EP011:
Physical-biogeochemical interactions across scales: from microscale to mesoscale


Session ID#: 27994

Session Description:
Observations reveal spatio-temporal variations in marine and coastal biogeochemistry and ecosystems on scales ranging from the microscale to the mesoscale. Models suggest that processes at these small scales integrate to impact the larger scales. Recent developments in airborne, underway, and autonomous technologies allow for adaptive sampling (e.g. guided by glider swarms and drones). Increased computational power further provides new views onto a wider range of ecological and biogeochemical dynamics over a wider range of time and space scales than ever before. Questions that may be relevant to this session include: How do biophysical drivers of ecosystem structure scale up spatially - through trophic levels, or across biological scales of organization? What are the limits of predictability at different scales? How are recent engineering and computational innovations facilitating advances in the science? By bringing together observational and modeling efforts, we aim to develop a more complete perspective of the cross-scale physical-biogeochemical interactions in coastal and marine systems and new ideas about how to integrate these dynamics into predictive models.
Primary Chair:  Daniel B Whitt, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory, Boulder, CO, United States
Co-chairs:  Soeren Thomsen, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany, Jessica Yuchao Luo, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Climate and Global Dynamics, Boulder, CO, United States and Liam Brannigan, Stockholm University, MISU, Sweden
Index Terms:
Cross-Topics:
  • BN - Biogeochemistry and Nutrients
  • IS - Ocean Observatories, Instrumentation and Sensing Technologies
  • OM - Ocean Modeling
  • PS - Physical Oceanography: Mesoscale and Smaller

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Mathieu Dever, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole, MA, United States, David P Nicholson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst., Woods Hole, MA, United States, Melissa M Omand, University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett, RI, United States and Amala Mahadevan, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Lin Guo1, Peng Xiu2, Fei Chai3, Huijie Xue1, Dongxiao Wang4 and Jun Sun5, (1)SCSIO South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, China, (2)SCSIO South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Acaademy of Sciences, Guangzhou, China, (3)University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States, (4)Chinese Acad Sci, Guangzhou, China, (5)Tianjin University of Science and Technology, Tianjin, China
Burkard Baschek1, Ingrid M. Angel Benavides1, Ryan P North1, Geoffrey B Smith2, W. David Miller2 and Jochen Horstmann3, (1)Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Institute of Coastal Research, Geesthacht, Germany, (2)Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, United States, (3)Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Centre for Materials and Coastal Research, Geesthacht, Germany
Anya M Waite, Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany, Allison McInnes, University of Technology Sydney, C3 – Plant Functional Biology and Climate Change Cluster, Sydney, Australia, Australia, Sally annette Walker, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada, Erik VanSebille, Imperial College London, Grantham Institue, London, United Kingdom and Carolyn E Oldham, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
Katriina Juva, Sascha Flögel, Christian Dullo and Johannes Karstensen, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Jaard Hauschildt1, Soeren Thomsen1, Vincent Echevin2, Andreas Oschlies1, Yonss J. S. Jose1, Laura Bristow3,4 and Gaute Lavik4, (1)GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany, (2)Laboratoire d’Océanographie et du Climat, Expérimentations et Approches Numériques (LOCEAN), Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace (IPSL), Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), Paris, France, (3)University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Odense, Denmark, (4)Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology (MPI), Bremen, Germany
Jennifer A Graham1, Claudia Gabriela Mayorga Adame2, Sarah Wakelin3, Momme Butenschon4, Jason T Holt3, Jeff Polton3, David Ford5, Robert McEwan5, James Harle3, Susan Kay6, Yuri Artioli6 and Enda O'Dea7, (1)Met Office Hadley Centre, United States, (2)National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool, United Kingdom, (3)National Oceanography Center, Liverpool, United Kingdom, (4)Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change, Italy, (5)Met Office Hadley center for Climate Change, Exeter, United Kingdom, (6)Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Plymouth, United Kingdom, (7)Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom
Sarah-Anne Nicholson, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Cape Town, South Africa, Daniel B Whitt, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory, Boulder, CO, United States, Nicolette Chang, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, NRE, Cape Town, South Africa, Matthew C Long, NCAR, Boulder, CO, United States and Pedro M. S. Monteiro, CSIR, South Africa
Enric Pallas Sanz, Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada, San Diego, CA, United States, Miguel Costa Tenreiro, CICESE, Physical Oceanography, Ensenada, Mexico, Thomas Meunier, Laboratoire de Physique des Océans, Brest, France, Esther Portela, Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada, Physical Oceanography, Ensenada, Mexico, Jose Ochoa, CICESE, Ensenada, Baja Calif, Mexico, Angel Ruiz Angulo, Centro de Ciencias de la Atmosfera, UNAM, Mexico D.F., Mexico, Marco Julio Ulloa, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, CICATA, Altamira, Mexico and Simó Cusí, Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada, Ensenada, Mexico
Daniel B Whitt, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory, Boulder, CO, United States, Sarah-Anne Nicholson, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Cape Town, South Africa, Nicolette Chang, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, NRE, Cape Town, South Africa, Pedro M. S. Monteiro, CSIR, South Africa and Matthew C Long, NCAR, Boulder, CO, United States
Sandy Jane Thomalla1, Isabelle Jane Ansorge2, Marcel du Plessis3, Luke Gregor4, Marina Levy5, Hazel Little6, Stacy Maenner7, Amala Mahadevan8, Gilbert Ogunkoya9, Marie-Fanny Racault10, Christopher L Sabine7, Sebastiaan Swart11, Marcello Vichi12 and Pedro M. S. Monteiro13, (1)CSIR, Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observatory, South Africa, (2)university of Cape Town, Department of Oceanography, Cape Town, South Africa, (3)University of Cape Town, Department of Oceanography, Cape Town, South Africa, (4)Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, SOCCO, Cape Town, South Africa, (5)LOCEAN-IPSL, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France, (6)University of Cape Town, Oceanography, Cape Town, South Africa, (7)NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle, WA, United States, (8)Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (9)Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, United States, (10)Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Plymouth, United Kingdom, (11)University of Gothenburg, Department of Marine Sciences, Gothenburg, Sweden, (12)University of Cape Town, Department of Oceanography and Marine Research Institute, Cape Town, South Africa, (13)CSIR, South Africa
Ashley Carolyn McKenzie, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, United States
Tobias Steinhoff1, Alexander Zavarsky1, Lavinia Patara1, Arne Koertzinger1 and Christa A Marandino2, (1)GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany, (2)GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany
Vibe Schourup-Kristensen1, Claudia Wekerle2, Dieter Wolf-Gladrow3 and Christoph D Voelker3, (1)Alfred-Wegener-Institute Helmholtz-Zentrum fur Polar- und Meeresforschung, Bremerhaven, Germany, (2)Alfred Wegener Institut, Climate Dynamics, Bremerhaven, Germany, (3)Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany
Moritz S Schmid1, Kelly L Robinson2, Jessica Y Luo3, Robert Cowen1 and Su Sponaugle1,4, (1)Oregon State University, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, OR, United States, (2)University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Department of Biology, Lafayette, LA, United States, (3)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Climate and Global Dynamics, Boulder, CO, United States, (4)Oregon State University, Department of Integrative Biology, Corvallis, OR, United States
Tyler Rohr, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Cambridge, MA, United States and Cheryl S Harrison, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
Bror Jonsson, University of New Hampshire, OPAL, Durham, NH, United States and Joseph Salisbury II, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, United States
Katherine Smith, Univ of Colorado, Mechanical Egnineering, Boulder, CO, United States, Skyler Kern, University of Colorado at Boulder, Mechanical Engineering, Boulder, CO, United States, Peter Hamlington, Univ of Colorado, Mechanical Engineering, Boulder, CO, United States, Nadia Pinardi, University of Bologna, Physics and Astronomy, Bologna, Italy and Marco Zavatarelli, Consorzio Nazionale interuniversitario per le scienze del Mare, Rome, Italy
Amala Mahadevan1, Mara Freilich2, Simon Ruiz3, J. Thomas Farrar4 and Ananda Pascual3, (1)Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (2)MIT- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Joint Program in Oceanography, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (3)IMEDEA (CSIC-UIB), Marine Technologies, Operational Oceanography and Sustainability, Esporles, Spain, (4)WHOI, Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Tsuyoshi Watanabe1, Daisuke Hasegawa1, Kazuaki Tadokoro1, Daisuke Ambe2, Hiroaki Kurogi3, Takeshi Okunishi1, Nobuharu Inaba2, Yukiko Taniuchi4, Yuji Okazaki1, Akira Kuwata1 and Tsuneo Ono5, (1)Tohoku National Fisheries Research Institute, Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency, Shiogama, Japan, (2)National Research Institute of Fisheries Science, Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency, Yokohama, Japan, (3)National Research Institute of Fisheries Science, Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency, Yokosuka, Japan, (4)Hokkaido National Fisheries Research Institute, Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency, Kushiro, Japan, (5)National Research Institute of Far Seas Fisheries, Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency, Yokohama, Japan
Farid Karimpour1, Amit Tandon1 and Amala Mahadevan2, (1)University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Mechanical Engineering, Dartmouth, MA, United States, (2)Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Hyewon Kim, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Division of Biology & Paleo Environment, Palisades, NY, United States, Dong Eun Lee, Columbia University of New York, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States and Hugh W Ducklow, Columbia University, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, New York, NY, United States
Russell Lee Cuhel and Carmen Aguilar, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, United States
Joanne Hopkins1, Matthew Palmer1, Jonathan Sharples2, Anna E Hickman3 and Alex J Poulton4, (1)National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool, United Kingdom, (2)University of Liverpool, Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences, Liverpool, L69, United Kingdom, (3)University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom, (4)Heriot-Watt University, The Lyell Centre, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Benedetto Barone, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States, Michael J Follows, Massachusetts Inst Tech, Cambridge, MA, United States, Joshua S Weitz, Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Biological Sciences, Atlanta, GA, United States and David M Karl, Daniel K. Inouye Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States
Lei Wang1, Bangqin Huang2, Edward A. Laws3, Kuanbo Zhou4, Xin Liu5, Yuyuan Xie2 and Minhan Dai6, (1)Third Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanographic Administration of China, Xiamen, CA, China, (2)Xiamen University, State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Sciences, Xiamen, China, (3)Louisiana State University, School of the Coast & Environment, Baton Rouge, LA, United States, (4)Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, Center for Environmental Sensing and Modeling (CENSAM) IRG, Singapore, Singapore, (5)Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, (6)State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China
Reiner Onken, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Centre for Materials and Coastal Research, Geesthacht, Germany and Burkard Baschek, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Institute of Coastal Research, Geesthacht, Germany
Anja Engel1, Soeren Thomsen1, Johannes Karstensen2, Marcus Dengler3 and Gerd Krahmann1, (1)GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany, (2)GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel, Kiel, Germany, (3)GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany
Matthew Carr, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa and Tarron Lamont, Department of Environmental Affairs, Oceans & Coasts Research Branch, Cape Town 8012, South Africa
Sophie Clayton1, Fedor I Kuzminov2, Claire P. Till3, Tyler Coale4, Maxim Y Gorbunov2 and Kenneth W Bruland5, (1)University of Washington, School of Oceanography, Seattle, WA, United States, (2)Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, United States, (3)Humboldt State University, Chemistry, Arcata, CA, United States, (4)Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States, (5)University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States