The Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) began its Visiting Scholars Program in 2009. The purpose of this program is to send scientists to teach and mentor in developing countries to help build capacity for ocean science in these countries. So far, 19 Visiting Scholars have been sent to Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Since 2010, three Visiting Scholars have been selected each year. Thirty applications were received for the 2017 class of Visiting Scholars. SCOR is seeking additional funding for 2017 to increase the number of Visiting Scholars to at least 5. A crowdfunding campaign has been set up at https://www.razoo.com/us/story/Wclndf.
Help Build Capacity for Ocean Science in Developing Countries – 2017 SCOR Visiting Scholars Program
The IOCCP promotes the development of a global network of ocean carbon observations for research through technical coordination and communication services, international agreements on standards and methods, and advocacy and links to the global observing systems. The IOCCP is co-sponsored by the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO. Read more…
||IOCCP meetings, IOCCP-related meetings as well as events related to a wider scope in marine biogeochemistry.|