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Advancing science and strengthening collaboration in the air-sea research community

With leadership from the Ocean Atmosphere Interaction Committee (OAIC), OCB convened a community workshop Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions: Scoping directions for new research October 1-3, 2019 at The Woodlands at Algonkian in Sterling, VA. The goal of this workshop was to bring together members of the U.S. air-sea research community to facilitate new collaborations and identify knowledge […]

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NOAA invests in new tools to measure the ocean

Four new research projects are giving a boost to NOAA’s ability to measure, track and forecast ocean acidification, warming and other important ocean health indicators. NOAA Research’s Ocean Observing and Monitoring Division has awarded $3 million in funding for projects that will expand the ability of the global Argo Program to measure ocean chemistry. Two […]

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Ocean nucleic acids ‘omics intercalibration and standardization workshop

Applications are now being accepted to participate in the upcoming workshop: Ocean nucleic acids ‘omics intercalibration and standardization funded by the US Ocean Carbon Biogeochemistry (OCB) program. The goal of this workshop is to develop a focused marine microbial nucleic acid (na) ‘omics intercomparison and intercalibration effort to enhance future field programs that integrate methods […]

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A new roadmap of climate change driven ocean changes

When will we see significant changes in the ocean due to climate change? A new study in Nature Climate Change confirms that outcomes tied directly to the escalation of atmospheric carbon dioxide have already emerged in the existing 30-year observational record. These include sea surface warming, acidification, and increases in the rate at which the […]

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Industrial era climate forcing drives multi-century decline in North Atlantic productivity

Phytoplankton respond directly to climate forcing, and due to their central role in global oxygen production and atmospheric carbon sequestration, they are critical components of the Earth’s climate system. There are however few observations detailing past variability in marine primary productivity, particularly over multi-decadal to centennial timescales. This limits our understanding of the long-term impact […]

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Phytoplankton and Climate comic

Check out the great new comic on phytoplankton and climate change by OCB scientist Uta Passow and comic Andy Warner. See the full panels on our Outreach & Education page.

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SSC nominations are open!

OCB is 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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