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Strengthening Canada’s research capacity in a changing marine environment.

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MEOPAR works to fund leading-edge research, train successful marine professionals, and connect with partners and communities.

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MEOPAR postdoc to join polar expedition

Dr. Vishnu Nandan is an early-career polar sea ice researcher, with demonstrated expertise in radar remote sensing of Arctic Sea ice. His research focuses on improving Arctic Sea ice thickness retrievals from radar satellites. Particularly, his work has demonstrated significant shift in our fundamental understanding of the role of snow and it’s impact on the…

Announcing our new managing director

The Marine Environmental Observation, Prediction and Response Network (MEOPAR) is pleased to welcome Rodrigo Menafra in his new role as Managing Director of MEOPAR’s Administrative Centre. Menafra brings more than 20 years of experience in the coastal and ocean management sector, in which he has been involved in multi-year, national and international, multi-disciplinary and multi-partner…

Government of Canada and MEOPAR partner on ocean observation

March 7, Halifax—MEOPAR was pleased to join with Fisheries and Oceans Canada recently to announce funding for the Canadian Integrated Ocean Observing System (CIOOS). Andy Fillmore, the Member of Parliament for Halifax and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, made the announcement at Dalhousie’s Steele Ocean Sciences Building on behalf of the…

Congratulations to a new round of postdoc award-winners

Last year, MEOPAR announced the first cohort of Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards, bringing nine talented new researchers into the Network and supporting work in regions across Canada and around the world. Over the past year, our postdoctoral fellows have contributed in many different ways, joining committees, bringing in new HQP and truly raising the bar at our Annual…

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