The Australian Forum for Operational Oceanography 2019

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”

Contact: Jan Flynn (Woodside Energy Ltd) and Tim Moltmann (IMOS), on behalf of the FOO Steering Committee.