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PEACETIME Implementation Plan updated

New information on the PEACETIME Implementation Plan is currently available in the MerMex website. Go to Science > Implementation > Phase 2 (2016-2020) to read about the advancements of the PEACETIME action. The updated document includes data on the experiments and the sea samplings that were carried out during the recent PEACETIME cruise. Check them out!

Updates on the PERLE Implementation Plan

Updated information on the PERLE Implementation Plan is currently available in the MerMex website, under the tab Science > Implementation > Phase 2 (2016-2020). The report includes a thorough description of the cruises that will take place in the 2018-2019 period, including the tracks, the specific aims of each survey and the tasks on board. Have a look!

PEACETIME: mission accomplished!

The 40 scientists who embarked the PEACETIME cruise all did an amazing work during that month at sea. The campaign departed on May 10 and ended on June 11 at the La Seyne harbor. All the work envisaged upstream has been achieved, including 90 CTD-profiles, 27 ultra-clean CTD profiles to collect samples in « ultra-trace » conditions, …

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Post-doc in contaminants transport modelling in coastal area

A 18-months post-doc position is open at the University of Toulon (France) to work on ocean circulation and transport of contaminants in coastal areas. This research is funded by the Interreg Marittime EU projet IMPACT. For more informations

PEACETIME : News from the Pourquoi Pas?

The ongoing PEACETIME oceanographic cruise onboard the R/V ‘Pourquoi Pas? will provide the understanding necessary to accurately represent chemical exchanges at the air-sea interface after dust deposition and their impacts on marine ecosystems Twitter : Videos :

PEACETIME, 9th May 2017, Departure of the cruise in the Mediterranean

The PEACETIME* cruise is about to depart from La Seyne (France) for a 33 days cruise. Onboard the French oceanographic research vessel Pourquoi Pas ?, a team of 40 scientists will study the impact of atmospheric deposition on the ocean. This international and multidisciplinary scientific team will travel the central and western Mediterranean in search …

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The METMAR-MERMEX project has been accepted by the PHC Tassili program

The Partnership Hubert Curien (PHC) Tassili supports the Franco-Algerian scientific cooperation. The PHC Tassili aims particularly at training young researchers. It is directly supported and funded by: France through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development (MAEDI) and the Ministry for National Education, Higher Education and Research (MENESR) And Algeria, through the Ministry of …

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PEACETIME minicosms test experiment

Climate reactors to study marine biogeochemical cycles at the ocean-atmosphere interface: a test experiment before the PEACETIME cruise Coordinated  by Cécile Guieu & Frédéric Gazeau, LOV (Laboratoire d’Océanographie de Villefranche) 20th June – 1st July 2016, Villefranche sur Mer, France   Impact of ocean-atmosphere exchanges (such as atmospheric deposition, ocean acidification) on biogeochemical cycles have been intensively …

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MERMEX evaluation report and reflexion day (November 7th)

MERMEX evaluation report here The above document provides an overview of the programme and highlights the project and its development. The consortium of the main French agencies (CIO) intends to organize on November 7th two consecutive half days of reflection on: the integrated campaign organization in the Eastern Mediterranean in order to take a decision regarding …

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MOOSE Campaign assessment

Campaign_MOOSE-GE2016 Ship : L’ATALANTE Head of Mission : Laurent COPPOLA The global Mediterranean basin is now environmentally threatened both in terms of its ecological balance and its exploitable resources and water systems. Despite intensive research efforts undertaken in the Mediterranean Sea over more than a century, an integrated view of its evolution, viewed in the …

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