Symposium Program

SUNDAY, JANUARY 9

5:00 p.m.

Registration

5:30 p.m.

Ice-breaker and posters related to seafloor observatories

MONDAY, JANUARY 10

7:30 a.m.

Breakfast and Registration

OPEN SESSION

8:30 a.m.

Introductory remarks – William Ryan, Chair, NRC Steering Committee

9:00 a.m.

Long-term Eulerian measurements for the ocean circulation

Carl Wunsch (MIT)

9:20 a.m.

A vision for future research of oceanic ecosystems and carbon cycling using seafloor observatories

Stace Beaulieu (WHOI)

9:40 a.m.

Insights into seafloor hydrothermal systems from monitoring responses to natural perturbations

Meg Tivey (WHOI)



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Illuminating the Hidden Planet: THE FUTURE OF SEAFLOOR OBSERVATORY SCIENCE Symposium Program SUNDAY, JANUARY 9 5:00 p.m. Registration 5:30 p.m. Ice-breaker and posters related to seafloor observatories MONDAY, JANUARY 10 7:30 a.m. Breakfast and Registration OPEN SESSION 8:30 a.m. Introductory remarks – William Ryan, Chair, NRC Steering Committee 9:00 a.m. Long-term Eulerian measurements for the ocean circulation Carl Wunsch (MIT) 9:20 a.m. A vision for future research of oceanic ecosystems and carbon cycling using seafloor observatories Stace Beaulieu (WHOI) 9:40 a.m. Insights into seafloor hydrothermal systems from monitoring responses to natural perturbations Meg Tivey (WHOI)

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Illuminating the Hidden Planet: THE FUTURE OF SEAFLOOR OBSERVATORY SCIENCE 10:00 a.m. Interdisciplinary ramifications of seafloor microbial observatories Anna-Louise Reysenbach (Portland State University) 10:20 a.m. Break 10:40 a.m. Coastal oceanography and time-series measurements Peter Jumars (University of Maine) 11:00 a.m. The need for an ocean floor network in global earth studies Adam Dziewonski (Harvard) 11:20 a.m. Introduction to breakout session 1 11:40 a.m. Breakout session 1 and working lunch 3:30 p.m. Break 3:45 p.m. Breakout session 1 wrap-up (in plenary) 5:15 p.m. Meeting adjourns for the day 5:30 p.m. Cash-bar and posters related to seafloor observatories 7:00 p.m. Symposium Dinner 8:30 p.m. Evening speaker: Neptune: Oceanography at the scale of a tectonic plate John Delaney (University of Washington) TUESDAY, JANUARY 11 7:30 a.m. Breakfast OPEN SESSION 8:30 a.m. Summary of previous day and introduction to the day's activities – William Ryan 8:40 a.m. Undersea fiberoptic cable systems: High-tech telecommunications tempered by a century of ocean cable experience Patrick Trischitta (Tyco Submarine Systems)

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Illuminating the Hidden Planet: THE FUTURE OF SEAFLOOR OBSERVATORY SCIENCE 9:00 a.m. A moored-buoy observatory for the deep ocean Dan Frye (WHOI) 9:20 a.m. Science interfaces for seafloor observatories Alan Chave (WHOI) 9:40 a.m. Sensor systems for ocean observatories: How do we monitor processes that transform mantle energy into ecosystems? Ken Johnson (MBARI) 10:00 a.m. Future applications of remotely operated and autonomous vehicles in deep sea observatories Dana Yoerger (WHOI) 10:20 a.m. Break 10:40 a.m. Successfully managing larger scientific databases faster, cheaper, better? Herb Kroehl (National Geophysical Data Center) 11:00 a.m. Introduction to breakout session 2 (in plenary) 11:20 a.m. Breakout session 2 and working lunch 2:00 p.m. Breakout session 2 wrap-up; introduction to breakout session 3 (in plenary) 3:00 p.m. Break 3:15 p.m. Breakout session 3 5:30 p.m. Adjourn for the day WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12 7:30 a.m. Breakfast OPEN SESSION 8:30 a.m. Summary of previous day and introduction to the day's activities – William Ryan

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Illuminating the Hidden Planet: THE FUTURE OF SEAFLOOR OBSERVATORY SCIENCE 8:45 a.m. Breakout group 3 continued 11:00 a.m. Chairman's summary and closing remarks 12:30 p.m. Breakout session 3 wrap-up (in plenary) 1:00 p.m. Symposium ends 1:00 p.m. Lunch 2:00 p.m. Steering committee reconvenes with session leaders to draft session outcomes Closed Session 4:30 p.m. Steering committee reconvenes to discuss recommendations