Training Workshop on Marine Radioactivity at Xiamen University Malaysia

Training Workshop on Marine Radioactivity

 August 19th to 23rd at Xiamen University Malaysia, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.

The purpose of the workshop is to train university students, early career scientists, and other professionals who are interested in, or will pursue research and/or management positions that require knowledge of radioactivity and its application in ocean sciences. The workshop will include overview lectures and guest lectures covering the following subjects: Basics of radioactivity; natural, anthropogenic, and cosmogenic radioisotopes in the marine environment; radioecology, tracer and dating techniques; and other applications of radionuclides as ocean tracers. The training workshop will also provide hands-on activities and a field trip where samples are collected along the coast and subsequently processed and measured for radionuclides by workshop participants.

The workshop is open to 30 students, marine scientists, and other professionals. Applicants can visit the website to apply online by May 17, 2024 for the Workshop. <>

This workshop is organized by the State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science at Xiamen University, the Center for Marine and Environmental Radioactivity of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and the China-ASEAN College of Marine Sciences (CAMS), Xiamen University Malaysia.