2018 International AMOC Science Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Time Agenda Presenter Presentation
08:00

Registration

08:30 Welcoming remarks

Renellys Perez, NOAA AOML

08:40 Observed Meridional Overturning Circulation transport variability in the North and South Atlantic: Recent results on structure, time scale, and amplitude Chris Meinen, NOAA AOML (invited)
09:20 First results from OSNAP: Overturning in the Subpolar North Atlantic Program Feili Li, Duke U.
09:40 OVIDE-A25, a biennial hydrographic transect across the North Atlantic Subpolar Gyre: Overview of the recent scientific findings Damien Desbruyères, IFREMER-LOPS
10:00 The reduced overturning state of the North Atlantic observed by the RAPID-MOCHA-WBTS array David Smeed, National Oceanography Centre
10:20

Break

10:50 Variability in Florida Straits properties: sources and consequences Elaine McDonagh, National Oceanography Centre
11:10 Pathways and watermass transformation of Atlantic Water entering the Nordic Seas through Denmark Strait Stefanie Ympa, Delft U.
11:30 AMOC heat transport variability induced by mesoscale processes in the subpolar North Atlantic Xiaopei Lin, Ocean University of China/Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology/WHOI
11:50 Uncertainty quantification and observing system design in the subpolar North Atlantic Patrick Heimbach, U. Texas at Austin
12:10

Invited Keynote Lunch Lecture

Human influence on tree island formation in the Florida Everglades: Lessons from prehistory for restoration science

Traci Ardren, U. Miami (bio)

13:30 The thermodynamics of the AMOC: A historical and global context Emily Newsom, CalTech (invited)
14:10 Ocean-atmosphere dynamical coupling fundamental to the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation Robert Jnglin Wills U. Washington
14:30 An investigation of the ocean's role in Atlantic Multidecadal Variability Laifang Li Duke U.
14:50 Transport structure in the Southern Atlantic Ocean and the meridional coherence of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Xiaobiao Xu, Florida State U.
15:10 The global overturning circulation Paola Cessi, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
15:30

Poster Session 1

17:30

Adjourn

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Time Agenda Presenter Presentation
08:30 Inferring past ocean circulation and AMOC connectivity from proxies/fingerprints David Thornally, U. College London (invited)
09:10 Dynamical controls on the production of bottom and deep waters in the Last Glacial Maximum Atlantic Dan Amrhein, U. Washington
09:30 Exploring the spatial coherence of high and low latitude North Atlantic sea surface temperature anomalies from paleoclimate proxy data Hali Kilbourne, U. Maryland Center for Environmental Science
09:50 Sea ice control on glacial-interglacial circulation changes, deep ocean ventilation, and carbon storage Alice Marzocchi, National Oceanography Centre
10:10 Reconstructing Atlantic temperature and overturning variability over the last millennium with paleoceanographic and instrumental data Jake Gebbie, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
10:30

Break

11:00 Reconstructing the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation based on sea surface temperatures Tim DelSole, George Mason U.
11:20 Some recent applications of the observed extra-tropical AMOC fingerprint Rong Zhang, NOAA GFDL
11:40 Temporal evolution of CFCs and SF6 signals at 25ºN for the 1992-2016 period Marie-Jose Messias, U. Exeter
12:00 Assessing uncertainties on the stability of the AMOC during Heinrich events using simulations from one Earth System model Marlos Goes, U. Miami/NOAA AOML
12:20

Lunch

14:00 Signatures of the AMOC at the ocean's surface and below Eleanor Frajka-Williams, U. Southampton (invited)
14:40 Decomposing the variability in the North Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Sijia Zou, Duke U.
15:00 Coupling between AMOC variability and wind-driven gyres Mike Spall, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
15:20 Sensitivity of the subtropical AMOC to buoyancy fluxes over the Subpolar North Atlantic Yavor Kostov, Oxford U.
15:40

Poster Session 2 

17:30

Adjourn

Thursday, July 26, 2018
Time Agenda Presenter Presentation
08:30 Feedback between AMOC and the carbon cycle, present and future perspective Peter Brown, National Oceanography Centre (invited)
09:10 AMOC regulation of the inorganic nutrient content in the North Atlantic Lidia Carracedo, National Oceanography Centre
09:30 What explains skillful decadal prediction of North Atlantic SST? Steve Yeager, NCAR
09:50 Variability of the South Atlantic ocean heat content in an eddy-resolving and a non-eddy-resolving General Circulation Model Alexandra Gronholz, U. Miami
10:10 Past to future South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation: pathways and low-frequency variability Fernanda  Marcello de Oliviera, U. Sao Paolo
10:30

Break

11:00 Modulation of Arctic sea ice loss by atmospheric teleconnections from Atlantic Multidecadal Variability Gokhan Danabasoglu, NCAR
11:20 Distinct mechanisms of ocean heat transport under internal variability and climate change Dylan Oldenburg, U. Washington
11:40 The influence of inhibiting cloud radiative effects on the Atlantic Meridional Circulation Elizabeth Maroon, CIRES/U. Colorado, Boulder
12:00 The AMOC's role in the changing relative importance of the North Atlantic and Southern Ocean in anthropogenic ocean heat uptake Jia-Rui Shi, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
12:20

Lunch

14:00 AMOC in a changing climate: yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery Laure Zanna, U. Oxford (invited)
14:40 Can the salt advection feedback be detected in decadal AMOC variability? Wilbert Weijer, Los Alamos National Laboratory
15:00 Flux correction and overturning stability: Results from a dynamical box model Anand Gnanadesikan, Johns Hopkins U.
15:20 AMOC hysteresis in a state-of-the-art GCM Laura Jackson, Met Office Hadley Centre
15:40

Poster Session 3

17:30

Adjourn

Friday, July 27, 2018
Time Agenda Presenter Presentation
08:30 to 11:30

Final day keynote and interactive discussion 

08:30 Convergent and divergent views of the AMOC: A look past and ahead

Susan Lozier, Duke U. (invited)

09:15 Interactive discussion on state of understanding and forward-looking science question

Moderators: LuAnne Thompson (U. Washington) & Meric Srokosz (National Oceanography Centre)

11:15

Break

11:30 Closing summary

Gokhan Danabasoglu, NCAR

11:50 Closing remarks

Renellys Perez, NOAA AOML

12:00

Meeting adjourns