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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.
  
Speaker
Topic
Venue
  
  
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

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