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Call for papers


Important dates:

Abstract submissions deadline

April 30, 2015

Acceptance notification to authors

May 31, 2015

Workshops registration deadline

June 15, 2015


Call for papers

Oral and poster presentations by attendees are invited in specifically on the subjects listed below.

Contributions from GOV “large-scale” groups are particularly welcome (see 3. below).

Authors are invited to indicate the most relevant theme(s) for their abstract, when submitting. Please also indicate whether your preference would be Oral or Poster.

Abstract submissions will be set up as soon as possible and be advertised in the next weeks.

Recurrent themes at every workshop:

  1. Progress of ongoing coastal ocean forecasting projects in the world coastal oceans, with a particular focus on work done by COSS community members since the previous workshops
  2. Applications in coastal oceans, and science in support of those applications

Special ICW4 themes:

  1. Steps taken by Large-scale Ocean Forecasting Systems to serve the needs of coastal users (papers from GOV “large-scale” groups are particularly welcome)
  2. Data and metrics to assess the quality of Regional and Coastal Ocean Forecasting Systems for science and applications (in coordination with the IV-TT)
  3. Demonstrating the added value of downscaling from the Large-scale systems (in coordination with the IV-TT)
  4. Using altimetry products in regional/coastal ocean models for assimilation and validation (ARCOM).

At least a full day of the workshop will be devoted to themes 3-4-5, and at least another full day on theme 6 (including ARCOM tutorial sessions).


Registration fee

A registration fee of 100-120 Euros will cover several logistic expenses such as coffee breaks, meeting rooms, poster boards and dinner.

We are planning to use the restaurants in Lisbon for lunches which are expected to be on a self-pay basis.