NASA Ocean Color Research Team (OCRT)

Meeting Agenda
23-25 April 2012 (Seattle, WA)

MON — 23 Apr

NASA Headquarters Update

NASA Ocean Biology Processing Group Updates

10:00-10:30 NASA Ocean Biology Processing Group Update — B. Franz/NASA GSFC
10:30-11:00 BREAK
11:00-11:15 OBPG Field Program Support Office and SeaBASS updates — J. Werdell/NASA GSFC & C. Proctor/NASA GSFC
11:15-11:30 SeaDAS Updates — S. Bailey/NASA GSFC
11:30-12:00 Discussion — OBPG
12:00-1:30 LUNCH — (on your own)
1:30-1:45 Update on HPLC Processing and Analyses — C. Thomas/NASA GSFC

Flight Project Updates

2:30-3:00 A report form the PACE (Pre-Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem) Mission Science Definition Team — C. DelCastillo/Johns Hopkins University — Applied Physics Laboratory
3:20-3:50 BREAK

Project Updates

4:30-5:00 Analysis of GOCI and HICO data in Preparation for GEO-CAPE — C. Davis/Oregon State University
5:30-6:30 Poster Session

TUES — 24 Apr

IOCCG special session: towards an international ocean color science team meeting

10:10-10:30 Current status of the CEOS/IOCCG INSITU-OCR initiative — S. Bailey/NASA GSFC
10:30-10:50 BREAK

11:30-12:00 Discussion session — All
Above discussion in particular about:
  • What would you expect from an annual IOCST meeting?
  • What type of organization/content would be appropriate?
  • What sort of outputs would be useful?
  • Which balance between talks, working sessions, posters would be appropriate?

10:30-10:50 LUNCH — (on your own)

Student/Post-Doc Projects

2:30-3:00 The Effect of ENSO on Phytoplankton Composition in the Pacific Ocean — Cecile Rousseaux/NASA GSFC/USRA
3:00-3:30 BREAK

Project Updates

4:30-5:00 Remotely sensing primary production: Value and advantage of ocean color IOP products — Z. Lee/University of Massachusetts-Boston
5:30-6:30 Poster Session

WED — 25 Apr

Project Updates

8:30-9:00 Trends in ocean carbon uptake — G. McKinley/University of Wisconsin - Madison
9:30-10:00 The Tara Oceans expedition - a world of data — E. Boss/University of Maine
10:00-10:30 BREAK
11:30-12:00 Open discussion/Community Q&A on OBB activities/Next OCRT — P. Bontempi/NASA Headquarters