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dc.contributor.authorHood, Raleigh R.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorBeal, Lisa M.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorBenway, Heather M.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorChandler, Cynthia L.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorColes, Victoria J.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorCutter, Gregory A.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorDick, Henry J. B.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorGangopadhyay, Avijit  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorGoes, Joachim I.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorHumphris, Susan E.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorLandry, Michael R.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorLloyd, Karen G.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorMcPhaden, Michael J.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorMurtugudde, Raghu  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorSubrahmanyam, Bulusu  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorSusanto, R. Dwi  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorTalley, Lynne D.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorWiggert, Jerry D.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorZhang, Chidong  Concept link
dc.description.abstractFrom the Preface: The purpose of this document is to motivate and coordinate U.S. participation in the Second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2) by outlining a core set of research priorities that will accelerate our understanding of geologic, oceanic, and atmospheric processes and their interactions in the Indian Ocean. These research priorities have been developed by the U.S. IIOE-2 Steering Committee based on the outcomes of an interdisciplinary Indian Ocean science workshop held at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography on September 11-13, 2017. The workshop was attended by 70 scientists with expertise spanning climate, atmospheric sciences, and multiple sub-disciplines of oceanography. Workshop participants were largely drawn from U.S. academic institutions and government agencies, with a few experts invited from India, China, and France to provide a broader perspective on international programs and activities and opportunities for collaboration. These research priorities also build upon the previously developed International IIOE-2 Science Plan and Implementation Strategy. Outcomes from the workshop are condensed into five scientific themes: Upwelling, inter-ocean exchanges, monsoon dynamics, inter-basin contrasts, marine geology and the deep ocean. Each theme is identified with priority questions that the U.S. research community would like to address and the measurements that need to be made in the Indian Ocean to address them.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipWe thank the following organizations and programs for financial contributions, support and endorsement: the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; the U.S. Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry program funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; the NASA Physical Oceanography Program; Scripps Institution of Oceanography; and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum.en_US
dc.publisherUS Steering Committeeen_US
dc.titleUnited States contributions to the Second International Indian Ocean Expedition (US IIOE-2)en_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US

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