Capacity Building

The Capacity Building Student Tutorial will be held on November 3 - 7, 2016. The main conference (November 8 - 11, 2016) and tutorial is being organized by the Earth Observation LABOMAR's Laboratory (EOLlab) with the theme “Enabling Earth Observations in support of global, coastal, ocean and climate change research and monitoring”.

Pre-conference tutorials have been a feature of past PORSECs and provide valuable interaction between established researchers and students. Students are given practical examples of remote sensing techniques used for monitoring the ocean-atmosphere system for research and operations. It is also an important opportunity for students to develop their professional network.

There is no additional registration fee for attendance at the tutorial. Participants will be accepted by the Selection and Organizing Committees mainly on the basis of their qualifications and the likely benefit to their research from participation.

Applicants should fill out the online form on the link below and send the requested documents via e-mail. The result of the selection process will be sent via email by July 26, 2016. If you have problems accessing the online form, your application can also be made by email, filling out the form below in docx extension and sending it to

The Capacity Building Student Tutorial will take place at the computer laboratory of the Marine Science Institute of the Federal University of Ceará - Instituto de Ciências do Mar - Labomar / UFC, at Avenida da Abolição, 3207.

Online form
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