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2013 Forum

4th Annual Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Research Coordination Workshop Continuing its springtime tradition to provide a platform for advancing the science underpinning management of the large annual hypoxic zone ("dead zone") in the northern Gulf of Mexico, the NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Northern Gulf Institute, and the NOAA National Data Buoy Center convened a Forum for Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Research Coordination and Advancement on 17-18 April 2013 at the Mississippi State University Science and Technology Center at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.


For more information, contact the Hypoxia Forum Steering Committee Chairs:


Background Information


Hypoxia Forum Steering Committee

  • Alan Lewitus (NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science) - co chair
  • Steve Ashby (Northern Gulf Institute) - co chair
  • Becky Baltes (NOAA Integrated Ocean Observing Systems)
  • John Harding (Northern Gulf Institute)
  • Stephan Howden (University of Southern Mississippi)
  • Dave Kidwell (NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science)
  • Julien Lartigue (NOAA Coastal Services Center/ Northern Gulf Institute)
  • Troy Pierce (EPA Gulf of Mexico Program)
  • Dave Scheurer (NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science)
  • Beth Turner (NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science)

Hypoxia Modeling Technical Review Panel

  • Frank Aikman (NOAA Coast Survey Development Laboratory)
  • Damian Brady (University of Maine)
  • Pat Burke (NOAA Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services)
  • Carl Cerco (US Army Corps of Engineers)
  • Jim Fitzpatrick (HydroQual)
  • Ruoying He (North Carolina State University)
  • Gregg Jacobs (Naval Research Laboratory)
  • Mike Kemp (University of Maryland Center for Environmental Sciences)
  • Jerry Wiggert (University of Southern Mississippi)

Glider Implementation Plan Team

  • Bob Arnone (University of Southern Mississippi)
  • Justin Brodersen (Naval Research Laboratory)
  • Steve DiMarco (Texas A&M University)
  • Hernan Garcia (NOAA National Oceanographic Data Center)
  • Ann Jochens (Texas A&M University)
  • Gary Kirkpatrick (Mote Marine Laboratory)
  • Sherwin Ladner (Naval Research Laboratory)
  • Chad Lembke (University of South Florida)
  • Alan Leonardi (NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory)
  • Shannon MacArthur (NOAA National Data Buoy Center)
  • Rost Parsons (NOAA National Coastal Data Development Center)
  • Andrew Quaid (Naval Research Laboratory)
  • Nancy Rabalais (Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium)

Presentations and Posters

Presentations and posters are currently available for viewing and download from an online version of the final workshop agenda available here.

Also see the 2011, 2012 and the 2014 workshop proceedings.