NASA Ocean Color Research Team (OCRT)

Meeting Agenda
11-13 May 2010 (New Orleans, LA)

TUE — 11 May

NASA Headquarters Update

9:00-9:05 Welcome/Logistics — P. Bontempi/NASA HQ
9:05-9:35 Earth Science Update — J. Kaye/NASA HQ

Current and Future Flight Project Updates

10:15-10:45 NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) Update —K. Turpie/NASA GSFC
10:45-11:00 BREAK
11:30-12:00 Update on the Ocean Color MEaSUREs Project - Current and future evaluation products — S. Maritorena/Univ. of California — Santa Barbara
12:00-1:30 LUNCH (on your own)
1:30-2:00 Aerosol, Cloud, Ocean Ecosystem (ACE) Mission — M. Behrenfeld/OSU
2:30-3:00 Hyperspectral Infrared Imager (Hyspiri) — F. Muller-Karger/Univ. of South Florida
3:00-3:30 BREAK

Field Campaigns/Fieldwork

5:30-6:30 Poster Session

WED — 12 May

Current Project Updates

9:30-10:00 Underwater Radiance Distribution — M. Lewis/Dalhousie University
10:00-10:30 Fast and accurate polarized radiative transfer model for multiple scattering in coupled ocean-atmosphere — Pengwang Zhai/NASA Langley Research Center
10:30-11:00 BREAK
11:00-11:30 Methane remote sensing with AVIRIS and ground reference measurements of strong, heterogeneous, geological sources— I. Leifer/University of California- Santa Barbara
11:30-12:00 Sea surface salinity from space: a new tool for the ocean color research community — J. Salisbury/University of New Hampshire
12:00-1:30 LUNCH (on your own)

Student/Post-Doc Updates

1:30-2:00 Challenges and solutions: calibration strategies for biogeochemical sensors on autonomous platforms — I. Centinic/University of Maine
2:00-2:30 Mapping Eelgrass Beds using Hyperspectral Airborne Imagery — K. Bostrom/University of Connecticut
3:00-3:30 BREAK

Project Updates

5:30-6:30 Poster Session

THU — 13 May

Project Updates

9:30-10:00 Algorithm introduced uncertainties in remotely sensed optical products — Z. Lee/Mississippi State University
10:00-10:30 BREAK
10:30-11:00 Advanced Laser Fluorometry: New Results and Developments — A. Chekalyuk/ Columbia University - LDEO
11:30-12:00 Feedback and Action Items — P. Bontempi/NASA HQ