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Ocean Acidification

Ocean Acidification_2022

Ocean Acidification

Belgium
Training Center

This is an introduction to ocean acidification. The course structure may in future be adapted to prepare participants for hands on training courses in ocean acidification measurements. The course is structured into several chapters, each with modules covering specific topics.

Ocean Best Practices

OBPS2022

Ocean Best Practices

Belgium
Training Center

This course is an introduction to the Ocean Best Practices System. A best practice is a methodology that has repeatedly produced superior results relative to other methodologies with the same objective; to be fully elevated to a best practice, a promising method should be adopted and employed by multiple organizations.
This short course provides an overview of the importance and relevance of using and sharing Ocean Best Practices and Standards, as well as on how to create, submit, share and search for Best Practices in the Ocean Best Practices System (OBPS) repository. This course is intended for University students, researchers and ocean practitioners in general. It does not provide a certificate.

Ocean Data Management

ODM2022

Ocean Data Management

Belgium
Training Center

Ocean Data Management (Self-Paced). This course will take place online between 28 March - 6 May 2022 (call for applications closed 26 February 2022).

Supporting Marine Earth Observation Educators

SMEE_2022

Supporting Marine Earth Observation Educators

Belgium
Training Center

The purpose of this training workshop is to share knowledge, skills, resources and training techniques so that attendees are able to independently train others on available Earth Observation (EO) data and tools. During the course, participants will work with others to create their own (learning) artefacts. This is an interactive knowledge exchange workshop, not a technical training event.

Aims and objectives: 

  • To support marine and earth observation educators in their training activities, by sharing Copernicus Marine data resources and exchanging experience of different learning approaches.
  • To foster a community of marine EO educators who can collaborate in future.
  • To co-create learning artefacts that can used in participants own training activities and more broadly by the Earth observation community.
Full details including on how to apply available on the UNESCO/IOC calendar . The deadline to submit an application is 14 April 2022 (23:59 CET: Central European Time).

Vessel-based ocean monitoring with applications to R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen surveys

EAF_NANSEN2022

Vessel-based ocean monitoring with applications to R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen surveys

Belgium
Training Center

The course has two main objectives: (i) to develop skills among marine environmental scientists participating in the EAF-Nansen Programme to perform onboard duties during surveys concerning the quality control, post-processing and reporting of the physical oceanography data, (ii) to introduce tools that will enable scientists from partner countries to access and use the collected historical time series at their home institutions (e.g. for preparing publications, reports, etc.).

World Register of Marine Species (for editors)

WoRMS_Editors

World Register of Marine Species (for editors)

Belgium
Training Center

The overall objective is to familiarize Aphia/WoRMS editors with the functionalities of the online editing platform, and the guidelines on how to enter specific information into the database. Aphia/WoRMS editors will gain (a better) understanding of WoRMS and the Aphia platform and will be able to add and adjust taxa, attributes, distributions, etc through the online editing interface of the WoRMS website. Attendance by invitation only.

Culturing and microscopy techniques for the analysis of phytoplankton diversity

MicTechPhyto_2021

Culturing and microscopy techniques for the analysis of phytoplankton diversity

Belgium
Training Center

Phytoplankton comprises a range of very different organism from tiny and almost featureless picoplankton taxa to large diatoms and dinoflagellates nearing 1 mm in diameter. They essentially form the base of the food web and therefore a detailed knowledge of this diverse group of organisms is vital for developing an understanding of marine communities and their interactions with their environment and with each other. Unfortunately, the diversity of methods available for the quantitative and qualitative analysis is almost as diverse as the phytoplankton itself. This course will take you through the most important methodologies for quantitative and qualitative (non-molecular) biodiversity assessments of phytoplankton.

Educating about the Ocean: Waves of change

OL_Edu_2021

Educating about the Ocean: Waves of change

Belgium
Training Center

We all depend on the ocean, yet Ocean Literacy needs to be further enhanced worldwide. Formal and non-formal educators are key to advance ocean sustainability. Ocean Literacy (OL) is ‘the understanding of human influence on the ocean and the ocean’s influence on people’. It is not only about increasing awareness on the state of the ocean, but it is also about providing tools and approaches to transform ocean knowledge into actions that promote ocean sustainability.

This course will provide a general overview of the importance of the ocean, the challenges it faces, and ways forward for sustainability. It will introduce the concept of Ocean Literacy, describe its basic principles, tools and approaches, and provide understanding on how educators can incorporate Ocean Literacy in their work.

Educating about the Ocean: Waves of change (Self Paced)

OL_Edu_2021_SelfPaced

Educating about the Ocean: Waves of change (Self Paced)

Belgium
Training Center

We all depend on the ocean, yet Ocean Literacy needs to be further enhanced worldwide. Formal and non-formal educators are key to advance ocean sustainability. Ocean Literacy (OL) is ‘the understanding of human influence on the ocean and the ocean’s influence on people’. It is not only about increasing awareness on the state of the ocean, but it is also about providing tools and approaches to transform ocean knowledge into actions that promote ocean sustainability.

This course provides a general overview of the importance of the ocean, the challenges it faces, and ways forward for sustainability. It introduces the concept of Ocean Literacy, describing its basic principles, tools and approaches, and provides an understanding on how educators can incorporate Ocean Literacy in their work.

This is a self paced course and no feedback will be provided, neither a Certificate. The course will be available until December 2021.

For specific questions about this course please contact: oceanliteracy@unesco.org.

HAB International Phytoplankton Intercalibration

HAB IPI 2021

HAB International Phytoplankton Intercalibration

Belgium
Training Center

HAB International Phytoplankton Intercalibration (IPI) proficiency testing scheme for all relevant laboratories globally.

Identification of Marine Harmful Algal Bloom Species

Marine HAB_2021

Identification of Marine Harmful Algal Bloom Species

Belgium
Training Center

IOC Training Course on Identification of Harmful Marine Microalgae.

Implementing an Operational Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting System (OOFS)

OOFS_Implementation 2021

Implementing an Operational Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting System (OOFS)

Belgium
Training Center

Implementing an operational ocean monitoring and forecasting system is guided by multiple scientific, technical and outreach choices. This course will provide examples of these choices through an overview of the products from an operational oceanography and forecasting systems (via the Copernicus Marine Service portfolio) and a demonstration on graphical user interfaces and command line interfaces to visualize these data. Practical sessions will be proposed on Assimilation Validation and Downscaling.

Implementing the Ocean Data and Information System (ODIS) architecture

ODIS_2021

Implementing the Ocean Data and Information System (ODIS) architecture

Belgium
Training Center

The International Oceanographic Data Exchange (IODE) of IOC-UNESCO - together with regional partners across the globe - is developing an inclusive Ocean Data and Information System (ODIS) to allow digital stakeholders to reliably share and discover key ocean data. ODIS is built by its participants: anyone with data to share can become a node in the ODIS network. During this course, participants will be trained in how to link their systems into ODIS and to make them a more visible and actionable part of the ocean’s digital ecosystem. This course is available to ODIS partners only.

iSea Stories: understanding the Ocean for media and press

OL_Media_2021

iSea Stories: understanding the Ocean for media and press

Belgium
Training Center

Media and press are key players to advance ocean sustainability. This course will provide an overview of the importance of the ocean, challenges faced by the ocean and innovative solutions and case-studies to address these. It will provide insights and tools to allow the development of attractive, accurate and effective story telling about the ocean in media and press. This online course is the first of its kind for journalists and media representatives.

This course will provide insights and tools to allow the development of attractive, accurate and effective story telling about the ocean in media and press. It will provide an overview of the importance of the ocean, challenges faced by the ocean and innovative solutions and case-studies to address these.

iSea Stories: understanding the Ocean for media and press (Self Paced)

OL_Media_2021_Self Paced

iSea Stories: understanding the Ocean for media and press (Self Paced)

Belgium
Training Center

Media and press are key players to advance ocean sustainability. This course will provide an overview of the importance of the ocean, challenges faced by the ocean and innovative solutions and case-studies to address these. It will provide insights and tools to allow the development of attractive, accurate and effective story telling about the ocean in media and press. This online course is the first of its kind for journalists and media representatives.

This course will provide insights and tools to allow the development of attractive, accurate and effective story telling about the ocean in media and press. It will provide an overview of the importance of the ocean, challenges faced by the ocean and innovative solutions and case-studies to address these.

This is a self paced course and no feedback will be provided, neither a Certificate.
For specific questions about this course please contact: oceanliteracy@unesco.org.

Mainstreaming Ocean Literacy in Governance

OL_Gov_2021

Mainstreaming Ocean Literacy in Governance

Belgium
Training Center

The ocean provides numerous public benefits yet there is a pressing need to further mainstream Ocean Literacy in governance. Ocean Literacy (OL) is ‘the understanding of human influence on the Ocean and the Ocean’s influence on people’. This course will provide government officials with an overview of the importance of the Ocean. It will showcase the ocean as a source for development, present challenges and introduce tools and approaches for decision-making and governance regarding ocean sustainability.

This course will provide government officials with an overview of the importance of the Ocean. It will showcase the ocean as a source for development, present challenges and introduce tools and approaches for decision-making and governance regarding ocean sustainability.

Mainstreaming Ocean Literacy in Governance (Self Paced)

OL_Gov_2021_Self Paced

Mainstreaming Ocean Literacy in Governance (Self Paced)

Belgium
Training Center

The ocean provides numerous public benefits yet there is a pressing need to further mainstream Ocean Literacy in governance. Ocean Literacy (OL) is ‘the understanding of human influence on the Ocean and the Ocean’s influence on people’. This course will provide government officials with an overview of the importance of the Ocean. It will showcase the ocean as a source for development, present challenges and introduce tools and approaches for decision-making and governance regarding ocean sustainability.

This course will provide government officials with an overview of the importance of the Ocean. It will showcase the ocean as a source for development, present challenges and introduce tools and approaches for decision-making and governance regarding ocean sustainability.

This is a self paced course and no feedback will be provided, neither a Certificate.
For specific questions about this course please contact: oceanliteracy@unesco.org.

Ocean Literacy: Why the ocean should matter to us all

OL_Gen_2021

Ocean Literacy: Why the ocean should matter to us all

Belgium
Training Center

We all depend on the ocean, yet Ocean Literacy needs to be further enhanced worldwide. Ocean Literacy (OL) is ‘the understanding of human influence on the ocean and the ocean’s influence on people’. It is not only about increasing awareness on the state of the ocean, but it is also about providing tools and approaches to transform ocean knowledge into actions that promote ocean sustainability.

This course will provide a general overview of the importance of the ocean, the challenges it faces, and ways forward for sustainability. It will introduce the concept of Ocean Literacy, describe its basic principles, tools and approaches, and give a basic understanding of how a wide spectrum of stakeholders and social actors can support Ocean Literacy. It ultimately expects to encourage participants to incorporate Ocean Literacy in their work and everyday lives. 

Ocean Literacy: Why the ocean should matter to us all (Self Paced)

OL_Gen_2021_Self Paced

Ocean Literacy: Why the ocean should matter to us all (Self Paced)

Belgium
Training Center

We all depend on the ocean, yet Ocean Literacy needs to be further enhanced worldwide. Ocean Literacy (OL) is ‘the understanding of human influence on the ocean and the ocean’s influence on people’. It is not only about increasing awareness on the state of the ocean, but it is also about providing tools and approaches to transform ocean knowledge into actions that promote ocean sustainability.

This course will provide a general overview of the importance of the ocean, the challenges it faces, and ways forward for sustainability. It will introduce the concept of Ocean Literacy, describe its basic principles, tools and approaches, and give a basic understanding of how a wide spectrum of stakeholders and social actors can support Ocean Literacy. It ultimately expects to encourage participants to incorporate Ocean Literacy in their work and everyday lives.

This is a self paced course and no feedback will be provided, neither a Certificate.
For specific questions about this course please contact: oceanliteracy@unesco.org.