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PIRATA-24 TAV Posters

 

Monday, May 10
Time Session/Title Presenter Presentation
10:00

Theme: Earth system mechanisms (atmosphere, ocean, land, ice) affecting tropical Atlantic climate

Session Chairs:
Jonathan Christophersen, Hervé Giordani, Philip Tuchen

   
10:00 to 10:20

Welcome

NOAA's role in international tropical Atlantic observing, meeting themes/goal

Renellys Perez, David Legler, Greg Foltz View
10:20 to 10:35 Impacts of diabatic heating on the seasonality of the Atlantic Niño Hyacinth Nnamchi, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel View
10:35 to 10:50 Saharan dust effects on North Atlantic sea surface skin temperatures Bingkun Luo, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami View
10:50 to 11:05 Coastal Upwelling Limitation by Onshore Geostrophic Flow in the Gulf of Guinea around the Niger River Plume Gael Alory, LEGOS, Toulouse, France View
11:05 to 11:20 Upwelling physics off West Africa : evidences of seasonal cooling caused by dry air mass intrusions against warming upwelling Saliou FAYE, CRODT-ISRA, Dakar-Sénégal  
11:20 to 11:35

Discussion

   
11:35 to 11:45

Break

   
11:45 to 12:00 Influence of ocean salinity stratification on the tropical Atlantic Ocean surface Manon Gévaudan, LEGOS View
12:00 to 12:15 Growth and decay of northwestern tropical Atlantic barrier layers Aurpita Saha, Institute of Oceanography, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany View
12:15 to 12:40 (Invited Talk)
Mixing in the Equatorial Cold Tongues - A TAO / PIRATA Comparison of Xpod Adventures
James Moum, College of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, USA View
12:40 to 12:55 EUREC4A-OA Sabrina Speich, LMD-IPSL, Paris, France View
12:55 to 13:10

Discussion

   
13:10 to 13:20

Break

   
13:20 to 13:35 Subsurface Tropical Instability Waves in the Atlantic Ocean in Model and Observations Mia Sophie Specht, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, International Max Planck Research School of Earth System Modelling View
13:35 to 13:50 Tropical Instability Waves in the Atlantic Ocean: Investigating the Relative Role of Sea Surface Salinity and Temperature From 2010 to 2018 Léa Olivier, LOCEAN-IPSL, Sorbonne Université-CNRS-IRD-MNHN, Paris, France View
13:50 to 14:05 Tropical pathways and water mass transformation of the Atlantic Ocean upper circulation Franz Philip Tuchen, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany View
14:05 to 14:20 Symmetric instability in cross-equatorial western boundary currents Fraser Goldsworth, University of Oxford (Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics) View
14:20 to 14:35

Discussion

   
Tuesday, May 11
Time Session/Title Presenter Presentation
10:00

Theme: Physical-biogeochemical-ecosystem interactions and impacts on ocean and human health

Session Chairs:
Leticia Cotrim, Marcus Dengler, Léa Olivier

   
10:00 to 10:05

Welcome and logistics

Greg Foltz, Renellys Perez  
10:05 to 10:30 (Invited Talk)
Decadal variability of circulation and oxygen in the upper tropical Atlantic
Peter Brandt, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Kiel University, Kiel, Germany View
10:30 to 10:45 Tropical Atlantic climate variability: insight from Interannual sea surface chlorophyll-a Fanny Chenillat, LEMAR, CNRS/IRD/IFREMER, Plouzané, FRANCE and LEGOS, CNES/CNRS/IRD/UPS, Toulouse, FRANCE View
10:45 to 11:00 Fresh water plumes of Amazon water in boreal winter: impact on stratification/CO2 fluxes Gilles Reverdin, LOCEAN CNRS View
11:00 to 11:15 The role of bottom enhanced turbulence and non-linear internal waves on the diapycnal velocities and cross-slope circulation in upwelling regions. Marcus Dengler, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany View
11:15 to 23:30

Discussion

   
11:30 to 11:40

Break

   
11:40 to 11:55 (Special Sargassum Talk 1)
Pelagic Sargassum in the tropical Atlantic Ocean: A basin-scale dispersal event driven by anomalous physical forcing that led to a new “normal” for the biology of the Atlantic
Libby Johns, NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory View
11:55 to 12:10 (Special Sargassum Talk 2)
Mechanism for the Recurrence of Pelagic Sargassum in the Tropical Atlantic: Biological Consequences of Mid-Ocean Surface Aggregation and Nutrient Supply Processes
Frank Muller-Karger, University of South Florida, College of marine Science View
12:10 to 12:25 Evolution of the riverine nutrient export to the Tropical Atlantic over the last 15 years: is there a link with Sargassum proliferation? Julien Jouanno, IRD-LEGOS View
12:25 to 12:40 Where’s my pattern? Patchy primary production at surface in the eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean Ana Fernández-Carrera, Leibniz-Institut für Ostseeforschung Warnemuende  
12:40 to 12:55 Fishing operations to catch tunas on aggregated schools at the vicinity of the PIRATA data buoys in the western Atlantic Guelson Silva, Universidade Federal Rural do Semiárido - UFERSA View
12:55 to 13:10

Discussion

   
13:10 to 13:20

Poster introductions and logistics

   
13:20 to 13:30

Break

   
13:30 to 15:00

Poster session – All posters available

   
Wednesday, May 12
Time Session/Title Presenter Presentation
10:00

Theme: Extreme weather and climate events

Session Chairs:
Rodrigue Anicet Imbol Koungue, Matthieu Le Henaff, Robert West

   
10:00 to 22:05

Welcome and logistics

Greg Foltz, Renellys Perez  
10:05 to 10:30 (Invited Talk)
NHC’s use of oceanic observations for hurricane and marine prediction and assessments
Eric Blake, NHC View
10:30 to 10:45 Impact of ocean conditions on hurricane evolution and forecast during Hurricane Maria (2017) Matthieu Le Henaff, U.Miami/CIMAS -NOAA/AOML View
10:45 to 11:00 Increase in Atlantic early-season tropical cyclone activity since 1980 Greg Foltz, NOAA/AOML View
11:00 to 11:15 Pronounced impact of salinity on rapidly intensifying tropical cyclones Karthik Balaguru, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory View
11:15 to 11:30

Discussion

   
11:30 to 11:40

Break

   
11:40 to 12:05 (Invited Talk)
Marine Heatwaves in the Tropical and South Atlantic
Regina R. Rodrigues, Federal University of Santa Catarina View
12:05 to 12:20 Do Marine Heatwaves Affect the Intensity of Tropical Storms? Afonso Gonçalves Neto, Federal University of Santa Catarina View
12:20 to 12:35 Atlantic Niño/Niña influences on Atlantic tropical cyclone activity and their modulation of the ENSO teleconnection Dongmin Kim, UM-CIMAS/NOAA-AOML View
12:35 to 12:50 The extraordinary Atlantic Niño of 2019/2020 Ingo Richter, JAMSTEC View
12:50 to 13:05 Impact of intraseasonal waves on Angolan warm and cold events Rodrigue Anicet Imbol Koungue, GEOMAR View
13:05 to 13:20

Discussion

   
13:20 to 13:30

Poster introductions and logistics

   
13:20 to 13:30

Break

   
13:30 to 15:00

Poster session – All posters available

   
Thursday, May 13
Time Session/Title Presenter Presentation
10:00

Theme: Simulation, predictability, and state estimates of tropical Atlantic climate variability and change

Session Chairs:
Florent Gasparin, Matthew Harrison, Joke Lübbecke, Dante Napolitano

   
10:00 to 22:05

Welcome and logistics

Greg Foltz, Renellys Perez  
10:05 to 10:30 (Invited Talk)
Observational needs for advancing subseasonal-to-seasonal forecasting systems: an ECMWF perspective
Magdalena A. Balmaseda, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts View
10:30 to 10:45 How does data assimilation on weekly and longer time scales influence SST diurnal variations in the tropical Atlantic? Florent Gasparin, Mercator Ocean View
10:45 to 11:00 Evaluation of future changes to the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation and the North Brazil Current Retroflection eddies based on BESM-ROMS dynamical downscaling. Gabriel Cerveira, Federal University of Maranhão View
11:00 to 11:15 Using Ship-board Radiometers to Generate Climate Data Records of Satellite-Derived Sea-Surface Temperature Peter Minnett, RSMAS, University of Miami. View
11:15 to 11:30 Aerosols and Ocean Science Expeditions (AEROSE) in Support of NOAA Satellite Cal/Val Nicholas Nalli, IMSG Inc. at NOAA/NESDIS/STAR View
11:30 to 11:45

Discussion

   
11:45 to 11:55

Break

   
11:55 to 12:20 (Invited Talk)
El Niño-Southern Oscillation Evolution Modulated by Atlantic Forcing
Yoshimitsu Chikamoto, Utah State University View
12:20 to 12:35 Does the Tropical Atlantic reveal signs of a weakened AMOC? Joke Lübbecke, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for for Ocean Research Kiel and Kiel University, Germany  
12:35 to 12:50 Observing System Experiment with PIRATA and XBT data and HYCOM+RODAS over the Atlantic Metarea V Clemente Tanajura, Physics Institute, Federal University of Bahia View
12:50 to 13:05 Reconstructing deep ocean current variability on the equator from Argo float data Swantje Bastin, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany  
13:05 to 13:20

Discussion

   
13:20 to 13:25

Break (main meeting adjourned for the day)

   
13:25 to 15:00

SSG/PRB meeting – Part 1 (SSG, PRB members and invitees only)

   
Friday, May 14
Time Session/Title Presenter Presentation
10:00

Mini-session open to everyone

Theme: importance of tropical Atlantic observations

Session Chairs:
Moacyr Araujo, Ronald Buss de Souza, Hyacinth Nnamchi

   
10:00 to 10:05

Welcome and logistics

Greg Foltz, Renellys Perez  
10:05 to 10:30 (Invited Talk)
The TAOS Review
Bill Johns, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami View
10:30 to 10:55 (Invited Talk)
Impact of tropical Atlantic observations on ocean analysis and forecasts
Elisabeth REMY, Mercator Ocean View
10:55 to 11:10

Discussion

   
11:10 to 11:20

Wrap-up comments

   
11:20 to 11:30

Break (meeting adjourned)

   
11:30 to 15:00

SSG/PRB meeting – Part 2 (SSG, PRB members and invitees only)