OCB Webinar Series

OCB Webinars

See below for recordings of the OCB webinar series. We will be starting the series again after the virtual OCB2021 Summer Workshop.


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We record and share videos below and on our YouTube channel to accommodate those who cannot participate in real time.

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The OCB webinar series spans diverse science across OCB’s current research priorities.


Recent Webinars - Watch Now

DATE THEME SPEAKER(S) TITLE(S)
23 March 2021 12pm ET Exploring the ocean iron cycle - biological drivers and novel isotopic methods Anh Pham
(Sorbonne University, France)
Biological processes control the ocean iron distribution
Tim Conway (University of South Florida) Fe isotopes highlight sources of Fe to the ocean interior: Ten years of GEOTRACES progress
1:15 (ET) Informal chat with speakers
Joint OCB-NACP Extreme events and the coastal carbon cycle webinars
DATE THEME SPEAKER(S) TITLE(S)
9 March 2021 Tropical storm impacts on carbon transport across the aquatic continuum Chris Osburn
(North Carolina State University)
It was a dark and stormy decade: A tale of hurricanes and coastal carbon cycling in North Carolina
Ge Yan
(Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Hurricanes accelerate carbon cycling in coastal ecosystems
DATE THEME SPEAKER(S) TITLE(S)
23 February  2021
Wildfire impacts on coastal productivity and biogeochemistry Sasha Kramer (University California, Santa Barbara) Observations of phytoplankton community composition in the Santa Barbara Channel during the Thomas Fire
Matthew Jones (University East Anglia) Impacts of fire on terrestrial and oceanic carbon storage
DATE THEME SPEAKER(S) TITLE(S)
9 February 2021 Regional and global perspectives on ocean deoxygenation Mathilde Jutras (McGill University, Canada) Changes through time in the causes of oxygen decline in the St. Lawrence Estuary: From biogeochemistry to circulation
Marina Levy (Sorbonne University, France) Evolution of oxygen minimum zones under global deoxygenation
DATE THEME SPEAKER(S) TITLE(S)
26 January 2021
Ocean Acidification Impacts in the North Atlantic Louise Cameron (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) The consequences of ocean warming and acidification for the Atlantic sea scallop fishery
Marcos Fontela (CCMAR - Centre of Marine Sciences of Algarve) The Northeast Atlantic is running out of excess carbonate in the horizon of cold-water corals communities
DATE THEME SPEAKER(S) TITLE(S)
15 December 2020
Spatial and temporal perspectives on the role of rivers in the Arctic coastal carbon cycle Andrea Pain
(UMCES Horn Point)
Riverine export of carbon and nutrients from deglaciating Arctic landscapes: Implications for past and future climate transitions
Alexander Polukhin
(Shirshov Institute of Oceanology RAS, Moscow, Russia)
Carbonate system changes in the Russian Arctic Seas
DATE THEME SPEAKER(S) TITLE(S)
Authors
17 November 2020
EXPORTS: Field Campaign and Project Updates
Dave Siegel (UCSB) Introduction
Jason Graff (OSU), Sasha Kramer (UCSB) Phytoplankton community structure Jason Graff (OSU), Erin Jones (URI), Lee Karp-Boss (UMaine), Sasha Kramer (UCSB), Collin Roesler (Bowdoin), Tatiana Rynearson (URI), Heidi Sosik (WHOI)
Melanie Feen (URI), Meredith Meyer (UNC), Shannon Burns (USF) Production/Diel Productivity Melanie Feen (URI), Meredith Meyer (UNC), Shannon Burns (USF), Adrian Marchetti (UNC), Bethany Jenkins (URI), David Roo Nicholson (WHOI), Heather McNair (URI), James Fox(OSU), Kim Halsey (OSU), Kristen Buck (USF), Salvatore Caprara (USF), Mark Brzezinski (UCSB), Melissa Omand (URI), Mike Behrenfeld (OSU), Sarah Lerch (URI), Shawnee Traylor (WHOI/MIT), Susanne Menden-Deuer (URI), Weida Gong (UNC)
Karen Stamieszkin (VIMS) Mesozooplankton Deborah Steinberg (VIMS), Amy Maas (BIOS), Karen Stamieszkin (VIMS), Joe Cope (VIMS), Andrea Miccoli, (ex-BIOS) Chandler Countryman (UGA), C. Carlson (UCSB), C. Durkin (MLML), M. Omand (URI)
Brandon Stephens (UCSB), Garrett Sharpe (UNC) Microbial processing Brandon Stephens (UCSB), Garrett Sharpe (UNC), Craig Carlson (UCSB), Scott Gifford (UNC)
Sarah Lerch (URI) Food web synthesis Heather McNair (URI), Sarah Lerch (URI), James Fox (OSU), Meredith Meyer (UNC), Amy Maas (BIOS), Tatiana Rynearson (URI), Acacia Zhao (UNC) , Alex Niebergall (Duke), Alyson Santoro (UCSB), Annie Bodel, Ben Van Mooy (WHOI), Brandon Stephens (UCSB), Brian Popp (UHawaii), Claudia Benitez-Nelson (USC), Colleen Durkin (MLML), Craig Carlson (UCSB), Dave Siegel (UCSB), Elisa Romanelli (UCSB), Eric D'Asaro (UW), Erin Jones (URI), Ewelina Rubin (URI), Garrett Sharpe (UNC), Heidi Sosik (WHOI), Henry Holm (WHOI), Hilary Close (UMiami), Jason Graff (OSU), Bethany Jenkins (URI), Kana Yamamoto (UCSB), Karen Stamieszkin (VIMS), Kristen Buck (USF), Kristofer Gomes (URI), Lee Karp-Boss (UMaine), Adrian Marchetti (UNC), Mark Brzezinski (UCSB), Meg Estapa (UMaine), Melanie Cohn (UNC), Melissa Duhaime (UMichigan), Susanne Menden-Deuer(URI), Nicola Paul (UCSB), David Roo Nicholson (WHOI), Salvatore Caprara (USF), Sasha Kramer (UCSB), Scott Gifford (UNC), Shannon Burns (USF), Victoria Fulfer (URI), Weida Gong (UNC)
Andrew McDonnell (UAlaska),  Xiaodong Zhang (USM) Particle size distribution Xiaodong Zhang (USM), Lianbo Hu (UND), Yuanheng Xiong (UNDakota - UND), Deric Gray (NRL), Yannick Huot (USherbrooke), Andrew McDonnell (UAlaska), Rachel Lekanoff(UAlaska), Jessica Pretty (UAlaska), Brita Irving (UAlaska), Dave Siegel (UCSB), Norm Nelson (UCSB), Lee Karp-Boss (UMaine), Emmanuel Boss (UMaine), Guillaume Bourdin (UMaine), Nils Haentjens (UMaine), Marc Picheral (CNRS, LOV), Lionel Guidi (CNRS, LOV)
Hilary Close (UMiami) Vertical sinking and processing of particulate organic matter (POM) Hilary Close (UMiami), Meg Estapa (Univ. Maine), Vinicius Amaral (UCSC), Olivier Marchal (WHOI), Phoebe Lam (UC Santa Cruz), Elisa Romanelli (UCSB), Uta Passow (Memorial UNewfoundland), Muntsa Roca Marti (WHOI), Ken Buesseler (WHOI), Claudia Benitez-Nelson (USC), Colleen Durkin (MLML), Melissa Omand (URI), Annie Bodel (MLML), Alyson Santoro (UCSB), Pat Kelley (URI), Paul Wojtal (UMiami), Shannon Doherty (UMiami), Brian Popp (UHawaii), Connor Shea (UHawaii)
Muntsa Roca Martí (WHOI) Radiochemical assessments of flux Muntsa Roca Martí (WHOI), Ken Buesseler (WHOI), Claudia Benitez-Nelson (USC), Laure Resplandy (Princeton)
Alex Niebergall (Duke), Shawnee Traylor (WHOI/MIT), Roo Nicholson (WHOI) Biogeochemical mass balances Alex Niebergall (Duke), Shawnee Traylor (WHOI/MIT), Roo Nicholson (WHOI), Andrea Fassbender (NOAA PMEL), Muntsa Roca Marti (WHOI), Brandon Stevens (UCSB), Huang, Adrian Marchetti (UNC), Meredith Meyer (UNC), Melissa Omand (URI), Melanie Feen (URI), Nicolas Cassar (Duke), Yibin Huang (UCSC)
Dave Siegel (UCSB) Wrap up
DATE THEME SPEAKER(S) TITLE(S)
SESSION CHAIR(S)
3 November 2020
Productivity and marine snow dynamics: Novel approaches and measurements of the biological pump  Amanda Timmerman
(UCSD)
Fronts implicated as the missing mechanism driving phytoplankton variability in the iron-limited subarctic NE Pacific Reimers
Klas Ove Möller
(Institute of Coastal Research, HZG)
Sinking vs. remineralisation: Active controls of zooplankton on marine snow dynamics
DATE THEME SPEAKER(S) TITLE(S)
SESSION CHAIR(S)
6 October 2020
New insights on the marine nitrogen cycle Clara A. Fuchsman
(UMCES Horn Point Laboratory)
Quantification of organic matter sources for N2 production in oxygen minimum zones Granger
Francisco J. Cervantes
(Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
Novel microbial processes potentially interconnecting global biogeochemical cycles in marine environments
DATE THEME SPEAKER(S) TITLE(S)
SESSION CHAIR(S)
8-September 2020
Changes in the ocean's organic carbon cycle Cristina Romera Castillo
(Instituto de Ciencias del Mar-CSIC)
Net production of dissolved organic carbon in the deep ocean Rafter, Hood
Emma Cavan (Imperial College London) Ecological feedbacks to the ocean organic carbon cycle: Fishing and climate change
25 August 2020
Modeling and machine learning approaches to study climate, carbon, and the ocean Katarzyna (Kasia) Tokarska (ETH Zürich) Climate-carbon response: carbon budgets in overshoot scenarios, and in high warming models Long, Stock
Christopher Holder (Johns Hopkins University) Machine Learning and Some Potential Uses in Oceanography
11 August 2020

 

Advancing understanding   of biological feedbacks on ocean biogeochemistry Emily Zakem (University of Southern California) Redox-informed models of global biogeochemical cycles Coles, Maas
Severine Martini (Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography) Shedding light (literally!) on biological carbon pump
28 July 2020
Physical drivers of marine biogeochemistry and  ecology Mara Freilich (MIT-WHOI Joint Program) Phytoplankton community structure in response to meso- and submeso-scale physics Palter, Friedrichs
Natalie Freeman (University of Colorado Boulder) On the recent increase in surface silicate-to-nitrate availability in the southern Drake Passage
14 July 2020
Physical and biogeochemical processes that drive the biological pump  Hilary Palevsky (Boston College, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences) The influence of winter ventilation on the ocean’s biological carbon pump Bushinsky, Fassbender
Joan Llort (Barcelona Supercomputing Centre) The four dimensions of the biological carbon pump
30 June 2020

 

Space-based ocean measurements Jeremy Werdell (NASA) Socially distant by design: How the evolution of ocean color remote sensing contributes to aquatic biological and biogeochemical studies (NASA PACE) Benway