26th May 2015: Challenges of Operational Oceanography

Welcome, Information about the Workshop
Selective talks on the life and work of Kostas Nittis (Prof. A. Lascaratos, Dr. V. Lykousis)
Dr. G. Korres "The POSEIDON scientific contribution"

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

Chair for the session: Alessandro Crise

11:00-11:30 Erich Buch, Glenn Nolan “EuroGOOS strategy with special focus on European Ocean Observing System (EOOS)”

11:30-12:00 Kate Larkin, “Towards a European Ocean Observing System (EOOS): Current status and next steps”

12:00-12:30 Holger Brix, “The Coastal Observing System for Northern and Arctic Seas (COSYNA): Challenges and Solutions for an Integrated Measurement and Modelling Approach”

12:30-14:00 Lunch

Chair for the session: George Zodiatis

14:00-14:30 George Petihakis, “The Coastal component of operational oceanography: State of the art and required forward steps”

14:30-15:00 Marco Zavatarelli, “Ecosystem based modelling in the Mediterranean”

15:00-15:30 Marina Tonani, “Hydrodynamic forecasting systems: State of the art and future steps”

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

Chair for the session: Javier Ruiz

16:00-16:30 Giovanni Coppini, Enrique Alvarez, “The MonGOOS network”

16:30-17:00 Pierre Bahurel, “Copernicus Marine Core Service: State of the art and challenges for the future”

17:00-18:00 Luis Valdés, “wrap-up in a global GOOS perspective”

27th May 2015: Towards a strategy for a sustainable observing system in the Mediterranean and Black Sea

The present Mediterranean ocean observing capacity, gaps, needs and future development.

Chair for the session: Joaquín Tintoré

09:00-09:20 Pierre Poulain, “Gaps in Med observing capacity”

09:20-09:40 Nadia Pinardi, “Operational oceanography as a basis for new scientific understanding”

09:40-10:00 Javier Ruiz, “Physical/biological variability and coupling: from science to society”

Sustained multidisciplinary observing systems

10:00-10:20 Laurent Mortier, “MOOSE Experience in the SES frame, gaps, needs and future challenges”

10:20-10:40 Alessandro Crise, “RITMARE Ocean Observing System”

10:40-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:20 Joaquín Tintoré, “SOCIB; multi-platform observing and forecasting system; accomplishments and challenges”

11:20-11:40 George Zodiatis, “CYCOFOS Coastal Ocean Observing and Forecasting System”

11:40-12:00 Leonidas Perivoliotis “POSEIDON System: integrating new capabilities”

12:00-13:15 Discussion (Coordinator: Pierre Poulain)

13:15-14:30 Lunch break

14:30-16:30 Round table and discussion on the coordination needs, the sustainability and the evolution with future needs (Coordinator: Pierre Poulain)

Kathrine Angell-Hansen, “JPI priorities in line with EOOS and SES”
Vangelis Papathanasiou, “Strategy for priorities and future challenges in the Med”
Vassilis Lykousis, “Funding opportunities and strategy”

15:30-16:30 Discussion and Synthesis

16:30-17:00 Final comments