OOMD Community Workshop
May 9-11, 2017
NOAA Science Center and Auditorium
1301 East West Hwy, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Poster and Lightning Talk submission--Due April 21
Posters can be up to 4'x4' in size.
Participant List--updated 4/18/17
1. Inform community about NOAA/OAR/CPO/OOMD programmatic progress/plans/goals
2. Assess requirements, identify challenges, and foster coordination between our stakeholders and observational programs
3. Develop concept goals for OceanObs ‘19.
4. Assess current data usage by stakeholders including national and international modeling centers
Tuesday 9 May 2017
All plenary sessions will take place in the Science Center Auditorium.
Posters should be displayed in the science center
Coffee/tea, morning refreshments will be served in the lobby.
8:00 Registration and poster set-up
Session 1: Welcome and overview
Chair: Emily Smith
8:30 General Welcome (5 min)
8:35 OAR update (20 min)
8:55 Observations and Monitoring at CPO (20 min)
9:15 Introductory OOMD talk (20 min)
9:35 Workshop goals and Logistics (5 min)
9:40 Q&A (30 min)
Session 2: GOOS and EOV Progress
Chair: LCDR Megan Raymond
10:40 Overview of GOOS and FOO (20 min)
11:00 Advancements of the BGC EOVs (20 min)
11:20 Advancing measurements of Biological EOVs (20 min)
Patricia Miloslavich (remote)
1:30 Imperatives and challenges for sustained ocean observing and their utilization (20 min) RADM Jonathan White
Session 3: Societal Challenge #1 Regional and Global Sea Level Change and Impacts
Chair: Phil Thompson
2:00 Lightning talks--What are the prospects for utilizing global (including Arctic) ocean observations for regional ocean sea level knowledge?
Session 4: Societal Challenge #2 Ocean Extremes
Chair: Adrienne Sutton
4:00 Lightning talks--What new technologies or approaches can be applied to improve our monitoring and ultimately prediction of ocean extremes and their impacts?
Wednesday 10 May 2017
9:00 OceanObs ‘19 (15 min)
Session 6: Break out group reports
11:15—Group reports (60 min)
Jamie Shambaugh **coming soon!!
Session 7: Harnessing Oceans of Data
Chair: Jennifer Saleem Arrigo
1:30 Harnessing Oceans of Data: Data Management and Cyberinfrastructure that enhances the value, discoverability, and use of our observations (90 min)
1:30 OOMD approach to NOAA Data Directives - how and why?
Jennifer Saleem Arrigo
1:40 ERDDAP services for data sharing and integration
2:00 IOOS National Data Portals and OOMD data
2:20 NOAA OneStop - Better Discovery
2:40 Community Discussion - Q&A with Panel, Issues and Opportunities
Session 8:Valuing the system
Chair: Krisa Arzayus
3:30 How does one assess the economic value of the ocean observing system?
3:50 What can data assimilation tools tell us about the observing system?
4:10Upcoming advancements in ocean data assimilation at NCEP
4:30 Performance and metrics
Jennifer Saleem Arrigo
4:50 Q &A (30 min)
Thursday 11 May 2017
Session 9: Regional Foci
Chair: Janet Sprintall
8:30 TPOS (30 min)
9:00 Atlantic (20 min)
9:20 Arctic Ocean (30 min)
9:50 Q&A (15 min)
Session 10: Strategic Priorities: Progress and forward looking (e.g. Ocean Obs ‘19)
Chair: Meghan Cronin
10:30 BGC-Argo (15 min)
10:45 Arctic observing (15 min)
11:00 Deep Ocean (15 min)
11:15 Boundary Currents (15 min)
11:30 Q&A/Discussion (15 min)