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TitleDarwin Summer School on Biogeosciences: Perturbation of the global carbon cycle - 4 - 15 July 2011 - Utrecht and Texel, the Netherlands
Listing InstitutionScientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR)
Last Date to apply2011-06-01
DescriptionThe first edition of the Darwin Summer School will address the perturbation of the global carbon cycle, in the past, present and future. Main subjects will be ocean acidification and the carbon cycle, microbial ecology and biomarkers and terrestrial carbon cycling. Renowned scientists like Jaap Sinninghe Damsté, Jack Middelburg, Jelle Bijma, Henry Hooghiemstra and many others will provide you with the latest results in research on these subjects. This Summer School is all about interdisciplinary research: you are expected to work on the interface of biology, earth sciences, chemistry and physics.
Instruction LanguageEnglish
Minimum Educational Requirement(students)This Summer School aims at enthusiastic and motivated MSc students, and PhD students interested in a state-of-the-art introduction to the field of biogeosciences.
Application Documents RequirmentYou can apply by filling in the webform on the Utrecht Summer School website (see http://www.utrechtsummerschool.nl/index.php?code=H22&type=application&sub=checkapp). The application should include: - A short letter of motivation - A short curriculum vitae - A reference from a teacher or supervisor
Sponsors' AvailabilityFee • € 895 - Course + course materials + housing (Utrecht & Texel) + some socials • € 560 - same as above but without housing in Utrecht A limited number of scholarships in the form of (partial) fee waivers and/or accommodation intended for talented students is available. There are no travel grants. If you seek financial support you should state your request (by e-mail to darwinfo@geo.uu.nl) by describing the reasons for applying to this Summer School and how your participation will assist you in future studies and your career. You should motivate your financial situation and other means you have available for financing your participation to this Summer School. The applications for scholarships will undergo a selection procedure.
Contact InformationMartijn Deenen T: +31 30 253 5169 E: darwinfo@geo.uu.nl
Related Websiteshttp://www.darwincenter.nl/DarwinCenter.aspx?id=561
Keywordsglobal carbon cycle, ocean acidification, microbial ecology, biomarkers,terrestrial carbon cycling

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