Symposium Schedule (last update - April 22)  
May 19 S 1.1: Observed climate changes
11:15 Introduction by Convenors
11:20 Ruth Curry (Invited)
Evolution of Atlantic Ocean properties and circulation from the tropics to the Arctic
11:45 Martin Visbeck
Is the Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation slowing? Results from Deep Western Boundary Current observations at the exit of the Labrador Sea
12:10 Eugene Colbourne 
Ocean climate variability in the North Atlantic - The importance of large-scale atmospheric forcing
12:25 Cesar González-Pola
The recent warming of intermediate waters at the Eastern North Atlantic. Insights from a monthly hydrographical timeseries at the Bay of Biscay
12:40 Penny Holliday
Reversal of the 1960s - 1990s freshening trend in the upper ocean of the north-east North Atlantic and Nordic Seas
12:55 Jorge Corredor
Responsiveness of water mass properties to climate forcing at the Caribbean Time Series station in the northeastern Caribbean basin
13:10  Lunch
14:30 Matthew H. England
Southern Hemisphere westerly wind control over the ocean's thermohaline circulation
15:00 Douglas G. Martinson
Increased ocean heat along the continental margin of west Antarctica
15:15 Claus W. Böning
Multi-decadal warming and freshening of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current
15:30 Skip McKinnell
An high resolution Pacific Decadal Oscillation and some of its novel characteristics
15:45 Igor A. Zhabin
Influence of rapid regional climate warming on the water mass formation in the Japan/East Sea
16:00 Coffee Break
16:30 Nathaniel L. Bindoff (Invited)
Global changes of the hydrological cycle and ocean renewal inferred from ocean salinity, temperature and oxygen data
17:00 Simon A. Josey (new)
Impacts of air-sea flux variability on the mid-high latitude North Atlantic Ocean
17:15 Ming Feng
Variability and trend of the heat balance in the southeast Indian Ocean
17:30 Chris J.C. Reason
Climate variability and change in the Seychelles-Chagos thermocline ridge of the South West Indian Ocean
17:45 Chikka Kalyani Devasena
Upper ocean variability in the Equatorial Indian Ocean and the influence of monsoon circulation
18:00 Gaël Alory
Warming of the upper equatorial Indian Ocean and changes in the heat budget (1960-2000)
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