21 April, 2016Professor Carlos M. Duarte wins EGU medal
The European Geosciences Union (EGU) recently honored KAUST Professor of Marine Science Carlos M. Duarte with the award of the 2016 Vladimir Ivanovich Vernadsky Medal. The medal was established by EGU's Division on Biogeosciences in recognition of the scientific achievements of Vladimir Ivanovich Vernadsky, a Russian and Ukrainian scientist considered to be one of the founders of biogeochemistry, geochemistry and radiogeology. The medal is awarded to scientists in honor of their outstanding contributions to the biogeosciences.
01 April, 2016PhD candidate Hanan Almahasheer won the second place for a poster award
The conference was held at Qatar University in the Research Complex on Wednesday and Thursday 24-25 February 2016, in conjunction with Qatar National Environment Day 2016 and the Annual Meeting of the SETAC-AGB (Society of Environment Toxicology and Chemistry - Arabian Gulf Branch).
15 March, 2016Tarek Ahmed Juffali Workshop - “Tropical marine ecosystems in a high-CO2 world”
“Tropical marine habitats in a high CO2 world” a Ahmed Juffali Research Chair workshop to be run March 15, 2:00-5:00 pm, with Dr. Jean Pierre Gattuso as guest scientist.
22 January, 2016Workshops for RSRC students and early career scientists: Professional Development workshop for RSRC M.Sc. and Ph.D. students
Professional Development workshop for RSRC M.Sc. and Ph.D. students (visiting students and interns welcomed!).
07 January, 2016Global Change in Marine Ecosystems: Implications for Semi-enclosed Arabian Seas
Prof. Carlos M. Duarte delivered the opening keynote speech at the Qatar University Life Science Symposium on “Global changes: The Arabian Gulf Ecosystem“.
07 December, 2015Prof. Carlos M. Duarte presented at COP21 as part of the KAUST delegation at the GCC
Prof. Carlos M. Duarte presented at COP21, as part of the KAUST delegation supporting the side events organized by KSA at the GCC Pavillion in COP21, on the potential of coastal vegetated habitats to support climate change mitigation and adaptation through “Blue Carbon” strategies. Prof. Duarte also described the research on impacts of climate change on Red Sea biota through an overview of research conducted at the Red Sea Research Center at KAUST, using a large touchscreen as support.
07 December, 2015Prof. Carlos M. Duarte leads research topics launched, for the first time in a coordinated manner across a range of journals
The 2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21), is poised to lead a shift in focus in climate change research from an emphasis on the scientific test of the role of human activity, already consolidated into strong evidence, to a focus on solutions to prepare society to adapt and mitigate the consequences of a warming planet, where knowledge is urgently needed.