Dissertations Symposium in Chemical Oceanography (DISCO)

Sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and
the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Federal Agency Program Officers Speak at DISCO & PODS 2022

Introductions to federal agency programs and funding opportunities were spoken about at the 2022 Dissertations Symposium in Chemical Oceanography (DISCO) XXVIII and Physical Oceanography Dissertations Symposium (PODS) XII meetings on 19 October 2022.

View slides and presentations here.

Funding Opportunities

Many government agencies have funding opportunities for graduate and post-doctoral scholars. Click on each agency to go to the sites where information on these opportunities can be found.

The Dissertations Symposium in Chemical Oceanography provides recent graduates, or soon to graduate, PhD-level chemical oceanographers with an opportunity to present their dissertation research in front of their professional peers and to forge professional relationships that will facilitate their future research and academic careers.

DISCO XXIX: October 2024

The DISCO XXIX symposium for chemical oceanographers with recent PhDs will be held in October 2024. This symposium will be jointly sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Applicant Information

Participation in the DISCO symposium is by invitation only to applicants who have completed a dissertation concerning an important problem in ocean chemistry. Dissertations must have been completed after 30 June 2023, or applicants must provide certification from their department chair or Dean that they will complete their degree by 1 July 2025. Please visit this website late in 2023 for application information for the 2024 DISCO meeting.

For other questions, please email DISCO@soest.hawaii.edu.

Mahalo!