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GOVST-V meeting

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5th Annual Meeting of the GODAE OceanView Science Team (GOVST-V)

Where:Beijing, China
When:13-17 October 2014
Duration:5 days
Organisers:GODAE OceanView Project Office: Hui Wang (NMEFC), Dakui Wang (NMEFC), Andreas Schiller (CSIRO), Fraser Davidson (DFO) and Kirsten Wilmer-Becker (Met Office)


GOVST-V group photo

GOVST members at NMEFC visit


Meeting topics and structure

The topics of the GOVST-IV meeting will include progress reports from the task team activities, forecasting systems updates and status reports from the ocean observing system(s). Particular focus will be given to the new GOV Strategic Plan developed following the GOV Review in November 2013. Discussions on how to formulate and implement thee Strategic Plan will be covered throughout the meeting .

Please see table for details:



Communication/ presentations

1. Overview and meeting objectives- Presentation of meeting objectives priorities
- Prioritisation of topics
2. GODAE OceanView Strategic Plan- Summary of GOV Review outcome
- Introduction Strategic Plan
- Highlighting of GOVST requirements and Task Team involvement
- Decision on future implementation of strategic plan
Presentations by GOVST co-chairs/project office and following discussion
3. Status of the Special Issue publication- Completed papers, split of papers per part, publication timeline, etc.
- Missing contributions
- Other
Presentations by paper editor and PO
4. Task Teams- Review of TT activities, workshops, plans, progress and issues
- Feedback from TT co-chairs on activity proposals
- Strategic plan implementation
Presentations from task team co-chair(s) followed by a short discussion
5. Forecasting systems- Highlights of progress at member OOFSs
- Future activity plans
- Strategic plan implenentation
Short presentations focussing on highlights only (OOFS written reports submitted before GOVST meeting)
6. Observing System status- Overview of the ocean observing systems status and future requirementsPresentations from Argo, GHRSST, OSTST
7. International collaborations- Review of GOVST international links
- Status and plan for future collaborations
Presentations from IOC/JCOMM etc. followed by a short discussion
8. Future activities- Adoption of Strategic Plan and agreement of member (GOVST/TT) commitmentCo-chair presentations and discussions



All members of the GOVST Science Team GOVST), the GOV Patrons' Group and members of the hosting organisations are warmly invited to attend the 5th meeting of the GOV Science Team.



The meeting is organised by NMEFC and the GODAE OceanView project office.



Fraser Davidson, co-chair of the GOVST

Andreas Schiller, co-chair of the GOVST

Dakui Wang, Meeting host and local organiser

Kirsten Wilmer-Becker, GOV project office and organiser