25 September 2009

Day 5 draft agenda

The Way Forward

This day will concentrate on the frameworks to develop and deliver information to science and to society from the ocean observing system in the coming decade, based on sustaining the existing system, expanding and enhancing the system with new observations and capabilities, and developing useful information from the system.

9:00-10:30 Session 5A
Delivering societal benefits from the ocean observing system
Session chair: John Siddorn
Visions for the coming decade: as seen from specific applications areas
  • Ocean monitoring and forecasting core services - Pierre Bahurel (20 min)
  • Oceans and drought - Marty Hoerling (20 min)

  • Fisheries management and ocean observations - David Checkley (20 min)

  • Questions and discussion (20 min)
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Presentation of the Revised Conference Statement
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12:30-14:00 lunch
Session 5B
Towards an integrated observing system
Session chair: Pedro Monteiro
  • Satellite observing system - Mark Drinkwater (20 min)

  • In situ observing system - Uwe Send (20 min)

  • A biogeochemistry and ecosystems observing system - Hervé Claustre (20 min)

  • Climate modeling and assimilation - Guy Brasseur (20 min)

  • Data system including data transport and product delivery / visualization - Steve Hankin (20 min)

  • Questions and discussion (20 min)
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Note that this session will draw on all of the input of the conference.
15:00-15:45 Session 5C
High-level perspectives: sustaining ocean observations
  • Valère Moutarlier, Head of the GMES Bureau, DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission (20 min)

  • Timothy Killeen, Assistant Director for the Geosciences, U.S. National Science Foundation (20 min)
15:45-16:15 coffee

Session 5D
Viewpoints from International Programs
Session chair: José Achache
Towards an integrated ocean observing system: viewpoints from international science and observation coordination programs

  • GEO Group on Earth Observations
  • CEOS Committee on Earth Observation Satellites
  • POGO Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans
  • SCOR Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research
  • GCOS Global Climate Observing System
  • GOOS Global Ocean Observing System
  • JCOMM Joint WMO-IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology
  • PICES North Pacific Marine Science Organization
  • ICES International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
  • CoML Census of Marine Life
  • IGBP International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme
  • WCRP World Climate Research Programme
17:15-17:30 Session 5E
Closing address
by the co-chairs of the conference

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