Call for applications for for a fixed-term research contract within the funded research project “Fun Azores” Acores (Portugal)

Position: IMAR – Institute of Marine Research is opening a call for applications for for a fixed-term research contract within the funded research project Fun Azores Acores 01-0145-FEDER-000123.

Scientific area: Biological Sciences/Biodiversity Patterns, ecological modelling.

Admission requirements:

Candidates of any nationality must hold a PhD degree in marine biology, ecology, environmental sciences or related fields, and at least one post-doc experience.

Call for applicants: ZMT-IOI WINTER SCHOOL in Ocean Governance for Sustainable Marine Ecosystems

WINTER SCHOOL "Ocean Governance for Sustainable Marine Ecosystems"

by the Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) and the International Ocean Institute (IOI) Germany

WHEN: February 16 to 21, 2020

WHERE: Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) | Bremen | Germany

Deadline: October 27, 2019

2020 SCOR Visiting Scholars Program

The application period is now open for the 2020 SCOR Visiting Scholars Program. Applications are due by 1 December 2020 and selections will be made by the SCOR Committee on Capacity Building by 1 January 2020.

Application forms and instructions can be found here.

Final report from the InterRidge Workshop on Seamounts and Islands Associated With Mid-Ocean Ridges

Final Report from the Workshop of The InterRidge Working Group on Seamounts and Islands Associated With Mid-Ocean Ridges (19-21 September 2019)

Download the full text here

InterRidge Theoretical Institute 2019 ‘Hydrothermalism in 4D' - new details and registration!

InterRidge Theoretical Institute 2019 'Hydrothermalism in 4D: current challenges and emerging issues'

Dates: 18-21/11/2019 Location: Banyuls-sur-mer, France

Meeting agenda and the list of lecturers and keynotes

HACON expedition to Gakkel Ridge

HACON (Hot Vents in an Ice-Covered Ocean) is the first full-scale multidisciplinary investigation of deep (4000 m) hydrothermal vents under permanent ice cover in the Arctic, investigating the Aurora vent field (82.5°N) in the Gakkel Ridge. The expedition is organized between 19 September and 16 October 2019 on board R/V Kronprins Haakon. Follow the HACON expedition.

Short report from the 1st workshop of the the Working Group on Seafloor Massive Sulfides Resource along MOR

From September 19th to 22nd, 2019, the 1st international workshop organized by the InterRidge Working Group on SMS resource along MOR was held at Hangzhou, China with a great success. More than 150 SMS related scientists and students from worldwide participated in this workshop and had in-depth discussion with focus on the theme of "hydrothermal ore-forming processes". During the three days, the participants exchanged ideas in various ways – primary/early career presentations, posters, plenary/break-out brainstorm and so on.

Short report from the workshop of the the Working Group on Seamounts and Islands associated with MOR

Between 19 and 21 September 2019 the Interridge Working Group on Seamounts and Islands associated with Mid-Ocean Ridges held its inaugural workshop in the Instituto Hidrográfico in Lisbon (Portugal). During the three days of the workshop the international participants discussed the main scientific and logistic challenges related to research of seamounts and islands.

International Workshop “Towards a standardised approach to Regional Environmental Management Plans in the Area”

Please find attached the official announcement and the provisional agenda for the international workshop “Towards a standardised approach to Regional Environmental Management Plans in the Area”. The workshop will be held on 11-13 November and will be hosted by Germany in cooperation with the Netherlands and the Pew Charitable Trusts.

Details about the IR workshop on "Hydrothermal Ore-forming Processes" in Hangzou (China)

The 1st international workshop organized by the InterRidge Working Group on Seafloor Massive Sulfides Resource along MOR is going to be held at Braim Canal Hotel between 19 and 22 September, 2019, in Hangzhou, China. The theme is “Hydrothermal ore-forming processes and the fate of SMS deposits along slow and ultraslow spreading MOR”.

5th International Serpentine Days Workshop in Sestri Levante (Genova, Italy)

The Fifth International Serpentine Days Workshop will be held in Sestri Levante (Genova, Italy) on September 21-24 2020.

International School on Mantle Dynamics – MEREMA 2nd Edition

The National Association of Petrologists (GNP), the Italian Society of Mineralogy and Petrology (SIMP) and the European Mineralogical Union (EMU), announce:

International School on Mantle Dynamics – MEREMA 2nd Edition 

Ofioliti Journal

Ofioliti is an open-access international journal with the main goal of diffusing the knowledge on ophiolites and modern oceanic lithosphere. In 43 years of activity, Ofioliti published original papers dealing with geodynamics, petrology, geochemistry, stratigraphy, tectonics, biostratigraphy, and paleogeography. All papers published in Ofioliti from 1998 are available online, free of charge.

36th International Geological Congress (IGC)

The 36th International Geological Congress (IGC), is scheduled to be held on 2-8 March 2020 in New Delhi (http://www.36igc.org/36thigc). This prestigious platform provides ample opportunity to the global geoscientific community across the continents and oceans to interact, present and discuss various scientific issues. The Science Program of the 36th IGC comprises of 264 Symposia under 44 Themes (http://www.36igc.org/science-program).

InterRidge fellows 2019

As every year the InterRidge Student and Postdoctoral Fellowship Program continues to play an important role in the careers of young ocean scientists. There was a high number of proposals submitted this year and we are pleased to award two early-career researchers in this call.