Sinking particles as biogeochemical hubs for trace metal cycling and release

The extent to which the return of major and minor elements to the dissolved phase in the deep ocean (termed remineralization) is decoupled plays a major role in setting patterns of nutrient limitation in the global ocean. It is well established that major elements such as phosphorus, silicon, and carbon are released at different rates […]

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OCB seeking Scientific Steering Committee member nominations

 OCB is currently seeking nominations for new Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) members, including a new early career SSC member. To qualify for the early career slot, a nominee must have completed a PhD within the last 4 years; both postdoctoral researchers and faculty members are eligible. For the early career nominees who are currently postdocs, a […]

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Indian Ocean Workshop

To harness growing interest among US scientists in Indian Ocean research, the US IIOE-2 Steering Committee held an Indian Ocean community workshop September 11-13, 2017 in La Jolla, CA. Please see the workshop website and agenda for more information. An online poster gallery and slides from the plenary presentations are available on the website. Recordings of plenary talks will be […]

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Ocean Carbon Exchange

Find jobs, read news from the OCB Project Office and OCB Community, view upcoming meeting and deadlines in the Ocean Carbon Exchange eNewsletter, sent every other Thursday. Click to read the latest issue or sign up here. Note, this eNewsletter replaces the ocb-all email listserv. The Ocean Carbon Exchange archive is available here. Please send announcements to […]

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Monitoring Ocean Change in the 21st Century

Time-series scientists and members of the OCB Ocean Time-series Committee have just published a feature article in Eos: Neuer, S., H. Benway, N. Bates, C. Carlson, M. Church, M. DeGrandpre, J. Dunne, R. Letelier, M. Lomas, L. Lorenzoni, F. Muller-Karger, M. J. Perry, P. Quay (2017). Monitoring ocean change in the 21st Century. Eos 98, […]

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New IGMETS Report: What are Marine Ecological Time Series telling us about the ocean?

The International Group for Marine Ecological Time Series (IGMETS) has released its report entitled “What are Marine Ecological Time Series telling us about the ocean? A status report.” Download the full report PDF or individual sections. This first report presents an analysis and overview of oceanic trends through the end of 2012, based on a collection of […]

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IMBeR IMBIZO 5

IMBeR IMBIZO 5: Marine biosphere research for a sustainable ocean: Linking ecosystems, future states and resource management will take place October 2-5, 2017 (Woods Hole, MA). The agenda, travel and accommodation information are now available. Imbizo is a Zulu word for “gathering.” This international meeting, which occurs every two years, consists of three concurrent workshops on […]

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Ocean Carbon Hot Spots Workshop

The Ocean Carbon Hot Spots Workshop will take place at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute on September 25-26, 2017. This workshop, which is co-sponsored by OCB, US CLIVAR, MBARI, and Ocean Mixing Processes (OMIX), aims to develop an interdisciplinary research community that will facilitate a better understanding of carbon uptake and storage in western […]

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