2007 NASA Ocean Color Research Team Meeting

11 - 13 Apr 2007
Seattle, WA

WED - 11 Apr 2007

8:30-8:35 Welcome/Logistics - P. Bontempi/NASA HQ
8:35-9:00 Update from NASA Headquarters/NRC Decadal Survey - M. Freilich/NASA HQ
9:00-9:30 Program Update for NASA Ocean Biology & Biogeochemistry (Advance Planning/ROSES/Budget/OCB/SOCP/ORPP) - P. Bontempi/NASA HQ

Current and Future Projects, Data Policy Updates (Paris Ballroom)

9:30-9:55 NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) and NPOESS Program Update - J. Gleason/NASA GSFC
9:55-10:20 SeaWiFS, Aqua MODIS, Ocean Biology Processing Group Update - C. McClain/NASA GSFC
10:40-10:55 Status of Terra MODIS Ocean Color - B. Franz/NASA GSFC/SAIC
10:55-11:10 MODIS 250 & 500-meter Bands for Oceans - B. Franz/NASA GSFC/SAIC
11:10-11:25 Coastal Application Development:A Chesapeake Bay Case Study - J. Werdell/NASA GSFC/SSAI
11:25-11:45 Data Policy, Archive, Data Product Workshop Report - G. Fargion/SDSU
11:45-12:00 Use of Ocean Remote Sensing Data in the IOOS Era - D. Foley/U. Hawaii/JIMAR
12:00-1:15 LUNCH

Vicarious Calibration and Validation Activities (Paris Ballroom)

1:15-1:45 Current and Future Calibration and Validation Activities Advance Planning, and Future Round Robins: Will We Be Ready for the Next Mission? - S. Hooker/NASA GSFC
1:45-2:05 On-going Vicarious Calibration Activities - J. Werdell/NASA GSFC/SSAI
2:05-2:25 Spectral Ocean Radiance Transfer Investigation and Experiment (SORTIE) - K. Voss/Univ. of Miami
2:25-2:45 HPLC Fix Update - G. Fargion/SDSU
2:45-3:05 HPLC Processing, Progress, Uncertainties - L. VanHeukelem/UMD-HPL
3:05 - 3:30 BREAK

Advance Planning Discussion: (Ballroom)

3:30-4:00 Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry Advance Planning: The Undiscovered World Report Overview - D. Siegel/UCSB Next Steps - P. Bontempi/NASA HQ

Time Series for Earth System Data Records (Paris Ballroom)

4:00-4:25 Ocean Color Climate Data Records - W. Gregg/NASA GSFC
4:25-4:50 Ocean Color Time Series - S. Maritorena/UCSB
4:50-5:00 GlobColour - S. Lavender/UoP
6:00-7:00 Poster Session/Cash Bar - Plaza outside Ballroom

THU - 12 Apr 2007

Advances in Modeling, Analysis, and Prediction (Paris Ballroom)

9:00 - 9:20 Ecological Modeling Skill Assessment Workshops - D. McGillicuddy/WHOI
9:20 - 9:50 Thoughts on Modeling Community Structure - M. Follows/MIT
9:50 - 10:20 Seasonal Plankton Cycles in the Subpolar North Pacific and Atlantic Revisited - P. Schultz/Princeton Univ.
10:20-10:40 BREAK

10:40-11:10 U.S. Eastern Continental Shelf (U.S. ECoS) Carbon Budget: Modeling, Data Assimilation and Analysis - M. Friedrichs/VIMS
11:10-11:40 Connections between ocean color and oceanic vertical exchange - A. Gnanadesikan/NOAA GFDL

Prospective Workshops (Paris Ballroom)

11:40-11:45 EEMs - P. Coble/U. South Florida
11:45-11:50 Quantifying atmospheric soluble iron input to the ocean: A workshop design - Y. Gao/Rutgers University
11:50-1:00 LUNCH

New Frontiers for Ocean Observing: (Paris Ballroom)

1:00-1:30 Perspectives on Observational Frontiers - R. Zaneveld/WetLabs, Inc.
1:30-2:00 CO2 and organic Carbon flux - K. Banse/U. Washington
2:00-2:30 APEX Floats - E. Boss/U. Maine
2:30-3:00 CALIPSO work in ocean color - Y. Hu/NASA Langley
3:00-3:15 BREAK

Ocean Carbon, Biogeochemistry, and Interdisciplinary Research: (Paris Ballroom)

3:15-3:45 Colored Dissolved Organic Material Distributions from CLIVAR - N. Nelson/UCSB
3:45-4:15 Export production from ocean color - T. Westberry/OSU
4:15-4:45 Net Community Production in the Southern Ocean - M. Bender/Princeton Univ.
4:45-5:00 IDS Gulf of Maine work - B. Balch/Bigelow Lab.
5:30-6:00 IOCCG Town Hall (J. Yoder/IOCCG Chair/WHOI)
6:00-7:00 Poster Session/Cash Bar

FRI - 13 Apr 2007

Ocean Carbon, Biogeochemistry, and Interdisciplinary Research: (Paris Ballroom)

8:30-9:00 The impact of large tropical rivers on nitrogen fixation and carbon sequestration - A. Subramaniam/Columbia Univ.-LDEO
9:00-9:30 Ocean-climate coupling: biogeochemical responses in the tropical Pacific during 1950-2005 W. Wang/Univ. of Maryland
9:30-10:00 Empirical algorithm for global chlorophyll: Is it really that bad? Z. Lee/NRL
10:00-10:30 BREAK
10:30-11:00 Coral reef observations and modeling - E. Hochberg/U. Hawaii
11:00-11:30 Eurasian warming driven changes in hydrography and biological productivity in the Arabian Sea - J. Goes/Bigelow Lab.
11:30-12:00 Feedback and Action Items P. Bontempi/NASA HQ