IOCCG Summer Lecture Series

IOCCG Summer Lecture Series

Initiative Type: Training

Belém Statement Area: Ocean Observation

Initiative Location: France,Canada

Time Frame: 2012-Ongoing


Every two years since 2012, the International Ocean Colour Coordinating Group (IOCCG) has conducted the advanced IOCCG Summer Lecture Series at the Laboratoire d’Océanographie de Villefranche (LOV) in Villefranche-sur-Mer, which is part of the IMEV (Institut de la Mer, de Villefranche), and hosts the Marine Optics and Remote Sensing group (MORS, Unfortunately the 2020 Summer Lecture Series, scheduled to take place from 22 June – 3 July 2020, had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The next Summer Lecture Series is planned for June/July 2022 and will be dedicated to to high-level training in the fundamentals of ocean optics, bio-optics and ocean colour remote sensing, as in previous years. Video recordings and PowerPoint presentations of all previous IOCCG Summer Lecture Series are available online at

Contact: International Ocean-Colour Coordinating Group

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