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Workshop 3

Bathypelagic Workshop


Day 1 - Monday Nov. 10, 200

8:30-8:45 Opening Session / Welcome Julie Hall

Plenary E2E: Ontogenetic vertical migrating copepod Neocalanus: Pivotal role linking the end-to-end food web in the subarctic North Pacific

Hiroaki Saito

Plenary Meso: A Zone of Transition: The Mysteries of the Mesopelagic

Richard Lampitt
10:15-10:45 Coffee Break

Plenary Bathy: Linking the Surface Ocean to the Deep Sea: Lessons from Station Aloha

Dave Karl
11:30-12:30 Introduction to Bathypelagic Workshop
  BIOGEOCHEMISTRY SESSION (Chairs: Dan Repeta & Lihini Aluwihare)

Production of bio-refractory fluorescent dissolved organic matter in the deep ocean

Youhei Yamashita
12:30-13:30 Lunch Buffet
13:30-16:00 Export of Dissolved Organic Carbon to Deep Ocean Sinks (seeking to understand DOC in the deep ocean carbon cycle) / Not yet available Dennis Hansell

An overview of DOM cycling and composition in the deep ocean

IMBIZO_Repeta.pdf 934.99 kB
Dan Repeta

In Search Of The Radiocarbon Distribution In DOC

Lihini Aluwihare
  Marine dissolved organic carbon (DOC) serial-oxidations, radiocarbon, and biogeochemical implications Steve Beaupré
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

Dissolved organic matter lability in the deep ocean

Mar Nieto-Cid

DOC/N distributions, UDOM Chemical Composition and Heterotrophic Diversity in the Mesopelagic & Bathypelagic Zones of the Mediterranean Sea

Alexandra Gogou

Similarity of Dissolved Protein Spectra by Electrophoresis from Coastal to Pelagic Seawaters

IMBIZO_Yamada.pdf 563.65 kB
Namiha Yamada
  Summarize issues of the Day  
18:00 Ice Breaker

Day 2 - Tuesday Nov. 11, 2008

8:30-10:30 BIOGEOCHEMISTRY SESSION - Continued (Chairs: Dan Repeta & Lihini Aluwihare)  

Modeling Processes in the Bathypelagic

IMBIZO_Burd.pdf 344.09 kB
Adrian Burd
  Marine polymer dynamics and gel formation in seawater Pedro Verdugo
  Eukaryotic microbes of the deep sea Alexander Bochdansky

Novel sugar compounds isolated from high molecular weight dissolved organic matter (HMWDOM)

Christos Panagiotopolous
  Discussion on Biogeochemistry  
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 MICROBIAL DYNAMICS SESSION (Chairs: Toshi Nagata & Doug Bartlett)  
  Bathypelagic carbon cycling: autotrophy versus heterotrophy of the prokaryotic community in the North Atlantic Gerhard Herndl

Investigating C and N Metabolism in the Planktonic Microbial Community of the Deep Ocean

IMBIZO_Hansmann.pdf 1,001.72 kB
Roberta Hansman

Evidence of prokaryotic particle-attached way of life in the dark Atlantic Ocean

IMBIZO_Baltar.pdf 308.09 kB
Federico Baltar
12:30-13:30 Lunch Buffet

Deep-Sea Piezophiles: Insights into the Big Squeeze from Genes and Genomes

Doug Bartlett

Pressure effects on mineralization of the organic matter by prokaryotes in meso- and bathypelagic waters of the Ocean

Christian Tamburini

Large-scale variations in full depth distribution of prokaryotes and viruses in the Central Pacific

Toshi Nagata

Advecting aggregates as potential sources of microbes, hydrolytic enzymes, exopolymers and viruses in the bathypelagic zone

IMBIZO_Deming.pdf 918.36 kB
Jody Deming

Full-depth profiles of Microzooplankton along the Central Pacific Ocean


Rumi Sohrin

Relationships in cell abundance between Microbial Producer and Predator in Ocean's Interior

IMBIZO_Fukuda.pdf 255.37 kB
Hideki Fukuda
  The neglected role of consumers in the deep sea food web Serena Fonda Umani
  Summarize Microbial Dynamics Discussions  
17:00-19:00 Joint Poster Session

Day 3 - Wednesday Nov. 12, 2008

8:30-10:00 Discussion session / Preparation of Plenary Presentations  

Plenary on Data Integration

Raymond Pollard
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Plenary Session: Reports from each workshop  

Report from the End-to-End Food Web Working Group

Coleen Moloney

Report from the Mesopelagic Working Group

Karen Wishner and Javier Aristegui

Report from the Bathypelagic working group: Biogeochemical cycling

Dan Repeta

Report from the Bathypelagic working group: Microbial Dynamics

Doug Bartlett
12:30-13:30 Lunch Buffet
13:30-15:00 What should future mesopelagic zone research programmes look like? (Chairs: Debbie Steinberg and Hiroaki Saito)  
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
  Mesopelagic workshop break out session / Synthesis  
17:00-19:00 Joint Poster Session

Day 4 - Thursday Nov. 13, 2008

8:30-10:30 Break-out session: Discussions and writing  
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Final Plenary Session  

E2E FW workshop Final Report


Mesopelagic workshop Final Report


Bathypelagic workshop Final Report

  Closing IMBIZO Julie Hall
12:30-13:30 Lunch Buffet