2008 SHOTS Workshop (Southern Hemisphere Ocean Tracer Studies)
Jan.30 - Feb.1, 2008
Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Tokyo , JAPAN


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January 30 (WED)
09:30-09:50 Katsumi Hirose
Opening Speech
09:50-10:00 Shirabe Akita (Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry)
Welcome Message
10:00-12:30 SESSION 1. --  Global 137Cs observations and simulations  
  Chair person : Michio Aoyama
10:00-10:30 Pavel Povinec
1-1 Profiles of 137Cs in South Indian Ocean water along the 20°S latitude ? an evidence for accumulation of pollutants in the subtropical gyre
10:30-11:00 COFFEE 
11:00-11:30 Daisuke Tsumune  
1-2 137CS as a global tracer in the Ocean General Circulation Model
11:30-12:00 Tatsuo Motoi
1-3 Southward 137Cs transport across the equator simulated by Meteorological Research Insitute Community Ocean Model
12:00-12:30 DISCUSSION
12:30-14:00 LUNCH
14:00-17:00 Session 2. -- Global tracer simulations 
  Chair person : Daisuke Tsumune
14:00-14:30 Frank Bryan
2-1 The Global Ocean Transit Time Distribution computed With An EddyRich General Circulation model
14:30-15:00 Yoshikazu Sasai
2-2 CFC-11 and 137Cs simulation using ocean circulation model
15:00-15:30 Akio Ishida
2-3 Tracer transport and meridional overturn in eddy-permitting and eddy-resolving ocean general circulation models
15:30-16:00 COFFEE
16:00-17:00 DISCUSSION
January 31 (THU)
09:30-10:00 Session 3. -- 137Cs observations and simulations in the Pacific 
  Chair person : Pavel P. Povinec
09:30-10:00 Michio Aoyama
3-1 3-D structure of 137Cs in the subtropical gyre in the North Pacific in 2002-2005
10:00-10:30 Yayoi Inomata
3-2 Long term behaviour of 137Cs in surface seawater in the global marine environment: HAM data base 2007 results
10:30-11:00 COFFEE 
11:00-11:30 Hideyuki Nakano
3-3 Analysis of 137Cs concentration in the Pacific using a Lagrangian approach from OGCM results
11:30-12:30 DISCUSSION
12:30-14:00 LUNCH
14:00-14:30 Session 4. -- The sea of Okhotsk 
  Chair person : Frank Bryan
14:00-14:30 Humio Mitsudera
4-1 Mechanism of anticyclonic in the southern Sea of Okhotsk
14:30-17:00 Session 5. Biogeochemical process modeling  
  Chair person : Frank Bryan
14:30-15:00 Kazuo Misumi
5-1 Effects of two different iron sources on iron cycle in the subarctic North
15:00-15:30 Akira Oka
5-2 Evaluating effect of ballast mineral on deep-ocean nutrient concentration by using an ocean general circulation model
15:30-16:00 COFFEE
16:00-17:00 DISCUSSION
February 1 (FRI)
9:30-12:00 Session 6. -- Discussion on SHOTS special issue of Progress in Oceanography
  Co-chair : Michio Aoyama, Pavel P. Povinec
10:30-11:00 COFFEE