Aim of the Course:

This training course will provide a combination of lab work and lectures, guided by experienced nutrient chemists. This will provide invaluable experience and knowledge in all aspects of nutrient analysis, including basic analytical information, sample handling, pipetting, reagent make-up, calibrations, GO-SHIP protocols, the use of CRM’s etc.

Trainers / Lecturers:

  • Jan van Ooijen (NIOZ)
  • Karel Bakker (NIOZ)
  • Sharyn Ossebaar (NIOZ)
  • Malcolm Woodward (PML)
  • Susan Becker (Scripps)
  • Claire Mahaffey (Liverpool University)
  • Michio Aoyama (JAMSTEC)

Sponsored by POGO and SCOR

Organised by NIOZ and PML for SCOR Working Group #147(COMPONUT): towards comparability of global oceanic nutrient data. 

Who can apply:

Applicatons are welcomed for up to 10 scientists or technicians from developing countries to attend this training course (for eligibility, see 

What is needed to apply?

  • Application form
  • Letter of recommendation from supervisor
  • CV

For information on how to apply, go to: 

Application deadline: 1st August 2017

What is covered:

Air fare from home country to The Netherlands, internal travel between Amsterdam airport and hotel on day of arrival, and between hotel and

NIOZ daily. Bed, breakfast and evening meals.


For inquiries about the scientific content of the course, please contact Jan van Ooijen or Karel Bakker from NIOZ, or Malcolm Woodward from PML (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

For all other inquiries, please contact Dörte Poszig, NIOZ education coordinator.