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SEMINARS 2017

 These seminars are held to stimulate interaction and promote the exchange of information on regional, national and international developments in marine and coastal research. If you would like to recommend a speaker, please contact the secretariat by e-mail: sancor@daff.gov.za or tel: (021) 402 3536. These are open lectures and everybody is welcome to attend.

 

Date​ Speaker Topic​ Time​ Venue​ Host
23 Jan Dr Holly Nel
Rhodes University,
Department of Zoology and Entomology
​Microplastic, a “macro” problem
​13h00 ​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room ​MA-RE SANCOR
​30 Jan Mr Robert Schlegel
University of the Western Cape, Department of Biodiversity and Conservation Biology
​Climate change in coastal waters: time series properties affecting trend estimation 13h00 ​​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room ​MA-RE SANCOR
​13 Feb Dr Alon Stern
Princeton University, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
​Ice shelf melting and breaking: implications for Antarctic Climate ​13h00 ​​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room ​MA-RE SANCOR
​15 Feb Dr Pierrick Penven
IRD, France
​Regional modelling around southern Africa ​13h00 ​​​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room ​MA-RE SANCOR
​20 Feb Prof Will de Ruijter
Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
​The south Indian Ocean as an active player in Climate and Global Change 12h00 ​​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room ​MA-RE SANCOR
​22 Feb Dr Clare Eayrs
New York University,  Abu Dhabi
​Antarctic sea ice: modelling challenges ​13h00 ​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room ​MA-RE SANCOR
​22 Feb Dr Charles von der Meden
SAEON
​Sub-Antarctic benthos through the lens: long-term change and habitat associations ​13h00 ​John Day LT3, John Day building, UCT Upper Campus ​UCT Biological Sciences
​23 Feb

Prof George Philander 
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program, Princeton University

​An African perspective on global 
climate change
​13h00 ​Venue streaming details here ​ACCESS
​13 Mar Ms Adrienne van Eeden-Wharton
Stellenbosch University
​Salt-Water-Bodies: Ecomaterialism, Situated Creative Praxis and the Littoral ​12h00 SANParks
​Cape Research Centre
​CRC
​22 Mar Dr Johan Nilsson
Lund University and Managing Editor of Journal of Avian Biology
​From Metrics to Altmetrics ​11h00 ​Niven Library, John Day building, UCT Upper Campus ​UCT Biological Sciences
​30 Mar Prof Willem Landman
University of Pretoria
Dr Mary-Jane Bopape
CSIR
Dr Natalie Burls
George Mason University
​​What's an African perspective on climate models? ​13h00 ​Watch online ​ACCESS
​26 April Dr Thato Mtshali
CSIR
Prof Isabelle Ansorge
UCT
Prof Amanda Lombard
NMMU
​What's an African perspective on our Oceans? ​Watch online ​ACCESS
​30 May Dr Tammy Robinson
Department of Botany and Zoology & DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology, Stellenbosch University
​Impacts of marine alien species in the Saldanha Bay system ​12h00 ​SANParks
​Cape Research Centre, Tokai
​CRC SANParks
​30 May Prof Kevern Cochrane
Rhodes University
​Balancing the books for South Africa’s small-scale fisheries: Resources, rights and social and economic returns ​13h00 ​Strand Towers Hotel, Cape Town
Venue details
​PLAAS
​31 May Prof Peter Ryan
UCT FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
​ACEing around Antarctica
(Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition -ACE)
Details here.
​13h00 ​Niven Library, John Day building, UCT Upper Campus ​UCT Biological Sciences
​2 Jun Ivan M. Martins
Fisheries Ecosystems Laboratory, Oceanographic Institute, University of São Paulo
​Vulnerability to and perceptions of climate change among small-scale fishers from the South Brazil Bight ​11h15 ​Museum, 3rd floor, John Day Building,  UCT Upper Campus ​UCT Biological Sciences
​5 Jun Associate Prof Marcello Vichi
Marine Research Institute, University of Cape Town
​Webinar: The Southern Ocean in the Atlantic and Indian Ocean sectors: current knowledge gaps and the role of sea ice ​13h00 ​Webinar details here.

​ACDI
Tyndall
UEA
MA-RE

19 Jun ​Dr Sarah Fawcett
UCT Oceanography Department
​The upper ocean nitrogen cycle in the Atlantic Southern Ocean ​13h00 ​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room ​MA-RE SANCOR

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                SANCOR's activities are made possible through financial contributions from the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and the National Research Foundation (NRF).

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