OceanICU

Calibrating ecosystem models to support ecosystem-based management of marine systems Jacob W Bentley

Authors: Jacob W Bentley, David Chagaris, Marta Coll, Johanna J Heymans, Natalia Serpetti, Carl J Walters, Villy ChristensenJournal: ICES Journal of Marine Science, fsad213DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsad213Citation: Jacob W Bentley, David Chagaris, Marta Coll, Johanna J Heymans, Natalia Serpetti, Carl J Walters, Villy Christensen, Calibrating ecosystem models to support ecosystem-based management of marine systems, ICES Journal of Marine Science, 2024;, fsad213, https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsad213 Abstract: Ecosystem models, …

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Effect of sampling bias on global estimates of ocean carbon export Stephanie Henson

Authors: Stephanie Henson, Kelsey Bisson, Matthew L Hammond, Adrian Martin, Colleen Mouw, and Andrew YoolJournal: Environmental Research Letters, Volume 19, Number 2DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ad1e7fCitation: Stephanie Henson et al 2024 Environ. Res. Lett. 19 024009 Abstract: Shipboard sampling of ocean biogeochemical properties is necessarily limited by logistical and practical constraints. As a result, the majority of observations …

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The Oostende Declaration

Calling for concerted international and intergovernmental efforts to create a robust, resilient, and sustainable surface ocean observing system, the monumental Oostende Declaration is a culmination of a vigorous workshop held in early November 2023 in Belgium and hosted by VLIZ – Flanders Marine Institute. Several of our OceanICU colleagues–Richard Sanders, Siv Lauvset, Andy Watson and …

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Newsletter | Issue 3

In this edition: Coordinator’s Note Webinars & Workshops Good Reads Notable News Upcoming Events OceanICU is a five-year project, funded by Horizon EU and UK Research and Innovation, that seeks to gain a new understanding of the biological carbon pump and its processes to provide fundamental knowledge and tools to help policy makers, regulators and …

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TALKING FISH, FISHERIES, AND THE CARBON CYCLE WITH OceanICU’S NEWLY ARRIVED POST-DOCTORAL SCIENTISTS

Paula Silvar and Fiona Culhane have recently joined the OceanICU project as postdoctoral researchers, via consortium partner The Marine Institute in Ireland, a co-lead institute for Work Package 5 – Impacts of Fishing and Industrial Extraction Processes on the Ocean C Cycle. Why are we talking about fish? Because the role of fish in the …

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OceanICU is convening a session at EGU 2024: Key Processes in the Oceans Biological Carbon Pump

Abstracts are welcome.  Submissions by 10th of January 2024 In the following general areas: Key processes in individual biomes Laboratory measurements of key processes Data syntheses integrating multiple studies Human exploitation impacts on flux Food web structure effects One dimensional models of key processes Vertical C budgets Seasonality of key processes Remote sensing based approaches …

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Newsletter | Issue 2

In this edition: Coordinator’s Note Webinars & Workshops On the Water: Research Cruises Good Reads: Blogs & More Notable News Upcoming Events OceanICU is a five-year project, funded by Horizon EU and UK Research and Innovation, that seeks to gain a new understanding of the biological carbon pump and its processes to provide fundamental knowledge …

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OceanICU AND WIDER SOCIETY How will new knowledge from OceanICU contribute to enhanced Ocean Literacy?

As a Project Officer working on Ocean Literacy, I am amazed at how much there is to learn everyday about the ocean. Scientists working on a very wide range of ocean research projects are helping us better understand the multiple features of the ocean and marine ecosystems. Given the importance of the ocean in our …

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HOW IMPORTANT ARE WHALES IN THE OCEANIC CARBON CYCLE? Scientists are looking for the answer.

OceanICU colleagues Dr. Carla Freitas and Morten Skogen, of the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) in Norway recently joined Richard Sanders, Andrew Watson and Pernille Schnoor for the first OceanICU webinar. Read on to learn about their important research! 600 tonnes of poo each day! That’s the estimate of excretion from minke whales around Svalbard, Norway …

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