[Coral-List] HCMR Summer School 2010 - Mediterranean Marine Ecosystems: Functioning and Evolution

Artur Gil arturfreiregil at yahoo.com.br
Sat Apr 17 19:32:27 EDT 2010

>>> Heather Benway <hbenway at whoi.edu> 15/04/2010 16:42 >>>

Dear All, HCMR is organising a summer school on ¡°Mediterranean Marine

Ecosystems: Functioning and Evolution¡± sponsored by the Latsis
Foundation, in Greece.

The summer school will be held in Athens, from 1 to 15 July 2010.
It will be conducted in English and attended by about 30 postgraduate
students having a degree on Marine Sciences and special interest in
Mediterranean Sea. It will be organised in several sessions addressing
the best possible
way the major environmental challenges in the Mediterranean Sea.

The following sessions have been chosen to represent better related

¡ñ Mediterranean and World Ocean: Similarities, differences and
¡ñ Food web in Mediterranean Marine Ecosystems
¡ñ Biodiversity, non-indigenous species
¡ñ Outbreaks of population (i.e. jellyfish)
¡ñ Extreme environments in the Mediterranean (Brine pools, volcanoes,
volcanoes etc.)
¡ñ Coastal zones and pressures and Habitat Fragmentation ¡ñ
from space: Advantages and disadvantages, first results
¡ñ Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) Fisheries and Productivity
¡ñ Impacts of climate change on the ecosystems, accidification
¡ñ Socioeconomic scenarios

I would like you to pass this information to all potential
applicants/students from your lab and beyond, in order to admit the
persons in the forthcoming Summer School. The Organising Committee
cover the lodging for the entire duration of the Summer School, while
the successful applicants will have to find their way to travel to
Athens. Please visit the website of the course for more details
All the Best, Vangelis

-- Dr. Evangelos Papathanassiou
Research Director Hellenic Centre for Marine Research
P.O. BOX 712
Anavissos 19013, Greece
Tel: +3022910.76.381
Fax: +3022910.76.347
e-mail: vpapath at ath.hcmr.gr http://www.hcmr.gr 
Coordinator of SESAME IP Project http://www.sesame-ip.eu\par 


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