Publications
 

 

Gulf of Maine Monitor 

Issue 5

  • Calcium carbonate levels in the Gulf of Maine
  • Great Bay water survey
  • Water currents in the Gulf of Maine
  • Multidimensional scaling of zooplankton data

Issue 4: Spring 2007

  • Productivity of coastal oceans, and the coastal Gulf of Maine
  • Satellite imagery of the 2007 spring bloom
  • Effects of a spring storm on the spring bloom
  • Ocean observing educator institutes

Issue 3: Winter 2007

  • Is the Gulf of Maine getting warmer?
  • Five year time series of temperature and salinity
  • Sampling New Hampshire's Great Bay
  • Two-year time series of nutrients in the Gulf of Maine

 

Issue 2: Summer/Fall 2006

  • Salp bloom in the Gulf of Maine
  • Seasons of the Sea exhibit opens at the Seacoast Science Center
  • Coastal Observing Center collaborates with GoMOOS
  • Overview of zooplankton in the Gulf of Maine
  • Do coastal oceans absorb or emit carbon dioxide?
  • ICEBOX satellite data exploration tool

 


Issue 1: Spring 2006 Edition

  • An historic spring storm floods estuaries
  • Great Bay Buoy records record low salinity
  • Overview of the Coastal Ocean Observing Center's research and monitoring in the Gulf of Maine
  • MODIS Satellite imagery of sea surface temperature and chlorophyll

 


 

Coastal Ocean Observing Center Progress Reports and Summaries

  February 2008 Progress Report

Monitor issue 5:
Monitor SP2007:
Monitor WI2007:
Monitor SU-FA2006:
Monitor SP2006:

  August 2007 Progress Report
  February 2007 Progress Report
  August 2006 Progress Report
  February 2006 Progress Report
  Project Summary – 2006
  August 2005 Progress Report
  February 2005 Progress Report

 

Coastal Ocean Observing Center PowerPoint Presentations and Flyer

  Overview of Coastal Ocean Observing Center - Janet Campbell, April 2006
  Coastal Ocean Observing Center Flyer, 2006
  COOA Education and Outreach Efforts - Amy Cline and Denise Blaha, 2004

 

Papers / Posters / Presentations

 

Morrison, J. R., P. Trowbridge, T.K. Gregory, M.G. Novak. Hyperspectral airborne remote sensing for assessing water quality and clarity in the Great Bay estuary of New Hampshire. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL. March 3-7, 2008.

 

Gregory, T. K., J. R. Morrison, M. G. Novak. Progress in observing estuarine and coastal ocean processes with the Great Bay coastal buoy. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL. March 3-7, 2008.

 

Cline, A. H., T. S. Moore, D. Grant, S. Carroll, S. Comstock, K. Fitz-Randolph, V. Macoy, C. Nylen. Bringing ocean science research to the middle school classroom. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL. March 3-7, 2008.

 

Salisbury, J., J. W. Campbell, D. Vandemark, C. Hunt, W. H. McDowell, B. F. Jonsson,A. Mahadevan. Spatial and temporal variability of the colored organic matter fluorescence-salinity relationship in plume waters and its relevance to remote sensing. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL. March 3-7, 2008.

 

Du, Y., H. Xue, N. R. Pettigrew, J. Salisbury. Implementation of a wetting and drying model in simulating the Androscoggin/Kennebec plume and the circulation in Casco Bay. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL. March 3-7, 2008.

 

Vandemark, D., J. Salisbury, C. Hunt, S. Shellito, W. R. McGillis, C. L. Sabine. A multi-year survey of surface layer carbon dioxide dynamics in the Gulf of Maine. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL. March 3-7, 2008.

 

Jonsson, B. F., J. Salisbury, J. W. Campbell, A. Mahadevan. Variability in the continental shelf biological pump revealed by lagrangian tracking of satellite chlorophyll. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL. March 3-7, 2008.

 

Churchill, J. H., J. A. Runge, C. Chen, G. W. Cowles, D. Stuebe. Facdtors controlling retention of larval cod (Gadus morhua) within the western Gulf of Maine. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL. March 3-7, 2008.

 

Runge, J. A., R. J. Jones, C. A. Manning. Population dynamics of Calanus finmarchicus in relation to trophic transfer in the western Gulf of Maine: the role of storage lipids. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL. March 3-7, 2008.

 

Manning, C. A., R. J. Jones, J. A. Runge. Cross-shelf variability in seasonal composition of zooplankton communities in the western Gulf of Maine. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL. March 3-7, 2008.

 

Hunt C., J. Salisbury, D. Vandemark, J. Campbell and W. McGillis.  Seasonal and Episodic Variability of Carbon in a Large New England  Estuary and its Delivery to the Coastal Zone. ERF Session SCI-046,  Providence RI, November 7, 2007.

 

Cline, A., R. Morrison, P. Chick, T. Kent, D. Goodwin, J. Smith, K. Donahue. Seasons of the sea: An ocean observing informal education exhibit at the Seacoast Science Center in Rye, NH. ASLO Session CS09 Abstract ID: 241, Santa Fe, February 7, 2007.

 

Goodwin, D.S., J.R. Morrison and M.P. Lesser. Temporal variation in surface water mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) in the western Gulf of Maine. ASLO Session CS26, Santa Fe, February 7, 2007

 

Gregory T.K., J.R. Morrison and M.G. Novak. Investigating high-frequency nutrient dynamics in an estuary using an autonomous sampling platform. ASLO Session CS06, Santa Fe, February 5, 2007.

 

Heidenreich, M., J.R. Morrison, J. Pennock, and W. McDowell. Humic acid and iron: Will they increase algal culture growth?

 

Hunt, C., J. Salisbury, D. Vandemark, J. Campbell and W. McGillis. Spatial and temporal variability of pCO2 in the Great Bay Estuary System. ASLO Session SS07, Santa Fe, February 5, 2007.

 

Salisbury, J., D. Vandemark,. A. Mahadevan, B. Jonsson, W. McGillis, C. Hunt, and J. Campbell. Seasonal evolution of dissolved inorganic carbon along a cross-shelf transect in the Gulf of Maine: The influence of riverine discharge. ASLO Session SS07, Santa Fe, February 5, 2007.

 

Sabine C.L., D. Conlee, W. Cai, D. Vandemark, B. Hales, and S. Maenner. High frequency CO2 variability in North American coastal waters. NACP meeting, Colorado Springs, CO, Jan 2007.

 

Huret, M., J. A. Runge, C. Chen, G. Cowles, Q. Xu and J. M. Pringle. 2006 (in press). Dispersal modeling of fish early life stages: Application to Atlantic cod in the western Gulf of Maine. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser.

 

Feng H., D. Vandemark, and J. Campbell. Cross-evaluation of the MODIS aerosol optical properties along the northeastern United States coastal region. AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, Dec. 2006.

 

Salisbury, J., D. Vandemark, C. Hunt, J. Campbell, W.R. McGillis, and W. McDowell. Seasonal observations of surface waters in two Gulf of Maine estuary-plume systems: relationships between watershed attributes, optical measurements and surface pCO2, Estuar. Coast. Shelf Science. In press. Draft Copy.

 

Plagge, A.M., D. Vandemark, and J. Henderson. Investigation of QuikSCAT wind measurements in the coastal Gulf of Maine. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 2006.

 

Vandemark, D., R. Varner, J. Salisbury, V. Sawyer, W. McGillis, C. Sabine and S. Maenner. Observed variability in coastal atmospheric CO2 and its impact on air-sea flux investigations. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 2006.

 

Posters created for UNH GIS Day 2006 (November 1, 2006) showcasing research going on inside OPAL and the UNH Coastal Observing Center.

 

Cline, A., J. Campbell, D. Blaha, R. Morrison, T. Moore and C. Erickson. Remote sensing education through the UNH Coastal Observing Center. UNH/NERA Remote Sensing Conference, Oct 2006.

 

Ecosystem relationships in the Gulf of Maine — Combined expert knowledge of fishermen and scientists, NAMA Collaborative Report 1: 1-16, Aug. 2006

 

Vandemark D., J. Salisbury, C. Hunt, W.R. McGillis, J. Campbell and F. Chai. The coastal Gulf of Maine as an atmospheric sink of CO2 with seasonal riverine control. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Feb. 2006.

 

Zibordi G., B. Holben, S. B. Hooker, F. Mélin, J.- F. Berthon, I. Slutsker, D. Giles, D. Vandemark, H. Feng, K. Rutledge, G. Schuster, And A. Al Mandoos. A network for standardized ocean color validation measurements. EOS, 87 (30), 2006.

 

Salisbury, J, D. Vandemark, C. Hunt, A. Mahadevan, F. Chai, J. W. Campbell, W. R. McGillis. Carbon cycling and optics in the Gulf of Maine: Observations and modeling. Joint OCCC/NACP Coastal Ocean Carbon Workshop, Boulder CO, Sept. 2005.

 

Modeling needs related to the regional observing system in the Gulf of Maine. RARGOM Report 05-1, Theme Session: 6-7, July, 2005

 

Salisbury, J.S, J.W. Campbell, E . Linder, L.D. Meeker, F.E. Muller-Karger and C.J. Vorosmarty. On the seasonal correlation of surface particle fields with wind stress and Mississippi discharge in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Deep Sea Research Part II, 51, (10-11), 1187-1203, 2004.

 

COOA: Monitoring, modeling, and analyzing. U.S. Senate Hearing on the Ocean Commission Report, September 27, 2004

 

COOA: Education and outreach. U.S. Senate Hearing on the Ocean Commission Report, September 27, 2004


 

Coastal Ocean Observing Center Meeting Summaries

 

Western Gulf of Maine Inshore Fisheries: Ecosystems Project, December 7, 2004

 

Bringing together Managers, Modelers and Observationalists, Sept. 24, 2004