2009 NASA Ocean Color Research Team Meeting

4 - 6 May 2009
New York City, NY

MON - 4 May 2009

NASA Headquarters Update

9:00-9:05 Welcome/Logistics - P. Bontempi/NASA HQ
9:05-9:30 Program Update for NASA Ocean Biology & Biogeochemistry - P. Bontempi/NASA HQ

Current and Future Projects, Data Policy Updates

9:30-9:45 NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) and NPOESS Program Update - K. Turpie/NASA GSFC
9:45-10:00 Pathfinder to MODIS to VIIRS: Evolution of a CDR - B. Evans/Univ. Miami
10:00-10:30 SeaWiFS, MODIS Reprocessing, Ocean Biology Processing Group Update/ISRO/ESA Collaborations - B. Franz/NASA GSFC/SAIC
10:30-11:00 BREAK
11:00-11:30 Earth Science Update - J. Kaye/NASA HQ
11:30-12:00 Cal/Val Office Update/AOP Workshop/Round Robins - S. Hooker/NASA GSFC
12:00-1:30 LUNCH

Project/Program Updates

1:30-2:00 Semi-Analytical Algorithm Workshop/SeaBASS Update - J. Werdell/NASA GSFC/SSAI
2:00-2:15 NACP/Carbon Cycle & Ecosystems Office - G. McKinley/Univ. Wisconsin
2:15-2:30 Ocean, Carbon, & Biogeochemistry Program Update - W. McGillis/Columbia Univ.
2:30-3:00 Aerosol, Cloud, Ocean Ecosystem (ACE) Mission - C. McClain/NASA GSFC
3:00-3:30 BREAK
3:30-4:00 Geostationary Coastal and Air Pollution Events (GEO-CAPE Mission/Korea's GOCI Mission - A. Mannino/NASA GSFC & J. Campbell/Univ. New Hampshire
4:00-4:15 Hyperspectral Infrared Imager (Hyspiri) - F. Muller-Karger/Univ. Mass.-Dartmouth
4:15-4:30 The airborne sensor: PRISM - H. Dierssen/Univ. Connecticut
4:30-4:50 MEASURES PAR - R. Frouin/UCSD-SIO
4:50-5:10 The Ocean Color MEASURES Project - S. Maritorena/UCSB
5:10-5:30 Mapping Subsurface Density Profiles - M. Oliver/Univ. Delaware

TUE - 5 May 2009

8:45 - 9:00 Use of SeaWiFS data in human-environment research and for indicator development - A. de Sherbinin/Columbia Univ.

Field Campaigns

9:00-9:30 Investigations into the biology and biogeochemistry of a rapidly changing Arctic Ocean - K. Arrigo/Stanford Univ.
9:30-9:50 Cal/Val Efforts in Ligurian Sea (2008-09) - C. Trees/NATO NURC
9:50-10:10 Southern Ocean GasEx Cruise 2008 - C. DelCastillo/Johns Hopkins Univ.
10:10-10:40 The ocean below: reducing uncertainty in satellite ocean color products with measurements made from gliders and floats - M.J. Perry/Univ. Maine
10:40-11:00 BREAK

Project Updates

11:00-11:30 Particles, Backscattering & Ocean Color: Status & Path(s) Forward - D. Siegel/UCSB
11:30-12:00 Abandoning Sverdrup - M. Behrenfeld/Oregon State Univ.
12:00-1:30 LUNCH
1:30-2:00 Trait trade offs and cell size for ocean ecosystem modeling - S. Dutkiewicz/MIT
2:00-2:20 Applications of MODIS SWIR-based Ocean Color Remote Sensing - W. Shi/NOAA 2:20-2:40 Phytoplankton Community Size Structure in the Global Ocean - C. Mouw/Univ. Wisconsin
2:40-3:00 IOPs of suspended sediments in rivers and coastal margins - towards modeling turbid-water photochemistry from space - M. Estapa / Univ. Maine
3:00-3:30 BREAK
3:30-4:00 A class-based approach to characterizing and mapping the uncertainty of the MODIS ocean chlorophyll product - T. Moore/Univ. New Hampshire
4:00-4:30 Beyond Fluorescence Line Height - making sense from phytoplankton fluorescence - R. Morrison/Univ. New Hampshire
4:30-5:00 Plankton Analysis by automated submersible imagining-in-flow cytometry - H. Sosik/WHOI

WED - 6 May 2009

Project Updates

8:30-9:00 Coastal ocean color remote sensing: Where are we and what's next - C. Hu/Univ. South Florida
9:00-9:30 Ocean Acidification of the Greater Caribbean Region 1999-2009 - D. Gledhill/NOAA NESDIS
9:30-10:00 Coastal Time Series: Documenting change across the land-sea transition zone - B. Balch/Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science
10:00-10:30 BREAK
10:30-11:00 Progress in ocean product development using CALIPSO combined with other sensors - Y. Hu/NASA Langley
11:00-11:30 Rrs Modeling and the BRDF Correction - Z. Lee/Mississippi State Univ.
11:30-12:00 Phytoplankton C:Chl ratio differences between the tropical Pacific and Atlantic Oceans: implications for estimates of carbon biomass - W. Wang/Univ. Maryland
12:00-12:30 Feedback and Action Items - P. Bontempi/NASA HQ