Travel support available from the IAEA Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre (OA-ICC) in the 5th International Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World, 7-10 September 2020, Lima, Peru

The 5th International Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World, 7-10 September 2020 in Lima, Peru, is expected to attract more than 500 scientists in the field. It will maintain the traditional focus of the four previous symposia and will look at ocean acidification and the associated impacts on marine organisms, ecosystems, and biogeochemical cycles, as well as the implications for society. Ocean acidification will be considered in combination with other global changes, such as ocean warming and deoxygenation. More information on the programme can be found on the Symposium website (

The IAEA’s Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre ( will support the attendance of selected participants from eligible Member States to present their work and foster international collaboration.

Deadline for nominations through competent official authorities: 6 March 2020

Selection Criteria: Grants are available for approximately 20 scientists from developing IAEA Member States who are working on ocean acidification. Applicants should hold a university degree in marine biology, oceanography or a related scientific field. The selection process will be coordinated with the selection process for poster and oral presentations at the symposium. Only applicants with an accepted abstract for an oral or poster presentation will be considered for IAEA funding.

Nomination Procedure: Nominations should be submitted using the dedicated Grant Application Form (see below). The completed form should be endorsed by relevant national authorities and sent to the IAEA through the established official channels. Applications must be received by the IAEA not later than 6 March 2020 for the attention of the IAEA Scientific Secretary of the Symposium, Ms Marine Lebrec, IAEA
Environment Laboratories, Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications, IAEA, 4 Quai Antoine 1er, 98000 Monaco (Tel.: +377 97 97 72 57; Fax: +377 97 97 72 73 Email: M.Lebrec(at) Nominations should also be copied to the Administrative Secretary of the symposium, Ms Hasti Dessa (Email: H.Dessa(at) Nominations received after this date or that have not been sent through the established official channels cannot be considered.

More information: 19-05135E_NV and 19-05031e_5.3.1_grant-application-form_evt1902494_7-10sep2020_final (Word format).

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