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PhD offer in Mediterranean mercury modelling (LSCE & MIO, France)

The Laboratory of Climate and Environmental Sciences (LSCE, Paris, France) and the Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography (MIO, Marseille, France) are offering a PhD position starting on October 1st 2018. Topic: Modelling the biogeochemical mercury cycle in the Mediterranean Sea The Mediterranean Sea is under the influence of anthropogenic emissions and changing climate, both affecting the biogeochemical mercury …

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The journey of « Louise »! Following an ocean drifting buoy

The aim of the « PEACETIME » project is to study the fundamental marine processes and their interactions at the ocean-atmosphere interface, in particular the atmospheric deposition in the Mediterranean and their impact on the functioning of the pelagic ecosystem. Last May, researchers embarked on the oceanographic vessel « Pourquoi Pas? » released at sea twenty drifting buoys which …

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PEACETIME Data Meeting: first results underway

Over 40 scientists met in Marseille on the 6th and 7th November to share and discuss the results obtained during the recent PEACETIME oceanographic cruise (May-June 2017). The meeting, held at the Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography (MIO), gathered both the scientists that were onboard the R/V and those who were on land, and allowed the …

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Regionalisation of the Mediterranean basin (new MERMEX publication)

With the support of the MERMEX / MISTRALS program, an international team has just reviewed and synthesized the different regionalizations proposed so far for the Mediterranean Sea. This synthesis constitutes a reference step for management actions and spatial planning, such as the application of the European Marine Strategy Framework Directive, and for future biogeochemical and …

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PEACETIME Data Meeting, 6-7 November 2017, Marseille

Less than 5 months after the PEACETIME cruise ended, embarking and non-embarking scientists involved in the project will meet to discuss the many results achieved during the cruise and since. This 2 day-meeting will take place at M I O on the 6 and 7 of November. 40 scientists from 14 labs will attend. The …

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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 :

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