Session 2 Polar Oceans

Monday, 2 May 2011: 10:45 AM-5:30 PM
Rooftop Ballroom (15th Floor) (Omni Parker House )
Host: 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Nicole S. Lovenduski, Univ. of Colorado, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, Boulder, CO

10:45 AM
Chemical fingerprints of decadal changes in Southern Ocean circulation
Nicole S. Lovenduski, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and T. Ito

11:00 AM
Does ocean bottom topography influence the Antarctic Circumpolar Wave?
Nuncio Murukesh, National centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, Vasco Da Gamma, Goa, India; and A. Luis and X. Yuan
11:15 AM
An eddy-permitting simulation of the Southern Ocean ecosystem and biogeochemistry
Takamitsu Ito, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA; and N. S. Lovenduski

11:30 AM
11:45 AM
Spatial variability of water masses on the Amundsen Sea shelf
Xiaojun Yuan, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, New York, NY
12:00 PM

1:30 PM
Estimating eddy diffusivities in the Southern Ocean
Andreas Klocker, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and R. Ferrari
1:45 PM
Observations of Ekman Spirals and Ekman Transport near the Kerguelen Plateau
Christopher J. Roach, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia; and H. E. Phillips, N. L. Bindoff, and S. R. Rintoul
2:15 PM
Dependence of Southern Ocean Overturning on Wind Stress
Ryan P. Abernathey, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and J. Marshall and D. Ferreira

Paper 2.10 has been moved. New poster number P6.7A

2:30 PM
A record-high ocean bottom pressure in the South Pacific observed by GRACE
Carmen Boening, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and T. Lee and V. Zlotnicki
2:45 PM
Multiple climate and sea ice states on a coupled Aquaplanet
David Ferreira, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and J. Marshall and B. E. J. Rose
3:00 PM
Afternoon break

3:30 PM
Surface freshening in the Arctic Ocean's Eurasian Basin: an apparent consequence of recent change in the wind-driven circulation
Mary-Louise Timmermans, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and A. Proshutinsky, R. A. Krishfield, D. K. Perovich, J. A. Richter-Menge, and J. M. Toole

3:45 PM
Investigation of the Arctic Ocean Dynamics Based on Coordinated Numerical Experiments
Andrey Proshutinsky, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA; and E. Golubeva, E. Watanabe, and J. Yang
4:15 PM
Two Configurations of the Western Arctic Shelfbreak Current in Summer
Wilken-Jon von Appen, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA; and R. S. Pickart
4:30 PM
Cross-slope transport of dense water from the East Greenland shelf and the role of barrier winds
Benjamin E. Harden, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom; and R. S. Pickart and I. A. Renfrew
4:45 PM
Wind-forced upwelling in Barrow Canyon: Transport of Pacific and Atlantic water masses
Robert S. Pickart, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA; and P. Fratantoni

5:00 PM
Transformation of Pacific water masses north of Bering Strait
Donglai Gong, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA; and R. S. Pickart

5:15 PM
A New Perspective on Hydrographic and Sea Ice Variability in the Labrador Sea
Ian Fenty, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and P. Heimbach and C. Wunsch

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