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GOV International School 2017


New Frontiers in Operational Oceanography

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The international school for observing, assimilating and forecasting the ocean is a two week program offered to early career scientists, professionals and students on the current state of the art in operational oceanography and related advances in the ocean sciences. The courses will include topics covering the leading edge science in ocean observing systems, as well as the latest methods and techniques for analysis, data assimilation and ocean modeling.


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Lectures will be given by:

Enrique Álvarez-FanjulPuertos del EstadoSpain
Brian ArbicUniversity of MichiganUSA
Fabrice ArdhuinLOPSFrance
Sylvain BouillonNERSCNorway
Eric ChassignetFSU/COAPSUSA
Fraser DavidsonFisheries and Oceans CanadaCanada
Marie DrévillonMercator OcéanFrance
Baylor Fox-KemperBrown UniversityUSA
Marion GehlenIPSLFrance
Keith HainesUniversity of ReadingUK
Chris HarrisMet OfficeUK
Fabrice HernandezMercator OceanFrance
Ibrahim HoteitKAUSTSaudi Arabia
Gregg JacobsNRLUSA
Johannes KarstensenGEOMARGermany
Julien Le SommerIGEFrance
Pierre-Yves Le TraonMercator OcéanFrance
Michael McPhadenNOAA/PMELUSA
Amala MahadevanWHOIUSA
Nicolai MaximenkoUniversity of HawaïUSA
Angélique MeletMercator OcéanFrance
Rosemary MorrowLEGOSFrance
Baptiste MourreSOCIBSpain
Alejandro OrfilaIMEDEA (CSIC-UIB)Spain
Nadia PinardiUNIBOItaly
Patricia RegleroIEOSpain
Bernadette SloyanCSIROAustralia
Javier RuizICMAN(CSIC)Spain
Simon RuizIMEDEA (CSIC-UIB)Spain
Maciej TelszewskiInternational Ocean Carbon Coordination Project (IOCCP)Poland
Martin VisbeckGEOMARGermany
Gianluca VolpeCNRItaly
John WilkinRutgers UniversityUSA


The school will be held in Mallorca, Spain in October 2017, under the auspices of IMEDEA (CSIC-UIB) and SOCIB. The school is sponsored by University of Balearic Islands, EUMETSAT, ESA, NASA, CNES, Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS), EuroMarine, SOCIB and others.