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CLIVAR town hall & sessions at 2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting

2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting

The Ocean Science Meeting sessions are listed in the following categories: US CLIVAR-Sponsored sessions; Town Halls, Events, and Workshops; Air-Sea Interactions and Upper Ocean Processes; Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems; Observing and Modeling; and Other. This list of sessions is not intended to be exhaustive but to help the community digest the collection of the hundreds of sessions and events. Also, the sessions in this list often have multiple time slots and posters. If you have a relevant session that you want to be included in this list, please email  

US CLIVAR-Sponsored sessions

Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation: An on-going challenge

Halls, Events, and Workshops

Town Hall: 20 years of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System: Celebrating the successes and charting the future

Town Hall: Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC): A Decade of Progress

Town Hall: CLIVAR in WCRP: Present and Future of international collaboration in climate and ocean research

Town Hall: Decadal prediction of the ocean: Where are we?

Town Hall: The Future of Argo Town Hall

Town Hall: Observing Ocean Surface Currents From Local to Global Scales

Air-Sea Interactions and Upper Ocean Processes

Extratropical air-sea interactions and extreme events

Mesoscale and submesoscale ocean-atmosphere interactions and influence on Earth’s climate

Ocean salinity in support of scientific and environmental demands

Towards an improved understanding of Indian Ocean dynamics and its role in the Monsoon

Tropical Cyclone-Ocean Interactions: From Weather to Climate

Vertical Transport: Pathways from the Surface to the Interior

Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems

Advances in Coupled Physical-Biogeochemical Modeling: Regional to Global Scales

High-Resolution, Geochemical Proxies of Global Change: Progress, Problems, and Utility

Near-term Prediction of the Ocean: Physics, Biogeochemistry, and Ecosystems

Observing and Modeling

Advances in Ocean Data Assimilation, Forecasting, and Reanalysis

Atlantic Ocean Variability in a Changing Climate: Observations, Modeling, and Theories 

Emerging ocean technologies: A Snapchat of new sensors and observing platforms

High-Resolution Climate Modeling

Long-term Changes of the Deep Ocean Overturning Circulation: Past and Future

The Tropical Pacific Observing System: Meeting the needs of researchers and stakeholders


Imagining Ocean Science: Education and Outreach Using Visualization, Storytelling and the Arts 2