Daily Agenda

All events will take place at the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE) unless otherwise noted.

Sunday
October 2
Monday
October 3
Tuesday
October 4
Wednesday
October 5
Thursday
October 6
Friday
October 7

Sunday, Oct 2

Starting at 08:30

Short Courses

15:00–19:30 | Seagull Hotel Lobby

Registration/Help Desk

17:30–19:30 | Seagull Hotel

Icebreaker Reception


All conference attendees and guests are invited to the opening “icebreaker” reception.

Monday, Oct 3

08:00–18:00

Registration/Help Desk

08:15 and 08:30

Shuttle Buses

Shuttle buses to ICISE will depart from in front of the Seagull Hotel at 08:15 and 08:30 (available to all attendees).

09:00–09:40

Welcome and Group Photo

09:40–10:20

Plenary Session 1

OVERVIEW OF OCEANOGRAPHY RESEARCH IN VIETNAM: MILESTONES AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Trần Đình Lân, Institute of Marine Environment and Resources

10:20–11:00

Coffee Break

11:00–12:40

Oral Session 1

11:00–11:20
A NEW FLUORESCENCE SENSOR FOR IN SITU MEASUREMENTS OF DISSOLVED BLACK CARBON DERIVED FROM MARITIME TRAFFIC
*Pauline MartinotCatherine GuigueLéa Guyomarc’h,  Xavier MariNguyen Hoang Anh ChuCam Tu Vu, O. Würl, S. Emig, Lea BoettcherThi Hong Nhung DangJutta NiggemannThorsten Dittmar, and Marc Tedetti

11:20–11:40
LIMNOVIS—A ROBOTIC SURFACE VEHICLE FOR SPECTRAL MEASUREMENTS IN INLAND WATERS
Stefan Plattner, Peter Gege, Thomas Schwarzmaier, and Ian Somlai

11:40–12:00
SINGLE TURNOVER ACTIVE FLUOROMETRY (STAF) ALLOWS FOR IN-SITU ASSESSMENT OF PHYTOPLANKTON OPTICAL PROPERTIES AND PRIMARY PRODUCTIVITY
Nina SchubackC. Mark Moore, Mary N. Burkitt-Gray, Alan Wright, and Kevin Oxborough

12:00–12:20
SIMULATION AND CORRECTION OF LISST-VSF MULTIPLE SCATTERING ERRORS
Håvard Ugulen, Håkon Sandven, Camilla Sætre, Børge Hamre, and Arne Kristoffersen

12:20–12:40
OCEAN COLOR DRONES: NOT NECESSARILY A SUITABLE ALTERNATIVE FOR OPTICAL REMOTE SENSING UNDER CLOUDY SKIES
Børge Hamre, Arne Kristoffersen, and David McKee

12:40–14:00

Lunch/Small Group Meetings

POSTER SETUP
Posters may be installed during the lunch period.

14:00–15:00

Oral Session 2

14:00–14:20
NIGHTTIME OBSERVATIONS OF RIVER DISCHARGES INTO COASTAL WATERS USING THE PANCHROMATIC BAND OF VIIRS SATELLITE SENSOR
Malik Chami, Zacharie Aoulad, Sébastien Migeon, and Audrey Minghelli

14:20–14:40
CHLOROPHYLL-A ESTIMATION FROM SENTINEL-2 AND SENTINEL-3 OBSERVATION IN COASTAL WATERS
*Manh Tran, Vincent Vantrepotte, Hubert Loisel, Xavier Meriaux, Kien Tran, Son Nguyen, and Daniel Jorge

14:40–15:00
A HYPERSPECTRAL INVERSION FRAMEWORK FOR ESTIMATING INHERENT OPTICAL PROPERTIES AND BIOGEOCHEMICAL PARAMETERS IN INLAND AND COASTAL WATERS
Ryan O’Shea, Nima Pahlevan, Brandon Smith, Emmanuel Boss, and Raphael Kudela

15:00–15:40

Plenary Session 2

A JOURNEY THROUGH INLAND WATER REMOTE SENSING FROM THE NINETIES TO THE PRESENT
Claudia Giardino
, National Research Council of Italy

15:40–18:00

Poster Session 1

Sodas and Cash Bar

Tuesday, Oct 4

08:00–18:00

Registration/Help Desk

08:15 and 08:30

Shuttle Buses

Shuttle buses to ICISE will depart from in front of the Seagull Hotel at 08:15 and 08:30 (available to all attendees).

09:00–10:40

Oral Session 3

09:00–09:20
ESTIMATION OF THE SARGASSUM FRACTIONAL COVERAGE AND IMMERSION DEPTH USING OLCI/SENTINEL-3 DATA IN THE CARIBBEAN SEA (NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN)
*Lea SchambergerAudrey Minghelli, and Malik Chami

09:20–09:40
UNDERWATER HYPERSPECTRAL IMAGING USED FOR MEASURING LIGHT AVAILABILITY AND ALGAE BIOMASS UNDER SEA ICE DURING THE SPRING BLOOM IN THE ARCTIC
*Natalie Summers

09:40–10:00
UNDERWATER OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS AND CONTRIBUTION FROM FORWARD SCATTERED LIGHT
Camilla Saetre, Håvard S. Ugulen, Håkon Sandven, Arne S. Kristoffersen, and Børge Hamre

10:00–10:20
DETECTING TRENDS IN 20 YEARS OF OCEAN COLOUR
B.B. Cael, Kelsey Bisson, Stephanie Henson, and Stephanie Henson

10:20–10:40
OBSERVING THE BARENTS SEA WITH BIO-OPTICAL MEASUREMENTS
Håkon Sandven, Børge Hamre, Hongbo Liu, and Mats A. Granskog

10:40–12:40

Poster Session 2

Coffee break served for one hour

12:40–14:00

Lunch/Small Group Meetings

13:15–13:45, Upstairs ICISE Conference Room
RBR SMALL GROUP MEETING
Greg Johnson

14:00–14:40

Plenary Session 3

AUTOMATING BENTHIC CHANGE DETECTION AT LARGE SCALES USING MODEL INVERSION TECHNIQUES
John Hedley, Numerical Optics, Ltd

14:40–15:20

Oral Session 4

14:40–15:00
DEPLOYMENT OF THE HYPER-BB SPECTRAL BACKSCATTERING INSTRUMENT IN AN UNDERWAY FLOW-THROUGH SYSTEM
Thomas Leeuw, Wayne Homer Slade, David Dana, and Emmanuel Boss

15:00–15:20
IMPROVING PHYTOPLANKTON CLASSIFICATION FROM HYPERSPECTRAL MEASUREMENTS TAKING THE SNR INTO ACCOUNT
Peter Gege

15:20–16:00

Coffee Break

16:00–17:00

Oral Session 5

16:00–16:20
RECENT MEASUREMENTS OF MARINE OPTICAL PROPERTIES IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN AND THE POTENTIAL COPERNICUS OCEAN COLOUR SYSTEM VICARIOUS CALIBRATION (OC-SVC) SITE OF CRETE
Andrew Banks, Stella Psarra, Panos Drakopoulos, Spyros Chaikalis, Aristomenis Karageorgis, Nektarios Spyridakis, Katerina Kikaki, Eleni Livanou, Christina Zeri, Elli Pitta, Dimitris Velaoras, Edouard Leymarie, Christophe Penkerc’h, Emmanuel Boss, Nils Haentjens, Andrew Barnard, Vincent Taillandier, Fabrizio D’Ortenzio, and Xavier Durrieu de Madron

16:20–16:40
RAPID OBSERVATIONS OF AQUATIC ENVIRONMENTS USING THE ADVANCED BASELINE IMAGER
Henry Houskeeper, Stanford Hooker, and Kyle Cavanaugh

16:40–17:00
DETECTING ZOOPLANKTON FROM SPACE
*Cait McCarry, Sünnje Basedow, David McKee, and Emlyn Davies

Starting at 17:00

Fruit Party on the ICISE Beach

Join fellow attendees on the ICISE beach to enjoy a selection of local fruits and juices! Bring your swimsuit if you’d like to enjoy an afternoon swim; a changing room is located on the beach.

Approximately at 18:00

DINNER/SHUTTLE BUSES

Attendees who have purchased the “dinner package” with the Seagull Hotel will remain at ICISE for dinner. Buses will bring these participants back to the Seagull Hotel after dinner has concluded. 

All other participants will board buses back to the Seagull Hotel after the Fruit Party has concluded. 

Wednesday, Oct 5

08:00–18:00

Registration/Help Desk

09:00–09:40

Jerlov Award Presentation

09:40–10:40

Oral Session 6

09:40–10:00
MEASUREMENTS OF THE INHERENT OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF MICROPLASTIC ASSEMBLAGES
Daniel Koestner, Robert Foster, and Ahmed El-Habashi

10:00–10:20
A NEW SYNTHETIC DATABASE GENERATED BY RADIATIVE TRANSFER SIMULATIONS IN SUPPORT OF STUDIES IN OCEAN OPTICS AND OPTICAL REMOTE SENSING
Daniel Jorge, Hubert Loisel, Rick Reynolds, and Dariusz Stramski

10:20–10:40
A NOVEL CAMERA SYSTEM TO MEASURE THE IN WATER SPECTRAL POLARIZED UPWELLING RADIANCE DISTRIBUTION
*E. Riley Blocker and Kenneth J. Voss

10:40–11:20

Coffee Break

11:20–12:40

Oral Session 7

11:20–11:40
DEPOLARIZATION BY RANDOMLY ORIENTED IRREGULAR SHAPED AMORPHOUS PARTICLES
Georges Fournier, Griet Neukermans, and Qiming Sun

11:40–12:00
A PRACTICAL MODEL TO DETERMINE THE ACROSS WATER SURFACE EFFECT ON REMOTE SENSING REFLECTANCE
Shun Bi, Rüdiger Röttgers, and Martin Hieronymi

12:00–12:20
SEA-SURFACE REFLECTANCE FACTOR: SPECTRAL AND ATMOSPHERIC DEPENDENCE
Barbara Bulgarelli, Davide D’Alimonte, Giuseppe Zibordi, and Tamito Kajiyama

12:20–12:40
GLOBAL VARIABILITY IN LIGHT SCATTERING BY DIFFERENT COCCOLITHOPHORE SPECIES: IMPACTS ON PARTICULATE INORGANIC CARBON REMOTE SENSING
Catherine Mitchell, Sunny Pinkham, and William M. Balch

12:40–14:00

Lunch/Small Group Meetings

13:15–13:45, Upstairs ICISE Conference Room
LOOKING AT THE LATEST: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN SEA-BIRD SCIENTIFIC’S OPTICAL SENSING PORTFOLIO
Eric Rehm and Rob Ellison

14:00–15:20

Oral Session 8

14:00–14:20
HYPSTAR-SR–A NOVEL HYPERSPECTRAL RADIOMETER SYSTEM
Kim Duong, Joel Kuusk, Kaspars Laizans, and Kenneth Erle Flight

14:20–14:40
CHARACTERIZATION OF THE ORGANIC VS. INORGANIC FRACTION OF SUSPENDED PARTICULATE MATTER IN COASTAL WATERS BASED ON OCEAN COLOR RADIOMETRY REMOTE SENSING
Hubert Loisel, Kien Trung Tran, Vincent Vantrepotte, Daniel Schaffer Ferreira Jorge, Roy El Hourany, and Lucile Duforet-Gaurier

14:40–15:00
SEASONAL DYNAMICS OF THE MAJOR PHYTOPLANKTON GROUPS IN THE WEST COAST OF CANADA RETRIEVED FROM CHEMTAX, OLCI SENTINEL 3A AND HYPERSPECTRAL REFLECTANCE
*Vishnu P. Suseelan, Hongyan Xi, Justin Del Bel Belluz, Midhun Sha Hussain, Astrid Bracher, and Maycira Costa

15:00–15:20
CARBON EXPORT IN A TROPICAL ECOSYSTEM: THE RED SEA
Malika Kheireddine, Mustapha Ouhssain, and Burton Jones

15:20–16:00

Future Ocean Optics Conferences: Discussion and Idea Gathering

The Planning Committee invites all attendees to participate in an open discussion to gather ideas for future conference locations. A link to Slido will be provided.

16:00–18:00

Poster Session 3

Sodas and Cash Bar

Thursday, Oct 6

08:00–18:00

Registration/Help Desk

09:00–11:00

Oral Session 9

09:00–09:20
INFLUENCE OF COCCOLITHOPHORE BLOOMS ON OCEAN CARBON SEQUESTRATION USING OCEAN COLOUR REMOTE SENSING AND BIOGEOCHEMICAL-ARGO FLOATS
Griet Neukermans, Nathan Briggs, Terrats Louis, and Hervé Claustre

09:20–09:40
UNCERTAINTIES IN REMOTE SENSING REFLECTANCE FROM OC SATELLITES AND THEIR MITIGATION
Alex Gilerson, Eder Herrera-Estrella, Jacopo Agagliate, and Mateusz Malinowski

09:40–10:00
SEASONAL BIAS IN OCEAN COLOR OBSERVATIONS
Kelsey Bisson, Emmanuel Boss, Jeremy Werdell, Robert Frouin, Amir Ibrahim, Lachlan McKinna, Riley Blocker, Yong Hu, and Michael Behrenfeld

10:00–10:20
FIDUCIAL REFERENCE MEASUREMENTS FOR SATELLITE OCEAN COLOUR (FRM4SOC) PHASE 2
Riho Vendt, Agnieszka Bialek, Carsten Brockmann, Christophe Lerebourg, Kevin Ruddick, Gavin Tilstone, Krista Alikas, Ilmar Ansko, Marine Bretagnon, Giorgio Dall’Olmo, Helge Dzierzon, Joel Kuusk, Uwe Lange, Martin Ligi, Ashley Ramsay, Viktor Vabson, Juan Ignacio Gossn, and Ewa Kwiatkowska

10:20–10:40
QWIP SCORE: A QUANTITATIVE METRIC FOR QUALITY CONTROL OF AQUATIC REFLECTANCE SPECTRAL SHAPE USING THE APPARENT VISIBLE WAVELENGTH
Heidi Dierssen, Ryan Vandermeulen, Dirk Aurin, Rodrigo Garcia, Zhongping Lee, Alexandre Castagna, Brian Barnes, Els Knaeps, Quinten Vanhellemont, and Erin Hestir

10:40–11:00
EVALUATION OF THE HYPERNAV RADIOMETRIC SYSTEM ABILITY TO MEET PACE SVC REQUIREMENTS
Nils Haëntjens, Emmanuel Boss, Robert Frouin, Cristina Orrico, and Andrew Barnard

11:00–12:40

Poster Session 4

Coffee break served for one hour.

All posters should be removed at the end of Poster Session 4. Any remaining posters will taken down and stored at the registration counter, but will be recycled if not collected by 13:00 on Friday, October 7.

12:40–14:00

Lunch/Small Group Meetings

14:00–16:00

Oral Session 10

14:00–14:20
REMOTE SENSING OF ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SYSTEMS IN THE UV SPECTRUM: MODELING ABSORPTION BY PHYTOPLANKTON
Jacek Chowdhary, Anna Wadhwa, and Matteo Ottaviani

14:20–14:40
QUANTIFYING CDOM PHOTOBLEACHING AND ITS EFFECTS ON APPARENT OPTICAL PROPERTIES IN THE GLOBAL SURFACE OCEAN
*Xiaohui Zhu and Cédric Fichot

14:40–15:00
SIGNIFICANCE OF INELASTIC SCATTERING IN OPTICAL CLOSURE OF CDOM-RICH COASTAL WATERS
*Soham Mukherjee, John Hedley, Cédric Fichot, Julien Laliberté, and Simon Bélanger

15:00–15:20
A MODEL FOR PARTITIONING THE NON-ALGAL ABSORPTION COEFFICIENT OF SEAWATER INTO CONTRIBUTIONS OF NON-ALGAL PARTICULATE MATTER AND CDOM IN THE ULTRAVIOLET AND VISIBLE SPECTRAL REGION
*Matthew Kehrli, Dariusz Stramski, Rick Reynolds, and Ishan Joshi

15:20–15:40
PORE-WATER DISSOLVED ORGANIC MATTER IN THE OXYGEN LIMITED BALTIC SEA ZONES: ACCESSING DIAGENETIC CHANGES AND RELEASE BY MEANS OF OPTICAL PROPERTIES AND SIZE EXCLUSION CHROMATOGRAPHY
Alexandra Loginova, Urban Wünsch, Piotr Kowalczuk, Monika Zablocka, Marta Borecka, Aleksandra Winogradow, Colin Stedmon, Beata Szymszycha, Karol Kulinski

15:40–16:00
AN EMPIRICAL ALGORITHM FOR ESTIMATING COLORED DISSOLVED ORGANIC MATTER FROM LANDSAT 8 AND SENTINEL 2 IMAGERY OVER COASTAL WATER
*Son Nguyen Vu, Hubert Loisel, Lan Tran Dinh, Xavier Meriaux, Dat Dinh Ngoc, Manh Duy Tran, Daniel S.F. Jorge, and Vincent Vantrepotte

16:00–19:00

Free Time

Starting at 19:00 | Anya Hotel

Awards Banquet


The highlight of the conference week is the Awards Banquet, where attendees gather to honor ocean optics community award recipients. While dinner is served, a performance by a local Vietnamese group will take place, followed by presentations of the awards.

Friday, Oct 7

08:00–16:00

Registration/Help Desk

09:20–10:40

Oral Session 11

09:20–09:40
A CUBESAT, A SHIP, AND A ZOO OF ALGAE: 3 NEW OPTICAL OCEANOGRAPHY APPLICATIONS AT THE SKIDAWAY INSTITUTE OF OCEANOGRAPHY
Sara Rivero-Calle, John Morrison, Gene C. Feldman, Alan Holmes, Md Masud-Ul-Alam, Mallory Hunt, and Benjamin Lowin

09:40–10:00
EVALUATION OF PRISMA HYPERSPECTRAL DATA FOR INLAND AND COASTAL WATER APPLICATIONS
Mariano Bresciani, Alice Fabbretto, Andrea Pellegrino, Federica Braga, Vittorio Brando, and Claudia Giardino

10:00–10:20
ATMOSPHERIC CORRECTION FOR DIVERSE OPTICAL WATER TYPES
Martin Hieronymi, Shun Bi, Eike Schütt, and Dagmar Müller

10:20–10:40
ANN-BASED ATMOSPHERIC CORRECTION OF SATELLITES IMAGES FOR INLAND WATERS
*Van Manh Nguyen, Thi Oanh La, Thi Thu Ha Nguyen, Chao-Hung Lin, Dewinta Heriza, and Quang Vinh Pham

10:40–11:00

Coffee Break

11:00–12:20

Oral Session 12

11:00–11:20
VALIDATION OF REMOTE-SENSING ALGORITHMS FOR DIFFUSE ATTENUATION OF DOWNWARD IRRADIANCE USING RADIOMETRY COLLECTED FROM BGC-ARGO FLOATS
*Charlotte Begouen Demeaux and Emmanuel Boss

11:20–11:40
SHIFTS IN THE TIMING OF THE PHYTOPLANKTON GROWING SEASON ALONG THE WEST ANTARCTIC PENINSULA
Jessica Turner, Heidi Dierssen, Oscar Schofield, Hyewon Heather Kim, Sharon Stammerjohn, and David Munro

11:40–12:00
DEEP LEARNING-BASED RETRIEVAL OF CYANOBACTERIA-SENSITIVE ORANGE BAND FOR LANDSAT-8/9 AND SENTINEL-2 IMAGERY
Milad Niroumand-Jadidi and Francesca Bovolo

12:00–12:20
DEVELOPMENT OF OCEAN COLOUR NEURAL NETWORKS ALGORITHMS FOR CHLOROPHYLL A RETRIEVAL IN COASTAL WATERS USING TOP OF ATMOSPHERE REFLECTANCES
*Madjid Hadjal, David McKee, Jinchang Ren, Alejandro Gallego, and Encarni Medina-Lopez

12:20–12:40

Closing Remarks

12:40–14:00

Lunch

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