MARACOOS would like to thank all of the participants of the 2018 Annual Meeting for the user needs, expertise, and collaboration ideas shared. Keep reading for a summary of the 2018 Annual Meeting or click here to jump down to PDFs of speaker presentations.
A yellow buoy now sits where the vast open ocean meets freshwater from six different states. Why? To understand acidification in the largest estuary in the United States- the Chesapeake Bay. “This is the first buoy measuring carbon dioxide (CO2) long-term in the Chesapeake Bay” says Dr. Wei-Jun Cai, professor at University of Delaware.
Recently MARACOOS established an ERDDAP server to distribute High Frequency Radar surface current measurements. ERDDAP is a data server that provides a simple, consistent way to download subsets of scientific datasets in common file formats and also can make graphs and maps with the data. Different types of data from a variety of sources is standardized and made more accessible.
Marine Technology Society Journal Call for Papers: An Intergovernmental Blueprint for Community Resiliency: The Hampton Roads Sea Level Rise Preparedness and Resilience Intergovernmental Pilot Project March/April 2018 issue
His selection is based on a distinguished career investigating carbon cycling in estuaries and coastal oceans, ocean acidification and hypoxic interactions in coastal waters, and air-sea gas exchange processes in coastal waters and the Arctic Ocean.
The 2018 MARACOOS Annual Meeting will include an all-day meeting with partners, collaborators, and stakeholders on May 18 preceded by an evening networking reception on May 17 with the MARACOOS Board of Directors.