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AWI: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: NF-POGO CofE

AWI: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: NF-POGO CofE

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: NF-POGO CofE at the AWI on Helgoland & Sylt, Autumn 2018 (1. year , phase III)

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 countries)

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

Deadline for applications is *9th March 2018*. Successful applicants will be notified by the end of May and the programme will begin in *September 2018*.

For further information including details of the application process see https://www.awi.de/en/about-us/sites/helgoland/visiting-scientists/centre-of-excellence-nf-pogo.html

Application: https://www.awi.de/en/about-us/sites/helgoland/visiting-scientists/centre-of-excellence-nf-pogo/submission.html

Apologies for any cross-posting.
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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

Biologische Anstalt Helgoland
Alfred Wegener Institute
Kurpromenade
D-27498 Helgoland

Source: MARINE-B, the MArine Research Information NEtwork on Biodiversity

 

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Specialist Course Ecological applications of biomarkers in aquatic food web studies

Specialist Course Ecological applications of biomarkers in aquatic food web studies

Specialist Course for PhD students on Ecological applications of biomarkers in aquatic food web studies.

We hereby want to announce the Specialist Course for PhD students on Ecological applications of biomarkers in aquatic food web studies.

This course will take place at Ghent University from September 18th until September 22th 2017.

More info can be found on www.marinetraining.eu/biomarkers-food-web-2017

Marleen De Troch
Assistant Professor
Department Biology
Research group Marine Biology
Ghent University
– coordinator of Mares doctoral program http://www.mares-eu.org/
– member of Aquaculture Consortium: http://www.aqua.ugent.be/

Source: MARINE-B, the MArine Research Information NEtwork on Biodiversity

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Training course: Ocean-colour data in climate studies

Training course: Ocean-colour data in climate studies

Ocean-colour data in climate studies advanced training short course

– closing date for applications 24 June 2017 –

Course dates: 18 – 22 September 2017
Location: Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Prospect Place, The Hoe, PL1 3DH, Plymouth, UK

The course will deliver training in ocean-colour data and their applications in climate studies.
Remote sensing experts from the Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) will guide students through a combination of lectures and computer-based exercises covering the following topics:

1) Introduction to ocean colour;
2) Modelling primary production;
3) Ocean colour applications for ecosystem state assessment;
4) Climate impacts and feedbacks;
5) Ocean colour in data assimilation;
6) Dataset archive, management, visualisation and analysis.

Students will also have opportunity of informal discussion with instructors outside of the formal lectures.
A visit of the NERC Earth Observation Data Acquisition and Analysis Service (NEODAAS) that is hosted at PML will be provided.

Course webpage: www.pml.ac.uk/OCTrainingCourse

Contributions towards course costs, accommodation, meals, and travel are covered (restrictions apply).

Eligibility:
The UK Natural Environment Research Council will fund attendance for 20 UK-registered PhD students and early-career researchers.
The Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans (POGO) will fund two places for registered PhD students and early-career researchers working at overseas POGO-member institutions.
In addition, 7-10 places will be funded for current and prospective users of Sentinel 3 data, who are PhD students and early-career researchers in any country of the EU and overseas.

How to register:
Please use this web link to register for this course (https://registrationpml.wufoo.eu/forms/oceancolour-data-training-course/). Deadline for applications is 24 June 2017.

Source: MARINE-B, the MArine Research Information NEtwork on Biodiversity

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