Side event:
Observational Programs within CLIVAR Pacific Panel

16:00-17:30, Day 2 Tuesday 22 September 2009
Room: Welles (to be confirmed)

There are many significant, multi-national, multi-institutional, and multi-investor observational programs in the Pacific on-going or about to commence. CLIVAR Pacific Panel is promoting and coordinating these efforts to maximise the synergy and value. This open side event provides an appropriate venue to show case the latest progress, exchange science plans, and foster linkages. Come along and find out more about these exciting programs.

Chair: Dr Wenju Cai, CLIVAR Pacific Panel

16:00 Indonesian Throughflow: PACific Source Water INvestigation (PACSWIN)
Prof Masao Fukasawa, Research Institute for Global Change (RIGC), JAMSTEC
16:15 Progress from South Pacific Circulation and Climate Experiment (SPICE)
Dr Christophe Maes, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement
16:30 North Pacific Circulation and Climate Experiment (NPOCE) Science and Implementation Plan
Prof Dunxin Hu, CAS Institute of Oceanology
16:45 Origin of Kuroshio and Mindanao Current (OKMC)
Prof Bo Qiu, University of Hawaii
17:00 Topical Western Pacific Climate Experiment (GAIA)
Dr Jae Hak Lee, Korea Ocean Research and Development Institute
17:15 Discussion: All
17:30 Close

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