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Gender male
Job title COPEPOD Project Manager
Department Marine Ecosystems Division
NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service, Silver Spring ( NOAA NMFS)
NOAA Fisheries Service Partnerships & Communications 1315 East West Highway Silver Spring MD 20910
1315 East-West Hwy - Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Regions Sea of Azov
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Website http://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/copepod/, http://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/copepodite/, http://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/nauplius/
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Degree MSci
Job type Research , Data Management
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Project manager for the Coastal & Oceanic Plankton Ecology, Production & Observation Database (COPEPOD). Data analysis and management lead for the SCOR working group on "Global Comparisons of Zooplankton Times Series" and for the ICES working group on Zooplankton Ecology.
Research Region 102
Skills/Expertise Plankton data management, quality control, and data product creation. Developed and leading the Coastal & Oceanic Plankton Ecology, Production & Observation Database (COPEPOD) project.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Todd O'BRIEN)

Buitenhuis, E., C. Le Quéré, O. Aumont, G. Beaugrand, A. Bunker, A. Hirst, T. Ikeda, T. O'Brien, S. Piontkovski, and D. Straile (2006), Biogeochemical fluxes through mesozooplankton, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 20, GB2003, doi:10.1029/2005GB002511.
O'Brien, T.D. 2005. COPEPOD: A Global Plankton Database. U.S. Dep. Commerce, NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-F/SPO-73, 136p.
O'Brien, T. D., M. E. Conkright, T. P. Boyer, C. Stephens, J. I. Antonov, R. A. Locarnini, H. E. Garcia, 2002: World Ocean Atlas 2001, Volume 5: Plankton. NOAA Atlas NESDIS 53, U.S. Government Printing Office, Wash., D.C., 95 pp.
O'Brien, T.D., M. E. Conkright, T. P. Boyer, J. I. Antonov, O. K. Baranova, H. E. Garcia, R. Gelfeld, R. A. Locarnini, P. P. Murphy, I. Smolyar, C. Stephens, 2002: NOAA Atlas NESDIS 48 WORLD OCEAN DATABASE 2001 Volume 7: Temporal Distribution of Chlorophyll and Plankton Data. U.S. Gov. Printing Office, Wash., D.C., 219pp.
Sergey A. Piontkovski, Todd D. O’Brien, Serena F. Umani, Elena G. Krupa, Tamara S. Stuge, Kyanish S. Balymbetov, Olga V. Grishaeva and Abdul G. Kasymov, 2006. Zooplankton and the North Atlantic Oscillation: a basin-scale analysis. Journal of Plankton Research 2006 28(11):1039-1046; doi:10.1093/plankt/fbl037

Created: 2007-01-17 Last Updated: 2015-07-10 by Todd O'BRIEN