CINAR Annual Progress Reports

CINAR Annual Progress Reports

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Workshop Reports

Quantifying Connectivity among Populations and Communities: How do we get connected?

February 22 - 24, 2011, Linthicum Heights, MD

Steering Committee
Hongsheng Bi (UMCES), Bob Steneck(UMaine), Jason Stockwell(GMRI), Dale Haidvogel (Rutgers), Simon Thorrold (WHOI), Ed Houde (UMCES), Tom Miller (UMCES), Tom Noji (NOAA), Jon Hare (NOAA), Jason Link(NOAA)

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Climate and Ecosystem Change in the NW Atlantic

March 1-3, 2011, Woods Hole, MA

Steering Committee
Workshop A :
Andrew Pershing (UMaine/GMRI), Fei Chai (UMaine), Charles Stock (NOAA), Ellen Mecray (NOAA)

Workshop B :
Jeffrey Runge (UMaine), Heidi Sosik (WHOI), Oscar Schofield (Rutgers), Michael Fogarty (NOAA)

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Developing a Conceptual Framework for the Contribution of the Social Sciences to Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management (EBFM)

May 2-4, 2011, Woods Hole, MA

Steering Committee
Porter Hoagland (WHOI), Bonnie McCay (Rutgers), Matt McPherson (NOAA), Eric Thunberg, (NOAA), Andy Solow (WHOI), Kevin St. Martin (Rutgers)

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Shelfbreak Ecosystem Workshop

January 07-08,2013 Warick, RI

Steering Committee

Glen Gawarkiewicz (WHOI), Gareth Lawson (WHOI), Peg Parker (CFRF), Jon Hare (NOAA), Paula Fratantoni   (NOAA)

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Bilateral Coordination and Collaboration for Climate Service Delivery

September 10-11, 2013
University of Maine - Orono, ME

Steering Committee

Ellen Mcray (NOAA), Bill Appleby, Andrew Milliken (NOAA), Kathleen Baskin, John McPherson( NOAA) Robert Capozi, Sherry Godlewsk, Adam Fenech, Andrew Pershing, Elizabeth Hert, Martin Boulerice, Vandana Rao, Rick Fleetwood,Will A Green, Cara Patton

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CINAR Publications


Anderson, D.M, A.D. Cembella, and G.M. Hallegraeff. 2012. Progress in understanding harmful algal blooms (HABs): Paradigm shifts and new technologies for research and management. Annual Reviews in Marine Science 4: 143-176. (doi: 10.1146/annurev-marine-120308-081121)

Balch, W.M, A.J. Plueddemann, B.C. Bowler and D.T. Drapeau. 2009. ChalkEx – Fate of CaCO3 particles in the mixed layer: Evolution of patch optical properties. Journal of Geophysical Research 114: C07020. (doi: 10.1029/2008JC004902)

Batchelder, H., K. Daly, C. Davis, R. Ji, M. Ohman, W. Peterson, and J. Runge. 2013. Climate Impacts on Zooplankton Population Dynamics in Coastal Marine Ecosystems. Oceanography, 26(4), 34–51.  (doi:10.5670/oceanog.2013.74)

Baumgartner, M.F. and S.E. Mussoline. 2011. A generalized baleen whale call detection and classification system. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 129(5): 2889-2902. (doi: 10.1121/1.3562166)

Byron, C.J., A.J. Pershing, J.D. Stockwell, H. Xue, J. Kocik. Submitted. Migration model of post-smolt Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in the Gulf of Maine. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Colbo, K. and R.A. Weller. 2009. The accuracy of the IMET sensor package in the subtropics. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 26: 1867-1890.

Cowles, T., J. Delaney, J. Orcutt, and R.Weller. 2011. The Ocean Observatories Initiative:  Sustained ocean observations across a range of spatial scales. Marine Technology Society 44(6): 54-64. (doi: 10.4031/MTSJ.44.6.21)

Cronin, M., N. Bond, J. Booth, H. Ichikawa, T. Joyce, K. Kelly, M. Kubota, B. Qiu, C. Reason, M. Rouault, C. Sabine, T. Saino, J. Small, T. Suga, L. Talley, L. Thompson, and R. Weller. 2009. Monitoring Ocean - Atmosphere Interactions in Western Boundary Current Extensions. Proceedings of OceanObs’09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society (Vol. 2), Venice, Italy, 21-25 September 2009 Hall, J., Harrison, D.E. & Stammer,D., Eds., ESA Publication WPP-306. (doi: 10.5270/OceanObs09.cwp.20)

Cronin, M F., R.A. Weller, R.S. Lampitt, and U. Send. 2011. Ocean Reference Stations. In Earth Observation, R.B. Rustamov and S.E. Salahova (eds.), InTech, ISBN: 978-953-307-973-8. (doi: 10.5772/27423)

D'Alessandro, E.K., S. Sponaugle, J.K. Llopiz, R.K. Cowen. 2011. Larval ecology of the great barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda, and other sphyraenids in the Straits of Florida. Marine Biology 158: 2625–2638. (doi: 10.1007/s00227-011-1770-z)

Dennison, S., M.J. Moore, A.J. Fahlman, K. Touhey Moore, S. Sharp, C.T. Harry, J. Hoppe, M. Niemeyer, B. Lentell, and R.S. Wells. 2011. Bubbles in live-stranded dolphins. Proceedings Royal Society B 279, 1396-1404. (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.1754)

Duennebier, F.K., R. Lukas, E.-M. Nosal, J. Aucan, and R.A. Weller. 2012. Wind, waves, and acoustic background levels at Station Aloha. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans 117, C03017. (doi: 10.1029/2011JC007267)

Emery, W. J., E. Eshed, S. L. Castro, G.A. Wick, and R.A. Weller. Sea surface temperture measurements from drifting and moored buoys J. Geophys. Res., in review.

Fairall, C., B. Barnier, D. Berry, M. Bourassa, E. Bradley, C. Clayson, G. de Leeuw, W. Drennan, S. Gille, S. Gulev, E. Kent, W. McGillis, G. Quartly, V. Ryabinin, S. Smith, R. Weller, M. Yelland, and H. Zhang. 2010. Observations to quantify air-sea fluxes and their role in climate variability and predictability. Proceedings of OceanObs’09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society (Vol. 2), Venice, Italy, 21-25 September 2009, Hall, J., Harrison, D.E. & Stammer, D., Eds., ESA Publication WPP-306. (doi: 10.5270/OceanObs09.cwp.20)

Gerbi, G.P., J.H. Trowbridge, E.A. Terray, A.J. Plueddemann, and T. Kukulka. 2009. Observations of turbulence in the ocean surface boundary layer: Energetics and diffusivity. Journal of Physical Oceanography 39(5): 1077-1096. (doi: 10.1175/2008JPO4044.1)

Ghate, V.P., B.A. Albrecht, C.W. Fairall, and R.A. Weller. 2009. Climatology of surface meteorology, surface fluxes, cloud fraction and radiative forcing over south-east Pacific from buoy observations. Journal of Climate 22: 5527-5540.

Holland, D.S., P. Pinto da Silva, and J. Wiersma. 2010. A survey of social capital and attitudes toward management in the New England groundfish fishery. US Department of Commerce, Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 10-12; 13 p.

Kukulka, T., A.J. Plueddemann, J.H. Trowbridge, and P.P. Sullivan. 2010. Rapid mixed layer deepening by the combination of Langmuir and shear instabilities: A case study. J. Phys. Oceanogr. 40: 2381–2400. (doi: 10.1175/2010JPO4403.1)

Kukulka, T., A.J. Plueddemann, J.H. Trowbridge and P.P. Sullivan. 2009. Significance of Langmuir circulation in upper ocean mixing: Comparison of observations and simulations. Geophysical Research Letters 36: L10603. (doi:10.1029/2009GL037620)

Lentz, S.J., R.K. Shearman and A.J. Plueddemann. 2010. Heat and salt balances over the New England shelf, August 1996 to June 1997. Journal of Geophysical Research 155: (C07017). (doi: 10.1029/2009JC006073)

Llopiz, J.K. 2012. Latitudinal and taxonomic patterns in the feeding ecologies of fish larvae: a literature synthesis. Journal of Marine Systems. In press. (doi:  10.1016/j.jmarsys.2012.05.002)

Manderson, J., L. Palamara, J. Kohut, and M. Oliver. 2011. Ocean observatory data are useful for regional habitat modeling of species with different vertical habitat preferences. Marine Ecology Progress Series 438: 1–17. (doi: 10.3354/meps09308)

Masumoto, Y., W. Yu, G. Meyers, N. D'Adamo, L. Beal, W. de Ruijter, M. Dyoulgerov, J. Hermes, T. Lee, J. Lutjeharms, J. McCreary Jr., M. McPhaden, V. Murty, D. Obura, C. Pattiaratchi, M. Ravichandran, C. Reason, F. Syamsudin, G. Vecchi, J. Vialard, and L. Yu. 2010. Observing Systems in the Indian Ocean. In: Proceedings of OceanObs’09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society (Vol. 2), Venice, Italy, 21-25 September 2009, Hall, J., Harrison, D.E. & Stammer, D., Eds., ESA Publication WPP-306 (doi: 10.5270/OceanObs09.cwp.60)

McGillicuddy, D.J., Jr., D.W. Townsend, R. He, B.A. Keafer, J.L. Kleindinst, Y. Li, J.P. Manning, D.G. Mountain, M.A. Thomas and D.M. Anderson. 2011. Suppression of the 2010 Alexandrium fundyense bloom by changes in physical, biological, and chemical properties of the Gulf of Maine. Limnology and Oceanography 56: 2411–2426. (doi: 10.4319/lo.2011.56.6.2411

Moore, M.J., Knowlton, A.R., Landry, S.C., Robbins, J., McKenna, H., Werner, T. 2011. Case Studies in Entanglements of Right Whales (Eubalaena glacialis) and Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) from the East Coast of North America. Workshop Proceedings - Compiled as a reference for the Dynamics of Large Whale Entanglements in Fishing Gear Workshop, February 9-11, 2011. Held at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Moriarty, P.E., C.J. Byron, A.J. Pershing, J.D. Stockwell, H. Xue. In prep. Oceanographic influences on migration success of post-smolt Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in the Gulf of Maine.

Nof, D., S. Gorder, and L. Yu. 2011. Thoughts on a variable meridional overturning cell and a variable heat-flux to the atmosphere. Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics 105: 1-22. (doi: 10.1080/03091929.2010.481383)

Okkonen, S.R., C.J. Ashjian, R.G. Campbell, J. Clarke, S.E. Moore, and K.D. Taylor. 2011. Satellite observations of circulation features associated with the Barrow area bowhead whale feeding hotspot. Remote Sensing of Environment 115:  2168-2174. (doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2011.04.024)

Palamara, L., J. Manderson, J. Kohut, M. Oliver, S. Gray and J. Goff. 2012. Improving habitat models by incorporating pelagic measurements from coastal ocean observatories. Marine Ecology Progress Series 447: 15-30. (doi: 10.3354/meps09496)

Peck, M.A., K.B. Huebert, and J.K. Llopiz. 2012. Marine fish larvae and their prey: extrinsic and intrinsic factors driving match-mismatch dynamics. Advances in Ecological Research, in press.

Proshutinsky, A., M.-L. Timmermans, I. Ashik A. Beszczynska-Moeller, E. Carmack, I. Frolov, M. Itoh, T. Kikuchi,  R. Krishfield, F. McLaughlin, S. Nishino, B. Rabe, U. Schauer, K. Shimada, V. Sokolov, M. Steele, J. Toole, W. Williams, R. Woodgate, M. Yamamoto-Kawai and S. Zimmermann. Ocean, [in "State of the Climate in 2010"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 92 (6), S145–S148.

Schanze, J.J., R.W. Schmitt, and L. Yu. 2011. The global oceanic freshwater cycle: A best-estimate quantification. Journal of Marine Research 68: 569-595.

Send, U., R. Weller, D. Wallace, F. Chavez, R. Lampitt, T. Dickey, M. Honda, K. Nittis, R. Lukas, M. McPhaden and R. Feely. 2010. OceanSITES. In: Proceedings of OceanObs’09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society (Vol. 2), Venice, Italy, 21-25 September 2009, Hall, J., Harrison, D.E. & Stammer, D., Eds., ESA Publication WPP-306. (doi: doi:10.5270/OceanObs09.cwp.79)

Song, X., and L. Yu. 2012. High latitude contribution to global variability of sensible heat flux at the air-sea interface. Journal of Climate, special collection on “CLIVAR/SeaFlux High Latitude Surface Fluxes” 25: 3515-3531. (doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00028.1)

Todd, R.E., D.L. Rudnick, M.R. Mazloff, B.D. Cornuelle, R.E. Davis. 2012. Thermohaline structure in the California Current System: Observations and modeling of spice variance. Journal of Geophysical Research 117: C02008. (doi: 10.1029/2011JC007589)

Townsend, D.W., N.D. Rebuck, M.A. Thomas, L. Karp-Boss, and R. M. Gettings. 2010. A changing nutrient regime in the Gulf of Maine. Continental Shelf Research 30: 820–832. (doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2010.01.019)

Vialard, J., J-P. Duvel, M. McPhaden, P. Bouruet-Aubertot, B. Ward, E. Key, D. Bourras, R. Weller, P. Minnett, A. Weill, C. Cassou, L. Eymard, T. Fristedt, C. Basdevant, Y. Dandoneau, O. Duteil, T. Izumo, C. de Boyer Montégut, and S. Masson. 2009. Cirene: Air Sea Interactions in the Seychelles-Chagos thermocline ridge region. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 90: 45-61.

Whelan, S., F. Santiago-Mandujano, F. Bradley, A. Plueddemann, L. Barista, J. Ryder, R. Lukas, P. Lethaby, J. Snyder, C. Sabine, D. Stanitski, A.D. Rapp, C.W. Fairall, S. Pezoa, N. Galbriath, J. Lord, and F. Bahr. 2010. WHOI Hawaii Ocean Timeseries Station (WHOTS): WHOTS-6 Mooring Turnaround Cruise Report, WHOI Tech Rept., WHOI-2010-02, 107 pp

Wood, R., C.S. Bretherton, C.R. Mechoso, R.A. Weller, B. Huebert, B. Albrecht, H. Coe, G. Allen, G. Vaughan, P. Daum, C. Fairall, D. Chand, L. Gallardo Klenner, C. Grado Quispe, D.S. Covert, T.S. Bates, R. Krejci, F. Straneo, L. M. Russell, S. de Szoeke, A. Brewer, S. E. Yuter, A. Chaigneau, T. Toniazzo, P. Minnis, S. Abel, W. Brown, and S. Williams. 2011. The VAMOS Ocean-Cloud-Atmosphere-Land Study Regional Experiment (VOCALS-Rex): goals, platforms, and field operations. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussion 10: 1-53. (doi: 10.5194/acp-11-627-2011)

Yu, L. 2011. A global relationship between the ocean water cycle and near-surface salinity. Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans. 116, C10025. (doi: 10.1029/2010JC006937)

Yu, L. 2011. Sea surface exchanges of momentum, heat, and freshwater determined by satellite remote sensing. Climate and Oceans: A Derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences. J. Steele, S. A. Thorpe, K. K. Turekian, (Eds). 119. Academic Press, London, UK. 636 pp.

Yu, L. 2010. On surface salinity skin effect under evaporation conditions and implications for remote sensing of ocean salinity. Journal of Physical Oceanography 40: 85-102.

Yu, L., and M. J. McPhaden. 2011. Ocean pre-conditioning of Cyclone Nargis in the Bay of Bengal: Interaction between Rossby waves, surface fresh waters, and sea surface temperatures. Journal of Physical Oceanography 41(9): 1741-1755. (doi: 10.1175/2011JPO4437.1)

Yu, L., X. Jin, and R.A. Weller. 2011. Global ocean heat fluxes [in “State of the Climate in 2010”]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 92(6): S1-S266, in press.

Yu, L., and R.A. Weller. 2010. Global ocean heat fluxes [in “State of the Climate in 2009”]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 91 (7): S59-S63. 

Zhang, L-P., L-X. Wu, and L. Yu. 2011. Oceanic origin of recent La-Niña like warming. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 28(5): 1109-1117. (doi: 10.1007/s00376-010-0129-6)