Integrated Marine Biosphere Research (IMBeR, www.imber@info) invites nominations for new members of its Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) for a term beginning on 1 January 2023.
The SSC is responsible for the development, planning and implementation of IMBeR science. The current IMBeR science plan (2016-2025) is available at: IMBeR SPIS 2016-2025. Nine Priority Research Objectives have been identified to guide IMBeR’s work through the final phase of this plan (see: Priority Research Objectives 2022-2025.
SSC members serve for a period of three years, with the potential of renewing for an additional 3-year term. The IMBeR SSC and sponsors, the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) and Future Earth, will select the new SSC members based on expertise, and contribution to the geographic and gender balance of the SSC. Nominations from South America, Central America, the Caribbean and Africa, which are currently underrepresented, are especially welcome.
More information about the SSC is available at: IMBeR Scientific Steering Committee and the terms of reference can be found here: SSC Terms of Reference.

We seek nominations from individuals with the expertise to address aspects of the IMBeR Science Plan and the nine priority research objectives, in particular with experience in at least one of the following:

  • Ocean interventions, geoengineering, marine carbon dioxide removal
  • Mariculture / aquaculture
  • Knowledge mobilization
  • Small-scale fisheries
  • Use of traditional knowledge in ocean management, decision making and policy development

Nominations should include the following information:

  • Name of the nominee:

  • Affiliation:

  • Contact information:

  • Email:

  • Website:

  • Expertise keywords:

  • Up to ten relevant publications:

  • Nominated by (optional):

  • Short, one-page CV

  • Brief description (200 words max.) of what/how the nominee would contribute to the IMBeR science plan and the nine priority science objectives.

Please submit nominations by 19 December 2022 to [email protected]