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Agenda

A draft of the agenda will be sent to participants prior to the meeting. Please plan to be present between 09:00 on 18 June to 17:00 on the 20th.

 

DAY 1: GENERAL SOOS BUSINESS AND IMPLEMENTATION PLAN

1. Introductory Items and the Year in Review

1.1 Welcome and Introductions
DOCUMENT: List of Participants, Agenda page 4

1.2 Overview and Goals of Meeting
DOCUMENT: Meeting Schedule, Agenda page 5

1.3 2013/2014 Annual IPO Report
DOCUMENT: Annual Report, Supporting Documents page 1

1.4 Scientific Committee for Oceanic Research (SCOR)

2. The Implementation Plan and Future Structure of SOOS

2.1 The Implementation Plan and Way Forward

2.2 SOOS Governance and the Role of the SSC, EO and EXCOM

2.3 Observing System Design -­‐ Identification of Southern Ocean EOVs
DOCUMENTS: EOV Template, Supporting Documents page 13

2.3.1 Defining a Process and Way Forward

2.3.2 EOV Theme Templates and Action Plans

3. Reports on Recent SOOS-­‐led Initiatives

3.1 Under Ice Strategy
Presenter – Garabato (15 min + 5 min discussion)

3.2 Air-­‐Sea Flux Task Group
Presenter – Garabato (15 min + 5 min discussion)

3.3 Satellite Task Group
Presenter – Ackley (15 min + 5 min discussion)

3.4 Priority Observations Task Group (PO-­‐TAG)
Presenter – TBA (15 min + 5 min discussion)

3.5 Gap Analysis Report
Presenter – Schofield (15 min + 5 min discussion)

 

 


DAY 2: SOOS PILOT STUDY AND FIELD INITIATIVES

4. Large-­‐Scale Field Initiatives

4.1 Connecting SOOS with existing activities

4.2 SOCOM
Presenter – Schofield (15 min + 5 min discussion)

4.3 Amundsen Sea
Presenter – Wåhlin (15 min + 5 min discussion)

4.4 Palmer LTER
Presenter – Schofield (15 min + 5 min discussion)

4.5 SOSCEx
Presenter – Swart (15 min + 5 min discussion)

4.6 Other relevant activities

4.7 Overview of National Capabilities product
Presenter – Newman (10 min)

4.8 SOOS and Existing activities

5. SOOS Theme Updates

5.1 Sea Ice Theme Update
Presenter – Ackley (10 + 5 min)

5.2 Ocean-­‐Ice Theme Update
Presenter – Wåhlin (10 + 5 min)

5.3 Carbon Theme Update
Presenter – Tilbrook (10 + 5 min)

6. SOOS Pilot Study Planning

7. SOOS Data Management

 

 

DAY 3: ENHANCING OBSERVATIONS, SPONSORSHIP AND FORWARD PLANNING

8. Enhancing Existing Observations

8.1 Ships of Opportunity and SOOS Priority Observations

8.2 Enhancing Existing National Efforts

9. Connections to the Arctic

10. Sponsorship and Support

10.1 The Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS)

10.2 2015 SSC Meeting

10.3 SOOS Sponsorship and Funding

11. Implementation Plan Development

Miscellaneous Discussions

 

 

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Contact Louise Newman for more details.