2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome from the GRS Chair
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Biogeochemical Processes Within the Surface Ocean and Interface Environments
Primary production, CO
2 flux into and out of the ocean, atmospheric deposition, and nutrient cycling.
Sophie Chu (University of Washington, USA)
3:45 pm - 3:55 pm
Mhlangabezi Mdutyana (University of Cape Town, South Africa) "A Seasonal Comparison of Nitrogen Uptake and Nitrification in the South Atlantic Southern Ocean"
3:55 pm - 4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 4:20 pm
Yu Han (Xiamen University, China) "The Bacteria Responses to a Phytoplankton Bloom"
4:20 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Interactions Between the Microbial and the Biological Carbon Pumps from the Twilight Zone to the Deep Ocean
Carbon flux, dissolved organic matter characterization and cycling, and microbial transformation of dissolved organic carbon.
Ruanhong Cai (Xiamen University, China)
7:30 pm - 7:50 pm
Ronen Alkalay (Bar-Ilan University, Israel) "The Deep Levantine Marine Station: A First Glimpse to the Dark Zone"
7:50 pm - 8:05 pm
8:05 pm - 8:25 pm
Kaouther Mejri (Faculté des Sciences de Bizerte, Tunisia) "Impact of Contaminated Sediment Resuspension on Microzooplankton Grazing at Southern Mediterranean Sites: Implication on the Planktonic Food Web Structure and Carbon Exportation"
8:25 pm - 8:40 pm
8:40 pm - 9:00 pm
Christian Lindemann (University of Bergen, Norway) "Relating Deep Convection and Phytoplankton Dynamics to Carbon Export During Winter in the North Atlantic"
9:00 pm - 9:15 pm
9:15 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Biogeochemistry Along Chemical and Geospatial Gradients
Oxygen minimum zones, hydrothermal systems, marine sediments, interface between sediments and bottom water, and coastal to open ocean.
Xianzhe Gong (Shandong University, China)
9:00 am - 9:20 am
Rebecca Zitoun (University of Otago, New Zealand) "Fe-Concentrations and Ages of Hydrothermal Plumes from a Deep-Sea Vent Site at the Kermadec Island Arc"
9:20 am - 9:30 am
9:30 am - 9:50 am
Otmane Raji (Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Morocco) "Multi-Proxy Reconstructions of Extreme Weather Events and Paleo-Environments Using Geochemistry Data and Clay Content Preserved in Coastal Lagoon Sediments: The Nador Lagoon, NE Morocco"
9:50 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:20 am
Sophie Paul (Jacobs University Bremen, Germany) "Sediment and Pore Water Geochemistry in the Deep-Sea and Potential Impacts of Manganese Nodule Mining"
10:20 am - 10:30 am
10:30 am - 10:50 am
Charlotte Kleint (Jacobs University Bremen, Germany) "Heterogeneous Geochemical Composition of Hydrothermal Fluids from the Kermadec Intraoceanic Arc with Potential Implications for Ocean Biogeochemistry"
10:50 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentorship Component: Thriving in the Field of Ocean Biogeochemistry: Suggestions for Early Career Scientists
Panel discussion with each Mentor briefly describing their career trajectory and giving 1-3 key pieces of advice for early career scientists.
Jihua Liu (Shandong University, China) and Bethanie Edwards (University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Thriving in the Field of Ocean Biogeochemistry: Suggestions for Early Career Scientists
Louis Legendre (Sorbonne Université, France)
Sylvia Sander (International Atomic Energy Agency, Monaco)
DanLing Tang (South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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