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. The location of the meeting will be at the Carriage House on the Quissett Campus.


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)
1000–1020: Argo 2020 – Steve Jayne (WHOI, USA)
1020–1040: Coffee and discussions
1040–1100: Deep Argo – Nathallie Zilberman (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA)
1100–1120: TPOS2020 – Susan Wijffels (WHOI, USA)
1120-1200: Discussion
1200–1330: Lunch
1330–1350: Observations needed for enhancing the accuracy of reanalysis in polar regions – François Counillon (NERSC, Norway)
1350–1410: Updates on BGC-Argo and carbon system state estimation – Matt Mazloff (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA)
1410–1430: Real-Time Global Ocean Monitoring at NCEP: ENSO, beyond ENSO and Impacts of Ocean Observing Systems – Yan Xue (NOAA/NCEP, USA)
1430–1450: Observing System evaluation studies and OceanPredict – Yosuke Fujii (Meteorological Research Institute, Japan)
1450–1510: Coffee break
1510–1630: Discussion
1630–1800: Reception

Wednesday, 06 February 2019

0900–0930: Thoughts on CLIVAR and GSOP – Bob Weller (WHOI, USA) 
0930–0950: Current development of ocean synthetic observations and their application – Lijing Cheng (Institute of Atmospheric Physics, China)
0950–1010: Current research and opportunities in South Africa – Isabelle Ansorge (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
10101030: Coffee break
1030–1050: Surflux Task Team – Carol Anne Clayson (WHOI, USA)
1050–1200: Planning of future GSOP activities
1200–1330: Lunch
1330–1500: Discussion wrapup and drafting of planning documents
1500–1600: Tour of Argo float Lab



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
Uwe Send (remote) Co-chair / OceanSITES USA Ex-officio
Jing Li (remote) International CLIVAR Project Office (ICPO) China Staff Scientist
Susan Wijffels  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) USA Invited
Bob Weller  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) USA Invited
Carol Anne Clayson Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) USA Invited



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.