Welcome to the home page of the Ocean Sciences Section of the AGU

The OS section welcomes members whose primary interests are marine related. We organize ourselves into four broad categories, biological oceanography, marine chemistry, marine geology and geophysics and physical oceanography. Read more.

News and announcements

  • Ocean Sciences Meeting

    Posted 04/22/15

    Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. 21-26 Feb 2016, New Orleans. Abstract submission deadline 23 September.

  • Section Newsletters

    Posted 04/13/15

    Read the OS Section President’s newsletters April 2015 December 2014 October 2014 August 2014

  • 2015 Fall Meeting

    Posted 03/16/15

    AGU Fall Meeting, 14-18 December 2015. San Francisco, CA Abstract submission deadline: 5 August. See […]

  • 2015 Joint Assembly

    Posted 12/24/14

    2015 Joint Assembly Montreal, 3-7 May Meeting Website  

  • AGU Elections

    Posted 10/15/14

    AGU 2014 Election Election results for the OS Section (AGU Elections Page) President-elect: Eileen Hofmann […]

Latest JGR-Oceans pubs

- Igor A. Dmitrenko, Bert Rudels, Sergey A. Kirillov, Yevgeny O. Aksenov, Vidar S. Lien, Vladimir V. Ivanov, Ursula Schauer, Igor V. Polyakov, Andrew Coward, David J. Barber

The Atlantic Water flow from the Barents and Kara seas to the Arctic Ocean through the St. Anna Trough (SAT) is con [...]

- Nuno G. F. Cordeiro, Rita Nolasco, Ana Cordeiro-Pires1, Eric D. Barton, Jesus Dubert

Coastal upwelling filaments off the Western Iberian Margin, detected in AVHRR satellite imagery and in a realistic [...]

- Shuang Zhang, Matthew H. Alford

Previous studies have identified two primary mechanisms (shear instability and convective instability) by which non [...]