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   Recent advances in the study of the Oxygen Minimum Zone (OMZ) in the eastern South Pacific
Summary: A series of lectures as part of the kick-off meeting of the Agouron supported project Microbial Oceanography of the oxygen-deficient waters of the eastern tropical South Pacific.

 

Recent advances in the study of the OMZ in the eastern South Pacific

 

Tuesday March 25

  Auditorio Alamiro Robledo, Facultad de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas, UdeC

 

08:45 - 09:00            Welcome (UdeC Representative, Osvaldo Ulloa) 

09:00 - 09:40            Circulation, Mixing, and Oxygen in the OMZ: Lessons from ARGO  floats and moored observations (Oscar Pizarro).

09:40 -10:20              New microsensor technology for studying the OMZ and its organisms (Niels Peter Revsbech)

 

10:20 -11:10             Coffee break
 

11:10 - 11:40             Anammox and denitrification in the OMZ off Chile and Peru (Bo Thamdrup) 

11:40 - 13:00            Microbial community genomics in the OMZ: a first peek at a “metatranscriptomic” depth profile through the oxycline (Ed DeLong).