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Lisbon, Portugal

Registration deadline: 31 March 2017.

Register online on the meeting website: http://iocs.ioccg.org/register/

The meeting will focus on “Exploring New Capabilities for Global Ocean Colour Observations” with the overall goal of nurturing a strong global user community for ocean colour science and applications, and fostering exchange between the ocean colour research community and international space agencies with an interest in ocean colour science.

Following the meeting (19 May 2017) training will be offered on the Copernicus marine data stream, as well as training on SeaDAS (updates and future directions).



The programme for the IOCS-2017 meeting will include invited keynote lectures, agency presentations, nine breakout workshops, community discussions and a large emphasis on poster presentations.

After registering, participants can submit an abstract for a poster. There will be three scientific poster sessions to allow participants to interact with colleagues and present their research. Abstract submission deadline is 1 April 2017.

Accommodation: Lisbon is a very popular destination so early booking of accomodation is strongly encouraged. 

Student Scholarships: Limited funds are available to help support the participation of a few graduate students in the field of ocean colour remote sensing at the IOCS-2017 meeting. 



Important Dates

  • 20 Jan 2017 Registration opens
  • 15 March 2017 Deadline to submit application for travel support
  • 31 March 2017 Registration deadline
  • 1 April 2017 Deadline to submit poster abstracts

For full information visit the meeting website: http://iocs.ioccg.org/

Contact: Questions regarding the conference, contact the organising committee: Email: iocs@eumetsat.int; Tel: +49 6151 807 6740.

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Monday, 15 May, 2017 - 04:30 to Thursday, 18 May, 2017 - 13:30
Publication date: 
08/02/2017
Publication Organisation: 
International Ocean Colour Coordinating Group (IOCCG)
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