2018 SCOR Annual Meeting

4-7 September 2018
University of Plymouth
Plymouth, United Kingdom

The UK SCOR Committee is co-sponsored by the UK Challenger Society and the Royal Society. The 2018 Challenger Society Conference will be held at Newcastle upon Tyne on the 10-13 September 2018, during the week following the SCOR Annual Meeting. SCOR meeting participants are welcome to attend the Challenger Society conference (see http://www.challenger-society.org.uk/Challenger_Conference_2018).

Materials for Meeting

Logistical Information

  • Map of Plymouth
  • Hotels: Two hotels are within walking distance of the University of Plymouth Marine Station: (1) Plymouth Sutton Harbour Premier Inn and (2) Jurys Inn Plymouth. The Premier Inn is more basic, but less expensive and closer (0.5 km) to the meeting location. Jurys Inn is about 1.2 km from the meeting location. We have not reserved a room block at either hotel beyond rooms for the SCOR Executive Committee.

    Block Agenda

    Call for Review of WG Proposals

    Proposals (to be posted in April 2018)

    1. Active Chlorophyll fluorescence for autonomous measurements of global marine primary productivity
    2. The Surface Ocean CO2 Mapping intercomparison initiative: Phase 2 (SOCOMv2)
    3. Ocean Governance and Policy Analysis for Ocean Deoxygenation (WG-OGOD)
    4. Carbonate system intercomparison forum (CSIF)
    5. Toward a new global view of marine zooplankton biodiversity based on DNA metabarcoding and reference DNA sequence databases (MetaZooGene)
    6. The Caribbean Upwelling Research Network (CURNet)
    7. A Framework for Ocean Observation for the Next Generation - expanding quantifiable methods and Best Practices (FOO-BP)
    8. Coordinated Global Research Assessment Of Seagrass Systems (C-GRASS)
    9. Co-ordinated approach for Aerosol Trace element Solubility and Bioavailability Research in Oceanography (CoATS-BRO)
    Background Book for Meeting (to be posted in August 2018)

    Full Background Book

    • Annotated Agenda and Participants List
    • Tab 1 - Opening Session
    • Tab 2 - Working Group Reports and Proposals
    • Tab 3 - Large-Scale Ocean Research Projects
    • Tab 4 - Infrastructural and Other Activities
    • Tab 5 - Capacity-Building Activities
    • Tab 6 - Relations with Intergovernmental Organization
    • Tab 7 - Relations with Non-governmental Organizations
    • Tab 8 - Organization and Finance
    • Tab 9 - SCOR-Related Meetings




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