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OSEval-TT / GSOP-CLIVAR Workshop

CLS, Toulouse, 10-11 December 2014


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1.1Overview and welcomeGilles Larnicol & Kirsten Wilmer-BeckerCLS, France & Met Office, UK
1.2GODAE Ocean View and the OSEVal-TT activitiesGilles LarnicolCLS, France
1.3The FP-7 European E-AIMS project (Euro-Argo OSE/OSSE)Pierre-Yves Le TraonIfremer/ Mercator Ocean, France
1.4OSE/OSSE activities in CLIVAR GSOP Magdalena BalmasedaECMWF, UK
1.5Overview of the In-situ observing systemKaty HillWMO
1.6Overview of the satellite observing systemPierre-Yves Le TraonIfremer/ Mercator Ocean, France


Session 2: Satellite Session

2.1Satellite session introductionGilles LarnicolCLS, France
2.2Impact of current altimetry missions on Mercator Ocean analysis and forecastingSimon VerrierMercator Ocean, France
2.3Preparation of the SWOT MissionMounir BenkiranMercator Ocean/ CLS, France
2.4The Impact of the Assimilation of Aquarius SSS Data (level 2, v2.0) in the GEOS Ocean Data Assimilation System Guillaume VernieresNASA/GFSC, USA
2.5Aquarius Update and Assimilation of Aquarius DataTong LeeJPL/NASA, USA


Session 3: Tropical Observing System

3.1The Tropical Pacific Observing System (TPOS) 2020 ProjectNeville SmithUnaffiliated
3.2Evaluation of the Tropical Pacific Observing System from the Ocean Data Assimilation Perspective in the TPOS2020 workshopYosuke FujiiJMA/MRI, Japan
3.3Evaluation of Tropical Pacific Observing Systems Using NCEP and GFDL Ocean Data Assimilation SystemsYan XueNOAA/NCEP, USA
3.4Impact of in-situ Ocean Observations on global ocean analysis using INCOIS-GODASS Siva ReddyINCOIS, India
3.5Proposal for a French research initiative: Impact of Observation in Tropical OceansFabrice HernandezMercator Ocean, France


Session 4: Evaluation methods

4.1Observing system evaluation in a coupled assimilation system at ECMWFPatrick LaloyauxECMWF, UK
4.2Observing System Evaluation in the ARMOR3D observation-based systemStephanie GuinehutCLS, France


Session 5: Argo

5.1Argo session introduction (second part of presentation)Pierre-Yves Le TraonIfremer/ Mercator Ocean, France
5.2Impact of Argo floats on ocean analysis and forecast at Mercator OceanElisabeth RemyMercator Ocean, France
5.3The impact of Argo on short-term coupled predictionRobert KingMet Office, UK
5.4ARGO observing system evaluation in the Mediterranean Sea with OSE/OSSEJenny PistoiaINGV, Italy
5.5Toward an Optimal Design of Deep Profiling Float Network Shuhei MasudaJAMSTEC, Japan


Session 6: Summary and next steps

6.1Discussion sessionGilles LarnicolCLS, France
6.2RecommndationsMagdalena BalmasedaECMWF




IDSurnameFirst nameAffiliationAbstract title
 1BourassaMarkCOAPS, Florida State UniversityDevelopment of a New Approach to Accuracy Assessment of Ocean Observations
 2FujiiYosukeJMA/MRIRecent ocean observation system evaluation studies in JMA/MRI
 3GehlenMarionLaboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'EnvironnementThe Fixed point Open Ocean Observatory network: Multidisciplinary observations from the Air-Sea Interface to the Deep Seafloor
4ValdiviesoMariaDepartment of Meteorology, University of ReadingAir-Sea Heat Flux Estimates from an Ensemble of Global Ocean Reanalyses
5WeddRobinBureau of MeteorologyArgo Real-Time Quality Control Intercomparison
6XueYanNCEP/NOAAReal-time Ocean Reanalyses Intercomparison for Quantifying Uncertainties in Ocean Reanalyses and Monitoring Climate Variability