Call for Session Proposal – Open Science Conference on Eastern Boundary Upwelling Systems (EBUS): Past, Present and Future & Second International Conference on the Humboldt Current System – Deadline 15 December 2021

The Open Science Conference on Eastern Boundary Upwelling Systems (EBUS): Past, Present and Future and the Second International Conference on the Humboldt Current System are planned for September 19 – 23 in Lima, Peru. The meeting will bring together PhD students, early career scientists and world experts to understand, review, and synthesize what is known about […]

Call for abstracts: The Oceans Past IX Conference – Deadline 10 December 2021

As we enter the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration and Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, the importance of long-term perspectives for understanding past changes to oceans and maritime communities, and also past entanglements, becomes ever clearer. This interdisciplinary conference, hosted by the University of Washington in Seattle, will bring together global researchers to build our […]

Call for Papers: The International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) – Deadline 10 January 2022

IGARSS 2022 The International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) is the flagship conference of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS). It is aimed at providing a platform for sharing knowledge and experience on recent developments and advancements in geoscience and remote sensing technologies, particularly in the context of earth observation, disaster monitoring […]

Call for Abstracts: Ocean Carbon From Space Workshop – Deadline 08 December 2021

Venue: Virtual Online Event Dates: 14 – 18 February, 2022 ESA, together with PML and support from NASA, is organising an Ocean Carbon From Space Workshop, to be held virtually from 14 to 18 February 2022. Abstract submission is now open, and will close on 8 December 2022. This workshop is being organised as the second workshop in the […]

Call for Abstracts: 53rd Ocean Liège Colloquium : Low oxygen environments in marine and coastal waters 16 – 20 May 2022, Liège, Belgium

Oxygen is critical to the health of the planet. It affects the cycles of carbon, nitrogen and other key elements, and is a fundamental requirement for marine life from the seashore to the greatest depths of the ocean. Nevertheless, deoxygenation is increasing in the coastal and open ocean. This is mainly the result of human […]

Call for Session Proposal – Open Science Conference on Eastern Boundary Upwelling Systems (EBUS): Past, Present and Future & Second International Conference on the Humboldt Current System – Deadline 15 December 2021

The Open Science Conference on Eastern Boundary Upwelling Systems (EBUS): Past, Present and Future and the Second International Conference on the Humboldt Current System are planned for September 19 – 23, 2022 in Lima, Peru. Although the conference aims to be in-person, options for virtual participation will be provided. The meeting will bring together PhD […]

Call for Abstract Submission – 2nd International Conference on Negative CO2 Emissions – Deadline 01 December 2021

The 2nd International Conference on Negative CO2 Emissions will be held at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, June 14-17, 2022. The purpose of this conference series is to bring together a wide range of scientists, experts and stakeholders, in order to engage in various aspects of research relating to negative CO2 emissions. This will include various negative emission technologies, […]

Call for Abstract Submission – The Second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2) – Deadline 22 November 2021

The 2 International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2) is a multi-national, multi-institutional programme to advance our understanding of the physical, chemical, biological, geological and climatological aspects of the Indian Ocean to enhance its role on the socio-economy of the region. To translate the knowledge of the Indian Ocean for the benefit of the population residing in […]

Call for Poster Submission – IMBeR West Pacific Symposium 2021: “Changing West Pacific Ocean: Science and Sustainability” – Deadline 15 November 2021

The China-Japan-Korea (CJK) IMBeR Symposium on marine ecosystem has been held eight times over the period from 2002 to 2018 to review the achievements and to set the future directions of international ecosystem research in the western North Pacific as a part of the past GLOBEC and the IMBeR regional activities. Responding to the growing […]

Poster Submission: OASIS for a Clean Ocean Workshop -11 November 2021, Online

Please join Observing Air-Sea Interactions Strategy (OASIS) and SOLAS for a community discussion of how observations and understanding of air-sea interactions can support a clean ocean! This two hour virtual event will run twice, 18 November at 17:00 CET and 19 November at 02:00 CET. Register here. The OASIS for a Clean Ocean UN Decade […]

Call for Abstracts: ESA Living Planet Symposium 2022- Deadline 26 November 2021

Open opportunity to submit abstracts for ESA’s forthcoming Living Planet Symposium 23–27 May 2022 in Bonn, Germany. Deadline for abstract submissions is 26 November 2021 This symposium focuses on how Earth observation contributes to science and society, and how disruptive technologies and actors are changing the traditional Earth observation landscape, which is also creating new opportunities for […]

Extension of Call for abstracts: International Ocean Data Conference 2022 – Deadline 15 November 2021

We are pleased to announce the “International Ocean Data Conference 2022– The Data We Need for the Ocean We Want”, to be held in Sopot, Poland between 14-16 February 2022 as a hybrid event. Since 1961, the IOC’s International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE) programme has promoted and facilitated the exchange of oceanographic data […]

Call for abstracts: International Indian Ocean Science Conference (IIOSC) 2022 – Deadline 15 November 2021

The International Indian Ocean Science Conference (IIOSC) 2020 was postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic situation. The conference is now rescheduled to March 14-18, 2022 as IIOSC-2022 conference. The organizers are hoping to have an in-person conference in Goa, India (with an option to join online) in the hope that COVID situation eases by then. In […]

UN Ocean Decade Kickoff Conference for the Western Pacific and its Adjacent Areas 25-26 November 2021 (Online)

The UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) (hereinafter referred to as the UN Ocean Decade) is upon us. We cordially invite you to join the online UN Ocean Decade Kickoff Conference for the Western Pacific and its Adjacent Areas, which will take place on 25-26 November 2021.   Website: via CIMA/UALG Have […]

Workshop: Unlocking the potential of Ports and Harbours in preventing and reducing the effects of Marine Litter 14 September 2021, Venice (Italy) and Online

Harbours and Marinas, that are among the heavily affected areas by the effects of marine litter, could play a strategic role in the remediation and prevention process from plastic pollution in the long term. Indeed, they act as catalysts for stakeholders across the plastic value chain by favoring the connection and collaboration among the shipping […]

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Summer Course – 15 – 17 September 2021

The University of Algarve and the Centre for Marine and Environmental Research (CIMA) are pleased to invite you for the first ever Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Summer Course! This is an intensive free 3-day course that will take place 15 – 17 September 2021, from 10:00 to 17:00 at the facilities of the University of Algarve. The course will include both […]

The IPCC Sixth Assessment Report: – Working Group I, The Physical Science Basis. Available to read more

ClimateChange 2021: the Physical Science Basis – provides the most updated physical understanding of the climate system and #climatechange, combining the latest advances in climate science, and multiple lines of evidence. Read the report here. Press release here. via IPCC Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to

Webinar: Working towards a global plastic pollution treaty: Process and possibilities – 17 August 2021

Presented by: Trisia Farrelly of Massey University Description: Over 130 countries have declared support for a global agreement to combat marine litter and microplastics. There are numerous processes underway to build momentum towards an ambitious global plastics agreement at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) 5.2 in February 2022. This webinar will discuss why a growing number […]

Webinar: Behavior Change for Climate Action for the Oceans and Beyond- 26 August 2021

Presented by: Caroly Shumway of the Center for Behavior and Climate More and more environmental practitioners are incorporating behavior change into their efforts to increase pro-environmental action, building off the success of the medical community in using behavior change to improve health. Cities, national governments, and utility agencies are some of the groups driving this trend. […]

OSM 2022: Ocean Technologies & Observatories call for Abstracts – Deadline 15 September 2021

Call for abstracts for a hybrid session at the 2022 Ocean Sciences Meeting on Lidar Technology for the Estimation of the Surface and Vertical Ocean Physical, Optical, and Biogeochemical Properties. The session is chaired by Cédric Jamet and will be a hybrid session that will occur in Honolulu in Feb 2022, but with some form of […]

Geospatial Applications for Disaster Risk Management MOOC Closing Soon – Open until 31 August 2021

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Centre for Space Science and Technology Education for Asia and the Pacific (Affiliated to the United Nations) launched a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Geospatial Applications for Disaster Risk Management, that uses Earth observation technologies in application to disaster risk management. The course is […]

NASA PACE Applications Workshop Registration Now Open – 15 – 16 September, 2021

NASA’s Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) Mission invites you to their 2nd annual PACE Applications Workshop, which will be held virtually on September 15 & 16. This 2-day event will focus on future uses of PACE satellite data, products, and applications, to benefit society and support decision-making in the context of water resources, air quality and health, climate, […]

EU Open Data Days 2021 – 23-25 November 2021, Online

The first ever EU Open Data Days are gathering steam. This unique event will take place fully online from 23 to 25 November and is now opening for the registration of participants. Book your place soon! Setting out with the aim of ‘shaping our digital future with open data’, the EU Open Data Days will highlight the […]

MASTS Annual Science Meeting 2021 – 5-7 October 2021, Online

MASTS can’t wait for you to join us as we celebrate their eleventh annual conference! This cross-disciplinary online meeting brings together members of the global marine science community, with the aim of promoting and communicating research excellence and forging new scientific collaborations. The first two days will be online and will bring together expert plenary speakers and contributed talks […]

Women in the Blue Economy in the Mediterranean – 22 September 2021, Online

Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and EMUNI University will organize the webinar “Women in blue economy in the Mediterranean”, which will take place online on 22 September from 9:30 to 12:30 CET. The event will be dedicated to highlighting women contribution and engagement as a fundamental vector in key blue economy sectors in the Mediterranean region, as well as to discuss […]

Social Coast Forum Conference – February 1 to February 3 2022

Economic, social, and cultural values and beliefs greatly influence behavior and decision-making. Understanding people’s feelings and perceptions can have a tremendous impact on coastal management efforts. The Social Coast Forum is all about the “people” side of coastal management, focused on the application of social science to coastal management. You can find more information here. […]

2021 Living Shorelines Tech Transfer Workshop – October 19 – 20, 2021

The 2021 Living Shorelines Tech Transfer Workshop is the premier nationwide gathering of the living shorelines community of practice. Hosted by Restore America’s Estuaries, American Littoral Society, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and the Chesapeake Bay and New Jersey field offices of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, we are excited to invite you […]

Call for Early Career Researcher to Join IMBeR

If you are interested in the impacts of climate change on high-latitude marine ecosystems, this is your opportunity to help shape the future of the Ecosystem Studies of the Subarctic and Arctic Seas (ESSAS) program. ESSAS is a regional programme under IMBeR and is inviting nominations for an Early Career Scientist (within 6 years of […]

Fourth ICES/PICES Early Career Scientist Conference

Fourth ICES PICES Early Career Scientist Conference Ocean sciences for the future we want 9–12 May 2022 St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada #ECSC_4 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​To encourage greater involvement of young scientists in international scientific investigations and to foster their role in the management and stewardship of the marine environment, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea […]

WCRP International Conference 2022 Singapore – Regional Sea Level Change and Coastal Impacts

Monday, July 11, 2022 to Friday, July 15, 2022 Event City: Singapore Building on the success of the Sea Level 2017 Meeting in New York the World Climate Research Program (WCRP) Grand Challenge on “Regional Sea-Level Change and Coastal Impacts” will hold the Sea Level 2022 meeting on 11-15 July, 2022 in Singapore. This is three years after […]

[Call for abstracts] Future Directions in Basin and Global High-resolution Ocean Modelling

Ocean models are an integral part of today’s ocean and climate research. Advances in high-resolution ocean modelling provide opportunities but also challenges for simulating the ocean climate system, particularly with the growing availability of observational measures. A CLIVAR endorsed workshop addressing challenges and future directions in high-resolution ocean modelling will be held online, on September 29 – October 1, 2021 hosted by […]

HACK4OCEANS – 20-21 October 2021

HACK4OCEANS is an intense 2-day hackathon-style event that will bring together undergraduate students in blue economy-relevant disciplines from across Europe, private sector stakeholders, and policymakers. Participants will co-create and explore ideas that link the goal of a healthy marine environment with new opportunities for jobs and prosperity. The event presents an outstanding opportunity for students to […]

Ocean Acidification Week 2021 – Monday 13 September – Friday 17 September 2021

Last year, GOA-ON launched OA Week as a response to the postponement of conferences and events due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. After such a positive response we’re bringing it back this year with more sessions, plenary speakers, and engaging talks about ocean acidification research. If you’d like to join the planning committee or give a […]

Online IOI Summer School Ocean Governance for Sustainable Marine Ecosystems – Deadline 26 July 2021

The interdisciplinary Summer School hosted by ZMT, DIE and the IOI will train around 30 international participants to develop solutions for the sustainable governance of the Ocean. Highlights include: An intensive academic program providing a scientific basis from different disciplines (social and natural sciences) to enable you to engage in marine governance. We have invited leading experts from different […]

Call for Abstracts – 3RD Mediterranean Forum for PhD students and Young Researchers – Deadline 15 June 2021

CIHEAM Montpellier is organizing the 3rd Mediterranean Forum intended for PhD students and young researchers of the Mediterranean region. The forum will focus on ‘understanding mediterranean agriculture food systems and their supply chain actors under local, regional and global uncertainty’. All participants of the MedForum 2021 should present a communication (3 types of communications are available) […]

Virtual event: Marine Conservation – An Urgent Task for International Development Cooperation

This virtual High Level SDG 14 Event will help to bring the ocean agenda forward and place a healthier and more resilient ocean higher on national and international political agendas. Registration deadline: 13 Apr 2021 >> See more   via EuroMarine Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to

CATCH Science Seminar Series: “Sea ice biogeochemistry – links to atmospheric composition”, Friday 16th April 2021 at 09:00 CEST

Join the next virtual CATCH Science Seminar! Friday 16th April 2021 at 09:00 CEST The monthly virtual CATCH seminar series host talks on CATCH related topics with the aim of fostering engaging scientific discussions between researchers on outstanding questions. The next seminar will be on: “Sea ice biogeochemistry – links to atmospheric composition” by Dr. Bruno Delille (Université […]

Reminder: Invitation to Contribute to Special Issue “Remote Sensing of Islands” (Deadline: 30 June 2021)

Dear Colleague, First of all, I hope you are fine, safe and healthy. This e-mail serves as a reminder that 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 contacted you some months ago because I […]

“Bite-size” Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces Symposium 2021

“Bite-size” Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces Symposium 2021 19 May 2021, 13:00 – 16:00 BST, online Due to the ongoing pandemic, the main 8th International Symposium on Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces has been postponed to 17-22 May 2022. To maintain an active community, a free online “bite-size” event will be organised on 19 May 2021. The […]

Call for Program Contributors – Virtual Early Career Ocean Professional Day (V.ECOP Day) | June 1, 2021

V.ECOP Day is a 24-hour livestream event following the sun around the globe. Hosted by and for international Early Career Ocean Professionals from a wide variety of disciplines, these future leaders and experts will present their work, activities, and contributions to the UN Ocean Decade and explore what’s next in this dynamic field. Contribute to this […]

The Namibian Research Graduate Network in Oceanography (RGNO) invites to the Discovery Seminars online

The Namibian RGNO is an international capacity-building and collaboration-promoting project promoted by SCOR. It is executed in partnership between Namibian and international research and training institutions. RGNO’s research-based postgraduate programs offer hands-on experience at sea as well as study sections and labwork on land. RGNO aims to contribute to the development of young researchers by […]

Symposium “Innovations in STEM education during the Pandemic”

This session may be interesting for you: Innovations in STEM education – Slam session Has your STEM educational project grown during the pandemic or adapted well to the new learning environments generated by the pandemic? What have you learned with the process and what have students or teachers gained from it? The slam session of […]

International Ocean-Climate School The Trilogy of Ocean, Coast and Climate: The Urgency and Exigency of Literacy

The International Ocean-Climate School of the Ocean Open University will bring together three content areas and several methodologies: oceans, coastal processes and climate change, participatory simulation, educational gaming, foresight and debriefing.   After our successful session in October 2020, our International Ocean-Climate School will be held again in May 2021.  The theme is ocean, coast […]

IMDIS 2021: International Conference on Marine Data and Information Systems – online – 12-14 April 2021

IMDIS 2021: International Conference on Marine Data and Information Systems The 2021 International Conference on Marine Data and Information Systems will be organised online from 12 to 14 April 2021. The registration is free of charge, but mandatory to attend the conference. Read more…   via CLIVAR Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to […]

Virtual International Conference on the “Future directions of Subseasonal to Seasonal Prediction over South Asia” – 29-31 March 2021

The WWRP/WCRP Subseasonal-to-Seasonal (S2S) Prediction Project and IITM, Pune are jointly organizing a Virtual  International Conference on the “Future directions of Subseasonal to Seasonal Prediction over South Asia” during 29-31 March 2021 at IITM, Pune, India. This conference will have only invited talks and will focus on the subseasonal to seasonal activities over South Asia. Read more… […]

Virtual Early Career Ocean Professional Day – V.ECOP Day – Call for Livestream moderators and Program contributors

Organized by the German Marine Research Consortium & the ECOP Program with support from Fisheries and Oceans Canada & the EU’s Framework Program for Research and Innovation, the Virtual Early Career Ocean Professional Day (V.ECOP Day) is an officially endorsed UN Ocean Decade Activity. It will take place on 1 June 2021 as a 24h […]

The Optical Society’s (OSA) 2021 Hyperspectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment (HISE) Meeting – Abstract Deadline Extended

Dear Colleagues, The abstract submission deadline for the 2021 HISE meeting has been extended to 16 Mar 2021. Please note that though the meeting website contains certain guidelines, abstracts do not need to be two pages long and do not need to follow the prescribed format unless they are to be considered for publication as proceedings papers. Abstracts […]

Webinar Networking Friday with Jim Costopulos (Global Oceans) – March 12th, 2021, 1-2 PM UTC

On March 12th, 2021, 1-2 PM UTC, we will have Jim Costopulos, CEO and Founder of Global Oceans, who will talk about The Future of Ocean Science: Building Scale and International Collaboration. The Moderator will be Charles J. Vörösmarty, Founding Director of the Environmental Sciences Initiative at the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) at the […]

All-Atlantic2021 Conference 3-4 June, Azores, Portugal

The “All-Atlantic R&I for a Sustainable Ocean: Ministerial High-level & Stakeholders Conference”, Ponta Delgada, 3-4 June 2021, aims at bringing to a new level the existing dialogue and cooperation undertaken under the All-Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance. This Conference is being co-organised by the Portuguese Presidency of the European Union Council and the European Commission. Following on the very successful […]

Cryosphere and ATmospheric Chemistry (CATCH) Science Seminar – 8th March 2021 at 17:00 CET / 11:00 EST

The monthly virtual CATCH seminar series host talks on CATCH related topics with the aim of fostering engaging scientific discussions between researchers on outstanding questions. The next seminar will be on: “Cold-loving critters: Where do Arctic microbes come from and what do they have to do with clouds? ” by Dr. Jessie Creamean (University of Colorado)The seminar will involve […]

2nd International Aquatic Mesocosm Research Symposium, 12-16 April 2021, Online – deadline: 21 Mar 2021

The 2nd International Aquatic Mesocosm Research Symposium will take place virtually. The aim of this symposium is to exchange ideas and experiences in aquatic mesocosm research and to map future research directions in a broader context. Registration deadline: 21 Mar 2021 >> See more   via Euromarine Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? […]

ESSAS Annual Science Meeting 2021, 30 May-4 June 2021, Online – deadline: 15 Mar 2021

The 2020 ESSAS Annual Science Meeting (ASM) that was originally scheduled to be held last year, will now be held online. The aims of the ASM are to improve understanding of how climate change will affect aquaculture and capture fisheries, and how in turn these changes will affect resource-dependent communities. Management strategies to foster resilience in these […]

3rd ECMEI Conference, 10-13 June 2021, Sousse (Tunisia) and online – deadline: 10 Mar 2021

The 3rd Euro-Mediterranean Conference for Environmental Integration (EMCEI-2021) aims to gather high-quality, original research papers for publication following peer review in topical collections of the Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration and other Springer journals on various multidisciplinary topics linked to the evolution and development of the Euro-Mediterranean environment in the past, present, and future. Abstract submission […]

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) 2021 Aquatic Sciences Meeting, 22-27 June 2021, online

ASLO 2021 Aquatic Sciences Meeting 22–27 June 2021 Virtual Meeting Aquatic Sciences for a Sustainable Future:  Nurturing Cooperation Following the pressing needs of the society to ensure a sustainable future, amidst human-influenced environmental changes, the theme of the meeting is Aquatic Sciences for a Sustainable Future: Nurturing Cooperation. Underdeveloped and developed societies face different levels of […]

1st International Symposium on Coastal Ecosystems and Global Change, Xiamen, China, 16-19 April 2021

Coastal ecosystems is known as one of the most productive ecosystems on the Earth, and they are playing vital roles in maintaining environmental health, sustaining economic development, and preserving biodiversity. They are also playing an increasingly important role in mitigating climate change and environmental degradation. However, coastal ecosystems are facing unprecedented challenges in the context […]

52nd Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics – Towards understanding and assessing human impacts on coastal marine environments – May 17-21 2021 in Liège, Belgium

The colloquium, to be organized on May 17-21 2021 in Liège, Belgium with a possibility of hybrid format, would like to gather an interdisciplinary community of scientists in order to obtain an overview of the progress in our capabilities to understand, monitor and forecast the impact of human activities on coastal marine environments to guarantee a […]

Gordon Research conference: 4D Environmental Geometry: How Time and Space Shape Processes in the Polar Oceans – May 22 – 23, 2021, Ventura, CA, US

The Gordon Research Seminar on Polar Marine Science provides early career scientists with a unique opportunity to further enhance their Gordon Research Conference experience. The goal of this seminar is to bring together early career researchers within all fields of polar marine science  to discuss interdisciplinary links and provide a basis for future collaborations. Applications […]

SOLAS Open Science Conference 2022 – 25-30 September 2022 in Cape Town, South Africa

SOLAS Open Science Conference 2022 The SOLAS Open Science Conference 2022 is going to be held on 25-30 September 2022 in Cape Town, South Africa. Registration and abstract submission will open in September 2021. Read more…    via CLIVAR Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to

Ocean Salinity Conference 2021 9 – 12 November, 2021 at Columbia University, New York, USA

Ocean Salinity Conference 2021  Ocean Salinity Conference 2021 is planning to be organised from 9 – 12 November, 2021 at Columbia University, New York, USA. It aims to foster scientific exchanges and collaborations in the broad community involved in ocean salinity science, applications, technology development, product services, and community building. The meeting has been endorsed by CLIVAR. Read […]

Special Issue on Climate-Change Related Impacts on Marine Benthic Primary Producers

Dear colleagues, Those of you working on the responses marine organisms,  such as seagrass, macroalgae and corals, to climate change may be interested in the special issue ?Climate-change related impacts on marine benthic primary producers ? we are currently hosting in ?Sustainability? (MDPI). The Special Issue encourages papers that expand our knowledge about the responses […]

Special Issue: Atmospheric Correction for Remotely Sensed Ocean Color Data

The Remote Sensing journal is proposing a special issue on “Atmospheric Correction for Remotely Sensed Ocean Color Data“. The guest editors for this issue will be Jae-Hyun Ahn (Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology) and Cédric Jamet (Laboratoire d’Océanologie et deGéosciences / Univ. Littoral Cote d’Opale). Atmospheric correction is a key component of the processing […]

Oceans of Knowledge 2021: Climate Change and the Ocean 26-27 October 2021, London (UK)

The 4th biennial Oceans of Knowledge conference organised by the Operational Oceanography Special Interest Group of the IMarEST. A two day conference addressing three key themes: Climate change and sustainable use of the ocean and ocean resources; The role of the ocean in natural and engineered climate mitigation, and; Rising sea levels and coastal vulnerability. Scene setting keynotes […]

The All-Atlantic 2021 – All-Atlantic R&I for a Sustainable Ocean 3-4 June 2021, Porta Delgada (Azores, Portugal)

The All-Atlantic 2021 – All-Atlantic R&I for a Sustainable Ocean: Ministerial High-Level & Stakeholders Conference will take place under the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, in close cooperation with the European Commission, aiming to strengthen Research & Innovation cooperation across and along the Atlantic Ocean, from “pole to pole”. The event will be a […]

Euro-Argo ERIC: Arctic and Baltic users workshop

The Euro-Argo Arctic and Baltic users workshop will be held online on 8-9th April 2021. Stakeholders are most welcome to attend and learn more about the role of Argo in the Arctic Ocean and Baltic Sea. You can find out more, see a draft agenda and register here. The deadline for registration is 25 March 2021.   via CIMA-UAlg Have […]

EMODnet Biology – Data Solutions for a Changing Ocean 24 March 2021, Online

Over the last 12 years EMODnet Biology has championed the aggregation, management and publication of open marine biological data and the development of exemplar data products. The current phase is drawing to a close and as such provides an opportunity to share the specific outcomes from the last two years of activity. As they embark on the next […]

2nd Operational Satellite Oceanography Symposium, 25-27 May 2021 – Abstract submission deadline extended 5 March 21

The second international Operational Satellite Oceanography Symposium (OSOS-2) to be held in a virtual format, on 25-27 May 2021, is now open.  The abstracts submission is now extended to 5 March 2021. Abstracts can be submitted online through the conference website (   You can also register to the conference using the online registration tool on the meeting website ( […]

Special Issues in Remote Sensing

There are two upcoming Special Issues in the journal Remote Sensing.  The first is on the topic “From Observations to End-User Engagement: Operational Applications of Remote Sensing to Inland and Coastal Waters”, edited by Mhd. Suhyb Salama  (University of Twente) and Steef Peters (WaterInsight). With the operational data streams from the Sentinel missions and the Copernicus […]

JSOD – Special Issue “Wellness of Coastal Communities – Psychological, Social, and Economic Impacts of Coastal Risks” – Deadline 15 June 21

Dear Researchers, We are happy to announce a Call for Papers in “Wellness of Coastal Communities – Psychological, Social, and Economic Impacts of Coastal Risks” for the Journal of Spatial and Organizational Dynamics (JSOD). The JSOD is indexed in Web of Science Core collection (Emerging Sources Citation Index), among other indexes.  We invite paper contributions on topics related to […]

Optical Society’s (OSA) 2021 Hyperspectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment (HISE) Meeting – 19 – 23 July 2021 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Dear Colleagues, The Optical Society’s (OSA) 2020 Hyperspectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment (HISE) meeting will take place on 19 – 23 July 2021 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The meeting brings together researchers and industry leaders in the field of hyperspectral remote sensing of terrestrial, coastal, oceanic, and atmospheric phenomena and industrial processes. […]

Marine Pollution Bulletin Special Issue on Multiple Stressors in Marine Ecosystems. Deadline 31 May 21

The Marine Stressors Forum of MASTS, The Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland, has been holding regular sessions at MASTS Annual Science Meetings over the past few years. A key outcome of these sessions is the shared recognition that our understanding of the nature and impact of the interactions of multiple abiotic and […]

Deep Sea Mining Summit 2021| 27 – 28 May 2021, London, UK

The Deep Sea Mining Summit 2021 will bring together a large array of solution providers, upcoming deep sea miners, members from the scientific community, and those within allied industries wanting to learn more about the opportunities within this emerging marketplace. Following the huge success of the previous Deep Sea Mining Summit, this year’s objective is to build […]

OceanVisions2021 Summit “Towards a Global Ecosystem for Ocean Solutions” 18-20 May 2021, California (USA) & online

The Summit will be held virtually on the campus of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography between May 18-21, 2021. The summit is linked and co-organized with satellite campuses in Hobart (Australia), Cape Town (South Africa), Mindelo (Cabo Verde), and Kiel (Germany). ​ Please save the date and sign-up for updates, we will soon release a draft […]

9th EuroGOOS International Conference – VIRTUAL EDITION: 3-5 MAY 2021

The EuroGOOS international conference takes place every three years. The conference provides a forum for a broad range of implementers and users of operational oceanography services, including marine scientists and technologists, private companies, and policymakers. The conference reviews the present ocean monitoring and forecasting capacities and oceanographic services, and identifies new science and technology priorities. […]

On-line multidisciplinary seminar series on and around mid ocean ridges and back-arc spreading centers

Join an on-line, multidisciplinary seminar series on the science of mid-ocean ridges, covering all aspects from Earth’s mantle to the water column above, and including aspects and disciplines (e.g., geochemistry, geophysics, structural geology, volcanology, hydrology, biology, physical and chemical oceanography, among others). The first seminar was held on January 12th  2021 at 17hGMT. Following presentations […]

Upcoming events, Miscellaneous and Job advertisements – Varia by SOLAS

Upcoming events 1st EuroSea Anniversary Webinar, 10:00-12:00 CET, 20 November 2020. More information here. 5th Xiamen Symposium on Marine Environmental Sciences (XMAS-V), 11-14 January 2021, online. Register here. EGU General Assembly 2021, 19-30 April 2021, online. More information here. 8th International Symposium on Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces, 18-21 May 2021, Plymouth, United Kingdom. More details here. Tropical Pacific Observing Needs Workshop, 24-26 May 2021, Boulder, USA and/or […]

Iron at the Air-Sea Interface Workshop: Registration opens

The workshop on ‘Iron at the Air-Sea Interface’, co-sponsored by SOLAS and organised by GEOTRACES, will be held from 26-30 July 2021 in Asheville, NC, USA. This workshop is dedicated to an improved understanding of how bioaccessible labile iron moves across the ocean-atmosphere interface and become bioavailable for uptake in the ocean at scales important for ocean ecosystems and […]

Copernicus RUS Training: Webinar on “Processing Sentinel-2 data with R” – 19 Nov 20

Processing Sentinel-2 data with R   During this webinar we will show how to access the RUS Copernicus Service and how to download, process, analyse and visualize the free data acquired by the Copernicus satellites. You will be introduced to the Sentinel-2 mission and its characteristics. Moreover, you will learn how to process optical data […]

Call for Abstract: WCRP-CLIVAR Workshop on Climate Interactions among the Tropical Basins (Online)

The WCRP-CLIVAR Workshop on Climate Interactions among the Tropical Basins is going to be held online on 24-26 February, 2021. We invite researchers to submit their work to be presented during this event, Early Career Scientist are specially encouraged. All submitted abstracts will be poster presentations. This workshop is free of charge but registration is required. Deadline for Abstract Submission: […]

Registration open – Earth Observations for tuna fisheries management workshop series

Earth Observations for Tuna Fisheries Management November – December 2020 Online Details To showcase and increase awareness of Earth observation information for sustainable fisheries management, GEO Blue Planet will be hosting a workshop series focused on the use of Earth observations for sustainable tuna fisheries. GEO Blue Planet invites relevant stakeholders, including those involved in […]

Webinar: Networking Friday with Maria Buraimoh, University of Lagos, Akoka, Nigeria – November 20th, 2020, 1-2 PM UTC

On November 20th, 2020, 1-2 PM UTC, Olanike Maria Buraimoh will talk about Circular Economy: A Sustainable And Preventive Strategy For The Alleviation Of Atlantic Ocean Pollution. The major challenges confronting the Ocean is pollution emanating majorly from land due to poor waste management (especially plastics/related polymeric material and other organic wastes). Unfortunately, in the […]

Remote Sensing special issue on “Remote Sensing in Aquatic Vegetation Monitoring”

The journal Remote Sensing is offering a special issue on “Remote Sensing in Aquatic Vegetation Monitoring”. Macrophytes provide habitat and food for fish and aquatic invertebrates, and are indicators for changing environmental conditions.   Ship-, air- and spaceborne remote sensing approaches can support inventory and monitoring of macrophytes.  Currently, optical systems are mostly used to analyze spatial, spectral […]

Call for Abstracts – Frontiers Research Topic: The Cellular Stress Response and Physiological Adaptations of Corals Subjected to Environmental Stressors and Pollutants

The Guest Editors of this collection encourage interested individuals or groups to submit an abstract to this Research Topic by 26 February 2021. However, please know that abstract submission is not mandatory before sending a manuscript to this Research Topic. NANO member Dr. Yohan Didier Louis was acknowledged as coordinator and contributed to the preparation […]

Call for Contributors: Routledge Handbook of Marine Governance and Global Environmental Change

Dear All, This is a call for chapters for the Routledge Handbook of Marine Governance and Global Environmental Change edited by Paul G. Harris. The Routledge Handbook of Marine Governance and Global Environmental Change will be a unique and comprehensive treatment of marine environmental governance in the Anthropocene. It will explore challenges for governing the marine environment […]

GOBI launches a 6 webinar series to highlight results from the past four years

Between October 2020 and January 2021, the Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative (GOBI) presents a series of six webinars highlighting results from its 5-year programme of work   In 2016, GOBI secured 5-year funding for a programme of research to use EBSA descriptions as the basis for promoting environmental protection and management for specific areas of the ocean. […]

Second Operational Satellite Oceanography Symposium, 25-27 May 2021, online. Abstract deadline: 1st March 21

Second Operational Satellite Oceanography Symposium A joint meeting co-organised by EUMETSAT & NOAA NESDIS STAR Date: 25-27 May 2021 with optional Training on 28 May 2021 Local: Virtual The Executive Steering and Programme Committees are pleased to invite you to the second international Operational Satellite Oceanography Symposium (OSOS-2) to be held in a virtual format, […]

OceanVisions2021 Summit “Towards a Global Ecosystem for Ocean Solutions” 18-20 May 2021, California (USA) & online

The OceanVisions2021 – Summit entitled “Towards a Global Ecosystem for Ocean Solutions” is co-organized by the researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Georgia Tech, The Smithsonian Institution, Stanford University, MIT, Woods Hole, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography University of Georgia, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, The Georgia Aquarium, Monterey Bay Aquarium and Birch Aquarium at Scripps, […]

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

The 1st digital edition of the All-Atlantic Ocean Research Forum will take place on 3 and 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 ocean leaders, policy-makers, youth, researchers, entrepreneurs, academics, civil society […]

1st International Symposium on Human Health & the Ocean in a Changing World 2020, 2-3 Dec 2020, Monaco & online

The ocean covers more than 70% of the planet’s surface, regulates the Earth’s climate, produces a large proportion of the oxygen in our atmosphere and is the major source of food proteins for over a billion people. However, it is increasingly affected by global changes and degraded marine ecosystems are under persistent and growing risk […]

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 […]