IMBER Open Science Conference "Future Oceans, Research for Marine Sustainability: Multiple Stressors, Drivers, Challenges and Solutions”

Event Type: 
Conferences and Workshops
23 June 2014 to 27 June 2014
Bergen, Norway

The Integrated Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research (IMBER) Project will convene an Open Science Conference from 23-27 June 2014 in Bergen, Norway, with the aims:

  • to highlight IMBER research results;
  • to promote integrated syntheses of IMBER-relevant research;
  • to develop a new global research agenda on marine biogeochemistry and ecosystems in the Anthropocene.

Nine workshops and 24 contributed sessions have been accepted (see Several sessions in the IMBER Open Science Conference 2014 are especially relevant to the Arctic and polar research communities:

Plenary Speakers include:

  • Eileen Hofmann (Old Dominican University, USA);
  • Nicholas Gruber (ETH Zurich, Switzerland);
  • Jean-Pierre Gattuso (Lab. d'Océanographie de Villefranche, France);
  • Coleen Moloney (University of Cape Town, South Africa):
  • Alistair Hobday (CSIRO Marine & Atmospheric Research, Australia);
  • Kon-Kee Liu (National Central University, Taiwan);
  • Alida Bundy (Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Canada);
  • Corinne Le Quéré (University of East Anglia, UK);
  • Claudio Campagna (Wildlife Conservation Society, Argentina);
  • Carol Robinson (University of East Anglia, UK).

The Call for Abstracts is open! Deadline for abstract submission: 31 January 2014. Contributions are welcome from all marine research communities!

We encourage you to submit an abstract, and we look forward to meeting you in Bergen.