2018 AGU Fall Meeting

The Fall Meeting 2018 is a unique opportunity to highlight the latest discoveries, insights, and advances for our global community of Earth and space scientists, and at the same time to raise appreciation of the value and impact of our science among world leaders in Washington, D.C.

The 2018 meeting also marks the beginning of AGU’s Centennial in 2019, a time to reflect on the meaning of a century of discovery and to look ahead to the essential contributions that our science will make to understanding our world, informing policy decisions, sparking innovation, and protecting the health and welfare of people everywhere.

Please view the list of Centennial focused sessions as well as sessions submitted to the newly formed formed GeoHealth Section.

Key Milestones

  • Session Proposal and Tutorial Talk Acceptance Notifications: mid-June 2018
  • Early abstract submission deadline: 25 July 2018, 11:59 PM EDT
  • Abstract and Town Hall Submission Deadline: 1 August 2018, 11:59 PM EDT
  • Scientific Program Released and Abstract and Sessions’ Scheduled Days/Times Notifications Sent: 1 October 2018


Get more information about the meeting on the official homepage.

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2018 AGU Fall Meeting

Submit an Abstract to this highly topical AGU Fall Meeting Session:
OS010: Declining Ocean Oxygen from Estuaries to the Open Ocean: Scientific Causes and Management Implications

Conveners: Jim Ammerman/Long Island Sound Study, and Jim O'Donnell/University of Connecticut

Meeting is December 10-14, 2018 in Washington, DC; Abstract Deadline is August 1, 2018

GOOS Webinar: GO2NE by Marilaure Gregoire

Deoxygenation in the global and coastal ocean: challenges of observing and modelling low oxygen zones

Dr Marilaure Grégoire, University of Liège

Tuesday 19 June, 13:00 GMT/UTC

Click this link to join the webinar to register and be reminded to join at the appropriate time.

"The IOC-Unesco Global Ocean Oxygen Network (GO2NE)
Since about 1960, ocean deoxygenation is occurring in the coastal and global ocean and is expected to worsen in a warming world with consequences on living organisms and on regional and global budgets of essential elements. Better understanding of the deoxygenation process can be achieved by access to accurate observations and to furthering the reliability and coupling capabilities of physical, biogeochemical, plankton and benthic foodweb, and upper trophic level models. Rapid advancement is being made in each of the modeling types, as well as in how best to couple them, in order to generate "climate to fish" models (e.g. Rose et al. 2010) that include oxygen effects.  [...]"

More information about the webinar series >>.

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Ocean Deoxygenation Conference Deadline

This is a quick reminder that the abstract submission deadline for the Ocean Deoxygenation Conference ends tomorrow Saturday, 14th April 2018 at 23.59h.

Job offer in marine environment forecasting

"2-year post doc position is available at the Modelling for Aquatic Systems research group (MAST) of the University of Liège (ULiege) (Belgium). MAST is devoted to the development of ocean numerical models for understanding, forecasting and managing the ocean. The position is offered in the frame of the European Union Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS). The CMEMS provides state-of the-art analyses and forecasts of the ocean state each day combining information from observations (both satellite and in-situ) and numerical ocean models. This information is freely available to a wide community of users offering an unprecedented capability to observe, understand and anticipate marine environment events. The MAST is part of the Black Sea marine forecasting centre (BS-MFC) as a production unit for the biogeochemistry of the Black Sea. [...]"

Requirements for application:

  • PhD in ocean numerical modelling or equivalent.
  • Talent for computational scientific work.
  • Experience with biogeochemical modelling and supercomputers will be an asset.
  • Good knowledge in English is necessary.

Please download the attached file for further information.


[GERMAN] Sauerstoff im Ozean – Weniger, noch weniger, weg

Meeresworkshop für Jugendliche

9.–13. April 2018, GEOMAR Kiel

Neue Forschungsergebnisse des Sonderforschungsbereichs 754 der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft weisen darauf hin, dass die Sauerstoffgehalte in einigen Regionen des Pazifischen und Atlantischen Ozeans in mittleren Tiefen allmählich abnehmen. Die Forschenden aus den Bereichen der Meeresbiologie, Chemie, Physik und Geologie vermuten hierbei eine Wechselwirkung zwischen der Klimaänderung und der Ausbreitung dieser sauerstoffarmen Zonen im Meer.

Das GEOMAR Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel veranstaltet zu diesem Thema einen

1-wöchigen Osterworkshop für Jugendliche im Alter von 14-17 Jahren.

Der Kurs für 12 Teilnehmer findet am GEOMAR in der zweiten Woche der Schleswig-Holsteinischen Osterferien statt, ganztägig vom 9. bis 13. April 2018.

Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.


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PICES 4th International Symposium: Extended deadline for abstract submission

The 4th International Symposium on The Effects of Climate Change on the Worlds Oceans has extended it's abstract submission deadline to January 12, 2018. You can find more information about abstract submission following this link


2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting

The 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting will be held 11-16 February 2018 at the Oregon Convention Center, located at 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232. Cosponsored by AGU, ASLO, and TOS, the Ocean Sciences Meeting program will span a broad array of marine science topics.

Portland, Oregon’s largest city, sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. Portland is known for their eccentric locals, sophisticated yet cosmopolitan atmosphere and eco-friendly culture. It is the perfect venue for the 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting.

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The PIRATA acronym, originally defined as “Pilot Research Moored Array in the Tropical Atlantic” in 1997, has been changed in 2008 to “Prediction and Research Moored Array in the Tropical Atlantic”. PIRATA is a multinational observation network, established to improve our knowledge and understanding of ocean-atmosphere variability in the tropical Atlantic. It is a joint project of Brazil, France and the United States of America. For more information, visit the main PIRATA web site, including data display and delivery.

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5th International Conference on Oceanography and Marine Biology

Theme: Contemporary challenges and innovative solutions for sustainable oceans


ConferenceSeries Ltd invites all the scholars from all over the world to attend and present their respective scientific research at ' 5th International Conference on Oceanography and Marine Biology October 18-20, 2017 Seoul, South Korea’ during October 18-20, 2017 Seoul, South Korea which includes prompt Keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations, Delegate views and Exhibitions.

Oceanography Congress is providing a global platform to discuss and learn about Marine Sciences, Marine Biology, Marine Geology, and Marine Oceanography, Marine ecology to exchange their knowledge, experience and research innovations. The aim of Marine Science Conferences is to create a platform for strong exchange of the recent advancement and technologies towards Marine Oceanography and Marine Biology.

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