SoNoAT 2019

The third Atlantic Transect Floating Summer School – the ‘South-North Atlantic Training Transect’ (SoNoAT) cruise – took place on board the  RV Polarstern in June 2019. The training cruise involved 23 young scientists and 15 experts from 25 nations, travelling from Port Stanley in the Falkland Islands to Bremerhaven in..Read more…

First POGO-PML Shipboard Training on an AMT Cruise

The Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) programme (www.amt-uk.org) began in 1995, utilising the passage of the RRS James Clark Ross through the Atlantic Ocean between the UK and the Falkland Islands (50°N to 52°S, a distance of over 13,500 km) southwards in September and northwards in April each year. The transect..Read more…

Capacity Development Status update

As of July 2020, POGO has awarded a total of 981 Fellowships in 89 countries. The total number of individuals trained is 905, with several fellows having participated in more than one type of training.

100 Centre of Excellence Scholars

In July 2019 we reached the milestone of 100 scholars trained by the NF-POGO Centre of Excellence. Early career researchers from 42 countries were trained in Observational Oceanography by the NF-POGO CofE at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (40 scholars between 2008-2012) and at the Alfred Wegener Institute (60..Read more…

Launch of Ocean Training Partnership

The Ocean Training Partnership is an initiative led by POGO in collaboration with the Strategic Marine Alliance for Research and Training (SMART) and the AWI. The project is funded by the Nippon Foundation and hosted by Marinetraining.eu. The objective of the Ocean Training Partnership is to pool infrastruture, resources and expertise to provide marine science graduates..Read more…

Launch of new NANO website

After 4 years using the Wikispaces platform, in May 2016 NANO upgraded its website to a more user-friendly, modern looking platform. The new website includes embedded video and photo galleries, allows partial access (members-only) to reports and information and permits alumni to control what is visible to others in their..Read more…

Credit: Pavanee Annasawmy

First North-South Atlantic Training transect (NoSoAT)

In 2015, the first NF-POGO shipboard training in the form of the “Floating Summer School” on the North South Atlantic Transect (NoSoAT) cruise provided training during a five week long transit from Bremerhaven (Germany) to Cape Town (South Africa). In total thirty-four post-graduate students were trained in the principles of oceanography and marine biology..Read more…

NANO launched

The idea of building a Network of Alumni was first suggested by the Nippon Foundation, as a means of keeping track of the career progression of the Alumni and to provide them with further support after their training. The NF and POGO organised a Network Planning Meeting in October 2010,..Read more…

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