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:

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

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 ( Deadline for applications is 24 June 2017.

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


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