Dariia Atamanchuk, Ricardo Arruda, and Lorenza Raimondi
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Members of the CERC.OCEAN team participated in an IOCCP and BONUS-Integral sponsored course on biogeochemical sensors in Sweden. PhD students, Lorenza Raimondi and Ricardo Arruda were participants, and Research Scientist Dr. Dariia Atamanchuk was an instructor.
In March of 2019, CERC.OCEAN researchers, along with colleagues from the Marine Institute in Ireland, published an inter-comparison of nutrient results analyzed at sea following the GO-SHIP cruise in May of 2017.
New report charts steep decline in Canada's ability to deliver ocean research from Atlantic Canada. Liz Kerrigan and Doug Wallace were interviewed, highlighting how a lot of CERC.OCEAN research relies on using other country's ships.
Lin Cheng, Claire Normandeau, and Dr. Doug Wallace published a paper outlining the first published d13C-DIC international inter-comparison, highlighting the comparability of different methods, and the need to establish CRMs to improve accuracy and precision of results.
On October 22, 2018, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard visited Dalhousie University to tour the CERC.OCEAN lab, learn about Ocean School, and participate in a public fireside chat.