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TitleSCOR/IGBP WG 138 Final Workshop & Short Course on Culturing of Planktonic Foraminifera
Listing InstitutionScientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR)
Last Date to apply2015-01-05
Course DurationFrom: 2015-08-30  To: 2015-09-04
LocationCatalina Island, California, USA
DescriptionThe workshop will review progress from WG 138 results and research over the last four years,featuring reviews of new taxonomy,genetic diversity,biology,ecology,shell geochemistry and biomineralisation, given by WG members.These presentations will form the starting point for discussions on the status of the final review of the subject and its publication as well as the identification of priorities for future research and avenues to secure continuous updating of the WG 138 review.The meeting will be linked to a short course on culturing of planktonic foraminifera, including demonstrations of collection methods,hands-on exercises setting up laboratory cultures,feeding,observation and manipulation of the culture medium.The workshop and the short course are closely linked and short course participants will be offered an opportunity to engage in discussions and to present posters on their current research.
Instruction LanguageEnglish
Minimum Educational Requirement(students)Early career researchers (advanced PhD students and early stage Postdocs) whose work is related to planktonic foraminifera are warmly welcome to apply.
Application Documents RequirmentPlease submit a one-page letter of motivation and a brief CV with list of publications as one PDF document to Michal Kucera at mkucera@marum.de
Sponsors' Availability
Contact InformationMichal Kucera, Uni.Bremen, mkucera@marum.de
Related Websiteshttp://scor-int.org/Working_Groups/Catalina_2015_flyer_final.pdf
Keywordsforams, foraminifera
Last Updated:2014-10-22

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