The 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting (OSM) convenes every two years and provides a venue for international scientists, students, government representatives and industry practitioners to exchange information via oral presentations and poster sessions. Topics covered include all aspects of oceanography, especially multidisciplinary topics, as well as presentations that reflect new and emerging research on the global ocean and society, including science education, outreach and public policy.

The 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting will be held 21-26 February 2016, at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, located in the heart of the city at 900 Convention Center Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130.

Cosponsored by AGU, ASLO, and TOS, the Ocean Sciences Meeting will consist of a diverse program covering topics in all areas of the ocean sciences discipline.