John Gould (UK) and Walter Zenk (Germany) describe the work of SCOR’s Working Group 21 and, particularly, the WG’s activities aboard RV “Akademik Kurchatov”. They describe their personal memories of the voyage and their subsequent research relating to the use of current meters and the investigation of the oceans’ mesoscale variability and global scale circulation.
The Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS) Amundsen and Bellingshausen Sector (ABS) Regional Working Group is calling for applications to join the leadership group. The appointments are for 2-year terms, with the possibility of a 2nd term.
Applications close 1st March 2021. More information at – http://www.soos.aq/activities/rwg/abs
The SCOR Secretariat will accept proposals for new working groups from the 1 of February to the 30 April 2021. The guidelines, a template, and word limits are available at
http://www.scor-int.org/SCOR_WGs_Proposal_Instructions.htm, including a PowerPoint presentation explaining the proposal process. Read the full call
SCOR Newsletter #44 is available at https://scor-int.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/SCOR_Newsletter_44_November2020final.pdf
SCOR Newsletter #43 is available at https://scor-int.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/SCOR-Newsletter-43Final.pdf
The collected papers of Robert G. Snider in relation to the first years of the International Indian Ocean Expedition is available at:
SCOR Newsletter #42 is available at https://scor-int.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Early_career_call_2020_final.pdf
SCOR acknowledges the many personal and professional challenges everyone is facing and wishes to send the ocean science community a message of support and solidarity in these very difficult times.
See the link below for some updates on SCOR activities and mitigating strategies.