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Session 3 Abstracts

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Session 3 - Key Scientific & Technological Advances – Scientific capabilities & data requirements and user applications

Session conveners: Johnny Johannessen, Eric Chassignet and Masafumi Kamachi

This session has 6 sub-sessions. Please click on the links to view the related abstracts:

  • Session 3.1: Ocean Modelling and Data Assimilation: Underpinning Ocean Forecasting and Reanalysis
  • Session 3.2: Evaluating the Impact of Observations on Ocean Forecasting Systems: Dividends from Investing in a Global Ocean Observing System
  • Session 3.3: Validation of Ocean Forecasting Systems: Addressing User Needs for Accurate Information
  • Session 3.4: Ocean Forecasting in the Coastal Domain: Scientific Challenges and User Needs & Benefits
  • Session 3.5: Marine Ecosystem Prediction: The Next Frontier of Ocean Forecasting – New Users and Societal Benefits
  • Session 3.6: Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere-Wave Prediction: en route to combined ocean and atmosphere weather prediction

Description of Session 3

In this session the goal is to project and objectively assess the scientific and technological achievements and outcome of the progress within GODAE OceanView during the last 5 years. The presentations will span from the scientific research and development via data requirements and validation to user applications and benefits. Steps towards improvements of operational ocean analysis and forecasting and the international coordination of activities will also be highlighted.

For further information about the session content view the session descriptions.