Annual Meeting 2020
The 2020 ASM was held online from 20th – 24th July. An outline of the programme is featured below. The programme also included several discussion groups. If you have any queries, please contact
Posters from the ASM: view and submit questions
Engagement and dialogue was encouraged for the posters associated with the ASM. The afternoon of Thursday 23rd July was dedicated to presenting the posters, with a Q&A at the end of each session. You can still view and submit questions about the posters. Please contact
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Monday 20 th July: SONATA Project Meeting Time Activity Ends 10:30 SONATA Project Meeting (GoToMeeting) Corinne Le Quéré 16:00
Tuesday 21 st July: R/O Overview Talks & Annual Science Meeting Time Activity Ends 13:00 Welcome and intro Mark Brandon & Elaina Ford 13:05 R/O overview talks 13:05 CUSTARD Adrian Martin 13:15 PICCOLO Karen Heywood 13:25 SONATA Corinne Le Quéré 13:35 CELOS Corinne Le Quéré 13:45 SARDINE: Added and redistributed heat and carbon balances in CMIP5 projections Ric Williams 13:55 ORCHESTRA Andrew Meijers 14:05 Q&A and discussion Elaina Ford 14:35 Break 14:50 14:50 Annual Science Meeting Chair: Adrian Martin Co-chair: Tom Bell 14:50 Welcome and intro Adrian Martin 14:55 SO-CHIC overview Jean-Baptiste Sallée 15:05 Air-sea CO2 flux in the Southern Ocean – direct measurements vs bulk estimates Mingxi Yang 15:15 The Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT): The value chain of in situ ocean carbon measurements Dorothee Bakker 15:25 A New Estimate of the Southern Ocean Carbon Sink in Winter Neill Mackay 15:35 Comfort break 15:40 Machine learning techniques applied to interpolate surface ocean carbon fluxes and properties Andrew Watson 15:50 The accumulation of carbon in the South Atlantic Peter Brown 16:00 SOCCOM and BGC Argo update Lynne Talley 16:10 Biological processes and the Southern Ocean carbon cycle Christine Klaas 16:25 Q&A and discussion Adrian Martin and Tom Bell 16:55 End of session 16:55
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Wednesday 22 nd July: PM – Annual Science Meeting Time Activity Ends 11.30 Annual Science Meeting Chair: Corinne Le Quéré Co-chair: Rebecca Wright 11:30 Welcome and intro Corinne Le Quéré 11:35 Perspectives on Southern Ocean ventilation and change from recent observations in the East Antarctic sector Steve Rintoul 11:55 Q&A and discussion Corinne Le Quéré & Rebecca Wright 12:05 Break 13:20 13:20 Welcome and intro Corinne Le Quéré 13:25 Sensitivities of Southern Ocean mode water heat content Emma Boland 13:35 Southern Ocean heat and carbon uptake and watermass variability in CMIP6 Andrew Meijers 13:45 Impact of relative vs. absolute wind stress in the Southern Ocean Dave Munday 13:55 Detecting Climate Fingerprints in the Southern Ocean using Biogeochemical Ocean Modelling Rebecca Wright 14:05 Progress with UKESM1 Colin Jones 14:15 ACSIS Bablu Sinha 14:25 Q&A and discussion Corinne Le Quéré & Rebecca Wright 14:55 Break 15:10 15:10 Annual Science Meeting Chair: Karen Heywood Co-chair: Elise Droste 15:10 Welcome/intro Karen Heywood 15:15 Understanding model near surface biases Pat Hyder 15:25 On the origin of AAIW along the 24 S section from a combined Maximum Entropy/ECCOv4 approach Genevieve Hinde 15:35 Sensitivity of Southern Ocean water mass properties to surface boundary conditions (TICTOC) Yavor Kostov 15:45 Export of dense water through Orkney Passage Povl Abrahamsen 15:55 Orkney Passage and South Sandwich Trench trough flows from a tracer perspective Marie-Jose Messias 16:05 Keynote: Reframing the carbon cycle of the subpolar Southern Ocean Graeme MacGilchrist 16:20 Q&A and discussion Karen Heywood and Elise Droste 16:50 End of session 16:50
Thurs 23 rd July: PM – Annual Science Meeting: Posters Time Activity Ends 13:00 Poster session o ne: (3 mins + 2 mins Q&A) Chair: Andrew Meijers Co-chair: Emma Boland 13:00 Welcome and intro Andrew Meijers 13:05 Impact of sea ice on Dense Shelf Water Production in the Southern Ocean Phoebe Hudson 13:10 Controls on summer mixed layer variability in Southern Drake Passage Alex Brearley 13:15 Robust thermohaline frontal detection in the Southern Ocean Simon Thomas 13:20 Adjoint modelling in ORCHESTRA: understanding surprisingly weak high-latitude sensitivities Dan Jones 13:25 How does heat flux affect potential vorticity in the Southern Ocean? Ciara Pimm 13:30 ORCHESTRA data management Robyn Owen 13:35 Q&A discussion Andrew Meijers and Emma Boland 14:05 Break 14:35 14:35 Poster session two: (3 mins + 2 mins Q&A) Co-chairs: Neil Mackay & Maribel Garcia Ibanez 14:35 Welcome and intro Neil Mackay & Maribel Garcia Ibanez 14:40 What can we learn from the variability in eddy covariance air-sea CO2 flux measurements? Tom Bell 14:45 Factors affecting air-sea gas transfer velocity Yuanxu Dong 14:50 High temporal resolution observations of atmospheric CO 2 around the Southern Ocean Anna Jones 14:55 Combined constraints on the Southern Ocean CO2 flux using observations and a model. Erik Buitenhuis 15:00 Plankton community composition and ocean oxygen Joe Guest 15:05 Investigating the attenuation of POC in the CUSTARD section of the Southern Ocean using UKESM1 Andrew Yool and Adrian Martin 15:10 Q&A discussion Maribel Garcia Ibanez and Neill Mackay 15:40 End of session 15:40
Friday 24 th July: PM – Discussion Group Time Activity Ends 14:00 Discussion Group (Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org) Lead and rapporteur 14:00 Southern Ocean inversions and comparisons (Zoom Meeting: password required) Brian King and Dave Munday 17:00 Approximate end time – continuation if required 17:00