Ocean Sciences Meeting

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Location
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Date
21/02/2016 - 26/02/2016


The 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting will be held 21-26 February 2016 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, located at 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70130. Cosponsored by AGU, ASLO, and TOS, the Ocean Sciences Meeting will consist of a diverse program covering topics in all areas of the ocean sciences discipline.

AtlantOS at Ocean Sciences

Monday, February 22, 2016

12:45 PM – 01:45 PM

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – 225-227

CLIVAR—Climate and Ocean: The Next 10 Years of CLIVAR Science as Part of the World Climate Research Programme 

Annalisa Bracco, Annalisa Bracco, Detlef Stammer, Matthew Collins, Shoshiro Minobe and Tony Lee, (1)Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus, Atlanta, GA, United States(2)University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany(3)University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom(4)Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan(5)Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

06:30 PM – 07:30 PM

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – 211-213

Implementing Basin Scale In Situ Ocean Observing Systems (OOS): Enhancing the Efficiency and Overall Information Content of Integrated OOS for the Atlantic (EU Project AtlantOS), the Southern Ocean (SOOS, OOI, SOCCOM), the Pacific (TPOS2020), the Pan-Arctic (SAON), and the Indic (IndOOS)

Jay Pearlman, J&FE, Seattle, WA, United States, Martin Visbeck, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany, Louise Newman, SOOS IPO, Hobart, Australia, Michael Wayne Patterson, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States, Robert A Weller, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States, Albert S Fischer, UNESCO Paris, IOC, Paris Cedex 15, France and Roger Proctor, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

12:45 PM – 01:45 PM

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center 225-22

Southern Ocean Town Hall: SOCCOM and Other Progress

Roberta M Hotinski, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States, Jorge L Sarmiento, Princeton University, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Princeton, NJ, United States, Lynne D Talley, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States, Kenneth S Johnson, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Watsonville, CA, United States, Stephen Riser, University of Washington Seattle Campus, Seattle, WA, United States, Joellen L Russell, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States and Heidi M Cullen, Climate Central, Princeton, NJ, United States

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center- 228-230

The European Union-Canada-United States of America Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance: Implementing the Galway Statement—Progress, Next Steps, and Opportunities for Collaboration

Terry Schaefer, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD, United States, Peter Heffernan, Marine Institute of Ireland, Chief Executive, Galway, Ireland, Craig McLean, NOAA, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, Silver Spring, MD, United States, Sigi Gruber, European Commission Directorate-General Research and Innovation, Marine Rsources Unit, Brussels, Belgium and Karen Davison, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Oceanography and Climate Branch, Ottawa, Canada06:30 PM – 07:30 PM

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – 225-227

The Future of Biogeochemical Ocean Time Series

Heather M Benway, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States and Laura Lorenzoni, University of South Florida, College of Marine Science, St. Petersburg, FL, United States

Thursday, February 25, 2016

12:45 PM – 01:45 PM

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – 220-221

Sustaining Ocean Observations to Understand Earth’s Climate

Raymond W Schmitt, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States and Carl I Wunsch, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – 228-230

GO-SHIP Update of the Current Decadal (2012–2023) Hydrographic Survey and Activities Bernadette Sloyan, CSIRO, Oceans and Atmosphere, Hobart, Australia, Richard H Wanninkhof, Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Miami, FL, United States and Martin Kramp, JCOMMOPS, IOC-UNESCO, Brest, France

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – 211-213

Defining Priorities for NASA in Ocean Ecology and Biogeochemistry: 2017–2027 Anastasia Romanou1, Anastasia Romanou, Paula S Bontempi and David Schimel, (1)NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, NY, United States(2)NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States(3)Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States

06:30 PM – 07:30 PM

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – 220-221

Essential Ocean Variables: A Common Focus for Sustained Global Ocean Observing

Albert S Fischer, Mark A Bourassa, Bernadette Sloyan, Toste S Tanhua, Nicholas J Bax and Samantha Elisabeth Simmons, (1)UNESCO Paris, IOC, Paris Cedex 15, France(2)Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States(3)CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Hobart, Hobart, Australia(4)GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany(5)US Marine Mammal Commission, Science Program, Bethesda, MD, United States