NASA Ocean Color Research Team (OCRT)

Meeting Agenda
27 - 28 October 2021 (Virtual)

WED - 27 Oct

Day 1 Slides

NASA Headquarters Update

1:00-1:30 pm
Welcome/Program Update for NASA Ocean Biology & Biogeochemistry/Advanced Science Plan/Community Q&A – L. Lorenzoni, J. Scott/NASA Headquarters

Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry: Our Science

1:30-1:50 pm
NASA Field campaign updates: EXPORTS – D. Siegel/UCSB
1:50-2:05 pm
Assessment of biological production on short time scales – B. Jonsson/PML (UK)
2:05-2:25 pm
Update for NASA's Earth Science Division and Research and Analysis programs – J. Kaye/NASA Headquarters
2:25-2:40 pm
Automating the Quantification of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation from High Resolution Satellite Imagery – R. Zimmerman/ODU
2:40-2:50 pm
The NASA Carbon Monitoring System – M. Brown/UMD
2:50-3:00 pm
3:00-4:00 pm
MUREP lightning talks:
  • 3:00-3:06 pm
    D. Avouris/UC-Merced (PI: E. Hestir)
  • 3:06-3:12 pm
    V. Ruiz Xomchuk/FAU (PI: J. Beckler)
  • 3:12-3:18 pm
    J. Burns/U. Hawaii
  • 3:18-3:24 pm
    R. Armstrong/UPR
  • 3:24-3:30 pm
    E. Cruz-Rivera/UVI
  • 3:30-3:36 pm
    A. Martiny/UCI
  • 3:36-3:42 pm
    W. Burt/U. Alaska
  • 3:42-3:48 pm
    J. Martina/TSU
  • 3:48-3:54 pm
    M. Peacock/NWIC
  • 3:54-4:00 pm
    J. Byrnes/UMB
4:00-5:00 pm
Early Career lightning talks:
  • 4:00-4:06 pm
    Autonomous Estimates of Ocean Productivity – S. Traylor/MIT WHOI
  • 4:06-4:12 pm
    Evidence of deep DOC enrichment via particle export beneath Subarctic and Northern Subtropical Fronts in the North Pacific – C. Lopez/U. Miami RSMAS
  • 4:12-4:18 pm
    Fine-scale Community Composition and Ecosystem Structuring in the Gulf Stream Front – P. Gray/Duke
  • 4:18-4:24 pm
    Characterizing the impact of seasonal sea ice on phytoplankton blooms and upper ocean biogeochemistry with integrated satellite and profiling float observations – S. McClish/U. Hawaii
  • 4:24-4:30 pm
    PixPol, a Fisheye Camera System to Measure the In-Water Spectral Upwelling Polarized Radiance Distribution – E.R. Blocker/U. Miami
  • 4:30-4:36 pm
    Optical signatures of dissolved organic carbon in Stefansson Sound, Alaska during late summer – L. Catipovic/MIT WHOI
  • 4:36-4:42 pm
    Quantifying the carbon export and sequestration pathways of the ocean's biological carbon pump – M. Nowicki/UCSB
  • 4:42-4:48 pm
    The Assessment of Post-Wildfire Effects On Water Quality in California Water Supply Reservoirs Using Remote Sensing – B. Lopez Barreto/UC-Merced
  • 4:48-4:54 pm
    Phytoplankton biomass seasonality in the Atlantic Ocean derived from backscattering and absorption-based satellite algorithms – E. Kochetkova/U. Pennsylvania
  • 4:54-5:00 pm
    How the source depth of coastal upwelling relates to stratification and wind - J. He/MIT WHOI

THURS - 28 Oct

Day 2 Slides

1:00-1:10 pm
Introduction to the afternoon/recap – L. Lorenzoni/NASA Headquarters

NASA Ocean Biology Processing Group Updates

1:10-1:30 pm
NASA Ocean Biology Processing Group Update – B. Franz/NASA GSFC
1:30-1:50 pm
Field Program Support Group Update (In Situ Protocols Updates, Fieldwork, etc.) – A. Mannino/NASA GSFC
1:50-2:10 pm
SeaBASS – C. Proctor/NASA GSFC

NASA Flight/Mission Updates

2:10-2:30 pm
Flight program updates (PACE and PACE SVC) – J. Werdell/ NASA GSFC
2:30-2:40 pm
PACE SAT updates – H. Dierssen/UCON
2:40-2:50 pm
PACE Applications updates – N. Sadoff/NASA GSFC
2:50-3:00 pm
3:00-3:20 pm
GLIMR – J. Salisbury/UNH
3:20-3:30 pm
SBG – K. Turpie/UMBC
3:30-3:40 pm
ACCP/AOS – Chris Hostetler/LaRC

Existing, Emerging, and Future of Remote Sensing (and opportunities)

3:40-3:55 pm
NASA Ocean Biology & Biogeochemistry Future Directions – L. Lorenzoni, J. Scott/NASA Headquarters
3:55-4:00 pm
Wrap up