Biodiversity, Ecology, and the Biological Carbon Pump in the Ocean Twilight Zone

Early Career Lightning Talks

Session 1

  1. Current and future exposure of the mesopelagic to microplastics (Karin Kvale)
  2. New insights into the potential of subsurface phytoplankton production using BGC-Argo floats (Marin Cornec)
  3. Incorporating eDNA approaches into OTZ biodiversity conservation policy (Nina Yang)
  4. Unveiling spatial structures in Maurolicus muelleri distribution in the Northeast Atlantic (Thaibault Cariou)
  5. A shallow scattering layer structures the energy seascape of an open ocean predator (Martini Arostegui)
  6. Acoustically-detected shifts in mesopelagic fish distribution during marine heatwave (Ily Iglesias)
  7. Southern Ocean salp migratory behavior - the influence of life cycle stage and body size (Alexis Bahl)
  8. Characterizing zooplankton food webs in the twilight zone during EXPORTS using stable isotope analysis (Connor Shea)
  9. In situ plankton imagery for forward scattering predictions (Ben Grassian)
  10. Pelagic predators as samplers of variability in the twilight zone (Elan Portner)
  11. Variability in zooplankton diel vertical migration influences magnitude of active carbon flux in the scotia Sea, Southern Ocean (Cecilia Liszka)
  12. Reassessing the role of diatoms in carbon transfer through the Southern Ocean Twilight Zone (Jack Williams)
  13. A deep dive into the genomic diversity of epi-, meso-, and bathypelagic Archaea and Bacteria (Felipe Hernandes Coutinho)
  14. BGC-Argo Floats Highlight Phytoplankton Community Response to Temperature Increase in the Arabian Sea (Nickolas Block)

Session 2

  1. Mapping the transport and transformation of surface phytoplankton carbon export into the deep ocean with DNA sequencing (Sasha Kramer)
  2. Towards Identifying Knowledge Gaps in the Mesopelagic Biological Carbon Pump (Kea Witting)
  3. Shedding light on the subtropical gyre surface nutrient cycling by using a nutrient-ratio budget method (Yang Xiang)
  4. Visualizing the Biological Pump: carbon export and attenuation in the Ocean Twilight Zone by using underwater vision profilers (Elena Ceballos)
  5. Flow-through rolling tanks: a new tool to study marine snow fragmentation (Maeve Gesson)
  6. Exploring the Role of Biogeochemical Composition of Suspended and Sinking Marine Snow (Carolina Novoa)
  7. Physical controls on ventilation and carbon export in Drake Passage (Lily Dove)
  8. Intrusions deliver photic microbial communities to the mesopelagic subtropical ocean (Mara Freillich)
  9. Mesopelagic-migrant pump contribution to Southern Ocean downward carbon export (Katherine Baker)
  10. Estimating the magnitude of the lipid pump in the Southern Ocean (Jennifer Freer)
  11. Identifying and tackling uncertainty in fish-mediated carbon flux (Helena McMonagle)
  12. Mechanistic Modelling of Seasonal Vertical Migrations in a Changing Climate (Aaron Wienkers)
  13. Active flux and remineralization by migrant and non-migrant meso- and bathypelagic fishes (Airam N. Sarmiento Lezcano)
  14. Understanding vertical structure of carbon injection by migratory zooplankton - a model study (Matthieu Poupon)