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Monday, 26 October 2020
AMS Proposal Presentations

All the details on the presentations available here!

Publication Date:
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 - 09:30
SANCOR Seminar "Does air pollution fertilize the open ocean?" - Katje E Altieri

Global models indicate that the human-derived nitrogen emissions that reach the ocean through atmospheric transport and deposition directly impact biology and the oceanic carbon dioxide (CO2) sink. Here, we find...

Publication Date:
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 - 08:30
GULLS/MEOPAR Workshop and School Outreach

A workshop on Interdisciplinary Researcher Development, hosted by GULLS, MEOPAR and the Two Oceans Aquarium, was held from 8-10 November at the Two Oceans Aquarium, followed by a retreat to Gansbaai from 10-13 November. 

Publication Date:
Fri, 20 Nov 2015 - 12:45
3 Post-doctoral Fellowships with CSAG

The Climate System Analysis Group (CSAG) is expanding the post-doctoral team with three new appointments to work collaboratively within a new interdisciplinary program with a consortium of international partners, and be based in Cape Town, South Africa.

Publication Date:
Wed, 07 Oct 2015 - 12:45


The Institute's principal focus is research, which underpins its teaching, training, capacity development and consultancy activities. Hence it brings together active researchers in the field who add value to and benefit from this collaborative structure. At the Institution, observation, measurement, and collection of samples and data are accomplished by ship cruises, field trips and remote sensing by satellite. The institute’s array of multi-disciplinary researchers are involved in exciting inter-disciplinary projects.

The Institute also convenes a Masters degree in Applied Ocean Sciences.

Ma-Re also conducts an outreach and education programme for school learners. It focuses its outreach activities on school open days, university open days, National Science Week, the Grahamstown Science Festival held annually in the Eastern Cape and the Sci-Bono open day held annually in Gauteng.