Symposium on Chemosynthesis-Based Ecosystems (CBE7), which they will be hosting this year in Guarujá, Brazil. CBE is the premier meeting of researchers, specialists, explorers, managers, policy makers and students to exchange ideas and share knowledge […]

XMAS-V Call for Session/Mini Workshop Proposals is open

The session/mini workshop proposal submission is now open and closes on May 15, 2020. Website: https://melmeeting.xmu.edu.cn/xmas5/ Contact: xmas@xmu.edu.cn To promote interdisciplinary studies in marine environmental science and to foster the next generation of ocean scientists, the State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science (MEL, http://mel.xmu.edu.cn/en), Xiamen University, initiated the Xiamen Symposium on Marine Environmental Sciences (XMAS) in 2014. XMAS […]

Modelling Different Components of Marine Plankton Biodiversity (MODIV)

Modelling Different Components of Marine Plankton Biodiversity (MODIV) Osterstedt, Germany 19-21 August 2020 [A foresight workshop funded by EuroMarine after its 2019 call for proposals] Interested Early-Career Scientists: There are currently limited spaces available for interested early-career researchers of EuroMarine member organisations to participate in the upcoming foresight workshop: MODIV. The application period will close on 20 March, so if you would like to apply to […]

MangSES Symposium, 7-9 October 2020, Dzaoudzi, Mayotte Island (French Overseas Department)

This three-day symposium will focus on mangrove socio-ecological systems (mangSES) from an interdisciplinary perspective, allowing the members of ARESMA to compare their project results to similar or contrasting projects, and compare methodologies, challenges, theoretical frameworks and management issues. Abstract submission deadline: 17 Apr 2020 Early registration deadline: 10 Jul 2020 Registration deadline: 25 Sep 2020 >> See more   via Euromarine […]

Our Coastal Futures conference 2020, 19-22 October 2020, Gold Coast (Australia)

The 2020 Our Coastal Futures conference will bring together voices from researchers, practitioners, Indigenous peoples, activists, businesses, youth, and decision-makers. This transdisciplinary, multi-format international conference will share and co-produce knowledge and enable effective action with the aim of inspiring a transition towards respectful custodianship of our oceans and coasts. Abstract submission deadline: 11 May 2020 Early registration deadline: […]

EMODnet Second Open Conference and Jamboree, 21-25 September 2020, Oostende (Belgium)

The EMODnet partners, data providers and users will take stock of EMODnet achievements over the past 10 years, connect across stakeholder communities and set goals for the future. To start the week, the Open Conference will focus on use cases and requirements for developing essential open marine data services for blue economy actors, the public sector, civil society […]

17th International Symposium on Oceanography of the Bay of Biscay (2-5 June 2020, Gijón – Spain)

ISOBAY 2020 – 17th International Symposium on Oceanography of the Bay of Biscay (2-5 June 2020, Gijón – Spain) https://isobay17.com/ KEY DATES Call for abstracts: 12 February 2020 Registration opens: 12 February 2020 Abstract submissions close: 19 April 2020 Early-bird Registration closes: 30 April 2020 Late Registration closes: 31 May 2020 Conference commences: 2 June […]

8th International Symposium on Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces – DL 14 Feb 2020

8th International Symposium on Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces 19 – 22 May 2020, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK Submit your abstract and register by 14 February 2020!! Visit: www.pml.ac.uk/GTWS2020 For queries contact: GTWS2020@pml.ac.uk Bringing together approximately 150 scientists from countries all over the world, this 5-yearly symposium covers all domains where atmosphere and water meet, which include […]

Call for papers: Special Issue Remote Sesning: “Remote Sensing of Islands” – DL 31 Dec 2020

The journal Remote Sensing (ISSN 2072-4292, IF 4.118) is currently running a Special Issue entitled “Remote Sensing of Islands”. I am serving as Guest Editor for this issue. For further reading, please follow the link to the Special Issue Website at: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/remotesensing/special_issues/Islands The submission deadline is 31 December 2020.  For further details on the submission process, please […]

Expansion of the Coastal Wiki Editorial Board

The Coastal Wiki (CW), hosted by the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ), is intended to facilitate cooperation between coastal experts of different disciplines, by filling the gap between the basic introductions of Wikipedia and the specialized articles of scientific journals. The CW is now looking to expand the editorial board. Call deadline: n/a >> See more via EuroMarine Have any opportunity […]

ParaFishControl Final Conference, 11 March 2020, Brussels (Belgium) – DL 11 March 20

The H2020 project ParaFishControl, which examined and developed strategies to control parasites in aquaculture farms, will be holding its final conference on 11 March 2020. This conference will present attendees with access to the latest information on tools and strategies for diagnosing, preventing and treating parasitic diseases in farmed fish.. Registration deadline: 11 Mar 2020 >> See more […]

Uhinak IV Cross Border Conference on Climate and Coastal Change, 30 September – 1 October 2020, Irun (Spain)

The AZTI Tecnalia is co-organising the Uhinak fourth cross border conference on climate and coastal change, which is to be hosted by co-organisers FICOBA. This year’s conference will focus on bringing together a wide range of actors and exploring measures needed to defend coasts against climate change and discuss how best to facilitate the implementation of such plans. Registration deadline: n/a […]

VII International Symposium on Marine Sciences, 1-3 July 2020, Barcelona (Spain) – Endorsed by EuroMarine – DL 15 Feb 20

The International Symposium on Marine Sciences (ISMS) is the flagship event for marine sciences in the Hispanic world. ISMS 2020 also serves as an umbrella event for more topic-focussed activities, which this year will feature the XX Iberian Seminar on Marine Chemistry (SIQUIMAR 2020) and workshops on Marine Litter (BAMAR 2020) and Marine Reserves (REMAR), all of which are open to international participation. The EuroMarine […]

EuroMarine Foresight workshop: From Species Connectivity to Functional Connectivity (TUTTI), Spain 27-29 Apr 20 – DL 21 Feb 2020

Interested Participants: There are currently limited spaces available for interested EuroMarine members to participate in the upcoming foresight workshop: TUTTI. The application period will close on 21 February, so if you would like to apply to join, please e-mail Dr Lucía López López (lucia.lopez@ieo.es). Applicants will be notified of the outcome on 28 February. Objectives: TUTTI will pursue the following four key objectives in order […]

OceansOnline is now accepting abstracts

OceansOnline, an add-on day to the International Marine Conservation Congress focusing on how marine scientists, educators, and conservationists can use online tools for research and public engagement, is now accepting abstracts! Please note this is an in-person event that discusses the internet, not an online event. This year, IMCC (and OceansOnline) will be in Kiel, Germany in August. […]

SPIE Remote Sensing Conference – 21-24 Sep 20, United Kingdom – DL 1st Apr 20

SPIE Remote Sensing – The event that offers engineers, scientists, programme managers and policy makers access to the latest developments in earth observation, next generation satellites, atmospheric propagation, and imaging analytics. 2020 Conference Topics: • Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology • Remote Sensing of the Ocean, Sea Ice, Coastal Waters, and Large Water Regions […]

Call for papers Special Issue Frontiers in Marine Science: Biogenic Reefs at Risk (DL for Abstract 29 Feb 20)

Dear colleagues and friends, I would like to report a new research topic launched by the journal Frontiers in Marine Science entitled: Biogenic Reefs at Risk: Facing Globally Widespread Local Threats and Their Interaction with Climate Change “Tropical and temperate biogenic reefs are increasingly threatened by multiple stressors worldwide. Focusing on possible effects of global […]

Open Science Conference on Antarctic Science – Global Connections, 31 July to 11 August 2020 Hobart, Australia – DL 28 Feb 20

Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Open Science Conference on Antarctic Science – Global Connections, 31 July to 11 August 2020 Hobart, Australia. Abstract submission deadline 28 February 2020. More information here.   via SOLAS Have any opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

6th International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC6), 24 – 27 August, Kiel, Germany – DL 24 Feb 20

6th International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC6), 24 – 27 August, Kiel, Germany. Submit your abstract by 24 February 2020 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-2020 (IIOSC-2020), 16-20 March 2020, Goa, India. – DL 15 Feb 20

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

EBM Tools Network Webinar: Fighting Marine Debris on the US West Coast – Effective Actions and Tools, March 5 at 1 pm US EST/10 am US PST/6 pm UTC

Webinar: Fighting Marine Debris on the US West Coast – Effective Actions and Tools Presented by: Cait Goodwin and Tracy Crews of Oregon Sea Grant and Miriam Gordon of UPSTREAM Date/Time: Thursday, March 5, 1 pm US EST/10 am US PST/6 pm UTC Description: This webinar features experts from Oregon and California highlighting their clean-up, education, and regulatory actions […]

EBM Tools Network Webinar: MiCO: Creating a global geospatial knowledge hub on marine migratory connectivity, March 10 at 4 pm US EDT/1 pm US PDT/8 pm UTC

Webinar: MiCO: Creating a global geospatial knowledge hub on marine migratory connectivity Presented by: Daniel Dunn of the University of Queensland and Corrie Curtice of Duke University Date/Time: Tuesday, March 10, 4 pm US EDT/1 pm US PDT/8 pm UTC Description: Advancements in animal tracking technology are enabling us to collect far more data on the migratory patterns of […]

Special issue in the journal Frontiers in Environmental Sciences: Emerging Technologies and Techniques for Remote Sensing of Coastal and Inland waters – DL 26 July 2020

Dear friends, We are co-editing a special issue in Frontiers in Environmental Sciences, titled “Emerging Technologies and Techniques for Remote Sensing of Coastal and Inland waters”, focusing on innovative technologies/platforms (e.g., UAVs and CubeSats) and algorithms (e.g., machine learning). You can find more details at https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/12926/emerging-technologies-and-techniques-for-remote-sensing-of-coastal-and-inland-waters The deadline for manuscript submission is 26 July 2020. Please note […]

Copernicus High Resolution Radiometer ’Science to Operations’ Meeting – 15-17 April, Netherlands

The Copernicus High Resolution Microwave Radiometer (CIMR) – what is it? Climate change and globalisation are the dominant drivers of societal impacts in the Arctic with economic development rapidly transforming the geo-politics and the physical and biogeochemical environment of the region. For example, new prospectors are increasing their activities using modern techniques for oil and […]

Deep Sea Mining Summit 2020 – 13 – 14 May 2020, UK

Following the huge success of the previous Deep Sea Mining Summit, this year’s objective is to build on and identify new and innovative technology developments, technical know-how’s, and to focus on the real challenges which face a new breed of deep sea miners and industry providers. Case studies and real results will address the issues. […]

First Epigenetics in Marine Biology Congress – 13-14 May 2020 – France, DL 01 March 2020

first EPIgenetics in MARine biology congress (EPIMAR) will be held on May 13th-14th, 2020 in Montpellier, France. This first edition will explore cutting-edge aspects of epigenetics in marine biology : environmental epigenetics, developmental epigenetics and epigenetics in aquaculture. EPIMAR2020 aims at gathering scientists with interest in this field which has recently  gained an increasing interest within the […]

49th Annual Benthic Ecology Meeting (BEM2020) – DL 14 Feb 20

Registration for the 49th Annual Benthic Ecology Meeting (BEM2020) is now open! The meeting will be held 7-11 April 2020 at the Hotel Ballast in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA, hosted by the faculty and staff at UNC Wilmington. The BEM is the largest, student-oriented marine biology and ecology annual scientific meeting in Eastern North America. […]

Open Registration for Tutorial Capacity Building And Abstract Submission] 15th Pan Ocean Remote Sensing Conference 2020

EXTENDED DEADLINE UNTIL 31 JANUARY 2020 FOR APPLICATION OF TUTORIAL CAPACITY BUILDING  AND CALL FOR ABSTRACT DURING 15TH PAN OCEAN REMOTE SENSING CONFERENCE (PORSEC2020) (http://www.geoinfo.utm.my/porsec) We are delighted to inform that Faculty of Built Environment and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia will host the 15th Pan Ocean Remote Sensing Conference (PORSEC2020)  from 20 – 22 September 2020 di Johor Bahru, Malaysia. The […]

5th Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World – DL 06 Mar 20

The 5th Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World will take place in Lima, Peru from 7-10 September 2020. The Symposium is the place to share cutting-edge science in a rapidly developing frontier of research dealing with the science of ocean acidification and related stressors.  The Symposium will feature keynote talks by some of the leading experts in […]

ECSA 58 – EMECS 13 Estuaries and coastal seas in the Anthropocene, 7-11 September 2020, Hull (UK) – DL 27 Mar 20

The Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association (ECSA), in conjunction with EMECS and Elsevier, are hosting the conference ECSA 58 – EMECS 13: Estuaries and coastal seas in the Anthropocene – Structure, functions, services and management in Hull, UK. Abstract submission deadline: 27 Mar 2020 >> See more via EuroMarine Have any opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

SOPHIE conference: People, Health and the Ocean, 30 March 2020, Brussels (Belgium) – DL 22 Jan 20

The H2020 SOPHIE Project is working towards protecting both human health and the health of the marine environment by nurturing a community of people and organisations interested in the links between oceans and human health. The project will be holding the conference People, Health and the Ocean: the Way Forward at the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium. Abstract submission […]

EGU General Assembly 2020, 3-8 May 2020, Vienna (Austria) – DL 15 Jan 20

The EGU General Assembly 2020 will bring together geoscientists from around the world to discuss a wide-ranging slate of issues from a diverse set of fields including Earth, planetary and space sciences. The EGU aims to provide a forum where scientists, especially early career researchers, can present their work and discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of […]

Call for submission to Frontiers in Marine Science special issue on ‘North Pacific Climate and Ecosystem Predictability on Seasonal to Decadal Timescales’

Frontiers in Marine Science special issue on ‘North Pacific Climate and Ecosystem Predictability on Seasonal to Decadal Timescales’ is now calling io submit articles. Abstract due: 18 January 2020. Manuscript due on 31 March 2020. Read more at https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/12240/north-pacific-climate-and-ecosystem-predictability-on-seasonal-to-decadal-timescales   via CLIVAR Have any opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

Call for Papers – Remote Sensing (MDPI) Special Issue on “Remote Sensing of Islands”

Dear Colleagues, The journal Remote Sensing (ISSN 2072-4292, IF 4.118) is currently running a Special Issue entitled “Remote Sensing of Islands”. I am serving as Guest Editor for this issue and I hope you can make an excellent contribution. For further reading, please follow the link to the Special Issue Website at: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/remotesensing/special_issues/Islands The submission deadline […]

[EBM Tools] EBM Tools Network Webinar: Improving coastal resiliency through vulnerability assessment and natural adaptation prioritization, January 21 at 2 pm US EST/11 am US PST/7 pm UTC

The EBM Tools Network is pleased to announce that it will co-host:   Webinar: Improving coastal resiliency through vulnerability assessment and natural adaptation prioritization Presented by: Patrick Crist of PlanIt Forward LLC Date/Time: Tuesday, January 21, 2 pm US EST/11 am US PST/7 pm UTC Description: A consortium of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, US federal agencies, and other organizations […]

[EBM Tools] EBM Tools Network Webinar: A New Coast: Strategies for Responding to Devastating Storms and Rising Seas, February 13 at 1 pm US EST/10 am US PST/6 pm UTC

The EBM Tools Network is pleased to announce that it will co-host:   Webinar: A New Coast: Strategies for Responding to Devastating Storms and Rising Seas Presented by: Jeffrey Peterson, author of A New Coast: Strategies for Responding to Devastating Storms and Rising Seas Date/Time: Thursday, February 13, 1 pm US EST/10 am US PST/6 pm UTC Description: Due to climate change, […]

Arctic Ocean Decade Workshops: Preparing for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030)

Arctic Ocean Decade Policy-Business-Science-Dialogue 29 January 2020 Tromsø, Norway, organized by the Research Council of Norway and Arctic Frontiers Regional Arctic Ocean Decade Planning Workshop 29 April-1 May 2020 Copenhagen, Denmark, organized by the Danish Centre for Marine Research Combined the two workshops will provide output aligned with the five regional planning workshops defined as […]

EBM Tools Network Webinar:The Ocean: From Victim to Solution to Climate Change January 8, 4 pm US EST/1

The EBM Tools Network is pleased to announce that it will co-host: Webinar:The Ocean: From Victim to Solution to Climate Change Presented by:Jane Lubchenco of Oregon State University, OveHoegh-Guldberg of the University of Queensland, and Steve Gaines of the University of California Santa Barbara Date/Time:Wednesday, January 8, 4 pm US EST/1 pm US PST/9 pm […]

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 […]