Funded Projects

Global Carbon Data Management and Synthesis Project

Global Carbon Data Management and Synthesis Project Period of Activity: 01 October 2018 – 30 September 2019 Principal Investigators: Brendan Carter, NOAA Pacific Environmental Laboratory & Rik Wannikhof, NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Metoerological Laboratory Project Summary 1.1. Project justification Over the past two and a half centuries, the surface oceans have absorbed approximately 30% of …

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Observing System Monitoring Center

Observing System Monitoring Center Period of Activity: 01 October 2018 – 30 September 2019 Principal Investigator: Eugene Burger, NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory Project Summary The Observing System Monitoring Center (OSMC) 1 project exists to join the discrete “networks” of in situ ocean observing platforms — ships, surface floats, profiling floats, tide gauges, etc. – …

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Climate Variability in Ocean Surface Turbulent Fluxes

Climate Variability in Ocean Surface Turbulent Fluxes Period of Activity: 01 October 2018 – 30 September 2019 Principal Investigator: Dr. Mark A. Bourassa, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies Project Summary Florida State University (FSU) produces monthly in-situ fields of surface winds (the ‘FSU Winds’) for the tropical Pacific and Indian Oceans. We are developing a …

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Distribution and Prevalence of Harmful Algal Blooms in Arctic Waters

Distribution and Prevalence of Harmful Algal Blooms in Arctic Waters Period of Activity: 01 October 2018 – 30 September 2019 Principal Investigator: Donald Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Project Summary Many organisms may spread into and flourish in Arctic waters as a result of climate change, but few present such significant threats to human and …

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