10th Session of CLIVAR Global Synthesis and Observations Panel

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 to Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Event City: 
Woods Hole
Event Attendance: 
By invitation
Event Contact: 
Jing Li
Event Description: 

The 10th Session of CLIVAR Global Synthesis and Observations Panel will be organised at Woods Hole, USA from 5 to 6 February 2019. 


The meeting will be organised at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), USA. 


Draft Agenda (download)

Tuesday, 05 February 2019
0900–0930: Welcome and Introductions – Co-Chairs 
0930–1000: Review of past GSOP activities – Andrea Storto (NATO STO CMRE, Italy)
1000–1030: Argo 2020 – Steve Jayne (WHOI, USA)
1030–1100: Coffee and discussions
1100–1130: Deep Argo – Nathallie Zilberman (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA)
1130–1200: TBD – François Counillon (NERSC, Norway)
1200–1330: Lunch
1330–1430: Tour of Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI)
1430–1500: Updates on BGC-Argo and carbon system state estimation – Matt Mazloff (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA)
1500–1530: Coffee and discussions
1530–1600: TBD – Yan Xue (NOAA/NCEP, USA)
1600–1630: Observing System evaluation studies and OceanPredict – Yosuke Fujii (Meteorological Research Institute, Japan)
1630–1800: Reception

Wednesday, 06 February 2019

0900–0930: Thoughts on CLIVAR and GSOP – Bob Weller (WHOI, USA) 
0930–0950: TPOS2020 - Susan Wijffels (WHOI, USA)
0950–1010: Surflux Task Team – Carol Anne Clayson (WHOI, USA)
1010-1040: Current research and opportunities in South Africa – Isabelle Ansorge (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
1040–1100: Coffee and discussions
1100–1200: Planning of future GSOP activities
1200–1330: Lunch
1330–1500: Discussion wrapup and drafting of planning documents
1500–1600: Tour of Argo Lab

Other possible speakers:

Susan Wijffels (WHOI) – Argo Steering Team co-chair, ex officio member of GSOP
Jake Gebbie (WHOI)
Carol Anne Clayson (WHOI) - US CLIVAR Representative



Name Affiliation Country Role
Andrea Storto NATO STO CMRE Italy Co-chair
Steven R. Jayne Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) USA Co-chair
Yan Xue NOAA/NCEP USA Member
Yosuke Fujii Meteorological Research Institute, JMA Japan Member
Matt Mazloff  Scripps Institution of Oceanography USA Member
Nathalie Zilberman  Scripps Institution of Oceanography USA Member
François Counillon  Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center (NERSC) Norway Member
Isabella Ansorg (remote) University of Cape Town South Africa Member
Lijing Cheng (remote)

Institute of Atmospheric Physics, 
Chinese Academy of Sciences (IAP-CAS)

China Member
Jing Li (remote) International CLIVAR Project Office (ICPO) China Staff Scientist



Inn on the Square
Add: 40 North Main Street, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540
Tel: +1-508-457-0606
Room rate: $79 per night.

To make a reservation at Inn on the Square, please call 1-800-676-0000 and ask for the WHOI - CLIVAR GSOP room block.  The Inn on the Square agrees to hold the room block until 25 January 2019.  The room rate is $79.00 USD/night plus state/occupancy taxes.