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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Phytoplankton can actively diversify their migration strategy in response to turbulent cues

Turbulence is known to be a primary determinant of plankton fitness and succession. However, open questions remain about whether phytoplankton can actively respond to turbulence and, if so, how rapidly they can adapt to it. Recent experiments have revealed that phytoplankton can behaviorally respond to turbulent cues with a rapid change in shape, and this […]

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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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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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Fall AGU and Ocean Sciences Meetings

2017 Fall AGU Meeting View OCB-relevant sessions at 2017 AGU Fall Meeting December 11-15, 2017 in New Orleans, LA. 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting View OCB-relevant sessions for the 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting February 11-16, 2018 in Portland, OR (abstract submission deadline: September 6, 2017). If you would like to add sessions to these lists, please send us an email.

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OCB Summer Workshop

Save the date: The 2018 OCB Summer Workshop will be held June 25-28, 2018 in Woods Hole, MA (#OCB2018). All slides and webcast footage from the 2017 OCB Summer Workshop now available here. If you attended OCB 2017 and would like to have your poster archived in online poster gallery, please submit a PDF of your poster to the OCB Project Office. […]

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Indian Ocean Workshop

To harness growing interest among US scientists in Indian Ocean research, the US IIOE-2 Steering Committee is organizing an Indian Ocean community workshop September 11-13, 2017 in La Jolla, CA. Please see the workshop website and updated agenda for more information. Registration is closed. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the International Indian Ocean Expedition and the beginning of a new […]

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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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