Interactive Symposium on Private Sector Opportunities in Operational Coastal Oceanography, Meteorology, and Hydrology (Expanded View)

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Thursday, 15 January 2004
8:30 AM-11:15 AM, Thursday, Room 604
Session 1 Session 1 (Room 604)
Organizer: Christopher N. K. Mooers, RSMAS, University of Miami, Miami, FL
8:30 AM1.1Advanced Offshore Forecasting and Ship Routing  
Robert L. Cohen, Weathernews Oceanroutes, Sunnyvale, CA
8:45 AM1.2Private Sector Operational Oceanography in the Gulf of Mexico: Eddy Watch and Eddy Net  
James W. Feeney, Horizon Marine, Marion, MA
9:00 AM1.3Ship Motion Prediction and Vessel Stress Monitoring, etc.  
Henry Chen, Oceanweather Inc., Cos Cob, CT
9:15 AM1.4Ocean Instrumentation Industry Update a 20 year Perspective  
Harold Maxfield, RD Instruments, San Diego, CA
9:30 AM1.5Use of Ocean Sensors on AUVs an Application Overview  
Kevin Mccarthy, Hydroid, Falmouth, MA
9:45 AMFormal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break(Hall 4AB)  
11:00 AM1.6Experience with Coastal Mesonets  
Jay Titlow III, WeatherFlow, Inc., Poquoson, VA
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Thursday, Hall 4AB
Poster Session 1 Poster Session (Hall 4AB)
 P1.1The public-private relationship one year after the National Research Council report  
Joel N. Myers, AccuWeather, Inc., State College, PA; and B. L. Myers
 P1.2Hourly updated numerical weather forecasts for aviation and other transportation systems from the Rapid Update Cycle  
Stanley G. Benjamin, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and S. Koch
11:15 AM-2:00 PM, Thursday, Room 604
Session 2 Session 2 (Room 604)
11:15 AM2.1Synergies between the IOOS and Oil-Spill Modeling  
Eric Anderson, Applied Science Associates, Inc., Naragansett, RI
11:30 AM2.2Data Needs of Water-Quality Modelers and How the IOOS Could Benefit  
Jim Fitzpatrick, HydroQual, Mahwah, NJ
11:45 AM2.3Importance of an Integrated Observing System for the Mississippi Sound/Bight Forecast Model: A Case Study  
Quamrul Ahsam, HydroQual, Mahwah, NJ
12:00 PM2.4The Use of Meteorologists as Consultants and Testifying Experts in Maritime Law Cases  
Joe Misenti, Cozen O Connor, Seattle, WA
12:15 PMLunch Break  
1:30 PM2.5SAIC Power Industry Requirements for Atmospheric and Oceanic Info  
Mary G. Altalo, SAIC, McLean, VA
1:45 PM2.6Impact of Forecasts on Emergency Grid Management and Energy Marketing  
Todd Davis, TBA, TBA, AL
2:00 PM-3:15 PM, Thursday, Room 604
Session 3 Session 3 (Room 604)
Chair: Mary G. Altalo, SAIC, McLean, VA
2:00 PM3.1Subsea Fiber Optic Cable Networks for Data Acquisition and Telemetry  
Jim Byous, Gulf Fiber Corporation, Houston, TX
2:15 PM3.2Shore-based 802.11 (Wi-Fi) 2-way Broadband Communications to/from Nearshore (Line of Sight) Sensors/buoys  
Kevin Comer, Harris Corporation, Palm Bay, FL
2:30 PM3.3Satellite Telemetry as a Means of Transmitting/Receiving Broadband Data from Sensor Buoys OTH (Over the Horizon) for Sites too Distant from Shore to use Wi-Fi  
Andy Clark, Harris Corporation, Inc., Melbourne, FL
2:45 PMCoffee Break  
3:00 PM, Thursday
Registration Desk Closes
3:15 PM, Thursday, Room 604
Panel Discussion 1 The Challenges of Building Meteorological Observing Equipment for the Coastal Environment (Room 604)
Moderator: Paul M. Fransioli, J3AQM, LLC, Las Vegas, NV
4:00 PM-5:00 PM, Thursday, Room 604
Session 4 Session 4 (Room 604)
Chair: Robert L. Cohen, Weathernews Oceanroutes, Sunnyvale, CA
4:00 PM4.1The Status and Plans for Coastal-IOOS  
Eric Lindstrom, OCEAN.US/NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC
4:15 PM4.2SEA-COOS: A Representative Regional Coastal Observing System  
Christopher N. K. Mooers, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL
4:30 PMPanel  
5:00 PM, Thursday
Symposium Ends
6:00 PM, Thursday
Norm Phillips Banquet

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