OceanObs09

Plenary Papers - OceanObs'09


Day 1: Celebrating a decade of progress and preparing for the future


Session 1B Celebrating a decade of progress

Chet Koblinsky; From the in situ perspective (this talk was not turned into a Plenary Paper)

Mark Doherty; From the satellite perspective

Sylvie Pouliquen; The development of data sytem and growth in data sharing

Anthony Busalacchi; Ocean information for research and applications


Session 1D Early Successes

David Anderson; El Niño – Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and seasonal forecasting

Kevin Trenberth; Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) and attribution and prediction of climate: Progress since the Fourth Assessment

Eddie Bernard; Tsunami forecasting and community resilience

Jim Yoder; Ocean colour: early successes and future needs

Peter Burkill; Long-term monitoring of plankton

Day 2: Scientific results and potential based on global observations


Session 2A: Large-scale ocean properties: science, observations, and impacts

Susan Wijffels; Heat content and temperature

Ray Schmitt; Freshwater and salinity

Anny Cazenave; Sea level: regional and global trends


Session 2B: Large-scale ocean circulation and fluxes

Lynne Talley; Ventilation and surface circulation

Steve Rintoul; Deep circulation and meridional overturning

Sergey Gulev; Surface fluxes and processes including sea ice


Session 2C: Biogeochemistry and ecosystems

Nicolas Gruber; Carbon, oxygen and nutrients

Ron O’Dor and Kristen YarincikBringing Life to Ocean Observations

Ken Denman; Observing Ocean Ecosystems: Needs, Capabilities and Gaps

Helen Yap; Global monitoring of coral reefs

Day 3: Delivering services to society


Session 3A: Information and assessment

Pierre-Yves Le Traon; Physical hindcasts and nowcasts: evolution and skill for service delivery (this talk was not turned into a Plenary Paper)

Richard Stumpf; Monitoring and nowcasting of Harmful Algal Blooms

Arne Körtzinger; Assessment of the current ocean carbon sink and its implications for climate change and mitigation (this talk was merged into the Plenary Paper by Gruber et al., Session 2C)


Session 3B: Forecasting

Gary Brassington; Short-term forecasts: delivery and observational requirements

Magdalena Balmaseda; Ocean observations for an End-to-End Seasonal Forecasting System

James Hurrell; Decadal to centennial forecasting


Session 3C: Hazards, impacts, and management

Débora Iglesias-Rodríguez; Ocean acidification

Tony Koslow; Integration of Ocean Observations into an Ecosystem Approach to Resource Management

Liana McManus; Coastal futures and ocean observing initiatives

Ralph Rayner; Economic benefits from ocean information (this talk was not turned into a Plenary Paper)

Day 4: Developing technology and infrastructure


Session 4A: In situ

Dean Roemmich; Integrating the ocean observing system: mobile platforms

Richard Lampitt and Paolo Favali; Fixed/stationary platforms: Eulerian observations- Benthic observatories

John Gunn; Developments for sustained measurement of new variables: ocean biology observatories


Session 4B: Satellite

Hans BonekampOperational missions

Eric Lindstrom; Research missions

Bertrand Chapron; Data integration and products


Session 4C: Information synthesis and delivery

Michele Rienecker; Synthesis and assimilation systems: essential adjuncts to the Global Ocean Observing System

Carl Wunsch; Observational network design

Robert Keeley; Data assembly infrastructure: from acquisition to archives

Jon Blower; Data dissemination: from archives to customer

Day 5: The Way Forward


Session 5A: Delivering societal benefits

Pierre Bahurel; Ocean monitoring and forecasting core services

Martin Hoerling; Oceans and drought

Dave Checkley; Fisheries management and ocean observations


Session 5B: Towards an integrated observing system

Mark Drinkwater;  Satellite observing system

Uwe Send;  In situ observing system

HervéClaustre;  Biogeochemistry and ecosystems observing system

Guy Brasseur;  Climate modeling and assimilation

Steve Hankin;  Data management vision

 Contact: info .at. oceanobs09.net