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IMBeR OC-PC Activity Funded by the ESA-Future Earth Joint Program in 2023

Online workshops, trainee mentoring and digital ‘demonstration tools’ for stakeholders: ‘Expanding EO data usage to address climatic changes in the marine biosphere of the northwest Pacific and Indo-Pacific regional seas’ This project stems from the ongoing IMBeR study group activities of the Ocean Colour-based Plant species identification and Carbon flux in the Indo-Pacific oceans (OCPC) and coastal…

In Memoriam: Prof. Jianwu Tang

IMBeR is deeply saddened to learn that our dearest colleague Jianwu Tang left us on 4 January 2023. Jianwu was a Distinguished Professor at the State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research (SKLEC), East China Normal University. He has been among the pioneering scientists in blue carbon research, and has passionately supported IMBeR IPO-China…

Second IMBeR Eutrophication Study Group Video Meeting on Dec. 21

IMBeR Eutrophication Study Group held its second video meeting on 21 December 2022 to share research progress and to progress synthesis. Ten members, one early career researcher from SKLEC, and two IMBeR IPO staff attended the meeting. Co-Charis Dongyan Liu and Peter Thompson initiated the session and expressed warmest welcome to everyone, especially the new members…

Recap: The Chinese Marginal Seas Case Study 2022 Annual Meeting

The Chinese Marginal Seas (CMS) Case Study is a subprogram of the Continental Margins Working Group supported by the Integrated Marine Biosphere Research (IMBeR) and Future Earth Coasts (FEC). After years of COVID-19 pause, the Chinese Marginal Seas Case Study held its third annual meeting virtually on 14-15 November 2022 (full agenda). The opening session…

Informal Online Meeting between BRIN and SKLEC under the IMBeR IPR

On 12th May 2022, initiated by A’an Johan Wahyudi and Jing Zhang (IMBeR National Contacts for Indonesia and China, respectively), an exploratory meeting between the BRIN biogeochemistry team and the SKLEC marine chemistry team was held online. On behalf of the host, IMBeR International Project Office – China (IPO-China), GiHoon Hong (IMBeR Strategy Director) welcomed…

We are seeking a Project Officer for the IMBeR International Project Office in Shanghai, China

The Integrated Marine Biosphere Research (IMBeR) project is an international research initiative focused on integrated multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research working towards sustainable oceans at a time of global change. In 2020, IMBeR and the East China Normal University (ECNU) jointly established an international project office, the IMBeR International Project Office (IMBeR IPO-China), to share administrative…

Deadline extension for call for papers: DSR-II Special Issue on IMBeR West Pacific Symposium

The IMBeR West Pacific Symposium: Changing West Pacific Ocean: Science and Sustainability was held on 22-25 November 2021 in Shanghai. This online event drew more than 900 participants and more than 160 presentations to provide new scientific observation results and perspectives on the changing marine biosphere in the West Pacific Ocean and its neighboring Indian…

New IMBeR National Contacts for Indonesia and Nigeria

Integrated Marine Biosphere Research (IMBeR) is delighted to welcome new National Contacts for Indonesia and Nigeria. More information about the National Contacts is available at here. A’an Johan Wahyudi National contacts for Indonesia Dr. A’an Johan Wahyudi is a research scientist of the Research Center for Oceanography, National Research and Innovation Agency, Jakarta, INDONESIA (formerly Indonesian Institute of…

Congratulatory remarks from the Integrated Marine Biosphere Research (IMBeR) on the election of Prof. Shucheng Xie as a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

View the full congratulatory remarks from Prof. Carol Robinson, IMBeR Chair, and Prof. GiHoon Hong, IMBeR Strategy Director. On behalf of the IMBeR global community, we wholeheartedly welcome the announcement from the Chinese Academy of Sciences that Prof. Shucheng Xie, a long-time IMBeR Endorsed Project Leader, has been elected as an academician this year. Shucheng…