Working Groups

Working groups are formed of not more than 10 Full Members and 10 Associate Members, to deliberate on a narrowly focused topic and develop a peer-reviewed publication and/or some other product that will advance the topic on which the working group is focused. The group's work is intended to be completed in 4 years or less.

Group: WG 141

Title
Sea-Surface Microlayers
Chair(s)
Michael Cunliffe (UK) and Oliver Wurl (Germany)
Reporter
Peter Burkill

Group: WG 142

Title
Quality Control Procedures for Oxygen and Other Biogeochemical Sensors on Floats and Gliders
Chair(s)
Arne Körtzinger (Germany) and Ken Johnson (USA)
Reporter
Peter Burkill

Group: WG 143

Title
Dissolved N2O and CH4 measurements: Working towards a global network of ocean time series measurements of N2O and CH4
Chair(s)
Herman Bange (Germany) and Sam Wilson (USA)
Reporter
John Turner

Group: WG 144

Title
Microbial Community Responses to Ocean Deoxygenation
Chair(s)
Bess Ward (USA)
Reporter
Patricia Miloslavich

Group: WG 145

Title
Modelling Chemical Speciation in Seawater to Meet 21st Century Needs (MARCHEMSPEC)
Chair(s)
David Turner (Sweden)
Reporter
Marie-Alexandrine Sicre

Group: WG 146

Title
Radioactivity in the Ocean, 5 decades later (RiO5)
Chair(s)
Ken Buesseler (USA) and Minhan Dai (China-Beijing)
Reporter
Denise Smythe-Wright

Group: WG 147

Title
Towards comparability of global oceanic nutrient data (COMPONUT)
Chair(s)
Michio Aoyama (Japan) and E. Malcolm S. Woodward (UK)
Reporter
Marie-Alexandrine Sicre

Group: WG 148

Title
International Quality Controlled Ocean Database: Subsurface temperature profiles (IQuOD)
Chair(s)
Catia Domingues (Australia) and Matt Palmer (UK)
Reporter
Paul G. Myers

Group: WG 149

Title
Changing Ocean Biological Systems (COBS): how will biota respond to a changing ocean?
Chair(s)
Philip Boyd (Australia)
Reporter
Patricia Miloslavich

Group: WG 150

Title
Translation of Optical Measurements into particle Content, Aggregation & Transfer (TOMCAT)
Chair(s)
Sari Giering (UK)
Reporter
Peter Burkill

Group: WG 151

Title
Iron Model Intercomparison Project (FeMIP)
Chair(s)
Alessandro Tagliabue (UK) and Stephanie Dutkiewicz (USA)
Reporter
Nuria Casacuberta Arola

Group: WG 152

Title
Measuring Essential Climate Variables in Sea Ice (ECV-Ice)
Chair(s)
Daiki Nomura (Japan), François Fripiat (Belgium), and Brent Else (Canada)
Reporter
John Turner

Group: WG 153

Title
Floating Litter and its Oceanic TranSport Analysis and Modelling (FLOTSAM)
Chair(s)
Stefano Aliani (Italy)
Reporter
Paul G. Myers

Group: WG 154

Title
Integration of Plankton-Observing Sensor Systems to Existing Global Sampling Programs (P-OBS)
Chair(s)
Emmanuel Boss (USA) and Anya Waite (Germany)
Reporter
Patricia Miloslavich

Group: WG 155

Title
Eastern boundary upwelling systems (EBUS): diversity, coupled dynamics and sensitivity to climate change
Chair(s)
Ruben Escribano (Chile) and Ivonne Montes (Peru)
Reporter
David Halpern

Group: WG 156

Title
Active Chlorophyll fluorescence for autonomous measurements of global marine primary productivity
Chair(s)
David Suggett (Australia) and Philippe Tortell (Canada)
Reporter
Sinjae Yoo