2024 OCB Activity Proposal Solicitation and informational webinar!

2024 OCB Activity Proposal Solicitation and informational webinar

The Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry (OCB) Program is soliciting proposals for OCB activities that will take place or begin during the 2024 calendar year. We seek proposals for OCB-relevant workshops and activities as follows:

Topical workshops (50-70 people) that bring together expertise across disciplines to foster discussions and build momentum in new OCB-relevant research areas (previous OCB scoping workshops)

Working groups (8-12 members) to address targeted science goals and develop products that benefit and engage the broader OCB community

Training activities (Up to 40 participants, incl. instructors) to build capacity in different areas of OCB research

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Questions? Need advice on developing your proposal? Watch the recording of our info session

Informational Session on the OCB Activity Proposal: Conceiving and leading an effective OCB activity


Sept 22: To vet an idea for an OCB activity prior to developing a proposal, contact Heather Benway (hbenway@whoi.edu) in the OCB Project Office to arrange a call before Sept. 22.

Oct 13: To receive an initial round of feedback on your proposal (incl. budgetary guidance), submit a near-final draft of your proposal to the OCB Project Office (hbenway@whoi.edu) by October 13. Heather and 1-2 OCB SSC members will look it over and provide initial feedback within 5-7 days of the final deadline.

Oct 27: Submit FINAL workshop proposals electronically to the OCB Project Office (hbenway@whoi.edu) by October 27, 2023 at midnight (ET) for consideration by the OCB SSC.

Decisions will be announced by the end of the 2023 calendar year.

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