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Programme Groups

OS – Ocean Sciences

OS1 – Ocean General Circulation and Climate
OS2 – Coastal Oceans, Semi-enclosed and Marginal Seas
OS3 – Ocean biogeochemistry, biology, biodiversity and physical coupling
OS4 – Ocean Modelling, Observing, Forecasting and Societal Applications
OS5 – Theory and Dynamical Processes

Fridtjof Nansen Medal Lecture by Pierre-Yves Le Traon
Convener: B. Barnier  | Co-Convener: P. Koltermann 
OS1 –  Ocean General Circulation and Climate
Open Session on Ocean Circulation (including Fridtjof Nansen Medal Lecture)
The North Atlantic: natural variability and global change
Convener: M. Rhein 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD7.16 
Inter-Ocean Gateways: Past, Modern and Future Processes and Environments (co-organized)
Convener: K. Husum  | Co-Conveners: R. F. Spielhagen , G. Lohmann , U. Schauer , L. Jonkers , G. Knorr 
The Southern Ocean and its Role in the Global Climate System
Convener: Y. H. Park  | Co-Conveners: R. Timmermann , K. J. Heywood 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD7.11 
Ocean dynamics and Air-sea interactions within the tropics
Convener: A. Lazar  | Co-Convener: M. Dengler 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD7.12 
Tropical Climate Variability and Teleconnections: past, present and future (co-organized)
Convener: B. Rodríguez de Fonseca  | Co-Conveners: E. Mohino , T. Losada , J. Garcia-Serrano , F. Kucharski , I. Polo 
Global and regional sea level rise and variability: from past to future (co-organized)
Convener: S. Jevrejeva  | Co-Conveners: A. Cazenave , A. Grinsted 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD9.6 
Modern and Palaeomonsoon
Co-Conveners: H. Schulz , A. Brauer 
Heat flow and thermal regime of the lithosphere: Deep and surface processes
Convener: A. Vaughan  | Co-Conveners: I. M. Artemieva , I. Rogozhina , N. Kusznir 
OS2 –  Coastal Oceans, Semi-enclosed and Marginal Seas
Open Session on Coastal and Shelf Seas
Convener: J. van der Molen  | Co-Conveners: H. E. de Swart , G. Shapiro 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD7.14 
Advances in understanding of the multi-disciplinary dynamics of the Southern European Seas (Mediterranean and Black Sea) (co-organized)
Convener: S. Somot  | Co-Conveners: M. Grégoire , E. Özsoy , A. Pascual 
Oceanography at coastal scales. Modelling, coupling and observations
Convener: A. Sánchez-Arcilla  | Co-Conveners: E. Stanev , J. Wolf , S. Carniel 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD7.6 
Upwelling events, coastal-offshore exchange processes and their impact on the marine ecosystem under changing climate conditions
Co-Conveners: A. Lehmann , J. Hopkins 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD7.18 
NH5.3/NP 7.3/OS2.6
Nonlinear Dynamics of the Coastal Zone (co-organized)
Convener: I. Didenkulova  | Co-Convener: E. Pelinovsky 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD19.9 
Mediterranean Climate: from past to future
Convener: P. Lionello  | Co-Convener: C. Goodess 
Terrestrial organic matter dynamics during land-ocean transport in the Arctic.
Coastal zone geomorphologic interactions: natural versus human-induced driving factors
Convener: M. Stancheva  | Co-Conveners: A. Baas , G. Anfuso , H. Tõnisson 
OS3 –  Ocean biogeochemistry, biology, biodiversity and physical coupling
Sensitivity of marine ecosystems, biogeochemical cycles and carbon uptake to global chang
Convener: B. Salihoglu  | Co-Conveners: A. V. Borges , R. Sabia , D. Fernández Prieto , B. Barnier , C. Garbe , B. Ward , C. Donlon , G. de Leeuw , R. Steinfeldt , C. Robinson 
Stabilization of organic matter in soils, sediments and marine dissolved organic matter (co-organized)
Convener: S. Abiven  | Co-Convener: M. W. I. Schmidt 
Seafloor Expression of Tectonic and Geomorphic Processes (co-organized)
Convener: S. Krastel  | Co-Convener: J. K. Hillier 
Oxygen depletion in land-locked, coastal and open ocean systems of the present and past – driving mechanisms, impacts and recovery
Convener: C. P. Slomp  | Co-Conveners: J. Middelburg , A. Boetius 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD20.7 
EuroFORUM 2012: Major achievements and perspectives in scientific ocean and continental drilling
Convener: C. Escutia  | Co-Conveners: U. Röhl , T. Wiersberg , R. Stein 
OS4 –  Ocean Modelling, Observing, Forecasting and Societal Applications
Open session on Operational Oceanography
Convener: R. Allard  | Co-Convener: J. Chiggiato 
Ocean Remote Sensing
Convener: A. Alvera-Azcárate  | Co-Conveners: G. Han , S. Mecklenburg , N. Reul , Drusch 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD7.2 
Physical and biogeochemical ocean modelling: development, assessment, and applications
Convener: D. Ham  | Co-Conveners: S. Danilov , T. Penduff , S. M. Griffies 
SENSEnet: Marine sensor development for the 21st Century
Co-Convener: Wenzhoefer 
Informatics in Oceanography and Ocean Science (co-organized)
Convener: G. M. R. Manzella  | Co-Convener: D. M. A. Schaap 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD23.1 
ENSO: Dynamics, Predictability and Modelling
Convener: E. Guilyardi  | Co-Conveners: M. J. McPhaden , A. Wittenberg 
Ocean Science Outreach and Education (co-organized)
Convener: V. Rosmorduc  | Co-Conveners: De Staerke , M. Srinivasan 
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD7.10 
OS5 –  Theory and Dynamical Processes
Internal Gravity Waves (co-organized)
Convener: R. Plougonven  | Co-Conveners: U. Achatz , E. Becker , C. Staquet 
Surface Waves and Wave-Coupled Effects in Lower Atmosphere and Upper Ocean
Convener: A. Babanin  | Co-Conveners: M. Onorato , F. Qiao 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD7.17 
Turbulence in the atmospheric and oceanic boundary layers (co-organized)
Convener: A. Petrosyan 
Mixing, Diffusion and Lagrangian transport in Geophysical Flows
Convener: J. M. Redondo  | Co-Conveners: J. LaCasce , Karolyi , P. López González-Nieto 
Nonlinear, scaling and complex Physical and Biogeophysical Processes in the Atmosphere and Ocean
Convener: V. Lucarini  | Co-Conveners: F. G. Schmitt , S. Lovejoy , J. M. Lopez 
Recent Developments in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
Convener: U. Harlander  | Co-Convener: A. Will