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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​ SpeakerTopic​Time​Venue​ Host
23 JanDr Holly Nel
Rhodes University,
Department of Zoology and Entomology
​Microplastic, a “macro” problem
​13h00​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room ​MA-RE SANCOR
​30 JanMr Robert Schlegel
University of the Western Cape, Department of Biodiversity and Conservation Biology
​Climate change in coastal waters: time series properties affecting trend estimation13h00​​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room​MA-RE SANCOR
​13 FebDr 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 FebDr Pierrick Penven
IRD, France
​Regional modelling around southern Africa​13h00​​​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room​MA-RE SANCOR
​20 FebProf 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 FebDr Clare Eayrs
New York University,  Abu Dhabi
​Antarctic sea ice: modelling challenges​13h00​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room​MA-RE SANCOR
​22 FebDr 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 MarMs Adrienne van Eeden-Wharton
Stellenbosch University
​Salt-Water-Bodies: Ecomaterialism, Situated Creative Praxis and the Littoral​12h00SANParks
​Cape Research Centre
​CRC
​22 MarDr Johan Nilsson
Lund University and Managing Editor of Journal of Avian Biology
​From Metrics to Altmetrics​11h00​Lecture Theatre 2, John Day building, UCT Upper Campus​UCT Biological Sciences
​30 MarProf 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 AprilDr Thato Mtshali
CSIR
Prof Isabelle Ansorge
UCT
Prof Amanda Lombard
NMMU
​What's an African perspective on our Oceans?​Watch online​ACCESS
​30 MayDr 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 MayProf 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 MayProf Peter Ryan
UCT FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
​ACEing around Antarctica
(Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition -ACE)
Details here.
​13h00​Lecture Theatre 2, John Day building, UCT Upper Campus​UCT Biological Sciences
​2 JunIvan 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 JunAssociate 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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