ESSO - Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services

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OTGA/IODE-IOC
Training course on "Discovery and Use of Operational Ocean Data Products and Services"
during March 6-10, 2017
Organized by
International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean)
ESSO-INCOIS, Hyderabad, India

List of Selected Candidates     ITCOocean Training course on "Discovery and Use of Operational Ocean Data Products and Services" has been rescheduled to March 6-10, 2017



Due to unforeseen circumstances the above mentioned course to be jointly conducted by OTGA/IODE and INCOIS at INCOIS Hyderabad (India) during January 16-20, 2017 has been postponed to March 6-10, 2017. The list of selected participants will be available on our web page very soon. The selected participants only will also receive a mail informing the same. The inconvenience caused is regretted.

Overview

This course will demonstrate the data resources available from operational program. The focus will be on operational activities, how to download data and use software to visualize. It will be a mix of practical and theoretical.

Aims and Objectives

  • To provide an introduction to Operational Oceanography.
  • Discovery and Use of Operational Ocean Data Products and Services.
  • Hands on for Visualizing the model and in situ derived data products.

Learning outcomes

  • Knowledge and understanding of Operational Oceanography.
  • Tasks involved in Operational Analysis and Forecast methods.
  • Oceanographic Data sources, Quality Control/Quality Assurance, monitoring systems and methods.
  • Tools for visualizing the operational ocean data products.

Target Audience

Target audiences include, but not limited to the following:

  • Ocean and coastal data managers.
  • Researchers intending to use data products for scientific analysis.
  • Research scholars at various universities.

Note: Priority will be given to participants originating from the Indian Ocean rim countries. UNESCO is committed to promote gender equality. Therefore, applications from women are strongly encouraged.

Course Pre-requisites:

  • 1. Candidates should posses knowledge of formats of data in which most of the oceanographic data sets are available.
  • 2. Candidates should be preferably working in institutions which is responsible for the management of oceanographic data.
  • 3. Good working knowledge of English language.

Course Dates :

March 6-10, 2017

Last Date to recieve application

November 18,2016

Venue :

Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS)
Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India,
"Ocean Valley", Pragathi Nagar (B.O), Nizampet (S.O)
Hyderabad - 500 090, INDIA

Faculty Members :

OTGA Coordinator:

OTGA India Regional Training Centre Coordinator:

A Certificate of Participation will be issued to all successful students.