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Special Session List

Sessions have been categorized for reference by topic. A set of numbers appears in parenthesis following each session description. These numbers indicate the category to which the session pertains.

001: Gases as Tracers of Oceanic Processes (2, 4, 17)
002: ASLOMP Student Symposium  (10)
003: The Response of Marine Calcifiers to Global Climate Change and Ocean Acidification  (1, 3, 7, 8)
004: The Southern Ocean and Its Role in the Climate System  (2, 4, 7, 8, 18)
005: Metal Speciation in the Ocean: Metal-Binding Ligand Composition and Role in the Transport of Metals through the Marine Environment  (4)
006: Advances in Coastal Ocean Modeling, Analysis, and Prediction (2, 6, 13, 14)
007: High-Resolution Geochemical Proxies of Global Change: Progress, Problems, and Utility (1, 4, 8)
008: Arctic Ocean Boundary Currents: Observations, Theory and Modeling (2, 7)
009: Ocean Observing: Sensors and Platforms (4, 13)
010: Ocean Observing Systems: Regional and Global (3, 8, 13)
011: Biology, Biogeochemistry, and Bio-optics of the Pacific Sector of the Arctic Ocean (3, 7, 12, 18)
012: The Chukchi Sea Region: Rapid Changes in the Pacific Gateway to the Arctic  (2, 7, 8)
013: Oceanic Uptake of Heat and Greenhouse Gases: Dynamic and Thermodynamic Controls and Inferences from Tracers (2, 4, 8)
014: Ocean Deoxygenation and Coastal Hypoxia in a Changing World (4 ,6, 8, 9)
015: Nearshore Processes (1, 2, 6)
016: Dynamics and Observations of Submesoscale Oceanic Processes (2)
020: Theory, Modelling, and Observations of remote-sensed propagating waves and eddies (2, 12)
021: Modeling and Observing the Tides in the Ocean (2)
022: Air-Sea Interactions of Typhoons in the Western North Pacific Ocean and Neighboring Seas (2, 17)
023: Dissolved Organic Matter and the 'Hidden' Carbon Cycle  (1, 4, 8, 18)
024: Fecal Pellets of Copepods and Tunicates: Different (Micro)Worlds (3, 4)
026: Sources, Transformation, and Sinks of Black Carbon in the Ocean (4, 8, 18)
028: Comparing Physical Processes in Large Lakes and Shallow Inland/Marginal Seas (2, 5, 6)
029: Sediment Transport and Deposition in Lakes, Estuaries, and Shallow Shelves (1, 2, 5, 6)
030: Gulf of Mexico Circulation & Ecosystem Numerical Modeling (2, 9, 13, 14)
031: Biogeochemical Cycles of Continental Margins: Drivers and Impacts  (5, 6, 8, 9, 18)
032: The Arctic and Subpolar North Atlantic as the Pacemakers for Climate Change (2, 7, 8)
033: Oceanographic Processes at the Antarctic Continental Margins  (2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 18)
034: Long Waves on Continental Shelves (2, 6)
035: Using Data from Autonomous Vehicles and Drifters to Support Education and Outreach (10, 13)
036: COSEE: Using Evaluation to Measure the Impacts of Education/Outreach (10)
037: Operational Applications of Ocean Satellite Observations (2, 12, 13)
038: Changing Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems in the Western North Pacific Continental Margins Under Climate Change and Anthropogenic Forcing (6, 8, 9, 18)
039: Ocean Biogeochemistry Time-Series and Climate (3, 4, 8, 18)
040: Biogeochemistry of DOM in the Arctic Ocean (4, 7, 18)
041: Methods and Applications of Data Assimilation for Ocean Biogeochemistry  (4, 13, 16, 18)
042: Eddy Correlation and New Impending Approaches for Measuring Fluxes in the Aquatic Environment  (2, 4, 13)
044: Advancing Satellite Ocean Color Science for Global and Coastal Research (3, 12)
045: Oceanic Oxygen Content: Observed Physical and Chemical Processes and Climate Related Changes in the Past, Present and Future  (2, 4, 8)
046: Understanding the Biological Consequences of Ocean Acidification in a Holistic Global Change Context (3, 4, 8)
047: Integrative Power of Ocean Observatories: Recent Insights and Future Directions (12,13)
048: Ocean Surface Boundary Layers (2, 17)
049: Advances in the Oceanography of Trace Elements and Isotopes in the Atlantic and Polar Oceans (4)
050: Linking the Optical and Chemical Properties of Dissolved Organic Matter in Natural Waters  (4, 6, 12)
051: Compatible Analytic, Mathematical and Laboratory Modeling of Basic Oceanic Processes  (2)
053: Nitrogen and Carbon Cycling in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean: Linking the OMZ to the open ocean (3, 4, 18)
054: Mapping and Characterizing the Seafloor Using Acoustics: Bringing spatial data up from the depths (1, 12)
056: Biology and Chemistry in a High CO2 World (3, 4, 6, 8)
057: Biogeochemical Cycling of Micronutrient Trace Elements  (4, 18)
058: Integrated Observational And Modeling Studies Of Marine Ecosystems  (3, 9, 13, 16 )
059: Ocean Climate Data Records (8, 16)
060: Marine Gas Hydrate Deposits: Research, Monitoring Strategies and Present-Day Knowledge (1, 3, 4, 18)
061: Coastal Oceanography through Integrated Data Analysis  (2, 6, 13)
062: NOAA's Office of Ocean Exploration and Research - New program of Telepresence-enabled Systematic Exploration )
063: Ocean Exploration (13, 15)
064: Oceanography in 2030 (11, 13)
065: Physical - Ecological Interactions in Inland Waters (2, 3, 4, 5, 18)
066: Western Pacific Ocean Circulation and Air-sea Interactions (2, 17)
067: Altered Estuaries: Processes, Restoration, and Management (5, 9, 11)
068: Air-Sea Interactions in Western Boundary Current Systems and Marginal Seas (2, 17)
069: Processes, Preservation, and Potential of High-Resolution Paleoclimate Signals in Marginal Basins  (1, 8)
071: Deep-Sea Conservation Imperatives in the 21st Century (3 ,9, 11)
072: Plankton Phenology: Drivers, Variability and Impacts (3, 8, 9)
073: Compound Interest: Research + Energy + Outreach = Career and Personal Yield (10)
074: The Changing Ocean Carbon Cycle: Data Syntheses, Analyses and Modeling  (4, 8, 16)
075: Optics and Acoustics in Turbulent Sediment Suspensions (1, 2, 12)
077: Data Systems that Support the US National Policy for the Stewardship of the Ocean, Coasts, and Great Lakes  (11, 16)
078: The Fate of Discharged Hydrocarbons from the Macondo Reservoir and the Impacts to Gulf Ecosystems  (3, 4, 14)
080: Coastal Connections: Advances in the Understanding of the Interaction of Fluvial and Marine Systems  (1, 6)
083: Using Satellite and In Situ Data Public Archives for Ocean Biology Research  (13, 16)
084: Advances in Flow-Topography Interactions (2)
085: Development of a Global Ocean Biogeochemical Observing System Based on Profiling Floats and Gliders (13, 18)
086: Climate Change Impacts on Living Marine Resources (3, 8, 9)
087: Ocean-Atmosphere Processes of  Monsoon Dynamics  (2, 8, 17)
088: Consequences of the March 11, 2011 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear power plant on the ocean (4, 14)
090: Enhanced Regions of Mixing in the Coastal and Deep Ocean (2)
091: Direct Measurement of Air-Sea Fluxes, Surface Waves and Oceanic Boundary Layer Turbulence (2, 17)
092: Advances in Ocean Salinity Remote Sensing: Initial Results from the Aquarius/SAC-D and SMOS Satellite Missions (2, 12)
093: Pathways to Ocean Sciences: Broadening Participation in Summer Research for Undergraduate Programs (10)
094: Oceanic Impacts of Orographic Flows: Emphasizing Two-Way Coupling and Feedback Mechanisms  (2, 17)
095: Detection and Analysis of Mesoscale and Submesoscale Eddies from Observational Data and Numerical Products (2)
096: The Biological Basis and Geochemical Consequences of Non-Redfield N:P Ratios in the Ocean (3, 4, 18)
097: Mixing and Transport Due to Nonlinear Internal Gravity Waves  (2)
098: The Critical Importance of Community Building in the Ocean Sciences  (10)
099: Temporal and Spatial Scales of Sea Surface Temperature Variability and its Impacts on Air-Sea Interactions, Weather, and Climate  (2, 8, 17)
100: Linking Biogeochemical Processes to Estuarine Physical Dynamics  (2, 4,5,18)
102: Live from the Ocean: Engaging Students and the Public in Active Research Projects at Sea (10)
104: Improvements in Understanding Tropical Atlantic Climate Variability and Predictability: Past Behavior, Observations and Climate Models (2, 8, 17)
105: Vertical Flow in the Ocean (2)
106: Global Mode Waters: Physical and Biogeochemical Processes, Variability and Impacts. (2, 4, 17, 18)
107: The Role of Social Media in Ocean Science and Conservation (10)
108: Biogeochemical and Sedimentological Factors That Influence Physical, Geotechnical and Mechanical Properties of Cohesive Sediments in Riverine and Littoral Zones  (1, 5, 6, 18)
109: Integrating Oceanography and Animal Tracking - the Ocean Tracking Network (2, 3, 8, 13)
110: Dynamics of Fjords and High Latitute Estuaries (2, 5, 7)
112: Ocean Spreading Centers: Connecting the Subseafloor with the Open Ocean (1, 3, 4, 18)
113: Dynamics of the Deep Gulf of Mexico (2, 14)
114: RPM Challenge for Ocean Sciences:
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115: Western Antarctic Ocean Ecosystems: Chemical, Physical, and Biological Connections (2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 18)
116: Recent advances in linking the microbiology and biogeochemistry of oxygen-deficient zones (3, 4, 18)
117: Communicating a Changing Ocean: Challenges and Opportunities Facing Scientists and Decision Makers (10, 11)
118: Upper Ocean Turbulence and Its Impact on Air-Sea Fluxes (2, 17)
119: Advances in Monitoring the Ocean's Heat and Salt Balance  (2, 8, 13, 16)
121: Remote Sensing of the Coastal Ocean using Hyperspectral and Geostationary Satellite Imagers (6, 12)
122: Climate change impacts on the high-latitude ocean (6, 7, 8)
123: Compound-specific amino acid analysis: a rapidly evolving tool for ecology, paleoceanography and biogeochemical cycle research (3, 4, 13, 18)
124: New insights into the early life stages and reproductive dynamics of large marine vertebrates (3, 8, 9)
125: Ocean acidification in coastal and estuarine environments (4, 5, 6, 8)
126: Links Between Estuarine and Coastal Processes (2, 5, 6 )
127: Phytoplankton Fluorescence: Filling the Gap between Observations and Understanding (3, 13 )
128: Sensitivity Analysis, Data Assimilation and Uncertainty Quantification in Ocean Modeling (2, 13, 16 )
129: Mechanisms of Nutrient Assimilation and Metabolism in Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Species (3)
130: Active Learning Approaches to Teach Concepts in Ocean Sciences  (10)
131: Research Needs for Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning  (9, 11, 13)
133: Jets, Plumes, Eddies, and Waves as a Link Between Anisotropic Mesoscale Ocean Dynamics and General Circulation  (2)
134: The Future of Ocean Color Remote Sensing: Advancing the Science with the Next Generation of Sensors (12)
135: Imaging the Ocean Interior:From Seismics to Optics (2, 12, 13)
136: Top Predator Distributions: Variability and Fisheries  (3)
137: Biodiversity, Biogeochemistry and Ecology: Establishing Linkages Between Molecular Diversity and Ecosystem Functioning  (3, 9, 18)
138: Networked Posters - A Means to Bring Interactivity to the Poster Session (10, 15)
139: Governing Across Scales: Innovative Stewardship of Earth Systems: Creating a Global Large Marine Ecosystem Knowledge Networkî (3, 9, 11, 16)
141: Improving the Representation of Plankton Ecology in Earth System Models  (2, 3, 8, 9, 16)
142: Oceanic Fronts: Observations, Modeling, and Applications (2)
143: Modeling Oceanic Pollutant Transport (2, 13, 14)
144: Recent Advances and Challenges in Using Adaptive Sampling to Quantify Process and Test Oceanographic Hypothesis  (13, 16)
145: Physical, Chemical, and Biological Connections Between Coastal Zones (The Surfzone, Inner, Middle, and Outer Shelf and Continental Slope) (2, 6 )
146: Zooplankton Feeding Ecology and the Biological Carbon Pump in the Ocean (3)
147: Infusing Biogeochemistry with Ecosystem Science  (3, 4, 9, 18)
148: Recent Advances in In Situ Chemical and Biological Measurements in Marine Environments (3, 4, 13)
149: Research Experiences of Undergraduates in Aquatic Sciences (10)
151: Low Latitude Riverine Influence and Impact on Ocean Biogeochemistry (4, 5, 6, 18)
152: Polar Marine Microbial Ecology (3, 7)
153: Chemical Signals That Mediate Interactions of Free Living Organisms and Host Associated Microbes (3, 8)
154: Contemporary Issues in Estuarine Physics (2, 5)
156: Satellite Remote Sensing of the Physical and Biogeochemical Processes of the Ocean and Their Interactions (12)
157: Understanding Plankton Biogeography by Putting Functional Traits on the Map (3)
158: Shedding Light on the Dark Ocean:  Advances in Linking Physical and Microbial Oceanography to Biogeochemistry (3, 4, 18)
161: Characterizing the Variability of the Coastal Ocean and Its Implications (2, 6, 13)
162: Advances in Phylogeography and Connectivity of Marine Metazoans (3, 9)
164: International Education and Outreach Activities (10)
165: Climate Change Impacts On the Bering Sea and Related Polar Seas: From Observation to Prediction (3, 7, 8)
166: Redox and Coordination Chemistry of Iron in Marine Systems (4)
167: Bridging the Gap Between Pure Aquatic Science and Environmental Assessment (9, 11)
170: Adaptive Sampling of Coastal Waters Using Gliders and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs): Novel Integration of Oceanography and Engineering Research (6, 13)
171: Acoustical Applications for Ocean Observing Systems  (12, 13, 16)
173: Ocean Surface Waves and Interactions with Currents and Winds (2, 17)
174: Ecosystem Science in the Gulf of Mexico: Knowledge Gaps, Science Needs, and Long-Term Plans for the Future (3, 9, 14)
175: Exploitations of Synthetic Aperture Radar for Winds, Waves and Data Assimilation (2, 12, 17)
177: Gelatinous Plankton: Ecology, Physiology and Economic Impact in the Changing World Ocean (3, 9)
180: Arctic-Subarctic Interactions (2, 3, 7, 8)

General Session List

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190: High latitude studies
193: Education, scientific outreach, scientific workforce
197: Oil Spill, Gulf of Mexico