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

  • 2016 Fall Meeting

    Posted 03/08/16

    Abstract deadline: 3-Aug 11:59 ET Abstract submissions Meeting website

  • Ocean Sciences Meeting

    Posted 12/23/15

    Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016. 21-26 Feb 2016, New Orleans – is finished. Make plans for […]

  • 2015 OS Honorees

    Posted 07/14/15

    Hearty congratulations to all 2015 honorees from the OS Section! All of our honorees will […]

  • Section Newsletters

    Posted 04/13/15

    Read the OS Section President’s newsletters January 2016 April 2015 December 2014 October 2014 August […]

  • 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

- Sam Billheimer, Lynne D. Talley

Eighteen Degree Water (EDW), the subtropical mode water of the western North Atlantic, is a voluminous, weakly-stra [...]

- Giering S. L. C., R. Sanders, A. P. Martin, C. Lindemann, K.O. Möller, C. J. Daniels, D. J. Mayor, M. A. St. John

Sinking organic matter in the North Atlantic Ocean transfers 1-3 Gt carbon year−1 from the surface ocean to the int [...]

- V. Vijith, P. N. Vinayachandran, V. Thushara, P. Amol, D. Shankar, A. C. Anil

The intense winter phytoplankton bloom during November – February in the northeastern Arabian Sea (NEAS) was though [...]

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