NASA Ocean Color Research Team (OCRT)

Meeting Agenda
2-4 May 2016 (Silver Spring, MD)

MON - 2 May

NASA Headquarters Update

8:30 - 9:30 Welcome/Program Update for NASA Ocean Biology & Biogeochemistry/Community Q&A - P. Bontempi/NASA Headquarters

NASA Ocean Biology Processing Group Updates

9:30-10:00 NASA Ocean Biology Processing Group/Satellite Ocean Color Update - B. Franz/NASA GSFC
10:00-10:30 BREAK
10:30-10:50 Ocean Biology DAAC and SeaDAS update - S. Bailey/NASA GSFC
10:50-11:10 SeaBASS Updates- C. Proctor/NASA GSFC
11:10-11:30 HPLC Pigments, Protocols, and Field Support Group Activities - A. Mannino/NASA GSFC

Ocean Color Satellite Mission Updates

12:00-1:30 LUNCH
1:30-2:00 A Pre-Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) Science Team - E. Boss/Univ. of Maine
2:00-2:30 SOCON: Sustained Ocean Color Observations from Nanosatellites - J. Morrison/North Carolina State University
2:30-2:50 Hyspiri Aquatic Study Group Update - K. Turpie/Univ. of Maryland- Baltimore County

Field Project Updates

2:50-3:10 Earth Venture Suborbital -2: North Atlantic Aerosols and Marine Ecosystems Study (NAAMES) - E. Boss/University of Maine
3:10-3:30 BREAK
3:30-4:00 EXport Processes in the Ocean from Remote Sensing (EXPORTS) - Introducing a Science Plan for a NASA Field Campaign on the Ocean's Biological Pump - D. Siegel/Univ. of California - Santa Barbara
4:00-4:25 Arctic COastal Land Ocean InteRactions Scoping Study (Arctic-COLORS) - A. Mannino/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
4:25-4:50 Scoping for Interdisciplinary Coordinated Experiment of the Southern Ocean Carbon Cycle (ICESOCC)- G. Mitchell/Univ. of California - San Diego - SIO
4:50-5:20 Secchi disk depth: A satellite product for everyone and its analytical retrieval from ocean color measurements - Z. Lee/Univ. of Massachusetts - Boston
5:30-6:30 Poster Session

TUES - 3 May

Advanced Planning for Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry

8:30-9:00 The Next NRC Decadel Survey in Earth Science and Applications from Space 2017- S. Doney/WHOI - P. Bontempi/NASA HQ
9:00-9:20 Introduction and Overall Goals of the Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry Advanced Planning - M. Tzortziou/City College of New York

Project Updates

9:20-09:50 Variability and trends in ocean carbon uptake from models and data - G. McKinley/University of Wisconsin-Madison
09:50-10:20 UUnderstanding export production in high-latitude oceans: how can atmospheric gas observations help constrain remote sensing data and ocean biogeochemical general circulation models - C. Nevison/Univ. of Colorado
10:20-10:50 BREAK
10:50-11:10 Aquatic carbon biogeochemistry and export in mangrove-dominated rivers of the Florida Coastal Everglades - D. Ho/University of Hawaii
11:10-11:30 Toward a carbon budget for tidal wetlands and estuaries of the contiguous U.S.: The WETCARB project - R. Najjar/Pennsylvania State University
11:30-12:00 GNATS and the changing carbon cycle in the Gulf of Maine - B. Balch/Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
11:30-12:00 LUNCH

Project Updates

1:30-1:45 Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR-2) - R. Najjar/Pennsylvania State University
1:45-2:15 GEOstationary Coastal and Air Pollution Events (GEO-CAPE) mission and KORea/United States - Ocean Color (KORUS-OC) Field Campaign - J. Salisbury/University of New Hampshire
2:15-2:35 Remote sensing, modeling and working with managers of the San Francisco Bay and Estuary - C. Davis/Oregon State University
2:35-3:05 How are we doing at modeling changing ocean ecosystems? Phenology and 21st century projections - I. Marinov/University of Pennsylvania
3:05-3:30 BREAK
3:30-3:55 The Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt - C. Hu/University of South Florida
3:55-4:25 Human Impacts to Coastal Ecosystems in Puerto Rico (HICE-PR): A remote sensing, hydrologic, ecologic and socio-economic assessment with management implications- M. Barreto/University of Puerto Rico
4:25-4:45 Improving atmospheric correction of ocean color imagery in the post EOS era: The case of absorbing aerosols - R. Frouin/Univ. of California-San Diego, SIO
4:45-5:10 Remote sensing of atmosphere-ocean systems in the UV: how can multi-angle polarimetry help distinguish between variations caused by absorbing aerosols from variations caused by CDOM- J. Chowdhary/NASA GISS
5:30-6:30 Poster Session

WED - 4 May

8:30-9:00 Update for NASA's Earth Science Division and Research and Analysis programs - J. Kaye/NASA Headquarters

Project Updates

9:00-9:30 Earth Venture Suborbital-2: COral Reef Airborne Laboratory (CORAL) Project - E. Hochberg/Bermuda Institute for Ocean Studies
9:30-10:00 Cyanobacteria Assessment Network (CyAN) for freshwater systems: an early warning indicator for toxic and nuisance blooms using ocean color satellites - B. Schaeffer/EPA
10:00-10:20 BREAK
10:20-10:50 Coastal Marine Habitats: Requirements for Measuring Life on the Edge - F. Muller-Karger/University of South Florida
10:50-11:20 NASA's Role in the Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling (SOCCOM) project - J. Sarmiento/Princeton University
11:20-11:50 Monitoring the Tuna Fishery of the Eastern Tropical Pacific from Space - D. Kiefer/USC-SSAI
11:50-12:00 Open discussion/Wrap-Up/Next IOCS/OCRT - P. Bontempi/NASA Headquarters