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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…

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…

Deadline extension for call for bids to host IMBeR Future Oceans3

IMBeR (Integrated Marine Biosphere Research) is seeking a host for its next Open Science Conference – Future Oceans3 – which will be held in 2024. The five-day conference will be preceded by two days of workshops and will provide a focus for the integration and synthesis of IMBeR research activities with the goal of providing…

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…

Climate change is intensifying ocean extremes

Figure above: The temporal evolution of extreme events in the Northeast Pacific. Shown is a time series of the fractional area (20° N–60° N, 115° W–155° W) that is subject to a marine heatwave (light orange), a dual compound event (dark orange or purple) or triple compound event (grey). An event contributes to this metric…

Announcing the new members of the IMBeR Scientific Steering Committee

We are delighted to welcome the following new Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) members: Derek Armitage Nina Bednaršek Jingling Ren Samiya Selim (Early Career Representative) Lynne Shannon We are also very pleased to have Dongyan Liu and Boris Worm join us as SSC liaisons with the host institutes our International Project Offices in China and Canada,…

The Global Pandemic Has Shown We Need an Action Plan for the Ocean

Figure above: Schematic illustrating the main elements of an Action Plan for the Ocean. Authors: Eugene J Murphy, Carol Robinson, Alistair James Hobday, Alice Newton, Marion Glaser, Karen Evans, Mark Dickey-Collas, Stephanie Brodie, Marion Gehlen The COVID-19 pandemic is the first serious test of how science can inform decision-making in the face of an immediate global…

Join IMBeR in counting down 2021

Join IMBeR in our first year-end countdown!  Stop by or join us on Twitter (@imber_ipo) every day in December to be inspired, impressed, shocked or motivated to protect our oceans. Starting tomorrow (December 1)!