15-16 October 2019
The third Australian Forum for Operational Oceanography (FOO 2019) will be held at the Pullman Albert Park in Melbourne on 15-16 October.
The Early Bird Registration rate is $300, available until 5 August 2019. Standard Registration is $400.
There is a great program of talks relevant to satellite observation of Australia’s vast marine estate, with the aim of driving development of Australia’s blue economy. These include:
John Siddorn (UK Met Office) on “The UK ocean prediction community”
Irene Penesis (University of Tasmania) on “The Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre (CRC)”
David Karoly (CSIRO/NESP Earth Systems and Climate Change Hub) on “Management of climate risks to Australia’s blue economy”
CSIRO, Department of Defence, and Bureau of Meteorology on “Bluelink ocean forecasting”
Geoscience Australia on “Precise positioning for the maritime sector”
University of Melbourne on “The Wave Climate of the Southern Ocean”
University of New South Wales on “The Surface Water Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission: Opportunities and challenges”
CSIRO on “Ocean Current: New opportunities in satellite SST”
Australian Institute of Marine Science on “Operational products supporting the future management of the Great Barrier Reef”
Bureau of Meteorology on “Using seasonal forecasting to manage impacts of extreme ocean temperatures on marine industries”