Physical Oceanography: Mesoscale and Larger

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PL001. Advances in our understanding of the meridional overturning circulation in the South Atlantic
Primary Chair:  Renellys C Perez, UM/CIMAS, Miami, FL, United States
Co-chairs:  Maria Paz Chidichimo, Argentine Scientific and Technological Research Council; Hydrographic Service; Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Rebecca Marie Hummels, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany and Tarron Lamont, Department of Environmental Affairs, Oceans & Coasts Research Branch, Cape Town 8012, South Africa
PL002. Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation: Modeling and Observations
Primary Chair:  Gokhan Danabasoglu, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
Co-chairs:  Femke de Jong, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Ocean Science Systems, Texel, Netherlands, Rong Zhang, NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory and Meric A Srokosz, National Oceanography Center, Soton, Southampton, United Kingdom
PL003. Biophysical dynamics of boundary upwelling systems in a changing ocean: Synthesis of current knowledge and future observational and modeling approaches
Primary Chair:  Enrique N Curchitser, Rutgers University New Brunswick, Department of Environmental Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ, United States
Co-chairs:  Raleigh Hood, University of Maryland and Ruben Escribano, Instituto Milenio de Oceanografía, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanográficas, Universidad de Concepción, Chile
PL004. Deep and Abyssal Ocean Circulations in the Pacific: Characterization, Dynamics, and Representation
Primary Chair:  Fan Wang, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao, China
Co-chairs:  Lawrence J Pratt, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States, Gunnar Voet, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States and Jianing Wang, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao, China
PL005. From WOCE through CLIVAR to GO-SHIP: Results from Global Repeat Hydrographic Surveys
Primary Chair:  Richard A Feely, NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle, WA, United States
Co-chairs:  Alison M Macdonald, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States, Leticia Barbero, University of Miami, Miami, FL, United States and Toste S Tanhua, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany
PL006. Multi-scale Variability of Boundary Currents and their Role in Climate and Ecosystems
Primary Chair:  Zhaohui Chen, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
Co-chairs:  Janet Sprintall, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States, Emma E Heslop, SOCIB, Palma, Spain and Stuart P Bishop, North Carolina State University, Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, Raleigh, NC, United States
PL007. New Insights into the Dynamics of the Western Tropical Indian Ocean
Primary Chair:  Verena Hormann, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States
Co-chairs:  Janet Sprintall, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States, Andrey Shcherbina, Applied Physics Laboratory University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States and Hyodae Seo, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States
PL008. Ocean Surface and Internal Tides
Primary Chair:  Edward Zaron, Portland State University, Portland, OR, United States
Co-chairs:  Maarten C Buijsman, University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Marine Science, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States, Mattias Green, Bangor University, School of Ocean Sciences, Menai Bridge, United Kingdom and Zhongxiang Zhao, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States
PL009. The Driving Forces of the Ocean’s General Circulation
Primary Chair:  Ali Mashayek, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States
Co-chairs:  Lynne D Talley, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States, Sheldon Bacon, University of Southampton, National Oceanography Center, Southampton, United Kingdom and Colm-cille Patrick Caulfield, University of Cambridge, BP Institute/Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Cambridge, United Kingdom
PL010. The Fate of Antarctic Bottom Water: Ventilation, Circulation, and Mixing of the Abyssal Ocean
Primary Chair:  Sarah G Purkey, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, United States
Co-chairs:  Emily Rose Newsom, California Institute of Technology, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, Pasadena, CA, United States, Nathalie V Zilberman, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States and Louis Clement, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, NY, United States
PL011. Transient Eddies, Stationary Meanders and Southern Ocean Circulation and Tracer Transport
Primary Chair:  Matthew W Hecht, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, United States
Co-chairs:  Carolina Dufour, McGill University, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Montreal, QC, Canada, Alison R Gray, University of Washington, School of Oceanography, Seattle, WA, United States and Adele K Morrison, Australian National University, Research School of Earth Sciences, Canberra, Australia
PL012. Western Pacific and Indonesian seas circulation and its environmental and climatic impacts
Primary Chair:  Dongliang Yuan, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao, China
Co-chairs:  William S. Kessler, NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle, WA, United States, Jin-Yi Yu, University of California, irvine, Dept. of Earth System Sciences, Irvine, CA, United States and William K Dewar, Florida State Univ, Tallahassee, FL, United States
AI001. Advances in understanding ocean eddies and their interactions with the atmosphere
Primary Chair:  Sabrina Speich, Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris, Paris, France
Co-chairs:  Walter A Robinson, North Carolina State University Raleigh, Raleigh, NC, United States, Enrique Curchitser, Rutgers University New Brunswick, Environmental Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ, United States and Xiaopei Lin, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
AI004. Gases as Tracers of Ocean Biogeochemical and Physical Processes
Primary Chair:  Roberta Claire Hamme, University of Victoria, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Victoria, BC, Canada
Co-Chair:  David T Ho, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States
AI007. Ocean Carbon Hot Spots: Biogeochemical cycling and anthropogenic carbon export in mode and intermediate water formation regions
Primary Chair:  Andrea J Fassbender, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA, United States
Co-chairs:  Stuart Bishop, North Carolina State University, NC, United States, Dongxiao Zhang, JISAO/University of Washington and NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA, United States and Jaime B Palter, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, United States
AI008. Ocean salinity and its role in ocean dynamics and the water cycle
Primary Chair:  Paul James Durack, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States
Co-chairs:  Eric J Bayler, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD, United States, Jacqueline Boutin, LOCEAN, Paris Cedex 05, France and Severine Fournier, JPL/NASA/Caltech, Pasadena, CA, United States
AI013. Tropical Cyclone-Ocean Interactions: From Weather to Climate
Primary Chair:  Gregory R Foltz, NOAA Miami, Miami, FL, United States
Co-chairs:  Karthik Balaguru, PNNL, Marine Sciences Laboratory, Seattle, WA, United States and I-I Lin, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
CD010. The Inner Shelf - Opening the Black Box Connecting the Coastal Ocean and the Surf Zone
Primary Chair:  Nirnimesh Kumar, University of Washington Seattle Campus, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Seattle, WA, United States
Co-chairs:  Anthony Kirincich, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States, Rachel Horwitz, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada and Kristen A Davis, University of California Irvine, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Irvine, CA, United States
EP003. Basin to global scale ocean transport, connectivity, and dispersal: interdisciplinary connections
Primary Chair:  Cheryl S Harrison, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
Co-chairs:  James R. Watson, Oregon State University , College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Corvallis, OR, Elliott L. Hazen, NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Environmental Research Division, Monterey, CA, United States and Vincent Rossi, CNRS-MIO, Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography , Marseille, France
HE003. Freshwater Fluxes in the Arctic Ocean – North Atlantic Climate System
Primary Chair:  Dmitry S Dukhovskoy, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States
Co-chairs:  Paul Glen Myers, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, Camille Lique, Laboratoire d'Océanographie Physique et Spatiale, IUEM, Plouzané, France and Thomas W N Haine, Johns Hopkins University, Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Baltimore, MD, United States
HE004. Ice-Ocean Interactions and Circulation around the Antarctic Margins
Primary Chair:  Andrew Stewart, University of California Los Angeles, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Co-chairs:  Andrew F Thompson, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States, Louise C Biddle, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden and Matthew H England, University of New South Wales, Climate Change Research Centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia
HE007. Melting of glaciers, icebergs, ice shelves, and coastal permafrost and impacts on physical properties and biogeochemistry of the ocean
Primary Chair:  Fiammetta Straneo, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States
Co-chairs:  Virginia P Edgcomb, Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst, Geology and Geophysics Department, Woods Hole, MA, United States, Brice Loose, URI GSO, Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett, RI, United States and Claudia Cenedese, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Physical Oceanography Department, Woods Hole, MA, United States
HE008. North Atlantic – Nordic seas – Arctic Ocean heat exchanges: Processes and Impacts
Primary Chair:  Renske Gelderloos, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States
Co-chairs:  Céline Heuzé, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden, Marius Årthun, Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Bergen, Norway and Kerstin Jochumsen, University of Hamburg, Institute of Oceanography, Hamburg, Germany
HE011. Similarities and differences of Ocean dynamics at both ends of the globe
Primary Chair:  Camille Lique, Laboratoire d'Océanographie Physique et Spatiale, IUEM, Plouzané, France
Co-chairs:  Helen Johnson, University of Oxford, Earth Sciences, Oxford, United Kingdom, Andrew M. Hogg, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia and David Ferreira, University of Reading, Reading, RG6, United Kingdom
HE012. The Connections Among Changes in the Arctic Ocean, World Ocean, and Climate
Primary Chair:  James Morison, Polar Science Center, Seattle, WA, United States
Co-Chair:  Josh K Willis, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
HE014. The role of small-scale processes in the dynamics of the changing Arctic Ocean
Primary Chair:  Georgy Manucharyan, California Institute of Technology, Environmental Sciences and Engeiering, Pasadena, CA, United States
Co-Chair:  Mary-Louise Timmermans, Yale University, New Haven, CT, United States
IS013. Technology Advances in Deep Ocean Observing
Primary Chair:  Nathalie V Zilberman, University of California San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States
Co-chairs:  Bruce M Howe, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States and Matthew H Alford, University of California San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States
OC006. Ocean Deoxygenation:  Impacts and Predictions
Primary Chair:  Sunke Schmidtko, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Co-chairs:  Karen Wishner, University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett, RI, United States and Curtis A. Deutsch, University of Washington Seattle Campus, School of Oceanography, Seattle, WA, United States
OC011. The ocean carbon cycle across timescales
Primary Chair:  Galen A McKinley, University of Wisconsin Madison, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Madison, WI, United States
Co-Chair:  Peter Landschutzer, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany
OM007. Modeling the Climate System at High Resolution
Primary Chair:  Julie McClean, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States
Co-chairs:  Joellen L Russell, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States, Stephen Matthew Griffies, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ, United States and Eric Chassignet, Florida State University, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies, Tallahassee, FL, United States
OM009. Ocean Model Coupling (Air-Ocean, Ice-Ocean, Wave-Ocean) on Subseasonal through Interannual Time Scales to Support the National Earth System Prediction Capability
Primary Chair:  Jessie C Carman, NOAA Washington DC, Washington, DC, United States
Co-Chair:  David McCarren, Oceanographer of the Navy, Silver Spring, MD, United States
PC003. El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Diversity, Predictability, and Impacts
Primary Chair:  Aaron F Z Levine, NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle, WA, United States
Co-chairs:  Antonietta Capotondi, NOAA Boulder, Physical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO, United States and Kim M Cobb, Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Atlanta, GA, United States
PC005. Meridional Overturning Circulation dynamics in past warm and cold climates
Primary Chair:  Alice Marzocchi, University of Chicago, Geophysical Sciences, Chicago, IL, United States
Co-chairs:  Benoit Thibodeau, The University of Hong Kong, Earth Sciences and SWIMS, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Juan Muglia, Oregon State University, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Corvallis, OR, United States and Andrea Burke, University of St Andrews, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, St Andrews, United Kingdom
PC009. The Ocean as a Mediator of Climate and Climate Change
Primary Chair:  Elizabeth Maroon, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Boulder, CO, United States
Co-chairs:  Emily Rose Newsom, California Institute of Technology, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, Pasadena, CA, United States and Kyle Armour, University of Washington, Seattle, Seattle, WA, United States
PC011. Towards a 1.5oC World: The Ocean Response
Primary Chair:  Ivy Frenger, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Co-Chair:  Andrew Lenton, CSIRO Hobart, Hobart, Australia
PC012. Tracking ocean heat content and its role in Earth’s climate variability and change
Primary Chair:  Karina von Schuckmann, Mercator Océan, Ramonville-Saint-Agne, France; Mercator Ocean, Ramonville-Saint-Agne, France
Co-chairs:  Tim Boyer, National Oceanographic Data Center, Silver Spring, MD, United States, Cheng Lijing, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, International Center for Climate and Environment Sciences, Beijing, China and Andrea Storto, Euro Mediterranean Center on Climate Change, Italy
PS001. Deep Ocean Communication Through Topographic Pathways
Primary Chair:  Madeleine K Youngs, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States
Co-chairs:  Xiaozhou Ruan, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States and Ali Mashayek, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, La Jolla, CA, United States
PS002. Facing the challenges in interpreting high resolution satellite observations due to the co-existence of internal gravity waves and balanced motions in the world oceans
Primary Chair:  Patrice Klein, IFREMER, LPO, Plouzané, France
Co-chairs:  Lee-Lueng Fu, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, James C McWilliams, University of California Los Angeles, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, United States and Rosemary Morrow, CNES French National Center for Space Studies, Toulouse Cedex 09, France
PS003. How do submesoscale and internal wave driven mixing matter on global and regional scales?
Primary Chair:  Mariona Claret, JISAO/University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States
Co-chairs:  Caitlin Whalen, Applied Physics Laboratory University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States, Tyler Hennon, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States and Cimarron Wortham, NorthWest Research Associates, Redmond, WA, United States
PS005. Key Ocean Science Opportunities and Challenges from the SWOT Mission
Primary Chair:  Lee-Lueng Fu, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
Co-chairs:  Rosemary Morrow, CNES French National Center for Space Studies, Toulouse Cedex 09, France and Patrice Klein, IFREMER, LPO, Plouzané, France
PS007. Transport and Coherent Structures: New and Traditional Approaches for Studying Ocean Stirring and Mixing
Primary Chair:  Ryan P Abernathey, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States
Co-chairs:  Irina Rypina, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States, Jonathan M. Lilly, Northwest Research Associates, Bellevue, WA, United States and Shane R Keating, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
RS002. Ocean circulation and air-sea interaction in the Bay of Bengal
Primary Chair:  Amit Tandon, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Mechanical Engineering, Dartmouth, MA, United States
Co-chairs:  P N Vinayachandran, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India, Manikandan Mathur, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Aerospace Engineering, Chennai, India and Hemantha W Wijesekera, US Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States
T007. Optimal control for ocean processes
Primary Presenter:  Pierre-Yves Passaggia, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Marine Sciences, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
Presenter:  Brian L White, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Marine Sciences, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
T008. Overturning the ocean circulation
Primary Presenter:  Ali Mashayek, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States
Presenter:  Sheldon Bacon, University of Southampton, Ocean and Earth Sciences, Southampton, SO14, United Kingdom