2023 Gordon Research Conference (GRC) and Seminar (GRS) on Chemical Oceanography

15 July 2023 – 21 July 2023

Location: Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, US

Gordon Research Conference (GRC): Chemical Tracers in the Sea (16-21 July 2023)

The Chemical Oceanography GRC is a premier, international scientific conference focused on advancing the frontiers of science through the presentation of cutting-edge and unpublished research, prioritizing time for discussion after each talk and fostering informal interactions among scientists of all career stages. The conference program includes a diverse range of speakers and discussion leaders from institutions and organizations worldwide, concentrating on the latest developments in the field. The conference is five days long and held in a remote location to increase the sense of camaraderie and create scientific communities, with lasting collaborations and friendships. In addition to premier talks, the conference has designated time for poster sessions from individuals of all career stages, and afternoon free time and communal meals allow for informal networking opportunities with leaders in the field.

The 2023 GRC is borrowing its name from the famous text by Broecker and Peng, and like that text, this conference will highlight how chemical signatures in the ocean and sediments are being used to provide insights into the history of the earth and ocean, reveal present-day interactions between different compartments of the earth system, and offer a window into the future.

For further information: https://www.grc.org/chemical-oceanography-conference/2023/

Gordon Research Seminar (GRS): Chemical Tracers in the Sea (15-16 July 2023)

The 2023 GRC will be preceded by a Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) on Chemical Oceanography that is open to graduate students and postdocs in Chemical Oceanography and related fields. The GRS provides a unique forum for young doctoral and post-doctoral researchers to present their work, discuss new methods, cutting edge ideas, and pre-published data, as well as to build collaborative relationships with their peers. Experienced mentors and trainee moderators will facilitate active participation in scientific discussion to allow all attendees to be engaged participants rather than spectators.

The theme of this Gordon Research Seminar is a tribute to Wallace “Wally” Broecker’s Tracers in the Sea. For this meeting we hope to focus on the development, verification and application of chemical tracers of ocean chemistry, biology and physics in the present and past, with an eye toward predicting those of the future. Processes of interest could include the changing circulation and ventilation of the oceans, the biological carbon pump including the sedimentary sink, major chemical inputs into the ocean, and internal transformations that impact the cycling of elements including rates. Talks will focus on the development of tracers including stable and radioactive isotopes, organic and inorganic molecules, analytical advances, and the application of these tracers towards improving our understanding of the “anthropocene”-, holocene-, and paleo-ocean. We welcome all chemical oceanography abstracts that engage creatively with this theme.

For further information : https://www.grc.org/chemical-oceanography-grs-conference/2023/


Applications for the GRC must be submitted by June 18, 2023.
Applications for the GRS must be submitted by June 17, 2023.