Presentations from the 2015 Symposium

Welcome and Introductions

Session number Title Author
C0.1 Welcome to Australia and the Symposium Andy Steven
C0.2 Welcome to Country Gavin Singleton
C0.3 Blue Planet Overview Sophie Seeyave
C0.4 POGO Overview Sophie Seeyave
C0.5 CEOS Overview Chu Ishida and Alex Held
C0.6 GEO and WOA: A Call for Collaboration David Halpern
C0.7 Welcome from GEO Doug Wilson

C1: Sustained Ocean Observations

Session number Title Author
C1.01 GOOS: an essential collaborative system enabling societal benefit John Gunn
C1.02 The activities and Work Plan of the GOOS Physics and Climate Panel (OOPC). Toshio Suga
C1.03 Update on activities of the GOOS Panel for Carbon and Biogeochemistry Maciej Telszewski
C1.04 GOOS Biology and Ecosystems Panel – In a complex space can we fit a simple framework? Nicholas Bax
C1.05 Sustained observations for many users – a perspective from Australia’s Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) Tim Moltmann
C1.06 US IOOS: Eyes on the Ocean Zdenka Willis
C1.07 Watching the Blue Planet from Space over Recent Decades: What’s up for Science and Society? Eric Lindstrom
C1.08A The OceanSITES program of fixed open-ocean sustained timeseries Uwe Send
C1.08B Present status of Tropical Indo-Pacific observing system and related activities Iwao Ueki
C1.08C Contributions of sustained XBT temperature sections to the global ocean observing network. Rebecca Cowley
C1.08D Sustained ocean observations around Australia using ocean gliders Charitha Pattiaratchi

C2: Sustained Ecosystems and Food Security

Session number Title Author
C2.01 Cabled ocean observatories as tools for studying biodiversity change Kim Juniper
C2.02 Informing Priorities for Biological and Ecosystem Observations, supporting evolution of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) Samantha Simmons
C2.03 Identifying essential fish habitats using oceanographic process Grinson George
C2.04 Australia’s National Database for Acoustic Monitoring of Marine Species – A Collaborative Approach Andre Steckenreuter
C2.05 Connecting the dots between science, policy and food security via partnerships with small-scale fisheries networks. Zaidy Khan
C2.06A Modelling and its application on potential fishing zones of Japanese common squid in the coastal waters of southwestern Hokkaido, Japan Xun Zhang
C2.06C eReefs – An integrated system of data, modelling and visualisation services supporting decision-making and communication on the Great Barrier Reef Cedric Robillot

C3: Ocean Forecasting and Services

Session number Title Author
C3.01 The Global Ocean Forecasting Initiative GODAE OceanView Andreas Schiller
C3.02 EMSA’s Integrated Maritime Services: improving operational maritime awareness at EU level and the need for operational oceanography data. Samy Djavidnia
C3.03 Ocean forecasting services provided by the Bureau of Meteorology Mikhail Entel
C3.04 Assessing the impact of observations on ocean forecasts and reanalyses Peter Oke
C3.05 Toward national multi-disciplinary coastal forecasts in Australia Emlyn Jones
C3.06 Early Warning of Inundation in the Marshall Islands Nover Juria
C3.07 The use of surface reflectance and simulated true colour to assess a coupled hydrodynamic, optical, sediment, biogeochemical model of coastal waters: Great Barrier Reef, Australia Mark Baird
C3.08A The Global High Frequency Radar Network Zdenka Willis
C3.08B Towards an Ocean Services Model at Fisheries and Oceans Canada Michael Ott

C4: Services for the Coastal Zone

Session number Title Author
C4.01 Overview of the Coastal Zone Community of Practice & Services for the Coastal Zone Hans-Peter Plag
C4.02 Development of an Integrated Global Water Quality Monitoring and Forecasting Service Arnold Dekker
C4.03 International Coastal Atlas Network (ICAN) – Global Expertise in Coastal Atlases Greg Reed
C4.04 Design of a GEO Coastal Ocean Pilot Project for the Caribbean Region Doug Wilson
C4.05 An Interannual to Decadal Local Sea Level Forecasting System Hans-Peter Plag
C4.06 Towards continental-scale operational ocean and coastal monitoring using Earth Observation data in Australia Thomas Schroeder
C4.07 Using models to help shape sustainable coasts Beth Fulton
C4.08A The role of wireless sensor networks in ocean observatories – going the last mile Scott Bainbridge
C4.08B Informing targeted catchment management plans to improve coastal water quality: an application of numerical models and marine observing systems. Richard Brinkman
C4.08C Human use data for marine spatial planning and coastal management: Who, what, where and when? Lynnath Beckley

C5: Ocean Climate and Carbon

Session number Title Author
C5.01 Ocean acidification and seawater carbon chemistry of the Great Barrier Reef Bronte Tilbrook
C5.02 The Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network: data for decisions Bronte Tilbrook
C5.03 Ocean observations by the Global Change Observation Mission (GCOM) Keiji Imaoka
C5.04 GO-SHIP: A component of the sustained ocean observing system Bernadette Sloyan
C5.05 Fit for Purpose Marine Observations Boris Kelly-Gerreyn
C5.06 Argo: Recent Insights and Future Evolution Susan Wijffels
C5.07 Blue Carbon: Current status of Australian estimates and future model predictions Peter Ralph
C5.08A A multi-decadal, coastal sea surface temperature product for Australasia – why we need it Helen Beggs
C5.08B Daily sea surface temperature (SST) observations for societal needs: The Group for High Resolution SST (GHRSST) and the CEOS SST Virtual Constellation (SST-VC) Gary Corlett

C6: Developing Capacity and Social Awareness

Session number Title Author
C6.01 OceanTeacher Global Academy: sharing expertise in a coordinated way Greg Reed
C6.02 The NF-POGO Alumni Network for Oceans (NANO) Olga Shatova
C6.03 User engagement within the ocean-colour climate change initiative Shubha Sathyendranath (Jonathan Hodge)
C6.04 A participatory tool for estimating future impacts on ecosystem services and livelihoods in torres strait Cass Hunter
C6.05 New ocean-colour products for the user community Shubha Sathyendranath (Andy Steven)
C6.06A Navigating cross cultural development in oceans and tidal science in Pacific Island countries Melissa Matthews
C6.06B The COSPPac Ocean Portal: Providing ocean information for applications in western Pacific small island developing states. Grant Smith
C6.07A Understanding Microbial Ocean Dynamics with Citizen Oceanography Rachelle Jensen
C6.07B IMOS OceanCurrent – bringing ocean observations to users David Griffin

C7: Blue Planet Partnerships

Session number Title Author
C7.01 Current activities of the International Ocean Colour Coordinating Group (IOCCG) David Antoine
C7.02 Our Global Estuary Megan Davis
C7.03 Second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2) – emerging science objectives and related planning Lynnath Beckley
C7.04 Ocean Data Interoperability Platform (ODIP): towards a common framework for marine data management on a global scale Roger Proctor
C7.05 Ocean Observations Research Coordination Network Hans-Peter Plag