Workshop The use of Environmental DNA (eDNA) in Marine Environments: Opportunities and Challenges (30 Nov – 03 Dec, online) – deadline 06 Nov 2020

Registration is now open for this upcoming event, organised and hosted by the POGO Biological Observations Task Force. Dates: 30 November – 3 December, 2020 Costs: There is no cost to participate in the workshop. Who should attend?   Scientists, engineers and natural resource managers interested in advancing eDNA/omics  implementation in marine environments.  We encourage early career practitioners […]

Emergency Management – ICS Online Workshop – 29 -30 October 2020 (online)

Dear Sir/Mme, The University of Algarve, the Centre for Marine and Environmental Research and Ambipar Response are pleased to invite you for the online workshop: Incident Command System, which will take place 29th – 30th October 2020, from 16:00 to 18:00 (Lisbon time, GMT+0). This workshop is jointly hosted by the project CIU3A (University Innovation Centre Andaluzia, Alentejo and […]

Workshop on Societally-Relevant Multi-Year Climate Predictions – June 2-4, 2021 in Boulder, Colorado.

The Workshop on Societally-Relevant Multi-Year Climate Predictions has been rescheduled for June 2-4, 2021 in Boulder, Colorado. The event aims to stimulate research into developing useful multi-year climate predictions, by identifying what can be predicted, what might be predictable, and what needs predicting for a time horizon beyond a year. Abstract submission and registration will reopen in this Fall. Read more… […]

Human Health and the Ocean Symposium to go hybrid – 2 to 3 December 2020

The Symposium will still take place in Monaco in December, but from Wednesday the 2nd to Thursday the 3rd, with scientific sessions running during the afternoon. All participants will be able to join the sessions on site, but also online through the website, live from the meeting room. Registration fees have been waived. Application deadline: n/a >> See more   via EuroMarine […]

CommOCEAN 2020, 1-2 December 2020, online – deadline 09 Nov 2020

The 4th International Marine Science Communication Conference (CommOCEAN 2020) will be held virtually, This year’s conference will see some of the programme split between marine scientists and professional communicators ensuring the programme is relevant, challenging and inspiring. Registration and abstract submission deadline: 09 Nov 2020 >> See more via EuroMarine Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to […]

Call for Review or Article for a Special Issue of the journal Diversity on the subject of “Coral Reef Ecology and Biodiversity” – Deadline 31 Jan 21

We are writing to invite you to contribute a Review or Article for a Special Issue of the journal Diversity on the subject of “Coral Reef Ecology and Biodiversity” Maintaining community, organismal, and genetic diversity is vital to ecosystem services and functioning; however, natural and anthropogenic impacts can alter this balance. The focus of this Special Issue of the interdisciplinary […]

Conference “ASSEMBLE 2021 – Marine biological research at the frontier”, online, 18-29 January 2021

ASSEMBLE Plus is proud to announce that its first online conference will take place online between the 18th and 29th January 2021. “ASSEMBLE 2021 – Marine biological research at the frontier” will showcase recent developments in marine biology and ecology;  state-of-the-art technologies available at marine stations and institutes; how to access biological resources and marine research infrastructure; […]

Webinar: The Future of Antarctic Peninsula Marine Protection, 28/29 Sep (according to your time zone)

On September 28/29th (depending on your time zone!), the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition (ASOC) will host an online panel discussion on The Future of Antarctic Peninsula Protection. The Antarctic Peninsula is an ecologically unique and biologically rich marine region, but it is also one of the fastest warming areas on the planet. Furthermore, the […]

First meeting for global creative coral reef action – 27 Sep 20

In November we are planning a global creative coral reef action and would love for as many local groups to participate as possible. The goal of the action is to draw attention towards the challenges coral reefs are facing, specifically climate change but also destruction such as potential placement of oil pipelines through coral reefs. […]

EBM Tools Network Webinar: Building Ecologically Connected MPA Networks, 14 October

The EBM Tools Network is pleased to announce that it will co-host:   Webinar: Connecting Our Blue Planet: Building Ecologically Connected Marine Protected Area Networks Presented by: Gary Tabor of the Center for Large Landscape Conservation, Barbara Laussche of Mote Marine Laboratory, Zachary Cannizzo of NOAA, and J. Wilson White of Oregon State University Date/Time: Wednesday, October 14, 10am US EDT/7am […]

NASA ARSET Webinar on “Remote Sensing for Mangroves in Support of UN Sustainable Development Goals” (free registration) – 5,12 and 19 Nov 20

This training focuses on mapping and monitoring mangroves and how it relates to UN sustainable development indicator 6.6.1: Change in the extent of water-related ecosystems over time. Indicator 6.6.1 is used in determining progress toward meeting Sustainable Development Goal 6, which is to “Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.” Understanding mangrove […]

Arctic Frontiers Meeting, 1-4 February 2021, Tromsø, Norway. Deadline for abstracts 6 Oct 20

Arctic Frontiers Science conference is traditionally international and multidisciplinary, bringing together social sciences, humanities, physical and life sciences. The Arctic Frontiers Science is focusing on both fundamental and solution-oriented research with strong impact, which addresses growing societal challenges and needs in the Arctic region. Arctic Frontiers Science is developed with the guidance of the Strategic Science […]

Online workshop on Weddell Sea – Dronning Maud Land, 20-23 Oct 2020.

The Southern Ocean in the Weddell Sea and off Dronning Maud Land: unique oceanographic conditions shape circumpolar and global processes A multidisciplinary workshop of the Weddell Sea – Dronning Maud Land (WS-DML) regional working group of the Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS) Online Workshop, 20-23 October 2020 (postponed from 28-30 April 2020 due to COVID-19)   […]

PAGES’ 6th Open Science Meeting (OSM) and 4th Young Scientists Meeting (YSM) in Agadir, Morocco, 16-22 May 2021. Deadline 11 Oct 20

PAGES’ 6th Open Science Meeting (OSM) and 4th Young Scientists Meeting (YSM) will be held in Agadir, Morocco, 16-22 May 2021. The application, abstract submission, and financial support request deadline for the YSM have been extended to 11 October 2020. The abstract submission and financial support application deadline for the OSM has been extended to 15 October 2020   “Learning […]

Special Issue on Remote Sensing of Air-Sea Fluxes: submission deadline extended (31 Jan 21)

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. […]

SOLAS Indian Ocean meeting: call for poster and registration (deadline for registration in 2 days! 27 Sep 20)

The SOLAS Indian Ocean meeting will be held online on 30 September 2020. The aim of the meeting is to present and discuss current, ongoing, and planned SOLAS research and initiatives taking place in the Indian Ocean and help forge collaborations. Download the meeting agenda here. We kindly invite scientists working on SOLAS research in the Indian Ocean to submit posters […]

Call for abstracts and manuscripts for a “Frontiers in Environmental Science” special issue on “Ecosystem and Hydrological Responses in Mountain Environments to the Changing Climate” – Abstract deadline 04 Dec 2020

Mountain ecosystems are threatened due to an increased anthropogenic footprint and climatic changes that directly impact the livelihood of communities living in the foothills. These changes manifest themselves through an upward shift of treeline, land system vis-a-vis vegetation dynamics associated with the shrinkage of alpine grasslands, and expansion of shrublands. Moreover, the increased anthropogenic footprint […]

Copernicus Marine Training Workshop for IBI Region – 29 Sep 2020, online

Mercator Ocean international, the Maritime Cluster of the Canary Islands (CMC) and the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN), are offering you to participate to the Copernicus Marine Service Online Training Workshop dedicated to the Iberia-Biscay-Ireland Region scheduled on September 29 2020 – 10:00 am UTC+2. PROGRAM SCHEDULE The Copernicus Marine Service training workshop for the IBI region […]

Deadline for Abstract submission to ICRS 2021 – September 15

We hereby remind all those interested in submitting theresults of their coral propagation and ecological restoration work on coralreefs that the deadline to submit their abstracts for the 14th InternationalCoral Reef Symposium (ICRS 2021) will be next TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2020. Even those who submitted abstracts and were accepted topresent when the original symposium was […]

Special Issue “Marine Ecosystems Responses and Sustainability in a Changing Climate” – deadline 01 Apr 2020

Dear Colleagues, Marine ecosystems provide a multitude of ecological benefits and economic services to human. Nonetheless, these systems are increasingly being exposed to a broad spectrum of natural and anthropogenic influences, eliciting ecological responses often manifested in terms of changes in the marine biodiversity, species distribution and abundance, as well as variability in environmental conditions, […]

Call for Papers on Special Issue: Climate Change and Adaptation of Life in the Polar Regions – deadline 30 May 2021

Call for Papers on Special Issue: Climate Change and Adaptation of Life in the Polar Regions The prestigious journal Environmental Research (IF 5.026) (ISSN 0013-9351) is currently running a special issue entitled “Climate Change and Adaptation of Life in the Polar Regions “. As guest editors for this issue, we would like to welcome contributions […]

Multidisciplinary workshop The Southern Ocean in the Weddell Sea and off Dronning Maud Land: unique oceanographic conditions shape circumpolar and global processes, 20-23 October 2020, online

The Southern Ocean in the Weddell Sea and off Dronning Maud Land: unique oceanographic conditions shape circumpolar and global processes A multidisciplinary workshop of the Weddell Sea – Dronning Maud Land (WS-DML) regional working group of the Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS) Online Workshop, 20-23 October 2020 (postponed from 28-30 April 2020 due to COVID-19) Organizers: […]

SOLAS Indian Ocean meeting – 30 September 2020, Online

The Surface Ocean – Lower Atmosphere Study (SOLAS) project is an international research initiative aiming to understand the key biogeochemical-physical interactions and feedbacks between the ocean and atmosphere. With members and projects across the world’s oceans, the SOLAS scientific community is composed of scientists from many disciplines, such as oceanography, ecology, biogeochemistry, physics, chemistry, and […]

Global Fund for Coral Reefs – September 16th at 11:00 am NY Eastern Time

A global coalition of partners invites you to a high-level event of the “Global Fund for Coral Reefs” on September 16th at 11:00 am NY Eastern Time (90 minutes).    This new United Nations Multi-Partner Trust Fund for SDG 14 ‘Life Below Water’ is a blended finance instrument aiming to catalyse private sector investment in […]

SCOR 2020 Annual Meeting 20-22 October 2020

The SCOR 2020 Annual meeting will be held virtually in 3-hour format sessions (7-10 am EDT time), one session for each of the three days. REGISTER HERE! Topics for each session are: 20 October 2020: Opening of meeting and discussion of new WG proposals (SCOR Executive Committee and Nominated members only) 21 October 2020: Reports from current […]

Massive Open Online Course “One Planet One Ocean: From Science to Solutions”

JOIN US NOW ON A JOURNEY OF OCEAN EXPLORATION AND KNOWLEDGE Understanding our ocean will lead to a more sustainable future! Immerse in holistic ocean learning encompassing natural sciences, economics, philosophy and law with scientists from GEOMAR, Kiel Marine Science and the International Ocean Institute, Malta, in the free Massive Open Online Course “One Planet […]

Virtual Island Summit 2020 (7-13 September)

Dear reader, Have you registered for the Virtual Island Summit 2020 (7-13 September) yet? If not, you can register now at www.virtualislandsummit.com We’re updating the summit every day and have recently added 25 new speakers from Saint Helena, Falkland Islands, Saint Lucia, Bermuda, Rapanui, and more! We have speakers from over 100 islands around the world. […]

EUMETSAT Training Course – Using the Copernicus Marine Data Stream for Ocean Applications: 28 September – 23 October 2020 – Deadline 18 Sep 20

The purpose of this EUMETSAT Copernicus Marine Data Stream (CMDS) training workshop is to share knowledge, skills, resources and code so attendees are able to independently access and process Sentinel-3 data for their marine work-flows and applications. Target audience: Training is aimed at, but not restricted to, early career scientists: Masters / PhD students, Post-Docs, and/or […]

EUMETSAT offers a New Series of Online Short Courses starting September 2020

This September the training team at EUMETSAT is going to kick off a series of online short courses that will cover weather, oceanography, air quality and climate. The short courses are open to all interested participants and address a wide range of attendees, from service providers to scientists and forecasters. More information about the online series […]

Earth Observations for Water Cycle Science 2020 – online event – 16-18 Nov 20

Objectives Reviewing the latest advances and results in the use of EO technology to monitor and characterise the different components of the water cycle. Reviewing the progress and latest results in water cycle research with major focus on EO- advances in the domain of water and energy cycle, water cycle in climate, hydrology, hydro-climatic extremes […]

Climate Change in the Asia-Pacific Region: from Environmental Aspects to Socio-Economic Impacts, 4 to 10 October 2020, Vietnam

Scope The Asia-Pacific region is one of the main regional climate systems of the world and is subjected to many climatic hazards (monsoon, El Niño, typhoons, flooding, drought, sea level rise, coastal erosion …). A large part of the Asia-Pacific populations lives in low altitude coastal regions and is thus strongly vulnerable to those hazards. […]

All-Atlantic Ocean Research Forum, 3-4 December, 2020

  The 1st digital edition of the All-Atlantic Ocean Research Forum will take place fully online on 3 – 4 December 2020. The event, hosted by the Department of Science and Innovation, South Africa in cooperation with the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission, will digitally bring together leading political and ocean leaders, youth, […]

Transmitting Science: 2020 Series of Remote Life Science Courses

Transmitting Science, which offers advanced courses and workshops in life sciences, has announced its 2020 series of online courses. EuroMarine members are entitled to a 20% discount on the listed course fees. Application deadline: n/a Transmitting Science is a company dedicated to running advanced courses and workshops, both on-site and remote, for researchers involved in life sciences, particularly ecology and evolution. Transmitting […]

Reef Futures 202, USA, May 17-21, 2021 – Call for Abstracts & Workshops OPEN

The Coral Restoration Consortium is excited to announce that the call for workshops and trainings <https://reefresilience.us17.list-manage.com/track/click?u=efcc8bbe0d970d0af718bb6fe&id=9c8d78dbcd&e=55862ba57a> and call for abstract submission <https://reeffutures.com/coralrestorationconsortium/frontend/reg/tAbsSubmitterLogin.csp?pageID=141&eventID=1> is OPEN for Reef Futures 2021! Reef Futures 2021 <https://reeffutures.com/coralrestorationconsortium/frontend/reg/thome.csp?pageID=44&eventID=1&redirecting=1> will be held May 17-21, 2021 in Key Largo, Florida, USA at the Ocean Reef Club. Reef Futures is a symposium of hope, action, opportunity, […]

Special issue on ‘Remote Sensing Assessment of Coastal and Estuarine Waters’, deadline 30 Sep 21

Special issue on ‘Remote Sensing Assessment of Coastal and Estuarine Waters’ A special issue of Remote Sensing (ISSN 2072-4292), belonging to the section “Ocean Remote Sensing”. Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2021. Message from the Guest Editors Dear Colleagues, The dynamics of estuarine and coastal waters can be observed from space. The images we see reveal that […]

EBM Tools Network Webinar: The impacts of COVID-19 on coastal and marine tourism, September 9

The EBM Tools Network is pleased to announce that it will co-host:   Webinar: The impacts of COVID-19 on coastal and marine tourism Presented by: Simon Hudson of the University of South Carolina Date/Time: Wednesday, September 9, 2 pm US EDT/11 am US PDT/6 pm UTC Description: The COVID-19 pandemic has decreased international tourism by 60-80% this year. On this webinar, […]

Sustainable Oceans Conference, Sept 25-26, 2020 (online)

Sustainable Oceans is the annual conference organized by Master of Marine Management students of the Marine Affairs Program at Dalhousie University, and is supported by the Sobey Fund for Oceans. This year, the ninth annual conference will take place on Friday, September 25th and Saturday the 26th, hosted in Halifax, NS on the ancestral and unceded […]

Sustaining Ocean Observations Phase 2: Workshop September 16-18, 2020

There is wide recognition within the ocean observing community that enhanced coordination and partnership among federal agencies, academic and research institutions, private industry, and other sectors could contribute to a stronger collective impact. This upcoming workshop will bring together this diverse groups of stakeholders of ocean observing. The goal of the workshop is to explore […]

Science communication for Climate Researchers – Webinar series

Blue-Action are coordinating a series of webinars on climate science communication in 2020. These are aimed at early-career researchers, but anyone who wishes to engage people with their research at any stage will find them valuable. Previous webinars are posted in full below.  If you are interested in joining any of the upcoming webinars, please see […]

NASA PACE Applications Workshop: Leveraging Science to Advance Society, 23-24 Sep 2020

NASA PACE Applications Workshop: Leveraging Science to Advance Society The Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) mission is NASA’s next great investment in Earth Science. PACE will advance our Earth-observing and monitoring capabilities through hyper-spectral imaging and multi-angle polarimetric observations of the coupled ocean, atmosphere, and land ecosystems. The PACE Mission Applications Program’s first annual workshop […]

Various Webinars and other resources

OCB Virtual Seminar Series: The biweekly OCB (Ocean Carbon & Biogeochemistry) summer webinar series features diverse science themes that span OCB’s current research priorities. OCB is recording and making these seminars available via their YouTube channel to accommodate those who cannot participate in real time. The first  webinar presentation was by Jeremy Werdell (NASA GSFC) entitled “Socially distant by […]

Special issue of the journal Remote Sensing in “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 contributions on inland water […]

Evolving and Sustaining Ocean Best Practices IV, OBP Workshop 2020 [Online], 18 – 30 Sep 20

The 4th Evolving and Sustaining Ocean Best Practices Workshop will be held online at various times between 17-30 September. At the IOC Ocean Best Practices System (OBPS) Workshop IV, ocean practitioners will collaboratively address best practices as well as recommendations for the OBPS to meet community needs for advanced method development in ocean observations and […]

JPI OCEANS BEYOND 2020: STAKEHOLDER WEBINAR – 24 Aug 20

The Joint Programming Initiative Healthy and Productive Seas and Oceans (JPI Oceans) is a coordinating platform, open to all EU Member States and Associated Countries. Vision: Enabling the transformation to a sustainable blue economy whilst fostering the health and productivity of seas and oceans. Mission: Facilitating the efficient provision of expert knowledge and innovative solutions […]

Call for Applications- Ocean Solutions Accelerator

Sustainable Ocean Alliance is excited to share that we are launching our third wave cohort of the Ocean Solutions Accelerator. Now, more than ever, the health of our ocean and environment require even more solutions in our continued efforts to preserve and restore them. This year’s Accelerator program will be a 100% virtual. Our curriculum will […]

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

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 ocean, properly addressing and integrating climate effects is vital. However, few […]

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

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 in the environment, we know enough to know that the plastic pollution problem […]

EBM Tools Network Webinar: The Clean Currents Coalition: A global collaborative solution to the complex plastics problem, October 20

The EBM Tools Network is pleased to announce that it will co-host:  Webinar: The Clean Currents Coalition: A global collaborative solution to the complex plastics problem Presented by: Molly Morse and Valeria Tamayo-Canadas from the Benioff Ocean Initiative Date/Time: Tuesday, October 20, 2 pm US EDT/11 am US PDT/6 pm UTC Description: Research shows that 80% of the plastic waste that ends […]

Copernicus Marine Training Workshop for the IBI Region – 29 Sep 2020

Mercator Ocean International, the Maritime Cluster of the Canary Islands (CMC) and the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN), are offering you to participate to the Copernicus Marine Service Online Training Workshop dedicated to the Iberia-Biscay-Ireland Region scheduled on September 29 2020 – 10:00 am UTC+2. PROGRAM SCHEDULE The Copernicus Marine Service training workshop for the IBI region […]

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: […]