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Launch of new collaboration website for ocean acidification community
Shallin Busch, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA, United States, Elizabeth Jewett, NOAA Ocean Acidification Program, Silver Spring, MD, United States and Ruairidh Morrison, Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal Ocean Observing Systems, Portsmouth, NH, United States
AGU Data Fair: Author and Reviewer Data Management Best Practices
Shelley Stall, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States and Erin Robinson, Federation of Earth Science Information Partners, Boulder, CO, United States
AGU Data Fair: Data Capacity Building – Equipping the Researcher with Tools that add and maintain the value of data throughout the Research Data Lifecycle.
Shelley Stall, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States and Erin Robinson, Federation of Earth Science Information Partners, Boulder, CO, United States
AGU Data Fair: Data Planning
Shelley Stall, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States and Erin Robinson, Federation of Earth Science Information Partners, Boulder, CO, United States
Activities of the Marine Ecosystems Collaboration Team within the US Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
Jacqueline M. Grebmeier, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons, MD, United States, Guillermo Auad, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Environmental Studies Program, Herndon, VA, United States and Danielle Dickson, North Pacific Research Board Anchorage, Anchorage, AK, United States
Advances and Opportunities in Global Ocean Science Education and Partnerships
Gail A Scowcroft, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI, United States, Robert F Chen, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA, United States, Paula Keener, NOAA, Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Charleston, SC, United States, Peter T Tuddenham, College of Exploration, Potomac Falls, VA, United States and Liesl A Hotaling, Eidos Education/Marine Technology Society, Highlands, NJ, United States
Advances in the Understanding of the Activity and Diversity of Nitrogen-Fixing Organisms in the Marine Environment
Angelicque E White, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States and Jonathan P Zehr, UC Santa Cruz, Ocean Sciences, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
CLIVAR’s Course: Accomplishments and Future Science Priorities
Kristan Uhlenbrock1, Michael Wayne Patterson1, Nico Caltabiano2 and Jose Santos2, (1)U.S. CLIVAR Project Office, Washington, DC, United States(2)International CLIVAR, Qingdao, China
Citizen oceanography: crowdsourcing ocean data collection in a sea of new technologies
Philip Joseph Bresnahan Jr1, Philip Joseph Bresnahan Jr1, Tyler Cyronak1 and Robert J W Brewin2, (1)Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States(2)National Centre for Earth Observation, United Kingdom
Community-based Modeling Forum in Support of Integrated Water Prediction
Patrick Burke, NOAA/NOS/CO-OPS, Silver Spring, MD, United States, Edward P Clark, NOAA NWS OWP NWC, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States, John Wilkin, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, United States, Clarissa Anderson, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System, La Jolla, CA, United States and Richard A Luettich Jr, Univ North Carolina, Morehead City, NC, United States
Deep Ocean Observing Strategy (DOOS) Town Hall
Lisa A Levin1, Lisa A Levin1, Patrick Heimbach2 and Henry Ruhl3, (1)University of California San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States(2)University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, United States(3)National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom
Determining Surface Stress in the Nearshore and Coastal Ocean
Melanie R Fewings, University of Connecticut, Department of Marine Sciences, Groton, CT, United States, Mark A Bourassa, Florida State Univ, Tallahassee, FL, United States, James B Edson, Univ Connecticut, Groton, CT, United States and Merrick C Haller, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States
Developing a framework for trace element, isotope, and other biogeochemical research in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea.
Alan M Shiller, University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Marine Science, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States, Heather M Benway, Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst., Woods Hole, MA, United States, Robert F Anderson, Columbia University & Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States, Angela N Knapp, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States, Benjamin S Twining, Bigelow Lab for Ocean Sciences, East Boothbay, ME, United States, Kristen N Buck, University of South Florida, St, Bermuda, Matthew A Charette, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States and Bethany D. Jenkins, University of Rhode Island, Cell and Molecular Biology and Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett, RI, United States
Discovering and Utilizing Data Through Tools and Services at PO.DAAC
Jessica Hausman, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, PO.DAAC, Pasadena, CA, United States, Edward M Armstrong, Jet Propulsion Lab, Pasadena, CA, United States and Michelle M Gierach, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
EarthCube: A Community-driven Cyberinfrastructure for the Geosciences – A Progress Report
Mohan K Ramamurthy, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Unidata, Boulder, CO, United States and Kerstin Lehnert, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, UNITED STATES
Engaging with decision-makers to navigate ocean change
Sarah Sunu1, Karen McLeod2, Estelle S Robichaux2, Tessa M Hill3, Francis Chan4, Ana Spalding5 and Malin L. Pinsky6, (1)United States(2)COMPASS, Portland, OR, United States(3)Bodega Marine Lab, Bodega Bay, CA, United States(4)Oregon State University, Department of Integrative Biology, Corvallis, OR, United States(5)Oregon State University, School of Public Policy, Corvallis, OR, United States(6)Rutgers University, Dept. of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, New Brunswick, NJ, United States
Exploring the future of dynamic ocean management in US fisheries: opportunities, challenges and solutions
Rebecca L Lewison, San Diego State University, Biology, San Diego, CA, United States and Elliott L. Hazen, NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Environmental Research Division, Monterey, CA, United States
Framework for Ocean Observing: Community Review of Next Steps in Preparation for OceanObs ‘19
Andrea L McCurdy, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States and Toste S Tanhua, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Framework for Ocean Observing: Community Review of Next Steps in Preparation for OceanObs ‘19
Andrea L McCurdy, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States and Toste S Tanhua, GEOMAR Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel, Kiel, Germany
From the tide pool to the stars: Art/Science Collaborations on the High Seas
Eric Collins, University of Alaska Fairbanks, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Fairbanks, AK, United States, Hillary King, Calypso Farm and Ecology Center, Ester, United States and Hoffman Michele, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Marine Science and Sustainability, Chicago, United States
GeoEthics and the Responsible Conduct of Scientists as Professionals and Educators
Cindy M Palinkas, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Horn Point Laboratory, Cambridge, MD, United States and Elizabeth S Gordon, Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA, United States
Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Town Hall: Ocean science-related GEO Initiatives
Emily Smail, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, College Park, MD, United States; University of Maryland, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, College Park, MD, United States, Steven R Greb, WDNR Science Operations Center, Madison, WI, United States; Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Madison, WI, United States and Gabrielle Canonico, U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System, Silver Spring, MD, United States
How to engage in integrative ocean research to support more sustainable human behaviour within the Ocean Knowledge-Action Network (Ocean KAN)
Anke Schneider, University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany, Thorsten Kiefer, Future Earth, Global Secretariat Hub, Paris, France, Marie-Alexandrine Sicre, CNRS, Paris Cedex 16, France, Boris Dewitte, LEGOS, Toulouse, France and Salvatore Aricò, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, Paris, France
Making the Most of Mentoring Relationships
Colleen B Mouw, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI, United States and Colleen B Mouw, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI, United States
Managing the Evolution and Sustainability of Best Practices Across Ocean Science
Pier Luigi Buttigieg, Alfred Wegener Institut, Helmholtz Zentrum fūr Polar- und Meeresforschung, HGF-MPG Joint Research Group for Deep Sea Ecology and Technology, Bremerhaven, Germany, Jay Pearlman, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States and Emma E Heslop, IMEDEA (CSIC-UIB), Marine Technologies, operational oceanography and sustainability, Esporles, Spain
Marine Renewable Energy Development – Oceanographic Measurements to Support an Emerging Low-Carbon Energy Source
Andrea E Copping, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Seattle, WA, United States, Genevra Harker-Klimes, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Coastal Division, Seattle, WA, United States, Hoyt Battey, Department of Energy Washington DC, Washington, DC, United States and Brian L Polagye, University of Washington Seattle Campus, Mechanical Engineering, Seattle, WA, United States
NOAA Modeling Development Forum
Arun Chawla, NOAA, NCEP, College Park, United States, Hendrik L Tolman, NOAA Washington DC, NOAA NWS NCEP/EMC, Washington, DC, United States, Avichal Mehra, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD, United States, Vijay Tallapragada, National Centers For Environmental Prediction-Environmental Modeling Center, College Park, MD, United States and Michael B Ek, Environmental Modeling Center, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, College Park, MD, United States
NOAA Ocean Satellite Data Products for Science and Applications
Veronica P Lance1,2, Veronica P Lance1,2 and Paul M DiGiacomo3, (1)Global Science & Technologies, Inc., Greenbelt, MD, United States(2)NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, College Park, MD, United States(3)NOAA College Park, College Park, MD, United States
NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)
Heather Mccullough1, Andrew Allegra2, Mary Wolgemuth3, Margarita Gregg3, Krisa M Arzayus4 and Kenneth S Casey5, (1)National Centers for Environmental Information, Boulder, CO, United States(2)National Centers for Environmental Information, Silver Spring, MD, United States(3)National Centers for Environmental Information, Asheville, NC, United States(4)NOAA NESDIS NODC, Silver Spring, MD, United States(5)NOAA, Boulder, CO, United States
National Science Foundation Division of Ocean Sciences Town Hall
Richard W Murray, National Science Foundation, Division of Ocean Sciences, Arlington, VA, United States and Richard W Murray, National Science Foundation, Division of Ocean Sciences, Arlington, VA, United States
Ocean Applications for Societal Benefit from Observations and Models
Caroline Cusack, Marine Institute of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, Nadia Pinardi, CMCC, Ocean application and Prediction Division, Lecce, Italy, Augusto Sepp Neves, University of Bologna (UniBO), Via S.Alberto 163, 48123 Ravenna, Italy, Kevin Horsbourgh, National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool, United Kingdom, Carl Gouldman, Integrated Ocean Observing System, Silver Spring, MD, United States and Paul M DiGiacomo, NOAA College Park, College Park, MD, United States
Ocean Observatories Initiative Facility Board Town Hall
Larry P Atkinson1, Sarah T Gille2, Kendra L Daly3, Ruoying He4, Richard w Murray5, Bauke H Houtman5 and Lisa M Clough6, (1)Old Dominion University, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, Norfolk, VA, United States(2)Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States(3)University of South Florida, College of Marine Science, St. Petersburg, FL, United States(4)NC State University, Raleigh, NC, United States(5)National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, United States(6)National Science Foundation, Washington, DC, United States
PACE: NASA’s Next Generation Aerosol, Cloud and Ocean Color Satellite Mission
Stephanie Schollaert Uz1, Jeremy Werdell1 and Paula S Bontempi2, (1)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States(2)NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States
Partnership building to advance the integrated global in-situ Ocean Observing Systems
Anja Reitz, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany; EU H2020 Project AtlantOS, Kiel, Germany, Martin Visbeck, University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany, Katherine Louise Hill, GCOS, William S. Kessler, NOAA, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle, United States and Janice Trotte Duha, Brazilian Navy, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Physical Oceanography Dissertations Symposia (PODS): Perspectives on Research and Careers in Physical Oceanography
Karen E Selph, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Oceanography, Honolulu, HI, United States, Jaime B Palter, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, United States, Subhas Karan Venayagamoorthy, Colorado State University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Fort Collins, CO, United States, Sutara H Suanda, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States and Emanuele Di Lorenzo, Georgia Inst Tech, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Atlanta, GA, United States
Planet Microbe: Reconnecting ‘omics and environmental data for enhanced data discovery
Elisha Wood-Charlson1, Elisha Wood-Charlson1, Bonnie L Hurwitz2 and Danie Kinkade3, (1)University of Hawaii at Manoa, Oceanography, Honolulu, HI, United States(2)University of Arizona, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Tucson, AZ, United States(3)Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Planning for the next US Global Class Research Vessel
Gregory A Cutter1, Gregory A Cutter1, Byron Blomquist2, Clare E Reimers3 and James H Swift4, (1)Old Dominion University, Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Norfolk, VA, United States(2)NOAA ESRL / University of Colorado, CIRES, Boulder, CO, United States(3)Oregon State University, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Corvallis, OR, United States(4)Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States
Process understanding and standardised assessment towards the eddying realm
Malcolm J Roberts, Met Office Hadley Centre, Exeter, United Kingdom, Julie McClean, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States, Stephen Matthew Griffies, NOAA/GFDL, NJ, United States, Bablu Sinha, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom and Doroteaciro Iovino, Euro Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change, Bologna, Italy
Release of new GEOTRACES Data Product
Robert F Anderson, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States, Alessandro Tagliabue, University of Liverpool, Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences, Liverpool, United Kingdom, Gregory A Cutter, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, United States and Maria Teresa Maldonado, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
SOCCOM and the real-time transformation of ocean biogeochemistry: a community partnership
Roberta M Hotinski, Princeton University, Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton, NJ, United States, Jorge L Sarmiento, Princeton University, Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences, Princeton, NJ, United States, Kenneth S Johnson, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA, United States, Lynne D Talley, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States, Stephen Riser, University of Washington, School of Oceanography, Seattle, WA, United States and Joellen L Russell, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States
Sea-Level Rise and the Ice Sheet System Model.
Eric Y Larour, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States and Surendra Adhikari, California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
She’s sexy” and “More powerpoint”; understanding the Past, Present and Future Climate in Academia.
Mary Jo Richardson, Texas A&M University College Station, College Station, TX, United States and Billy M Williams, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States
Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Study (SOLAS) Town Hall: Expanding involvement and setting priorities
Rachael Stanley1, Rachael Stanley1, Lisa Ann Miller2, Emmanuel Boss3, William L Miller4, Peter J Minnett5, Philip W Boyd6, Gui-Ling Zhang7 and Jun Nishioka8, (1)Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, United States(2)Institute of Ocean Sciences, Sidney, BC, Canada(3)University of Maine, School of Marine Science, Orono, ME, United States(4)National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, United States(5)RSMAS, Miami, FL, United States(6)Univ Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand(7)Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China(8)Hokkaido University, Institute of low temperature science, Sapporo, Japan
The 2017-2027 National Academies' Decadal Survey for Earth Science and Applications from Space: An Overview of the Report
Arthur Charo, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington, DC, United States, William B Gail, Global Weather Corporation, Boulder, CO, United States and Waleed Abdalati, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Boulder, CO, United States
The Community Requirements for Future of Remote Sensing of Surface Vector Winds and Currents
Mark A Bourassa, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States, Ernesto Rodriguez, JPL/NASA/Caltech, Pasadena, CA, United States, J. Thomas Farrar, WHOI, Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole, MA, United States and Melanie R Fewings, University of Connecticut, Department of Marine Sciences, Groton, CT, United States
The Future of Remote Sensing of Coastal and Inland Waters.
Kevin Ross Turpie1, Kevin Ross Turpie1, Woody Turner2, Emily Smail3,4, Paul M DiGiacomo5, Liane S Guild6, Arnold Dekker7, Erin Hestir8, Nima Pahlevan9, Eric J Hochberg10, Michelle M Gierach11, Kevin G Ruddick12, Martin Bergeron13, Joseph D. Ortiz14, Frank E Muller-Karger15, Uta Heiden16, Nicole Pinnel17 and E. Natasha Stavros18, (1)University of Maryland Baltimore County, Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology, Baltimore, MD, United States(2)NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States(3)National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, College Park, MD, United States(4)University of Maryland, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, College Park, MD, United States(5)NOAA College Park, College Park, MD, United States(6)NASA Ames Res Ctr, Moffett Field, CA, United States(7)CSIRO Canberra, Canberra, Australia(8)University of California Merced, Merced, CA, United States(9)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States(10)Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, St.George's, GE, Bermuda(11)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States(12)Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussel, Belgium(13)Canadian Space Agency, Saint-Hubert, QC, Canada(14)Kent State University, Department of Geology, Kent, OH, United States(15)University of South Florida, IMaRS, St Petersburg, FL, United States(16)German Aerospace Center DLR Oberpfaffenhofen, German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD), Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany(17)German Aerospace Center DLR Oberpfaffenhofen, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany(18)California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States
The Society for Women in Marine Science: How to bring SWMS to your institution
Christina Hernandez1, Christina Hernandez1, Sophie N Chu2, Hilary I Palevsky3, Gabriela Serrato Marks4 and Alexa R Sterling5, (1)Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Biology, Woods Hole, MA, United States(2)Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program, Woods Hole, MA, United States(3)Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, School of Oceanography, Woods Hole, MA, United States(4)Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Cambridge, MA, United States(5)University of Rhode Island, Cell and Molecular Biology, Kingston, RI, United States
Together We Can Save Our Planet – From Observations to Actions
Mary Jo Richardson, Texas A&M University College Station, College Station, TX, United States and Brian Von Herzen, Climate Foundation, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Transformative research is not easily predicted: transformative scientists weigh in on everyone's favorite buzzword
Sarah A Gravem, Sarah A Gravem and Jenna Sullivan, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States
Translating Arctic Ocean Science to Policy: Exploring the value of Ocean Observations for Policy and Decision Making
Monique Baskin, NOAA Climate Program Office, Silver Spring, MD, United States and Henry Huntington, Huntington Consulting, Eagle River, AK, United States
Understanding the Professional Learning Needs of Emerging Ocean Leaders
Laura H Good1, Laura H Good1 and Ashley Erickson2, (1)Center for Ocean Solutions, Stanford University, Monterey, CA, United States(2)Center for Ocean Solutions, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States
Underwater Glider User Group (UG2)—Progress, Next Steps, and Opportunities for Collaboration
Rebecca Baltes, US IOOS Program, Silver Spring, MD, United States and Barbara A Kirkpatrick, Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System, Sarasota, FL, United States
Update on the Second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2)
Raleigh R Hood, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Cambridge, MD, United States, Michael J McPhaden, NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle, WA, United States, Edward R Urban Jr, International Council for Science, Paris, France and Lynne D Talley, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States
West Coast Ocean Assessment: Science for Effective West Coast Ocean Planning
John R Hansen, West Coast Regional Planning Body, Andy S Lanier, Oregon Coastal Management Program, Dept. of Land Conservation and Development, Salem, OR, United States and Steven J. Steinberg, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, Information Management and Analysis, Costa Mesa, CA, United States