Call for nominations for the 2018 IMBeR Scientific Steering Committee

The Integrated Marine Biosphere Research (IMBeR, www.imber.info) project invites nominations for four positions on its Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) for terms beginning on 1 January 2018.

The SSC is responsible for the development, planning and implementation of IMBeR science. The IMBeR science plan (2016-2025) is available at: IMBeR SPIS 2016-2025.


SSC members serve for a period of three years, with the potential of renewing for an additional 3-year term. The IMBeR SSC and sponsors, the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) and Future Earth, will select the new members based on expertise, and geographic and gender balance.


More information about the SSC is available at: IMBeR Scientific Steering Committee.


We seek nominations of individuals with the expertise to address the new IMBeR Science Plan and in particular, individuals with expertise in the areas of:

  • Marine chemistry, carbon cycling
  • Marine ecosystem structure and functioning
  • Impacts of multiple stressors on marine-human systems
  • Physical-biological interactions
  • Socio-ecological modelling
  • Marine governance
  • Plankton genetics and evolutionary processes
  • Ocean literacy and communication


Nominations should include the following information:

Name of the nominee:


Contact information:



Expertise keywords:

Brief description (200 words max.) of what/how the nominee would contribute to the IMBeR science plan:

Up to ten most relevant publications:

Nominated by (optional):

Short, one page CV


Nominations (you are welcome to nominate yourself) should be submitted to the IMBeR International Project Office (imber@imr.no) by Monday 4 September 2017.