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International Training Course at ESSO-INCOIS

Event date(s): Monday 4th July 2016  –  Friday 15th July 2016

 

"Emerging Trends in Ocean Observations and Ocean Data Analysis" - Training Course

 

The International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean) of ESSO-INCOIS is conducting a two week long training programme on

"Emerging Trends in Ocean Observations and Ocean Data Analysis"

from the 4-15 July, 2016.

This training program is intended to introduce the recent advances in ocean observations and data analysis techniques. Lectures will cover the following topics:

  • An overview of recent advances in ocean observations, data sets and applications
  • Fundamentals of time series analysis techniques (Filters in time and space, Fourier analysis, Confidence tests, EOF)
  • An overview of ocean models and data sets, quality assessment of operational ocean forecasts
  • Hands-on exercises on analysis of data

The course includes lectures and hands-on exercises.

Limited funding is available for international participants to meet their expenses on travel and accommodation.

Faculty members for this course include:

  • Dr. Eric D'Asaro, Applied Physics Laboratory and School of Oceanography, University of Washington, USA
  • Dr. J. Thomas Farrar, Department of Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA
  • Dr. M Ravichandran, Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, Hyderabad, India
  • Dr. V. Venugopal, Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

 

Important Dates :

Last date of Application Submission: 15 May, 2016

Confirmation of selected candidates/students: 25 May, 2016

Course Date: 4-15 July, 2016

 

For more details of the course and for applying online, please visit http://www.incois.gov.in/ITCOocean/index.jsp