Ocean observations from multiple platforms spanning a range of spatial and temporal scales form the backbone of OCB research. The OCB community is interested in all forms of ocean observing, including shipboard, autonomous, and space-based platforms. The OCB Scientific Steering Committee maintains dedicated subcommittees focused on shipboard ocean time series and autonomous networks. Members of the OCB community have also been actively involved in the planning of large field campaigns such as NASA EXport Processes in the Ocean from RemoTe Sensing (EXPORTS) and the next satellite ocean color mission NASA PACE : Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem.
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Benway, H. M., M. Telszewski, and L. Lorenzoni (2013), Improving Intercomparability of Marine Biogeochemical Time Series, Eos Trans. AGU 94(17), 160.
Church, M. J., M. W. Lomas, F. Muller-Karger (2013). Sea change: Charting the course for biogeochemical ocean time-series research in a new millennium. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 93, 2-15 (Report from OCB Scoping Workshop on biogeochemical ocean time-series).
Feely, R. A. et al. (2014): The US Repeat Hydrography CO2/Tracer Program (GO-SHIP): Accomplishments from the first decadal survey. A US CLIVAR and OCB Report, 2014-5, US CLIVAR Project Office, 47 pp.
Honjo, S., Eglinton, T., and members of the GBF-OOI Scientific Steering Committee (2011). Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry (OCB) Scoping Workshop on a Biogeochemical Flux Program Aligned with the Ocean Observatories Initiative.
IOCCP SSG (2016). Position paper on global ocean biogeochemistry data management.
Johnson, K. S. et al. (2009). Observing biogeochemical cycles at global scales with profiling floats and gliders: prospects for a global array. Report of the OCB Scoping Workshop “Observing Biogeochemical Cycles at Global Scales with Profiling Floats and Gliders” held April 28-30, 2009 in Moss Landing, CA, Oceanography 22(3), pp. 216-225.
Lorenzoni, L., Benway, H. M. (Editors) (2013). Report of Global intercomparability in a changing ocean: An international time-series methods workshop, November 28-30, 2012, Ocean Carbon
and Biogeochemistry (OCB) Program and International Ocean Carbon Coordination Project (IOCCP), 61 pp.
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 (2016). The importance of monitoring Earth’s largest ecosystem. Science eLetter 354 (published October 28, 2016). OCB Post
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. Monitoring ocean change in the 21st Century. Eos (In Press).