Seamount and Oceanic Islands Course – Chile

[From the INDEEP mailing list]

The Facultad Ciencias del Mar, Universidad Católica del Norte (Coquimbo, Chile) is offering a week-long, intensive course, “Ecology and Conservation of Oceanic Islands and Seamounts” 9-13 November 2015(Monday-Friday 8:30 am –6:00 pm).

Through lectures, discussions, and hands-on laboratory and field work, students will learn and apply modern techniques for the study of seamounts and ocean islands and the strategies and problems facing their management and conservation. Experts in the field will give a seminar, lecture, and lead during the first three days. The last two days will consist of laboratory and/or field work. Enrollment is open to doctoral students from any institution, worldwide. Application due date: 14 August 2015 (5:00 pm Chile time).

Additional course and application information can be found at and

Questions and applications should be sent to Erin Easton at

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