- Jing Zhang (China-Beijing) and Denis Gilbert (Canada)
- Other Full Members
- Venu Ittekkot (Germany), Lisa Levin (USA), Jack Middelburg (The Netherlands), Pedro Monteiro (South Africa), Wajih Naqvi (India), Temel Oguz (Turkey), Nancy Rabalais (USA), and Osvaldo Ulloa (Chile)
- Associate Members
- Boris Dewitte (France), Werner Ekau (Germany), Ragnar Elmgren (Sweden), Elva Escobar (Mexico), Andy Gooday (UK), Mike Kemp (USA), Angelica Peña (Canada), Mary Scranton (USA), and Anja van der Plas (Namibia)
- Terms of Reference
Synthesize the state of the science for the following aspects of coastal hypoxia: (a) prevalence and spatio-temporal variability; (b) natural and human causes; and (c) effects on the biogeochemistry and ecology; and (d) resistance, resilience and recovery of ecosystems.
Identify gaps in our understanding of hypoxia and make recommendations for future research;
Determine the requirements for observing and modeling hypoxia and its impacts in coastal systems; and
Document the work of the group in a special issue of a peer-reviewed international journal or a book by a major publisher.
- September 2005
- Financial Sponsors
- NSF, SCOR
6-7 April 2006 in Vienna, Austria
20-23 September 2007 in Shanghai, China
Special Issue of Biogeosciences