Technological advances and increasing demand for resources are ushering in a new era of human exploitation of the deep-sea that will impact life in the deep oceans in various ways. It is therefore imperative to increase our understanding of deep-sea ecosystems in line with these anthropogenic and climatic impacts.
The Deep-Sea Ecosystems SIG aims to ensure that there is at least one meeting of UK deep-sea researchers every year. These activities will be coordinated with other international deep-sea organisations so as not to duplicate efforts.
The Deep-Sea Ecosystems SIG will be primarily biologically orientated, but open to cross-discipline collaboration in the tradition of the Challenger Expedition. If you would like more information or have suggestions for SIG meetings please get in touch.
The next meeting of the Challenger Society Deep-Sea Ecosystems Special Interest Group will take place on Wednesday 14th November, 9:30-17:00, at the University of Liverpool’s London Campus. This meeting will take place the day after the “BeyondChallenger: a new age of deep-sea science and exploration” at the Royal Society, London on the 12th and 13th November. That meeting will explore how recent developments in autonomous and robotic technologies could bring about a step-change in deep-sea research, ultimately revolutionising understanding of global biodiversity.
Free to attend | Register by email: Heather Stewart firstname.lastname@example.org
Abstract deadline 12th October 2018
Venue | University of Liverpool in London, Finsbury Square
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Offshore Survey 2019 Announces Keynote Speakers
Offshore Survey, which takes place alongside Ocean Business at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton UK, from 10-11 April 2019, is delighted to confirm two high profile speakers to deliver keynote presentations on each day of the conference.
Cheri Arvonio, Offshore Survey’s Event Manager commented, “We’re excited to announce that Rear Admiral Tim Lowe CBE, who is the Acting Chief Executive of the UK Hydrographic Office, will be delivering one of the keynote presentations and John Pinder, who recently retired from his position as Port Hydrographer at the Port of London Authority will also be presenting a keynote. Both offer a vast resource of knowledge working at the forefront of the industry.”
Associate Editor Positions - Journal of Operational Oceanography
Jounrnal of Operational Oceanagraphy is seeking to appoint Associate Editors.
Coastal Ocean Processes - UEA - April 1st and 2nd 2019
Please go to the Coastal Processes SIG page for detail of the meeting....