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TitleMicrobial and Geochemical Oceanography in Upwelling Systems 1st African Discovery Camp for Research-based Training on the Sustainable Use and Management of Marine Ecosystems
Listing InstitutionScientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR)
Last Date to apply2013-11-30
Course DurationFrom: 2014-03-04  To: 2014-03-26
LocationSam Nujoma Marine & Coastal Resources Research Centre (SANUMARC) in Henties Bay, Namibia
DescriptionTo learn about current research projects and to develop future research directions for a better understanding of the consequences of global alterations for the functioning of the Benguela Current Ecosystem. The course will include interactions between chemical, biological, physical and sedimentary topics related to marine biogeochemistry and microbial ecosystem research; environmental variability and microbial regulation of geochemical element cycling; and molecular techniques applied to understanding biogeochemical processes.
Instruction LanguageEnglish
Minimum Educational Requirement(students)For dedicated early career researchers, PhD candidates and honors MSc students majoring in one of the ocean science fields, and active young scientists holding an equivalent advanced degree with specialization in oceanography.
Application Documents RequirmentSee http://www.microeco.uzh.ch/rgno_namibia/RGNO_Namibia_14.html#how_to_apply
Sponsors' AvailabilityA limited number of fellowships are available for qualified applicants
Contact InformationCourse Directors Dr. Elsabe Julies, UNAM Windhoek, Namibia ejulies@unam.na Dr. Sam Mafwila, UNAM, Henties Bay, Namibia smafwila@unam.na
Related Websiteshttp://www.microeco.uzh.ch/rgno_namibia/RGNO_Namibia_14.html
KeywordsAfrica, Microbial Oceanography, Marine Geochemistry, research experience

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