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 SeminarS 2020

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.
  
Speaker
Topic
Venue
  
  
1/30/2020

​Prof Maureen Reed
School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

​Taking a principled approach to transdisciplinary scholarship

RSVP nondumiso.mginywa@uct.ac.za 

​ACDI Meeting Room, Level 6, Geological Sciences Building, Library Road, UCT Upper Campus

ACDI13h15
2/13/2020
​Professor Graham Underwood and Dr Natalie Hicks
School of Life Sciences, University of Exeter

​Ecosystem Management: Building Resilience and Adaptability to Coastal Climate Change Effects

RSVP carlad@mandela.ac.za (details here)

​Lecture Venue 2, Ocean Sciences Campus, Nelson Mandela University, Port E;izabeth

CMR13h00
2/18/2020

Dr Letizia Tedesco
Finnish Environment Institute, Marine Research Centre, Finland 

​Arctic sea-ice decline impacts on primary production

(Abstract here.)

​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00
2/26/2020
​Professor Lex van Eijk 
The Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO)


​Modelling marine aerosols – a lifetime job

(Overview)

​​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room 

UCT Oceanography13h00
3/3/2020
Dr Isabelle Charrier
French National Centre for Scientific Research

​Mother-pup recognition in Australian sea lion: from uni- to multi-modal processes

​The Broom lecture theatre, Department of Botany & Zoology, Natural Science Building, Stellenbosch University

Department of Botany & Zoology, Stellenbosch University13h00
3/9/2020
​CANCELLED
Dr Emma Heslop
Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS)
The Global Ocean Observing System 2030 Strategy and the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, an ambitious vision for the future of our oceans

​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00
3/12/2020

Prof Liz Sikes
Rutgers University
USA

​Clues on how the ocean exhales from the Southern Ocean:  
The importance of Drake Passage and deep gateways

UCT ​Oceanography Seminar Room

Oceanography13h00
3/16/2020
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Michael G. Hart-Davis
German Geodetic Research Institute, Technical University of Munich

From reference frame definition to sea level rise - an introduction to the scientific activities of DGFI-TUM

​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00
3/19/2020

​WEBINAR:

Amy Brooks
2019 National Geographic Expedition Team Member,  New Materials Institute, University of Georgia, USA

​The Global Trade of Plastic Waste and the Myth of "Away" 


Details here.

​Webinar

African Marine Waste Network - SST15h30
3/24/2020

​WEBINAR:

Prof Jenna Jambeck
National Geographic Fellow
Colllege of Engineering, University of Georgia, USA

​Plastic Pollution: Sea to Source and an Intervention Framework


Details here.

​Webinar

African Marine Waste Network - SST15h30
3/31/2020
CANCELLED
Dr Katherine Hutchinson
LOCEAN - IPSL - CNRS, France

​Water Mass Characteristics and Distribution Adjacent to Larsen C Ice Shelf, Antarctica

Abstract here.

​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00
4/2/2020
WEBINAR

Prof Ray Hilborn
School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington


​What is the status of fish stocks around the world and the role of fisheries management?


Details and registration here.

Webinar​

NOAA's National Ocean Service (NOS)6-7 pm SA time

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