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Launch of the International Ph.D School: Shedding Light on Arctic Marine Ecosystem Services

Published on 12 Dec 2017

Taking place on board the Canadian research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen deployed in Baffin Bay and the Fjords of Baffin Island, Nunavut (Canada), this second Sentinel North International PhD School is a unique opportunity to participate in an ocean research program focusing on the links between light, marine ecosystem services and health in the North.


Program Overview

Participants will experience a unique transdisciplinary training, in close interaction with top scientists, in an exceptional technological environment.

Bringing together a wide range of disciplines such as optics, physical and biological oceanography, biochemistry and remote sensing, the school will focus on the following themes:

- The fundamental role of light in marine ecosystems

- The potential of light for the study of the changing Arctic

- Light-driven processes and Arctic marine ecosystem services


Call for applications are open until February 6, 2018.


For all details and to apply, check out the School's page.

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