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Best marine courses after Diploma?

Aug 08, 2018 - 7:27 AM - by Deepankar Choudhury
Can any one suggest the best 5 marine courses for my future career after completion of diploma.?
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Vertical movement of ocean waters

May 28, 2018 - 1:08 PM - by Fermer05
The waters of lakes, seas and oceans of the northern hemisphere rotate counterclockwise, while the waters of the southern hemisphere rotate clockwise, forming giant whirlpools. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ocean_gyre

As you know, everything that rotates, including whirlpools, has the property of a gyro (yule) to maintain the vertical position of the axis in space, regardless of the rotation of the Earth.

If you look at the Earth from the side of the Sun, the whirlpools, rotating together with the Earth, overturn, due to which the whirlpools precess, and as a result there is a vertical movement of oceanic waters. http://goo.gl/AM5g1s
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Researcher in global marine biogeochemical modelling, University of Bergen (UiB)

May 16, 2018 - 11:16 AM - by renjithvishnu
Researcher in global marine biogeochemical modelling

There is a vacancy for a position as Researcher in global marine biogeochemical modelling at the Geophysical Institute and the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research. The position is for a period 1.5 years and is associated with the EU H2020 project CRESCENDO and a Bjerknes Centre internal project (BIGCHANGE).

About the project/work tasks

The project work includes improvement of process descriptions in the marine biogeochemical module of the Norwegian Earth system model NorESM and evaluation of model runs with the coupled NorESM (past, present, Future). Contributions are expected on:
• Improving the model representation of the carbon and nitrogen fluxes with special emphasis on the... [Read More]
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PhD positions (trace metal biogeochemistry) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

May 06, 2018 - 8:37 AM - by renjithvishnu
Graduate student (PhD) positions available in trace metal biogeochemistry at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences

Research projects:

1) Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) in the Northern Gulf of Alaska (NGA)
The Northern Gulf of Alaska is a subpolar biome characterized by enhanced productivity and high environmental variability. This project is part of the new NGA LTER site and focuses on understanding the processes that control macro- and micro-nutrient dynamics and their role on the pronounced spring bloom and the regions of sustained summer primary production. Observations will take place during 3 yearly cruises from spring to fall.

The student will be responsible for collecting and processing... [Read More]
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