EUROFLEETS Training opportunities

Two practical multidisciplinary ship-based training courses for European Graduated and Postgraduated Students of Marine Related Sciences.

Organized within the EUROFLEETS programme, they will be held in summer 2014

1. Multidisciplinary Ship-based training for European graduates and postgraduates students of marine related sciences – 4th – 9th July 2014, Messina- Italy
The practical ship-based training course on board R/V Urania is designed to enable Postgraduates and Graduate Students to acquire the practical skills necessary to conduct offshore multidisciplinary marine science research through the core disciplines of Physical and Chemical Oceanography, Marine Biology and Geosciences.
This 6 days course will comprise four days of multidisciplinary ship-based training, and two shore-based day of RV logistic and survey planning (pre-survey day), data processing, analysis and integration (post-survey day).
Please note the course is funded through Eurofleets and the National Research Council of Italy, including onboard accommodation and subsistence. All other expenses, including travel and on land accommodation will be paid for by the student.

2. Practical onboard training course for the PhD students on using new technologies for multidisciplinary oceanographic research – Tallinn, Estonia, August 17th-22nd, 2014
The practical ship-based training course on board R/V Salme is designed to enable PhD Students to acquire advanced practical skills for using new technologies for multidisciplinary oceanographic research (including gliders, autonomous profilers, ferryboxes, and towed instruments).
These 6 days will include two days of multidisciplinary ship-based training, shore-based training of RV logistic and survey planning, data processing, analysis and integration. Students will be accommodated in an academic hostel free of charge. Travel expenses to and from Tallinn will have to be paid by the students.

Please visit www.eurofleets.eu for more information.
Online application forms (for one or both courses) are available to access at the following links:

http://eurofleets.sp.ismar.cnr.it/ or http://150.145.136.9/Eurofleets_Training_2014.html
Online applications must be received by Friday May 23rd at 17:00 hrs (CET).