Coastal Environments Interactive Symposium on Developments in Operational and Research Coastal Oceanography and Meteorology (Expanded View)

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Tuesday, 11 February 2003
8:25 AM, Tuesday
Opening Remarks
Official: Christopher N. K. Mooers, RSMAS/Univ. of Miami, Miami, FL
8:30 AM-8:45 AM, Tuesday
Keynote Session Ocean.US, Ocean Commission: Regional Observing System, Needed "National Backbone", etc.
8:30 AMKS1 Coastal Observing Systems: Where are we now and where are we going  
Margaret A. Davidson, NOAA Coastal Services Center, Charleston, SC
8:45 AM-9:45 AM, Tuesday
Session 1 Operational Centers
Organizer: Rick Spinrad, Oceanographer of the Navy, US Naval Observatory, Washington, DC
8:45 AM1.1Status of NCEP’s Operational Regional Ocean Forecasting Systems for US Coastal Domains  
Desiraju B. Rao, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD
9:00 AM1.2The NOAA Ocean Service Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services  
Michael Szabados, NOAA/National Ocean Service, Silver Spring, MD
9:15 AM1.3Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center  
Mike Clancy, FNMOC, Monterey, CA
9:30 AM1.4Operational Coastal Oceanography at the Naval Oceanographic Office  
John Harding, Naval Oceanographic Office, Stennis Space Center, MS; and J. Rigney and W. Schulz
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Tuesday
Poster Session 1 Poster Session
 P1.1Observation of surface currents and waves by HF ocean radar in Japan  
Yukiharu Hisaki, University of the Ryukyus, Nakagami-gun, Okinawa, Japan
P1.2NWS component of the NOAA Coastal Storms Initiative  
Paul A. Hirschberg, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Savadel and P. Welsh
 P1.3Two-Hurricane Simulation and Preliminary Investigation of Inner-core Structure of Mature Hurricane  
Duanjun Lu, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and P. J. Croft and S. Reddy
 P1.4Nowcast for the Next Generation Navy: an on-scene data fusion and display system  
Jennifer L.S. Strahl, SAIC, Monterey, CA; and J. Cook, J. McCarthy, L. Phegley, T. Tsui, Q. Zhao, G. Love, F. Franco, M. Frost, D. Grant, R. Mantri, and D. Martinez
 P1.5Experimental Meteorological Products in the Operational Environment: Real-Time Access, Training, and Feedback  
Louisa B. Nance, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. N. Keane, D. J. Gottas, W. R. Schneider, and F. M. Ralph
 P1.6Development of Model Output Statistics (MOS) wind guidance for the marine environment  
Christopher McAloon, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
 P1.7Environmental Risk Assessment Integrative Systems Approach (ERAISA) using GIS/RS  
Paul J. Croft, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and J. Baham, A. Mohamed, R. S. Reddy, P. Chigbu, R. Hughes, J. Young, K. Hilbert, and P. Tchounwou
 P1.8Marine and Atmosphere Observations from the Bridgeport - Port Jefferson Ferry: A Community Resource for Conducting Long Island Sound Research  
Duane E Waliser, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and R. E. Wilson, T. Wilson, T. Baggett, J. Giannotti, D. Codiga, and M. Reynolds
 P1.9Advantages of data assimilation for understanding coastal ocean dynamics off Oregon  
Alexander L. Kurapov, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
 P1.10COASTMAP: A Globally Re-locatable Integrated Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Modeling System  
Craig Swanson, Applied Sciences Associates, Narragansett, RI; and M. Spaulding
11:00 AM-11:30 AM, Tuesday
Session 2 Interagency Initiatives
Organizer: Mel Briscoe, ONR, Arlington, VA
11:00 AM2.1Fostering Operational Oceanography—The Ocean.US Initiative  
Eric Lindstrom, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC
11:30 AM-12:45 PM, Tuesday
Session 3 Emergent Operational Systems
Organizer: Mel Briscoe, ONR, Arlington, VA
11:30 AM3.1GoMOOS: An Emergent Operational System  
Philip Bogden, Gulf of Maine Ocean Observing System, Portland,, ME
11:45 AMLunch Break  
12:45 PM-2:00 PM, Tuesday
Session 4 Research Systems
Organizer: Richard Hodur, NRL, Monterey, CA
12:45 PM4.1Experiences and Lessons Learned from Operating SABSOON  
Harvey E. Seim, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, Savannah, GA; and F. Werner and J. Nelson
1:00 PM4.2West Florida Shelf Coastal Ocean Modeling and Prediction System  
Robert Weisberg, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL
1:15 PM4.3Coastal Observing Systems as tools for Impact Assessment and Emergency Response: The Santa Barbara Channel - Santa Maria Basin Study  
Clinton D. Winant, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA
1:30 PM4.4An ocean forecasting system for the east coast of Canada  
Charles C. L. Tang, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, NS, Canada
1:45 PMSummary Panel (Representative Users)  
2:00 PM-2:30 PM, Tuesday
Session 5 Human Resource Needs, Including Education and Training: Employers' Perspective—USN
Organizer: Jack Kelly, Jr., NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
2:00 PM5.1Requirements for Operational Oceanographers at the Naval Oceanographic Office  
James P. Rigney, Naval Oceanographic Office, Stennis Space Center, MS
2:15 PM5.2Coastal Ocean Modeling, a Human Resources Perspective  
William Jobst, NRL, Monterey, CA
2:30 PM-3:30 PM, Tuesday
Session 6 Human Resource Needs, Including Education and Training: Employers' Perspective—NOAA
Organizer: Jack Kelly, Jr., NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
2:30 PM6.1NOS Perspective on Educational and Training Resource Requirements for Operational Oceanography  
Frank Aikman III, NOAA, National Ocean Service, Silver Spring, MD; and J. G. W. Kelley
2:45 PM6.2NOAA National Weather Service Coastal and Ocean Services  
Greg Mandt, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
3:00 PM6.3Future Workforce Requirements for NOAA Research in Coastal Prediction  
David Rogers, NOAA/OAR, Silver Spring, MD
3:15 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits Open 1:30-6:30 p.m.)  
3:45 PM-4:15 PM, Tuesday
Session 7 Human Resource Needs, Including Education and Training: Employers' Perspective—Industry
Organizer: Jack Kelly, Jr., NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
3:45 PM7.1Weathernews, Inc. as an Employer  
Robert L. Cohen, Weathernews Oceanroutes, Sunnyvale, CA
4:00 PM7.2Human Resource Needs for Coastal Oceanography: A Small Business Perspective  
Craig Swanson, Applied Sciences Associates, Narragansett, RI
4:15 PM-5:15 PM, Tuesday
Session 8 Academia's Response
Organizer: John T. Snow, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
4:15 PM8.1Educational Opportunities in Operational Oceanography at an Academic Coastal Observatory  
Scott Glenn, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and O. Schofield
4:30 PM8.2An Academic Perspective on Educating Operational Oceanographers  
Mary L. Batteen, NPS, Monterey, CA
4:45 PM8.3Graduate Research Opportunities in Operational Oceanography at an Academic Coastal Prediction Center  
Leonard J. Pietrafesa, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and L. Xie, S. Bao, and M. Peng
5:00 PMSummary Panel (John Snow, Mel Briscoe, Eric Lindstrom, Jack Kelly, Margaret Davidson, and Richard Hodur)  
5:00 PM-5:30 PM, Tuesday
Special Address. Conrad C. Lautenbacher, NOAA, Washington, DC
5:15 PM, Tuesday
5:30 PM, Tuesday
Symposium Ends

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