Appendix 1. Meeting Agenda

U.S. GLOBEC Georges Bank Program
Scientific Investigators' Workshop
Agenda - October 16, 17, and 18, 1995
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA

Date:     October 16, 1995              Location: Quissett Campus - Clark 507


0800 Coffee/fruit/rolls

0830 Welcome 

     Introduction to workshop 

0845 Overview of the U.S. GLOBEC Georges Bank Study 

0910 Session I: Bank-wide Structures (David Mountain/Chair, Ann Bucklin & Dan

0915 John Loder               Large-Scale Hydrographic and Circulation
                              Variability in the Georges Bank Region
0930 Peter Smith              Monitoring the inflows to the Gulf Of Maine 

0945 David Mountain           The bank wide hydrography during the 1995 field
                              season (Maureen Taylor )
1000 Jim Bisagni              Satellite and drifter evidence for Maine coastal
                              current flow onto Georges Bank
1015 Break
1030 Christopher Naimie       Prognostically modeled winter and summer circulation on
                              Georges Bank
1045 Glen Gawarkiewicz        The shelf break front

1100 Bob Beardsley            The 1995 ARGOS drifter program (Dick
1115 Charles Flagg            The 1995 ADCP program (Julio Candela)
1130 Rich Fairbanks           The application of oxygen isotope analysis for water
                              source identification


1145 Steve Bollens            Three-dimensional distribution and abundance of
                              zooplankton on Georges Bank, 1939-1941, with
                              comments on the effects of storm events (Mary
                              Landsteiner, Cabell Davis, Andy Solow)

1200 Lunch - Outside Clark 507

1300 Carol Meise              Spatial and seasonal patterns in abundance and age
                              composition of Calanus finmarchicus and
                              Pseudocalanus spp. in the Gulf of Maine and on
                              Georges Bank: 1977-1987 
1315 Barbara Sullivan         Temporal Trends in abundance of invertebrate
                              predators MARMAP data 1978-1988 (Carol Meise)
1320 Ted Durbin               Bank wide surveys of biomass and species
                              distribution of zooplankton, and abundance and age
                              structures of the target species
1335 Jack Green               Broad-scale larval fish feeding studies: preliminary
                              analysis of April and May 'starburst' stations (Tony
                              Chute, Rebecca Jones)
1350 Ann Bucklin              Patterns of dispersal and sources of recruitment of
                              Georges Bank zooplankton, including Calanus
1405 David Townsend           Hydrography, chlorophyll, nutrients, and larval cod
                              distributions and age structure on Georges Bank in
                              April and May of 1993 and 1994
1420 Barbara Sullivan         Bank wide distribution, sources and suspension of
                              planktonic hydroids, 1994 and 1995 (Steve Bollens,
                              Stephanie Concelman, Erich Horgan, Mari Butler,
                              Larry Madin, Donna Van Keuren)
1435 William Michaels         Spacial changes in the density distributions of larval
                              cod and haddock, and their potential fish predators
                              on Georges Bank during the spring of 1994 and
                              1995 (Michael Fogarty, Gina Reppucci, Mark
1450 Charlie Miller           Storage lipids in Calanus on Georges Bank,
                              seasonal changes and analytical practice
1505 Break

1520 Elizabeth Clarke         Seasonal patterns in enzyme activities and condition
                              of larval fish and copepods on Georges Bank
                              (presented by Ann Bucklin)
1535 Peter Wiebe              Acoustical estimation of the distribution of
                              zooplankton biomass on Georges Bank (Tim
                              Stanton, Charles Greene, Mark Benfield)


1550 Wendell Brown            Climatological box modeling of the Gulf of Maine
                              and Georges Bank region (Frank Bub) 
1605 Cisco Werner             Larval cod and haddock trophodynamics and
                              transport - further considerations on the effects of
                              turbulence (Greg Lough, Ian Perry, Christopher
                              Naimie, Dan Lynch, Brian MacKenzie)
1620 Daniel Lynch             Modeling Georges Bank zooplankton dynamics in
                              realistic flow fields
1635 Benoit Cushman-          Southern flank currents (Doug Morgan)
1650 James Manning            Tracking the advection of cod-haddock larvae
                              spawned on northeastern Georges Bank in 1995
                              (Greg Lough, Christopher Naimie)

1830 Reception/Buffet Dinner - Carriage House


Date:     October 17, 1995              Location: Quissett Campus - Clark 507


0800 Coffee/fruit/rolls

0830 Fred Page                Seasonal variation in cod and haddock egg
                              and larval distributions on Georges Bank in
                              relation to particle residence times (Mike
                              Sinclair, Greg Lough, Peter Berrien, John
                              Loder, Christopher Naimie, Randy Losier,
                              et. al.)
0845 Greg Lough               Case studies of retentive circulation features of
                              cod-haddock eggs and larvae on Georges Bank in
                              1978, 1980, 1983, and 1985 (Peter Berrien, Jim
                              Manning, Cisco Werner, John Loder, Fred Page,
                              Charles Hannah, Christopher Naimie, Ian Perry,
                              Mike Sinclair, Dan Lynch)  
0900 Changsheng Chen          A Coupled Physical-Biological Model of Georges Bank
                              (Peter Franks)

     Panel discussion:

0915 Bank-wide patterns in physics and biology and possible causes for the patterns, e.g.
     Scotian Shelf intrusion, ring influences, inter-annual temperature differences, storm
     induced transport, differences in biomass or species patterns between months and years,

1000 Break

1015 Session II: Stratification and Its Effects (Bob Beardsley/Chair, Dian Gifford & Ted

     Physical oceanographic setting:

1020 Jeff Van Keuren          Optical conditions across Georges Bank including
                              the influence of stratification
1035 Jim Bisagni              Retrospective analyses of SST and stratification

1050 Jim Irish                Moored sites bottom surveys
1055 Jim Irish                Preliminary look at the long-term moored
                              array data
1105 Bob Beardsley            Preliminary look at the vertical stratification at ST1
                              (Steve Lentz, Bob Weller)
1120 Jim Manning              Preliminary look at moored data at ST2
1135 Russ Burgett             Georges Bank microstructure measurements, spring
1150 Jim Churchill            The 1995 bottom tripod program (Sandy Williams,
                              Sandra Werner)
1155 Jim Churchill            Water Displacements and Horizontal Dispersion
                              over the Southern Flank; Results from GPS Drifter
                              Tracking (Jim Manning)

1205 Lunch - Outside Clark 507 

1300 Peter Garrahan           Short term drifter tracks by our ARGOS/GPS
                              drifters made at each station during the process
1315 Dan Lynch                Model generated turbulence patterns on Georges
                              Bank (Christopher Naimie )

1330 Mike Sieracki            Vertical distributions of phytoplankton,
                              nanozooplankton and microzooplankton (Dian
1345 Scott Gallager           VPR sampling during the stratification study
                              (Cabell Davis, Carin Ashjian, Phil Alatalo, Mark
1400 Mark Berman              Acoustic determination of fine scale plankton
                              distribution of zooplankton on Georges Bank (Jack
                              Green, Van Holliday) 
1415 Ted Durbin               Age structures of the target species over time at the
                              drifter sites and inferences of growth and mortality
                              from these (Jack Green, Van Holliday) 
1430 Dian Gifford             Copepod feeding on phytoplankton,
                              nanozooplankton and microzooplankton (Mike
1445 Jeff Runge               Calanus recruitment rates: January-June, 1995

1500 Break

1515 Bob Campbell             Growth of Calanus as measured by molting rates
                              and changes in carbon and nitrogen content
1525 Melissa Wagner           Growth and physiological condition of Calanus as
                              inferred from RNA/DNA ratios
1535 Elaine Caldarone         Nutritional condition of cod and haddock larvae
                              from Georges Bank during May, 1993 and May,
                              1994 (Kate Lindner, Lawrence Buckley)
1550 Scott Gallager           Young cod larvae feed exclusively on
                              microzooplankton from natural plankton
1605 Greg Lough               Is there an optimal relationship between turbulence
                              and larval fish feeding success? (David Mountain,
                              Elisabeth Broughton, Bruce Burns, Marie Kiladis)
1620 Lew Incze                Vertical profiles of theoretical contact rates
                              between larval cod and their naupliar prey in
                              light of recent turbulence measurements
1635 Michael Moore            Field and laboratory evaluation of cell proliferation
                              in copepods and larval fish (Bruce Woodin, Michael
                              Morss, Carolyn Miller, John Stegeman)
1650 Larry Madin              Distribution, abundance and feeding biology of
                              invertebrate predators (Grace Klein-MacPhee,
                              Barbara Sullivan, Mari Butler, Erich Horgan, Steve

1830 Dinner - Carriage House


Date:     October 18, 1995              Location: Redfield Auditorium 


0800 Coffee/fruit/rolls

0830 Irving Kornfield         Genetic affects of intensive fishing on Atlantic
                              haddock: molecular reconstruction from archived
                              scale samples

     Modeling studies:

0845 Panel discussion:

     Does stratification make any difference to the target species (e.g. vertical distributions,
     vital rates) and what impact does this have on their population dynamics?

0930 Session III: Population Dynamics of Target Species (Charlie Miller/Chair, Cabell
     Davis & Dan Lynch/Rapporteur)

0935 Mike Fogarty             Development of Stage-Structured Models of Fish
                              Community Dynamics
0950 Ann Bucklin              Oligonucleotide-probe based identification of
                              sibling species and their application for population
                              dynamic studies

1005 Break

1020 Cisco Werner             Individual based model of cod and haddock larvae
                              (Greg Lough, Ian Perry, Christopher Naimie)
1035 Andrew Leising           Larval cod and haddock on Georges Bank: a model
                              with temperature, prey size and turbulence forcing
                              (Peter Franks)
1050 Glenn Flierl             Use of EOF's to characterize population stage
                              structure in models (Cabell Davis)

     Panel discussion: 

1105 What additional data are needed to enhance the modeling effort?

1120 Session IV: Hot topics discussion (Steve Bollens/Chair, Greg Lough/Rapporteur)

          Possible topics include: Calanus/Pseudocalanus paradigms, Hydroids,
          Turbulence, Chaetoceros patch, and Sandstorms.  [Add to list during workshop]

1200 Lunch -Outside Redfield Auditorium

1300 Session V: Wrap Up

1305 Peter Wiebe              AGU ASLO Plans

1320 Robert Groman            Update on Data Management Issues

1335 Peter Wiebe              Updates on International Programs and Cooperative

1350 Other items

1400 Workshop ends

     Those interested in 1996 cruises stay to discuss:

               Planning for 1996 cruises
                    Broad-scale station locations and protocol

Appendix 2 - List of Attendees *

Phil Alatalo WHOI
Jennifer Allen NMFS
Dan Almgren NMFS
Carin Ashjian WHOI
Hal Batchelder Univ. of California
Bob Beardsley WHOI
Mark Benfield WHOI
Mark Berman NMFS
Peter Berrien NMFS
Jim Bisagni NMFS
Steve Bollens WHOI
Ray Bowman NEFSC
Ken Brink WHOI
Betsy Broughton NMFS
Russell Brown NOAA/NMFS
Wendell Brown Univ. New Hampshire
Frank Bub Univ. New Hampshi re
Larry Buckley NMFS
Ann Bucklin Univ. New Hampshire
Russ Burgett URI
Bruce Burns NMFS
Donna Busch NMFS
Mari Butler WHOI
Elaine Caldarone NMFS
Bob Campbell URI
Changsheng Chen Univ. Georgia
Jim Churchill WHOI
Toni Chute NMFS
Cabell Davis WHOI
Mike Dowgiallo NOAA
Ted Durbin URI
Ari Epstein MIT/WHOI
Charles Flagg Brookhaven National Lab
Glenn Flierl MIT
Mike Fogarty NMFS
Scott Gallager WHOI
Peter Garrahan URI
Wendy Gentleman Dartmouth College
Jim Gibson URI
Dian Gifford URI
Jack Green NMFS
Chuck Greene Cornell
Bob Groman WHOI
Dave Hebert URI
Pilar Heredia URI
Erich Horgan WHOI
Bob Houghton LDEO
Bob Houghton Lamont Doherty
Lew Incze BLOS
Lew Incze Bigelow
Jim Irish WHOI
Alyce Jacquet URI
Marie Kiladis NMFS
Grace Klein-MacPhee URI
Irv Kornfield UM
Mary Landsteiner WHOI
Andrew Leising Scripps Institute of Oceanography
Steve Lentz WHOI
Kate Lindner NMFS
John Loder Bedford Institute of Oceanography
Greg Lough NMFS
Dan Lynch Dartmouth College
Gina M. Reppucci NMFS
Larry Madin WHOI
Jim Manning NMFS
Nancy McHugh NMFS
Carol Meise NMFS
Bill Michaels NMFS
Charile Miller Oregon State Univ.
Michael Moore WHOI
Doug Morgan Dartmouth College
Wally Morse NMFS
Dave Mountain NMFS
Chris Naimie Dartmouth College
Jay O'Reilly NMFS
Neil Oakey Bedford Insitute. of Oceanography
Fred Page SABS/NB/CA
Maureen Parcels UM
Bill Peterson NOAA
M. Pilar Heredia URI
Brian Racine WHOI
Brian Rothschild Umass - Dartmouth
Jeffrey Runge Institut Maurice -Lamontagne
Gorka Sancho WHOI
Warren Sass WHOI
Ron Schlitz NMFS
Mike Sieracki Bigelow
Rich Signell USGS
Peter Smith Bedford Institute of Oceanography
John Steele WHOI
John Stegeman WHOI
Barbara Sullivan URI
Sandra Sutherland URI
Phil Taylor NSF
Maureen Taylor NMFS
David Townsend Univ. Maine
Bruce Tripp WHOI
Jeff Van Keuren URI
Melissa Wagner URI
Bob Wall Univ. Maine
Cisco Werner Univ. North Carolina
Sandra Werner WHOI
Peter Wiebe WHOI
Bill Williams WHOI
Karen Wishner URI
Marsh Youngbluth NSF

* Those who signed in