Deadline approaching – the NF-POGO Centre of Excellence in Observational Oceanography 2017/2018

The Alfred Wegner Institute is delighted to announce its 5th year hosting the Nippon Foundation-POGO Centre of Excellence (NF-POGO CofE); providing world class education, training and career development programmes in oceanography.

The 10 month training programme will take place on the offshore island of Helgoland and the UNESCO reserve Wadden Sea island of Sylt, Germany.

Scholars will receive training in core research skills (project design,
implementation, analysis and presentation) and specialized topics
including remote sensing, ocean-atmosphere interactions & modelling.
Scholars will carry out an independent research project, mentored and supervised by an AWI scientist.
Applications are invited from ocean science trainees from emerging and developed countries. (Applications from emerging countries are
particularly encouraged and 1-2 places will be allocated for developed

A full scholarship will be provided by the NF-POGO CofE covering travel, accommodation, tuition and a modest allowance.

Deadline for applications is *6th March 2017*. Successful applicants will be notified by the end of May and the programme will begin in *October 2017*.

For further information including details of the application process see

Apologies for any cross-posting.

Dr. Eva – Maria Brodte
Biosciences | Shelf Sea System Ecology

Koordinatorin der Gastforschung AWI Helgoland und Sylt
Scientific coordinator NF-POGO Centre of Excellence
Coordinator Guest Science Programme AWI Helgoland and Sylt

Phone +49(4725)819-3225
Mobil +49(176) 19241936
Fax +49(4725)819-3283

Biologische Anstalt Helgoland
Alfred Wegener Institute
D-27498 Helgoland
Room C-125

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