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Science Day


On day 4 , Thursday 10 Nov 2016, of the Annual meeting the GOVST has been inviting presentations for a Science Day. Presentations were submitted by local scientist and GOVST members to cover "Fisheries and general science questions".

The Science Day presentations are listed below.

Presentation abstracts are available for download as a summary document.


Science sessions – Fisheries and general science

Session chairs: Dr. Shenoi and Dr. Shetye


TimePresentation titlePresenterAffiliation
09:00 – 09:30A Monsoonal Estuary and its Adjoining Shelf on the West Coast of India as a Unified System (Key-note talk)Prof ShetyeFormer Vice-Chancellor of Goa University
09:30 - 09:50Operational Oceanography R&D leading towards better informed Fisheries Resource Management and Fishery Resource ExtractionGeorge GrinsonCentral Marine Fisheries Research Institute
09:50 -10:10Physical forcing of the fisheries along the west coast of IndiaD ShankarCSIR-National Institute of Oceanography
10:10 - 10:30Ocean science towards forecasting Indian marine living resource potential –VVSS SarmaNational Institute of Oceanography
10:30 - 11:00Break
11:00 - 11:20Ecosystem Dynamics in the Bay of Bengal during Summer MonsoonPN VinayachandranIndian Institute of Science
11:20 - 11:40Risk of oil contamination of fish eggs and larvae under different oceanic and weather conditionsAnnette SamuelsenNERSC
11:40 - 12:00Downscaling oceans from global to local scales with possible fisheries applications: recent results from MEOPARHal RitchieECCC
12:00 - 12:20Physical connectivity processes: examples relevant for fisheries managementVilly KourafalouUniversity of Miami/RSMAS
12:20 - 12:30Dicsussion
12:30 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 14:20Is vertical velocity related to eddy distortion?Peter OkeCSIRO
14:20 - 14:40eReefs: an integrated catchment and coastal forecasting system for the Great Barrier ReefGary BrassingtonBoM
14:40 - 15:00Regional data assimilative modelling developments in the greater Agulhas Current regionBjörn BackebergCSIR - Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
15:00 - 15:20Analysis and Forecast Uncertainty Generated from a Global Ocean ReanalysisPat HoganNRL