JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017

Session information

[EE] Oral

A (Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences) » A-OS Ocean Sciences & Ocean Environment

[A-OS14] [EE] Marine ecosystems and biogeochemical cycles: theory, observation and modeling

Mon. May 22, 2017 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM 303 (International Conference Hall 3F)

convener:Takafumi Hirata(Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University), Shin-ichi Ito(Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo), Eileen E Hofmann(Old Dominion University), Enrique N Curchitser(Rutgers University New Brunswick), Chairperson:Shin-Ichi Ito(Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo), Chairperson:Taka Hirata(Hokkaido University)

The ocean accounts for about 50% of the global net primary production on our planet. This production is significant for carbon cycling and ecosystem functioning, and is related directly or indirectly to a variety of climatic and ecological phenomena. The responses to natural and anthropogenic environmental stressors that influence marine production and diversity can cause perturbations to marine ecosystems that alter trophic dependencies and interactions among organisms at a range of space and time scales. Quantification of the principal mechanism(s) driving spatio-temporal variability of marine ecosystem remains to be done, especially in terms of evaluation of uncertainty in responses. As a result, evaluating vulnerability of marine ecosystems to environmental change requires systematic and holistic approaches that integrate physics to ecology and are based in observations and modelling. This session aims to provide a venue for discussing recent achievements in marine biogeochemical and ecosystem studies that will lead to better understanding of the Earth system.

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

*Ayako Yamamoto1, Carolina O. Dufour2, Jaime B. Palter1,3, Stephen M. Griffies4, Daniele Bianchi5, Mariona Claret6, John P. Dunne4, Ivy Frenger7, Eric D. Galbraith8 (1.Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2.Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, 3.Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, Rhode Island, USA, 4.NOAA/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, 5.Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA, 6.Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA, 7.GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany, 8.Institucio Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avancats-Institut de Ciencia i Tecnologia Ambientals, Universitat Autonoma de 12 Barcelona, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain)

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

*Jing Zhang1,2, Xinyu Guo1,3, Liang Zhao4 (1.Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, 2.College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Ocean University of China, 3.Key Laboratory of Marine Environment and Ecology, Ocean University of China, 4.College of Marine and Environmental Sciences, Tianjin University of Science and Technology)



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