Strengthening Canada’s research capacity in a changing marine environment
The Marine Environmental Observation, Prediction and Response Network offers funding and opportunities throughout the year in the areas of research, training and knowledge mobilization.
MEOPAR works to fund leading-edge research, train successful marine professionals, and connect with partners and communities.
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The Fathom Fund's latest project finds crowdfunding success
It might be the middle of winter, but Audrey Moores has Kejimkujik National Park Seaside on her mind. That’s because last week, her Fathom Fund research project—a collaboration Parks Canada—not only reached, but surpassed its $12,500 crowdfunding goal. Moores and her team have developed a biodegradable plastic made using crustacean shell waste, which will offer…
Call for abstracts: CMOS 2020 Congress
The Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) will host its 54th annual congress this spring, from May 24-28 in Ottawa, and is currently accepting abstract submissions. The 2020 Congress will feature four sessions from members of the MEOPAR network. Please consider submitting an abstract to a MEOPAR session. Deadline for submissions is Friday, February 14,…
MEOPeer Research Stay at CERFACS
in Toulouse, France
Photo credit (Capitole de Toulouse): Benh LIEU SONG Did you know MEOPAR offers Research Internship and Visiting Fellowship funding to HQP? See below for Charles Brunette’s update on his internship in Toulouse, France. After several months of preparation for my research stay, here I am! Toulouse, France, is home to the Météopole, a large campus…
CIOOS article published in the Journal of Ocean Technology
Kelley Santos, Alexa Reedman and Douglas Wallace have recently published an article in the Journal of Ocean Technology, entitled the Canadian Integrated Ocean Observing System; Background, Current Status and Future Scenarios. To read the article, click on the following link.
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