Town Hall Meeting at OSM 2016

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Location
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Date
23/02/2016


Start time: 6:30 pm – End time: 7:30 pm

Implementing Basin Scale In Situ Ocean Observing Systems:

Enhancing the Efficiency and Overall Information Content of an Integrated OOS for the Atlantic, the Southern Ocean, the Pacific, the Pan-Arctic, and the Indic.

Objectives of the meeting:

  • To define the societal and mutual benefit of joint global ocean observation
  • To discuss the requirements for in situ ocean observation

Presenters:

  • Martin Visbeck
  • Albert Fischer
  • Louise Newman
  • Michael Patterson
  • Roger Proctor
  • Robert Weller

The different initiatives: AtlantOS – for the Atlantic; TPOS2020 – for the Pacific; SOOS, OOI, and SOCCOM – for the Southern Ocean; SAON – for the Pan Arctic; IndOOS – for the Indic.

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The Town Hall ‘Implementing Basin Scale in-situ Ocean Observing Systems (OOS): Enhancing the Efficiency and Overall information Content of Integrated OOS for the Atlantic, the Southern Ocean, the Parcific and the Pan-Arctic’ organised by AtlantOS was a real success. It was well received (Picture 1), good discussion (Picture 2) subsequent to good and brief overview talks (Picture 3).

Audience at Town Hall meeting picture

Picture 1. Audience at Town Hall meeting

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Panel discussion with audience picture

Picture 2. Panel discussion with audience

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Louise Newmann presenting SOOS picture

Picture 3. Louise Newmann presenting SOOS