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False Bay Project
The False Bay Project is a collaborative project between the Marine Research Institute at the University of Cape Town (UCT) through the Oceanography department and the Institute of Maritime Technology through the South African Navy (IMT). The...
Agulhas Current
Marine Remote Sensing
Satellite products are a major part of ocean observation and is one of the core research areas. The department is also one of the major partners in the Marine Remote Sensing Unit which aims to provide for the operational and research remote sensing...
SA Agulhas
SAMOC
Bridging the Atlantic - The world’s oceans are undergoing significant changes – seen in indicators such as temperature and salinity. Dr Isabelle Ansorge PI of SAMOC-SA explains how South African scientists and students from the Oceanography Dept....
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Sunday, 23 November 2014
Mark Matthews

The Oceanography Department wants to congratulate Dr. Mark Matthews on being the winner of the Copernicus Masters Ideas Challenge 2014, for his idea on CyanoLakes. The Copenicus Masters 2014, which was held worldwide for the first time, received more than 170 entries from 43 different countries.  The ideas submitted offer a glimpse into the next generation of Earth observation services.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 13:15
hayley_marie

Oceanography students Hayley Evers-King (Ma-Re) and Marie Smith (ACCESS) were recently awarded second prize at the international 2013/14 LearnEO! lesson writing competition. They received their prize at the Earth Observation Education workshop at ESA/ESRIN in Frascati, Italy, on 5 November 2014. Their lesson looked at the detection of harmful algal blooms in coastal waters and included examples from the southern Benguela upwelling system.

Publication Date:
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 12:30

As a contribution towards solving the unemployment problem amongst the youth of South Africa and using an endowment from the sale of the TB Davie Research Vessel, the Department of Oceanography is offering a one year work contract to a graduate from the MSc programme (you need not have officially graduated but you must have had your corrected thesis approved by the HoD / supervisor in order to be appointed). In exceptional cases, an Honours graduate may be considered. The position is not open to PhD students / graduates as the expectation is that these students will take up a postdoctoral position or other junior research scientist employment.

Publication Date:
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 10:00