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Tropical Atlantic Variability conference update
Wed, 16 Sep 2015 - 12:45

The 2015 Tropical Atlantic Variability Conference was held at the Breakwater Lodge from Monday 24th to Friday 28th August with a diverse group of 90 delegates from 25 countries in attendance.

Tracking Implementation of an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) in South Africa, 26 August 2015
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 - 12:45

WWF South Africa, the Responsible Fisheries Alliance & UCT’s South African Research Chair in Marine Ecology and Fisheries would like to invite all interested parties to join a half day seminar in support of developing practical action to track the implementation of an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) in South Africa.

“North Pacific ‘blob’ stirs up fisheries management”
Fri, 21 Aug 2015 - 12:15

A very unusual phenomena is causing some confusion or at least uncertainty.

Tuesday Chattie: Fishers’ knowledge and culture in marine resource management
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 - 13:00

Pierre Hardy will be presenting some of his work around the “Use of fishers’ knowledge and culture in decision making tool design for marine resource management”

Event Details: AMS Project Proposals
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 - 10:30

The AMS class of 2015 will be presenting their mini-dissertation project proposals on the mornings of Thursday 13th and Friday 14th August 2015 in the John day Museum from 9h30 to 12h30.

Drone developed for poaching surveillance
Fri, 07 Aug 2015 - 12:15

A drone has been developed that can remain in flight for two days. It is Interesting to see further investment in technology to control poaching of marine resources.

Event Details: AASA Conference
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 - 10:00

This year the Aquaculture Association of Southern Africa (AASA) and the Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries, in collaboration with the University of Limpopo, the Limpopo Provincial Department of Agriculture, and the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), will be holding a bi- annual meeting at the Ranch Hotel in Limpopo, South Africa from 27thSeptember to 2nd October 2015. 

Aquaculture Conference (AASA) - Take Note Students
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 - 09:30

This year the Aquaculture Association of Southern Africa (AASA) and the Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries, in collaboration with the University of Limpopo, the Limpopo Provincial Department of Agriculture, and the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), will be holding a bi- annual meeting at the Ranch Hotel in Limpopo, South Africa from 27thSeptember to 2nd October 2015.

Scientific Voyage to Retrieve Vital Ocean Data
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 - 10:00

After two years of negotiation between scientists and government ministers, the polar research vessel SA Agulhas II is heading into the Southern Ocean where a UCT oceanography team has some unfinished business. Led by oceanographer Isabelle Ansorge, they’ll retrieve moorings with vital information on how climate change is affecting the world’s ocean current system.

 
Dr John Field awarded IOC-UNESCO medal
Wed, 15 Jul 2015 - 10:00

Dr John Field, Emeritus Professor and Deputy Director of the Marine Research Institute (Ma-Re) at the University of Cape Town, has been awarded the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission’s (IOC-UNESCO) N.K. Panikkar Memorial Medal. Dr Field delivered his memorial lecture on 17 June at the Ocean Science Day. Recent developments in ocean science were presented to the IOCs 147 Member States, networks and partners. The overall objective was to improve decision makers’ understanding and awareness of current challenges and emerging issues around ocean science and governance through lectures and panel discussions with eminent experts.

End to End Modelling Winter School 2015
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 - 12:45

Under continuing increase of the global human population, climate change and fisheries play an increasing role in driving changes in marine biodiversity, with strong implications for ecosystem services such as fish production and carbon export. In order to achieve a sustainable way of life which not only addresses current environmental challenges but also ensures a secure society well into the future, much progress has been made towards implementing the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) worldwide.

Postdoctoral position in Physical Oceanography / Climate Modeling
Sun, 08 Feb 2015 - 09:45

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami

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