TOSST students start German classes.

With the cooperation of the German Heritage Language School (http://www.german-language-school.ca/) a group of 6 TOSST students will start to receive basic training in the German language in preparation for their upcoming research stays. The German Heritage Language School is a registered charity located in Halifax which offers German language classes to adults and children. The…

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TOSST and Canada represented at the opening of the Ocean Sciences Centre Mindelo.

Doug Wallace (TOSST Director) and Manuel Dureuil (TOSST PhD student) attended the opening of the Ocean Science Centre Mindelo on the island of Sao Vicente, Cape Verde, on 14 November 2017. Here is the Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/OSCMindelo/?fref=mentions The OSCM is a major initiative of our HOSST partner institution, GEOMAR in Kiel, Germany as well as…

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Research Stay Started – TOSST PhD student Ricardo Arruda

TOSST PhD student Ricardo Arruda arrived in Kiel, Germany this week to commence his research stay as part of his PhD research looking at air-sea exchange of CO2 in the North Atlantic Ocean. Ricardo will be working with the research group of Prof. Dr. Arne Koertzinger at GEOMAR and, in particular, working with Dr. Tobias…

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TOSST PhD student Mirjam Held travels to Greenland!

In September 2015, TOSST PhD student Mirjam Held traveled to Greenland to present a paper at an international conference on Indigenous Resources: Decolonization and Development. Her presentation, entitled Possible scenarios of how devolution will affect wildlife co-management in Nunavut, Canada, based on the experience in Yukon and the Northwest Territories, was very well received. Apart…

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2015 Cape Verde Summer School: A Huge Success!

The Cape Verde Summer School on “Ocean Biodiversity and Management and Seafloor Structures” was organized jointly by the “Helmholtz Ocean System Science and Technology” (HOSST) research school of GEOMAR and Kiel University, Kiel, Germany and the “Transatlantic Ocean System Science and Technology” (TOSST) research school of Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada in cooperation with the Instituto…

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TOSST Fellowship Experience

TOSST Fellowship Experience: By Stefanie Mellon This summer I was given the opportunity to travel to Kiel, Germany and work on a paleoceanography project with  HOSST student, Maryam Mirzaloo. It was an amazing experience to be welcomed into a new science community in a different part of the world.  I was exposed to a new…

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NOAA FSV Henry Bigelow Cruise Report

NOAA ship FSV Henry Bigelow 18.06. – 01.07.2014 Gulf of Maine, HB1402 ‘Benthic communities in the Gulf of Maine on the Canadian and US continental margin: research relevant to conservation’: By HOSST PhD Candidate, Swaantje Bennecke The overall objective of the cruise was to investigate suspected and known deep-sea coral habitats around the Gulf of…

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