Understanding the Southern Ocean: A Discussion with SOCCOM Scientists





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Streamed live on Dec 4, 2014

Join a live discussion with the lead scientists and researchers behind the NSF-funded SOCCOM Southern Ocean research project. This webinar coincides with the launch this week of the Polarstern cruise that will deploy the first round of SOCCOM floats.

The webinar features SOCCOM leads:
-Dr. Jorge Sarmiento of Princeton University
-Dr. Lynne Talley of Scripps Institution of Oceanography
-Dr. Joellen Russell of the University of Arizona
-Dr. Ken Johnson of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
-Dr. Stephen Riser of the University of Washington
-Dr. Heidi Cullen of Climate Central

In addition to revealing details about SOCCOM, the scientists will discuss:
-The role of the Southern Ocean in the so-called global warming “hiatus”
-The effects of ocean acidification
-How the Southern Ocean plays into the global temperature records, and  what will likely be the hottest year on record globally this year.

Viewers may ask questions through the Q & A function within Google Hangouts, or through Twitter with #SOCCOMhangout .

The SOCCOM project is supported by NSF under the NSF Award PLR-1425989.


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