Dissertations Symposium in Chemical Oceanography (DISCO)

Sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and
the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

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The Dissertations Symposium in Chemical Oceanography provides recent graduates, or soon to graduate, PhD-level chemical oceanographers with an opportunity to present their dissertation research in front of their professional peers and to forge professional relationships that will facilitate their future research and academic careers.

DISCO XXV: 9–14 October 2016

The DISCO XXV symposium for chemical oceanographers with recent PhDs will be held in Honolulu, Hawai‘i from 9–14 October 2016. This symposium will be jointly sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and coordinated by the University of Hawai‘i’s Conference Center.

Applicant Information

Participation in the DISCO symposium is by invitation only to applicants who have completed a dissertation concerning an important problem in ocean chemistry. Dissertations must have been completed after 30 June 2015, or applicants must provide certification from their department chair or Dean that they will complete their degree by 1 July 2017.  The application period for this symposium will be announced in December 2015, and due by late April 2016 (exact date to be announced).

For other questions, please email DISCO@soest.hawaii.edu.

Mahalo!