Live webcast of joint UKOA / GOA-ON session

The joint UKOA / GOA-ON session will be webcast live on Wednesday 24th July from 13:30 to 18:00.

To access the stream please visit www.st-andrews.ac.uk/livevideo/one.

Joint session programme

Wednesday 24 July 2013
13.30 Ocean acidification research in a wider context (Chair: Carol Turley)

  • From national to international, from science to policy (Phil Williamson, University of East Anglia and UKOA Science Co-ordinator)
  • Awareness and action on ocean acidification (Jane Lubchenco, Oregon State University, USA)
  • Environmental protection in the North Atlantic (Darius Campbell, Executive Secretary, OSPAR Commission)
  • Framework for ocean observing and ship-based time series ‒ aiding the design of a global OA observing network (Maciej Telszewski, International Ocean Carbon Coordination Project)
  • Update on the OA International Coordination Center (Lina Hansson, Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre, International Atomic Energy Agency, Monaco)
  • Promoting technological advances: the X-Prize (Paul Bunje, X PRIZE Foundation, USA)
  • Discussion
15.00 Tea/coffee
15.20 The development of a global ocean acidification observing network (Chair: Bronte Tilbrook)

  • Why we need a global OA network (Wendy Watson-Wright, Executive Secretary, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission [IOC] of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization [UNESCO])
  • Where we are now: outcomes from Seattle 2012 (Jan Newton, University of Washington, USA)
  • An introduction to the global OA observing asset map (Cathy Cosca, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, USA)
  • Discussion: where we want to be
16.20 Break
16.30 Global observing of ocean acidification and ecological response (Chair: Arthur Chen)

  • Observing OA in regional seas: a modeller’s perspective (Jerry Blackford, Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
  • OA processes and impacts in US coastal waters (Richard Feely, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, USA)
  • Observing OA in upwelling regions off South America (Rodrigo Torres, Universidad Austral de Chile & Nelson Lagos, Univ Santo Tomás, Chile)
  • Observing OA and its impacts in the Pacific-Arctic (Jeremy Mathis, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, USA)
  • Observing OA and its impacts in the Southern Ocean (Pedro Monteiro, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa)
  • Discussion
18.00 Session close
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