Report of the

U.S. GLOBEC Georges Bank

Phase IV Synthesis - Startup Planning Meeting

11-12 July 2002, Woods Hole, MA


First Georges Bank Phase IV Synthesis Meeting Cover Page




Appendix I: Agenda

Appendix II: List of Participants

Appendix III: Abstracts of Talks

Phase IV Synthesis - Startup Planning Meeting
11 - 12 July 2002
Woods Hole, MA


Date: 11 July 2002
Place: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution,
Smith Conference Room

1000-1015:  Opening Remarks B. Beardsley and P.Wiebe

1015-1430:  Description of individual Projects by project leaders and
            discussion.  Presenters should provide the context/conceptual 
            framework for the synthesis effort as well as pertinent details, 
            and highlight where 
            input/results from other groups is needed and where
            opportunities for collaborations exist.

1015-1045: The Physical Oceanography of Georges Bank and Its Impact on
           Biology - Bob Beardsley (WHOI), Ken Brink (WHOI), Dick
           Limeburner (WHOI), Jim Churchill (WHOI), Jim Ledwell (WHOI),
           Changsheng Chen (UMassD), Jim Bisagni (UMassD), Charles Flagg
           (BNL), Ron Schlitz (NEFSC)

1045-1115: Zooplankton Population Dynamics on Georges Bank: Model and
           Data Synthesis - Peter Franks (SIO), James Pringle (UNH),
           Changsheng Chen (UMassD), Ted Durbin (URI), Wendy Gentleman

1115-1145: Patterns of Energy Flow and Utilization on Georges Bank -
           Dian Gifford (URI), James J. Bisagni (UMassD), J.S. Collie (URI),
           E.G.Durbin (URI), Jason Link (NMFS), Larry Madin (WHOI), 
           Dave Mountain (NMFS), John Steele (WHOI), Michael Fogarty
           (NEFSC), Michael E. Sieracki (BLOS),  B.K. Sullivan (URI)

1145-1215: Tidal Front Mixing and Exchange on Georges Bank: Controls on
           the Production of Phytoplankton, Zooplankton and Larval
           Fishes - Bob Houghton (LDEO), Dave Townsend (UME), Changsheng
           Chen (UMassD), R. Gregory Lough (NEFSC), Lew Incze (BLOS)

1215-1330: Lunch 

1330-1400: Integration and Synthesis of Georges Bank Broad-Scale Survey
           Results - Peter Wiebe (WHOI), Carin Ashjian  (WHOI), Larry
           Madin (WHOI), Dennis McGillicuddy (WHOI);  David Mountain
           (NMFS), J. R. Green (NMFS), Peter Berrien (NMFS); S.M.
           Bollens (SFU); Dave Townsend (UMaine); Ted Durbin (URI), Bob
           Campbell (URI), Barbara Sullivan (URI); Ann Bucklin (UNH),
           Jeff Runge (UNH)

1400-1430: GLOBEC-01: Phase IV Data Synthesis Scientific Investigators'
           Symposia - Peter Wiebe and Bob Groman (WHOI)

1430-1700: Discussion session with break about 1530 - Questions include
             What do people need from other funded groups?
             What's missing from the synthesis effort?
             What does NSF/NOAA have in mind for next call for proposals
                 on modelling?
             Define special working sessions for morning sessions.

Date: 12 July 2002
Place: National Marine Fisheries Service, Woods Hole,
Aquarium Conference Room

0830-0845:  Organizational comments and outline of morning activities

0845-1030:  Working group sessions

1030-1050:  Break

1050-1200:  Development of timeline for working group meetings, 
                    symposia, meeting presentations, and publications

1200:       Lunch - End of meeting