Greenhouse gases in the Earth system: Setting the agenda to 2030.

On 22-23 February 2010 in London, United Kingdom, as part of the celebrations of the Royal Society of London's 350th anniversary, we will hold a Discussion Meeting on:

Greenhouse gases in the Earth system:
Setting the agenda to 2030.

Organised by Euan Nisbet, Peter Liss FRS, Andrew Manning and Ralph Keeling

This two-day meeting includes invited talks from leading scientists world-wide, as well as contributions from policy-makers. 2010 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Charles David Keeling's first publication of atmospheric CO2 measurements.

The meeting will discuss the scientific issues relevant to greenhouse gas measurement and modelling, both in the atmosphere, land and ocean, on regional and global scales, and will consider the developing national and global responses to the greenhouse challenge. New scientific advances promise regional audits of emissions, assessment of uptakes, and better understanding of controlling and feedback processes.

Speakers include leaders in both measurement and modelling, from North America, continental Europe, the Pacific, and the UK. There will be generous periods for discussion. Audience input is an important part of the meeting, and all attendees are actively encouraged to participate in the discussion to shape the agenda for the next 20 years.

There will also be a small number of posters and opportunity to discuss them. A provisional agenda is attached to this announcement.

The meeting will be held at the Royal Society in central London:
The Royal Society
6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London SW1Y 5AG
United Kingdom

Proceedings from the meeting will be published as a special issue of the world's oldest scientific journal, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London.

Admission is free, but registration is essential to ensure a place. Lunch, if required, is £15 plus tax. To register for the meeting, please access the Royal Society web page:,2010

Fecha límite para presentación de abstracts al XV SIQM

El próximo 15 de Octubre finaliza el plazo de presentación de abstracts para el XV Seminario Ibérico de Química Marina, que se celebrará del 22 al 24 de Febrero de 2010 en las instalaciones del Museo do Mar de Galicia en Vigo.
Los interesados en participar en el seminario deberán remitir su abstract antes de esta fecha, mediante el formulario habilitado a tal efecto en la página oficial del Seminario: XV Seminario Ibérico de Química Marina, donde encontrarán las indicaciones necesarias para elaborar el documento.

Calls for contibution

International Polar Year Archiving Announcement - Archiving IPY 2007-8 During the last five (or more) years of planning and implementation of IPY 2007-8, many documents, correspondences, presentations, and multi-media tools have been developed that, while not raw scientific data, are a critical legacy of this historical research period. In order to learn from our experiences, and present a comprehensive account of this IPY to historians and scientists of the future, the Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI) and Canadian IPY Secretariat at the University of Alberta have developed a process for capture and storage of digital material. Your participation is welcomed.

NASA Research opportunities ROSES 2009

NASA's Ocean Biology and biogeochemistry program focuses on describing, understanding, and predicting the biological and biogeochemical regimes of the upper ocean as determined by remote observation of aquatic optical properties from space, aircraft, and other suborbital platforms.
The proposal due date is June 1, 2009.

Call for session proposals

2010 Ocean Sciences Meeting: From Observation to Prediction in the 21st Century (22-26 February 2010, Portland, Oregon)
Deadline for session proposals: May 29, 2009

Call for abstracts

OceanObs'09: Ocean Information for Society: Sustaining the Benefits, Realizing the Potential (21-25 September 2009, Venice, Italy)
!!! Deadline for poster abstract submission extended to July 1, 2009.