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CMCC logo CMCC (Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici) is the host and sponsor of the 2nd COSS-TT workshop

 

The second International Coordination Workshop of the GODAE OceanView Coastal Oceans and Shelf Seas Task Team (COSS-TT) will be held at the Castle of Charles V , Viale 25 Luglio, 73100 Lecce, Italy in the center of the beautiful town of Lecce, Southern Italy on February 4-7, 2013, sponsored and hosted by the ‘Coastal Operational Oceanography and Climate Change Impacts’ Group of the Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC).

 

This registration is now closed.

To register for the 2nd COSS-TT workshop you need to:

  1. Register your attendance (mandatory), and submit your abstract (optional) at the workshop registration page -- Extended deadline:  7 December 2012

 

  1. Pay the registration fee at the workshop payment site (€100 + admin/transfer fee of €8.42) -- Deadline: 4 February 2013 
    Please inform the project office if advance payment of the fee is not possible for your institution.
 
Cancellations

Workshop cancellations would normally not allow you to claim back the workshop fee (if already paid). Only in excepttional circumstance we might be able to return your money (case-by-case decisison).
IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL YOUR PARTICIPATION AFTER YOU HAVE ALREADY PAID THE CONFERENCE FEE PLEASE CONTACT THE PROJECT OFFICE.

 

1. Registration and abstract submission

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Abstract submissions deadline: Friday, 7 December 2012

Acceptance notification to authors: Wednesday, 18 December 2012

Oral or poster presentations by attendees are expected in the following categories (please see Agenda for subtopics):


(1) Review ongoing coastal ocean forecasting projects in the world coastal oceans, with a particular focus on system updates, progress and challenges since the Miami workshop;

(2) Discuss background scientific advances and decide common actions (for some willing groups) in three particular areas:

(2A) Integrated coastal observations, objective array design and data assimilation ;

(2B) Downscaling to coastal regions;

(2C) Coastal applications;

(3) Enhance international collaboration and formalize COSS sustainabilityand format/goals;

(4) Promote the establishment of regional affiliated alliances


To register your attendance, and submit your abstract, please use the Abstract registration website.  For each abstract, please give at least one category, e.g. (2B), and whether your preference would be Oral or Poster.

 

2. Registration fee

A pre-workshop reception will take place on Sunday, 3 February 2013 (hosted by CMCC) and there will be options for post-workshop activities on Friday, 8 February.

A registration fee of 100 Euros will cover several logistic expenses such as coffee breaks, venue, wifi, poster boards, etc.

We are planning to use the nice restaurants in Lecce for lunches and are considering to go to Masseria Melcarne for our workshop dinner on the 5th February. Lunches and dinner are expected to be on a self-pay basis.

To pay the workshop registration fee on line, please visit the COSS-TT workshop payment site (external provider). Please inform Kirsten Wilmer-Becker by e-mail as soon as possible if advance payment of the fee is not possible for your institution.