2010 NASA Ocean Color Research Team Meeting

11-13 May 2010
New Orleans, LA

TUE — 11 May 2010

NASA Headquarters Update

9:00-9:05 Welcome/Logistics — P. Bontempi/NASA HQ
9:05-9:35 Earth Science Update — J. Kaye/NASA HQ
9:35-10:15 Program Update for NASA Ocean Biology & Biogeochemistry — P. Bontempi/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
11:00-11:30 SeaWiFS, MODIS Reprocessing, Ocean Biology Processing Group Update/IOP ISRO/ESA Collaborations — B. Franz/NASA GSFC
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
2:00-2:30 Geostationary Coastal and Air Pollution Events (GEO-CAPE) Mission/Korea's GOCI Mission — A. Mannino/NASA GSFC
2:30-3:00 Hyperspectral Infrared Imager (Hyspiri) — F. Muller-Karger/Univ. of South Florida
3:00-3:30 BREAK

Field Campaigns/Fieldwork

3:30-4:00 Impacts of Climate change on the Eco-Systems and Chemistry of the Arctic Pacific Environment (ICESCAPE): A study of the Arctic Ocean's changing biology and biogeochemistry — K. Arrigo/Stanford University
4:00-4:30 Contributions of calcite, phytoplankton, and bubbles to backscattering and reflectance in the Polar Front Region of the Southern Ocean (SO GasEx) — H. Dierssen/Univ. of Connecticut
4:30-5:00 The SORTIE project: results from crossovers with MOBY, IOP inversions and AOP predictions— K. Voss/Univ. of Miami
5:00 ADJOURN
5:30-6:30 - Poster Session

WED — 12 May 2010

Current Project Updates

9:00-9:30 Extending ocean color coverage in space and time using profiling floats— E. Boss/University of Maine
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
2:30-3:00 Characterizing upper ocean CDOM dynamics using integrated laboratory, satellite and global field data — C. Swan/University of California — Santa Barbara
3:00-3:30 BREAK
3:30-4:00 Characterizing optical complexity to facilitate coastal ocean color remote sensing algorithm development — D. Aurin/University of Connecticut
4:00-4:30 Remote Assessment of Phytoplankton Functional Types using Retrievals of the Particle Size Distribution from Ocean Color Data — T. Kostadinov/University of California- Santa Barbara

Project Updates

4:30-5:00 Modeling the synergistic impacts of atmospheric and land-based influences on water quality and quantity in linked upland and estuarine ecosystems (Flash flooding animation) Zong-Liang Yang/University of Texas- Austin
5:00 ADJOURN
5:30-6:30 - Poster Session

THU — 13 May 2010

Project Updates

8:30-9:00 Evaluating satellite ocean color-derived export fluxes using atmospheric O2/N2 data — C. Nevison/University of Colorado
9:00-9:30 Atmospheric correction of ocean-color imagery in the presence of sun glint, clouds, and sea ice — R. Frouin/ Univ. of California- San Diego/SIO
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
11:00-11:30 Louisiana-Texas coastal response during recent hurricanes and an oil spill from ocean color and model results— E. D'Sa/Louisiana State University
11:30-12:00 Feedback and Action Items — P. Bontempi/NASA HQ
12:00 ADJOURN