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Welcome to OSM24

The Ocean Sciences Meeting (OSM) is the flagship conference for the ocean sciences and the larger ocean-connected community.  The 2024 meeting is taking place now in New Orleans 18-23 February 2024.

We welcome a diverse community of scientists, students, journalists, policymakers, educators and organizations who are working toward a world where our global collaborations and partnerships can carry us into a sustainable future.

The Ocean Sciences Meeting is an Endorsed Decade Action program with the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.

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SocialOffset

AGU, ASLO, and TOS have partnered with SocialOffset to offer meeting attendees the opportunity to contribute to local organizations in New Orleans that make a positive difference in people’s lives and the community.

Health & Safety

AGU, ASLO, and TOS are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all Ocean Sciences Meeting participants and staff. Review the health and safety guidelines for #OSM24.

Student & Early Career Events

OSM24 offers events specifically geared towards students and early career scientists to help them gain the skills to advance in their careers and better understand the myriad of career options.
Opening Plenary
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Water Tells Stories Through People in Louisiana
Local Presenters
Sunday, 18 February 2024
05:00PM (CT)
Great Hall A/B
Plenary
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Wally Fulweiler
Ecosystems Ecologist & Biogeochemist
Boston University
Tuesday, 20 February 2024
10:30AM (CT)
Great Hall A/B
Plenary
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Don Canfield
Professor
University of Southern Denmark
Tuesday, 20 February 2024
11:30AM (CT)
Great Hall A/B
Awards Plenary
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Ronnie N Glud, Ph.D.
Professor, Biogeochemistry, University of Southern Denmark
Odense, Denmark
AGU Awardee
Wednesday, 21 February 2024
10:30AM (CT)
Great Hall A/B
Awards Plenary
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Elizabeth B. Kujawinski, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
ASLO Awardee
Wednesday, 21 February 2024
10:30AM (CT)
Great Hall A/B
Awards Plenary
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Rutgers University Center of Ocean Observing Leadership
Scott Glenn, Thomas Grothues, Josh Kohut, Alex Lopez, Janice McDonnell, Travis Miles, Daphne Munroe, Grace Saba, and Oscar Schofield
Rutgers University
TOS Awardees
Wednesday, 21 February 2024
10:30AM (CT)
Great Hall A/B
Plenary
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Richard W. Spinrad, Ph.D.
Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere & NOAA Administrator
Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, 21 February 2024
06:15PM (CT)
Great Hall A
Closing Plenary
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OSM24 Closing Plenary
Featuring representatives from the First People’s Conservation Council of Louisiana
Friday, 23 February 2024
04:00PM (CT)
Great Hall A