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21 August 2019
On Thursday 15th August BOSCORF’s Data Management Assistant, Miros Charidemou, participated in the annual National Oceanography Centre, Southampton Triathlon, held at Calshot Beach. The event included a 500m open water swim, a 16km cycle and a 4.6km run. Miros participated in the relay team event alongside University of Southampton PhD students Emma Watts and Matthew Nichols. The team delivered an excellent performance, finishing first overall in the relay team event, and achieving...
15 August 2019
  Last month, BOSCORF’s Data Management Assistant, Miros Charidemou, travelled to Dublin, Ireland to attend the 20th Congress of the International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA 2019). Miros presented a poster in the session dedicated to XRF core scanning studies, ‘Interpreting XRF core scanner records of natural and anthropogenic changes in marine and lacustrine archives.’ (To download a PDF copy of Miros’s poster, click here) The session was chaired by Ludvig...
12 August 2019
BOSCORF was delighted to hold the first meeting of the new BOSCORF Advisory Group last month.  The meeting provided an opportunity to celebrate the recent success of BOSCORF becoming a Large Research Infrastructure as part of NERC’s National Capability portfolio.  The commissioning has funded the BOSCORF repository and services for a 10 year period. The Chair of the Advisory Group, Professor Ian Hall congratulated BOSCORF in its success of securing this new status within...
5 August 2019
The 19th Meeting of the Curators of Marine, Lacustrine, and Geological Samples was hosted by Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in June 2019. These biennial meetings are important events in the curatorial calendar, providing opportunities for curators to share best practise, learn about new technological developments, and improve global accessibility to core datasets.  Ten repositories gave oral update reports at the meeting.  The three highlight topic sessions took the theme...