Community White Papers - OceanObs'09

Adornato: In Situ Nutrient Sensors for Ocean Observing Systems

Balmaseda: Initialization for Seasonal and Decadal Forecasts

Beegle-Krause: Observations as Assets in Decision Support

Belbeoch: The JCOMM In Situ Observing Platform Support Centre: A Decade of Progress and Remaining Challenges

Blanc: Evolution in Data and Product Management for Serving Operational Oceanography, a GODAE Feedback

Boehme: Biologging in the Global Ocean Observing System

Borges: A Global Sea Surface Carbon Observing System: Inorganic and Organic Carbon Dynamics in Coastal Oceans

Bourassa: Remotely Sensed Winds and Wind Stresses for Marine Forecasting and Ocean Modeling

Brainard: An International Network of Coral Reef Ecosystem Observing Systems (I-CREOS)

Brasseur: Sensor Needs and Readiness Levels for Ocean Observing: An Example from the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI)

Breivik: Remote Sensing of Sea Ice

Burnett: Quality Assurance of Real-Time Ocean Data: Evolving Infrastructure and Increasing Data Management to Monitor the World's Environment

Byrne: Sensors and Systems for In Situ Observations of Marine Carbon Dioxide System Variables

Calder: An Integrated International Approach to Arctic Ocean Observations for Society (A Legacy of the International Polar Year)

Charrassin: New Insights into Southern Ocean Physical and Biological Processes Revealed by Instrumented Elephant Seals

Cipollini: The Role of Altimetry in Coastal Observing Systems

Claustre: Bio-Optical Profiling Floats as New Observational Tools for Biogeochemical and Ecosystem Studies: Potential Synergies with Ocean Color Remote Sensing.

Conkright-Gregg: Ocean and Coastal Data Stewardship

Costa: TOPP as a Marine Life Observatory: Using Electronic Tags to Monitor the Movements, Behaviour and Habitats of Marine Vertebrates

Cronin: Monitoring Ocean - Atmosphere Interactions in Western Boundary Current Extensions

Cunningham: The Present and Future System for Measuring the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation and Heat Transport

de La Beaujardière: Ocean and Coastal Data Management

Dohan: Measuring the Global Ocean Surface Circulation with Satellite and In Situ Observations

Donlon: Successes and Challenges for the Modern Sea Surface Temperature Observing System

Dushaw: A Global Ocean Acoustic Observing Network

Eyre: Requirements of Numerical Weather Prediction for Observations of the Oceans

Fairall: Observations to Quantify Air-Sea Fluxes and their Role in Climate Variability and Predictability

Favali: Seafloor Observatory Science

Feely: An International Observational Network for Ocean Acidification

Forget: Societal Applications in Fisheries and Aquaculture Using Remotely-Sensed Imagery - The SAFARI Project

Fredericks: Integrating Quality Assurance and Quality Control into Open GeoSpatial Consortion Sensor Web Enablement

Freeland: Argo - A Decade of Progress

Fu: The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) Mission

Garzoli: Progressing Towards Global Sustained Deep Ocean Observations

Goni: The Ship of Opportunity Program

Goni: The Ocean Observing System for Tropical Cyclone Intensification Forecasts and Studies

Gordon: Interocean Exchange of Thermocline Water: Indonesian Throughflow; "Tassie" Leakage; Agulhas Leakage

Griffies: Problems and Prospects in Large-Scale Ocean Circulation Models

Gruber: Adding Oxygen to Argo: Developing a Global In Situ Observatory for Ocean Deoxygenation and Biogeochemistry

Handegard: Toward a Global Ocean Ecosystem Mid-Trophic Automatic Acoustic Sampler (MAAS)

Hankin: NetCDF-CF-OPeNDAP: Standards for Ocean Data Interoperability and Object Lessons for Community Data Standards Processes

Heimbach: Observational Requirements for Global-Scale Ocean Climate Analysis: Lessons from Ocean State Estimation

Holliday: The ICES Working Group on Oceanic Hydrography: Building on Over 100 Years of North Atlantic Observations

Hood: Ship-Based Repeat Hydrography: A Strategy for a Sustained Global Program

Hurrell: Decadal Climate Prediction: Opportunities and Challenges

Hydes: The Way Forward in Developing and Integrating Ferrybox Technologies

Keeley: Data Management System for Surface Drifters

Kent: The Voluntary Observing Ship (VOS) Scheme

Koslow: The California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations (CalCOFI): The Continuing Evolution and Contributions of a 60-Year Ocean Observation Program

Kwok: Combining Satellite Altimetry, Time-Variable Gravity, and Bottom Pressure Observations to Understand the Arctic Ocean: A Transformative Opportunity

Lagerloef: Resolving the Global Surface Salinity Field and Variations by Blending Satellite and In Situ Observations

Larkin: Benthic Biology Time-Series in the Deep Sea: Indicators of Change

Latif: Dynamics of Decadal Climate Variability and Implications for its Prediction

Lee: Autonomous Platforms in the Arctic Observing Network

Lee: Ocean State Estimation for Climate Research

Le Quéré: Observational Needs of Dynamic Green Ocean Models

Le Traon: GODAE OceanView: From an Experiment Towards a Long-Term International Ocean Analysis and Forecasting Program

MacKinnon: Using Global Arrays to Investigate Internal-Waves and Mixing

Malone: Building a Global System of Systems for the Coastal Ocean: A Strategic Action Plan for Implementing the Coastal Module of GOOS

Masumoto: Observing Systems in the Indian Ocean

McPhaden: The Global Tropical Moored Buoy Array

Meldrum: Data Buoy Observations: The Status Quo and Anticipated Developments Over the Next Decade

Merrifield: The Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS)

Monteiro: A Global Sea Surface Carbon Observing System: Assessment of Changing Sea Surface CO2 and Air-Sea CO2 Fluxes

Nerem: Observations of Sea Level Change: What Have We Learned and What Are the Remaining Challenges?

O'Dor: The Ocean Tracking Network

Oke: Observational Requirements of GODAE Systems

Palmer: Future Observations for Monitoring Global Ocean Heat Content

Plag: Observations as Decision Support for Coastal Management in Response to Local Sea Level Changes

Pouliquen: Argo Data Management

Rayner: Evaluating Climate Variability and Change from Modern and Historical SST Observations

Reed: Ocean Data Portal: A Standards Approach to Data Access and Dissemination

Reid: A Global Continuous Plankton Recorder Programme

Rintoul: Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS): Rationale and Strategy for Sustained Observations of the Southern Ocean

Sathyendranath: ChloroGIN: Use of Satellite and In Situ Data in Support of Ecosystem-Based Management of Marine Resources

Scott: Satellite Altimetry and Key Observations: What We've Learned, and What's Possible with New Technologies

Seim: Development of Delivery of Services from Ocean Observing Systems - An Opportunity to Promote Common Approaches for a Global Ocean Observing System

Send: A Global Boundary Current Circulation Observing Network

Send: OceanSITES

Shum: Geodetic Observations of the Ocean Surface Topography, Geoid, Currents, and Changes in Ocean Mass and Volume

Sieracki: Optical Plankton Imaging and Analysis Systems for Ocean Observation

Smith: Automated Underway Oceanic and Atmospheric Measurements from Ships

Smith: The Data Management System for the Shipboard Automated Meteorological and Oceanographic System (SAMOS) Initiative

Snowden: Metadata Management in Global Distributed Ocean Observation Networks

Stammer: Ocean Information Provided Through Ensemble Ocean Syntheses

Sun: The Data Management System for the Global Temperature and Salinity Profile Programme

Swail: Wave Measurements, Needs and Developments for the Next Decade

Swail: Storm Surge

Testor: Gliders as a Component of Future Observing Systems

Trenberth: Atmospheric Reanalyses: A Major Resource for Ocean Product Development and Modeling

Vanden Berghe: Integrating Biological Data into Ocean Observing Systems: The Future Role of OBIS

Wilson: The Ocean Surface Topography Constellation: The Next 15 Years in Satellite Altimetry

Woodruff: Surface In situ Datasets for Marine Climatological Applications

Worley: The Role of the International Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set in the Sustained Ocean Observing System

Xue: Ocean State Estimation for Global Ocean Monitoring: ENSO and Beyond ENSO

Yoder: The Ocean Colour Radiance Virtual Constellation (OCR-VC)

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