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 seminars 2018

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.
  
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1/24/2018
Prof Amanda Vincent
Institute for the Ocean and Fisheries, University of British Columbia, Canada

- SEMINAR CANCELLATION -

​Tbc

​DAFF Fisheries Seminar Room, 5th Floor, Foretrust Building, Cape Town

MA-RE SANCOR13h00 
1/29/2018

David Warton
Ecostats Research Group, University of New South Wales, Australia

​Hierarchical modelling of high-dimensional abundances in community ecology

​UCT PD Hahn Building Lecture Theatre 3, Level 5

UCT Stats Dept and SEEC13h00 
2/19/2018

​Dr Jeff McQuaid

J. Craig Venter Institute of Microbial and Environmental Genomics and Scripps Institute of Oceanography

Are Southern Ocean phytoplankton iron-carbonate co-limited?
Phytotransferrin and the curious chemistry of synergy

​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00 
2/26/2018
​Ms Marina Joubert
Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology, Stellenbosch University

Cutting edge trends in public science communication

​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room 

MA-RE SANCOR13h00 
3/9/2018
Jacob Carstensen 
Dept. of Bioscience, Applied Marine Ecology and Modeling, Aarhus University, Denmark/Arctic Research Centre, Roskilde
Hans Jakobsen
Dept. of Bioscience - Marine Diversity and Experimental Ecology, Aarhus University, Denmark
Lumi Haraguchi
Dept. of Bioscience - Applied Marine Ecology and Modeling, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Phytoplankton blooms/hypoxia/global trends in coastal ecosystems in response to nutrient inputs and climate change
  • Carbon:chl-a relationships/ciliate grazing
  • Phytoplankton communities in a coastal ecosystem

​Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR10h30 
3/12/2018
Prof Leslie Petrik 
Leader of the Environmental and Nano Science Research Group, Department of Chemistry, University of the Western Cape

​The impact of the marine sewage outfall at Green Point, Cape Town on bio accumulation of persistent organic pollutants in marine organisms 

UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00 
3/19/2018

George and Margo Branch

Authors of Living Shores

​Living Shores: Adventures of Two Marine Biologists

​NMU North Campus Theatre

CMR12h00 
3/22/2018
Dr Christo Rautenbach and Giles Fearon
Marine Research Institute, University of Cape Town

​High resolution brine dispersion modelling for the desalination plant outfalls in False Bay and Table Bay.

​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00 
4/3/2018

​Kevin Coldrey
African Climate and Development Initiative, University of Cape Town

​Assessing the vulnerability of South Africa’s national protected areas to climate change

​Cape Research Centre Hall

Cape Research Centre12h00 
4/9/2018
Prof Bruce M. Howe
Department of Ocean and Resources Engineering, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and ITU/WMO/UNESCO-IOC Joint Task Force for SMART Subsea Cables

​SMART Subsea Cables for Observing the Global Ocean: Science and Implementation

​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00 
4/11/2018

​Prof Astrid Jarre
SARChI Marine Ecology and Fisheries, UCT

​Untangling a Gordian knot that must not be cut: Social-ecological systems research for management of southern Benguela fisheries

​John Day LT3, UCT

UCT BioSci13h00 
5/23/2018

​Dr Emma Lockerbie
CT Biological Sciences

​A Comparative Framework to Support an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries in a Global Context

​UCT John Day Building, LT3

UCT BioSci 13h00 
6/4/2018

​Katherine Hutchinson
SAEON Egagasini Node & Department of Oceanography University of Cape Town

Explaining the seasonal phasing of the Agulhas Current transport

​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00 
6/18/2018
Prof Mike Elliot
Institute of Estuarine and Coastal Studies, The University of Hull, UK

​An integrated approach to estuarine and marine restoration and management: lessons from successes and failures

​UKZN Westville Campus, Life Sciences Building, Seminar Room

UKZN School of Life Sciences16h30 
6/19/2018

Houraa Daher and Kay McMonigal
(Rosenstiel School for Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami)

A new estimation of Agulhas Leakage using observations and simulations of Lagrangian drifters and floats AND
The seasonal cycle of the South Indian Ocean subtropical gyre circulation as revealed by Argo and satellite data

​UCT Oceanography Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00 
7/11/2018

Dr Oliver Steeds
Chief Executive, Nekton Mission 

The Human Exploration of the Deep Ocean - Our Next Great Odyssey

IIOE-219h00 
7/27/2018

Prof Manuel Castells
Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication Technology and Society, University of Southern California. LA

Universities in Africa and development

CREST, 5th floor of RW Wilcocks Building (Room 4043)
c/o Ryneveld and Victoria streets, Stellenbosch
RSVP rlm@sun.ac.za
Science Fridays, CREST12h00 
7/30/2018

​Dr Tess Gridley
Sea Search Research and Conservation NPC and Centre for Statistics in Ecology, Environment and Conservation, UCT

​The African Bioacoustics Community Initiative - Implications for Marine Science

​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00 
8/6/2018
Fehmi Dilmahamod
Department of Oceanography, University of Cape Town, LOPS, Universite de Bretagne Occidentale, SAEON Egagasini node

The biophysical processes controlling the South-East Madagascar Bloom

​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00 
8/13/2018

​Dr Thulwaneng Mashifane
SAEON Egagasini Node

Nitrogen loss creates a stoichiometric imbalance and a shift in pythoplankton community structure

​DAFF Fisheries Seminar Room, 5th Floor, Foretrust Building

MA-RE SANCOR13h00 
8/20/2018

​Rodrique Imbol
UCT Oceanography Department

​A study of Benguela Niños and Niñas from 1958 to 2015

​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00 
8/27/2018

​Fehmi Dilmahamod
Department of Oceanography, University of Cape Town, LOPS, Universite de Bretagne Occidentale, SAEON Egagasini Node

​SIDDIES Corridor: A Major East-West Pathway of Long-Lived Surface and Subsurface Eddies Crossing the Subtropical South Indian Ocean.

​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00 
8/28/2018

​Presenters from various NGO’s.
Chaired by Prof Ruth Hall.

​Women and the Struggle for Land & Natural Resources

​UWC, School of Public Health

RSVP jvandieman@plaas.org.za by 20th August 2018

PLAAS12h30 
8/28/2018

​Dr Lionel Renault
IRD, Toulouse, France

​Ocean Atmosphere Interaction in Western Boundary Current such as the Agulhas Current

​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

Oceanography Seminar Room13h00 
9/3/2018
Dr Neil Malan
SAEON Egagasini Node & Nansen-Tutu Centre, Department of Oceanography, University of Cape Town

​Multidecadal wind variability drives temperature shifts on the Agulhas Bank

​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00 
9/7/2018

​Prof Chinsamy-Turan
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Town

​The science-in-society journey of a palaeobiologist

Details here.

​CREST, 5th floor of RW Wilcocks Building (Room 4043), c/o Ryneveld and Victoria streets, Stellenbosch. RSVP rlm@sun.ac.za by 3 Sep.

Science Fridays @Stellenbosch12h30 
9/10/2018

Dr Delphine Thibault
IRD, France

Zooplankton diversity impact on ecosystem structuring and functioning: why should  we care about gelatinous zooplankton

​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00 
9/17/2018

​Dr Deirdre Byrne
Oceans and Coasts, Department of Environmental Affairs

Marine Data Management in Southern Africa: New Developments and Career Possibilities

​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00 
9/26/2018

​Prof Chua Thia-Eng
Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia

​Operational methodology for Integrated Coastal Management (ICM): The ICM system

​KRC Seminar Room, SANBI, Kirstenbosch

IOI-SA13h00 
10/1/2018

​Juliano Dani Ramanantsoa
UCT Oceanography Department

Multiple forcing mechanisms driving variability of coastal 
upwelling south of Madagascar


​UCT Oceanography Seminar Room

MA-RE SANCOR13h00 
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