Report of the

U.S. GLOBEC Georges Bank

2006 Phase 4B Scientific Investigators' Meeting

2 - 3 October 2006, Woods Hole, MA


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Appendix I: Agenda

Appendix II: List of Participants

Appendix III: Printed Workshop Report

U.S. GLOBEC Georges Bank 2006 Phase 4B Scientific Investigators' Meeting Agenda

U.S. GLOBEC Georges Bank
2006 Phase 4B Scientific Investigators' Meeting

October 2 - 3, 2006
Clark 507, Quissett Campus
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA


October 2, 2006
0900-0925 Welcome, logistics and program overview (C. Davis)
0925-1015 Davis et al. project: Processes Controlling Abundance of Dominant Copepod Species on Georges Bank: Local Dynamics and Large-Scale Forcing Davis. Project Overview

Chen. Interannual Variability of the Circulation in the Gulf of Maine/Georges Bank: A Hindcast FVCOM Experiment for 1995-2006

Ji. Biological models in the Gulf of Maine/Georges Bank Region

Beardsley. Bedford Operational Oceanography Products

1015-1040 Break
1040-1115 Runge et al. project: Effects of climate variability on Calanus dormancy patterns and population dynamics in the Northwest Atlantic Runge. Obey the LAW: Calanus finmarchicus dormancy explained
1115-1200 Werner et al. Factors determining early-life-stage survival and recruitment variability in N. Atlantic cod: a comparison bewteen NW Atlantic and Norwegian Sea Systems Lough. Project Overview

Buckley. Seasonal trends in mortality and growth of cod and haddock larvae result in an optimal window for survival on Georges Bank

1200-1230 Green et al. project: Marine Ecosystem Responses to Climate-Associated Remote Forcing from the Labrador Sea Pershing. Response of the Gulf of Maine Ecosystem to Remote Climate Forcing
1230-1330 Lunch
1330-1430 Gangopadhyay et al. project: Impacts of Climate and Basin-Scale Variability on Seeding and Production of Calanus finmarchicus in the Gulf of Maine/Georges Bank Region Gangopadhyay. Basin-Scale Simulations for the North Atlantic - A Status Report

Bisagni. Scotian Shelf Water Cross-Overs During the GLOBEC Years

Brunner. Interannual Variability of Satellite-Derived Sea Surface Temperature in the Western North Atlantic Shelf and Slope, 1985-1999

1430-1445 Groman et al. Data management: JGOFS/GLOBEC geospatial interface
1445-1515 Break
1515-1600 Intra-inter-project communications (breakout groups)
1600-1700 Plenary discussion of themes Davis. Presentation of themes

Mountain. The Low Salinity Event - a Unifying Theme for Synthesis?

Pershing. Operational Products from GLOBEC

1700 Adjourn
1800 Dinner
October 3, 2006
0900-1100 Working group discussions of themes
1100-1200 Working Group Reports Davis. Working Group 1

Pershing. Working Group 2

Davis. Meeting Summary

1200-1300 Lunch
1300 End

Breakout Rooms Available

Clark 428
Clark 507 (main meeting room)
Clark 509
Clark 5 library area (across from Clark 509)
Clark 237 (Monday afternoon only)

Directions to Meeting

Last modified: January 27, 2007