Capacity building and training

'Responsible aquaculture development for food security and economic progress' training course

This course is a short, intensive course hosted by Wageningen University. The course aims to introduce participants to the formulation of policies, strategies and action plans for aquaculture development require the involvement of all stakeholders, taking the ecosystem where development is taking place (or planned) as a basis. At farm level best management practices should be applied and environmentally responsible methods and techniques can be used to reduce negative impacts and ensure the long-term sustainability.

The course aims to

COST OceanGov - Land-Sea Interactions Training School

This workshop will take place in Constanta, Romania from 29-31 August 2018. The activities consist of part of the European COST Action Ocean Governance for Sustainability (CA 15217) a Land-Sea Interactions Training School will be held at Ovidius University of Constanta, Romania. The workshop is aimed at early career researchers, which includes anyone who is pursuing a PhD or has received their PhD within the past 3 years.

ENVRIplus International Summer School

This course is structured as a five-day Summer School providing a unique insight into the contemporary debate on Data Management in the environmental and earth sciences. Leading scientists and experienced technical specialists will address this topic from different perspectives. The school is mainly addressed to staff working in the relevant international research infrastructures. The school is also open to PhD students and PostDocs. Master students about to start a Doctorate will be accepted.

Practical steps for facilitating the use of marine biological resources for commercial R&D in the context of new Access & Benefit Sharing legal framework (Nagoya Protocol)

This workshop takes place in the frame of the EMBRC BioBank project (EBB), aiming to remove barriers accessing bioresources. The coming workshop will connect companies, marine culture collections/biobanks and ABS National Contact Points. The knowledge, issues and needs of companies regarding ABS regulation will be discussed, and flagship use-cases proposed by companies themselves will be selected and beta-tested for them by the EBB partners in the light of the ABS framework.

JERICO-NEXT Malta Summer School 2018: Operational Oceanography for Blue Growth

This course will adopt a practical and hands-on approach. It will be delivered in a state-of-the-art computer lab environment offering the participants an individualised learning experience through practice. Dedicated sessions in the programme will link to the COPERNICUS Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS) and EMODnet, and together with the JERICO-NEXT Virtual Access portals will be used to showcase the relevance of their data streams through dedicated hands-on practical sessions.

ODYSSEA Summer School

The overall objective of the 1st ODYSSEA Summer School is to stimulate a scientific dialogue and create a learning experience about operational oceanography in the Mediterranean context. More precisely, after the end of the program, the trainees, coming from both sides of the Mediterranean Sea basin, will be able to:

• Understand the concept of operational oceanography

• Use the ODYSSEA project platform for retrieving, managing and processing oceanographic and environmental data of the Mediterranean Sea

Sub-seaf­loor flu­id trans­port and gas hy­dra­te dy­na­mics summer school

The overlying goal of this summer school is to bring PhD stu­dents and young Post­docs in touch with the International Ocean Discovery Programme (IODP) at an ear­ly sta­ge of their ca­re­er, in­form them about the ex­cit­ing re­se­arch wi­t­hin IODP as (I)ODP and DSDP have been pro­ven to be the most suc­cess­ful in­ter­na­tio­nal­ly col­la­bo­ra­ti­ve re­se­arch pro­grams in the his­to­ry of Earth sci­en­ces, and to pre­pa­re them for future participation in IODP expeditions.