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OTGA-INCOIS Training Course
on
"Discovery and Use of Operational Ocean Data Products and Services"
during 18 - 22 June, 2018
Organized by
International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean)
ESSO-INCOIS, Hyderabad, India



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 Operation al 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 are 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

Application Process :

Please fill the online application form: https://otga.wufoo.eu/forms/qaavcrk1fhi21n/

All information on how to apply available on http://classroom.oceanteacher.org/mod/page/view.php?id=5771

Period for Applications: 19 February - 31 March 2018

Course Pre-requisites :

  • Candidates should have knowledge of marine data and formats in which most of the oceanographic data sets are available.
  • Candidates should be preferably working in institutions responsible for the management of oceanographic data
  • Good working knowledge of English.
  • Participants should bring their own laptops.

Course Dates :

June 18-22, 2018

Last Date to recieve application :

March 31,2018

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 :

  • Mr. E Pattabhi Rama Rao
  • Dr. TVS Udaya Bhaskar
  • Mr. R. Venkat Shesu
  • Dr. R Harikumar
  • Mr. S.J.Prasad
  • Dr. Suprit Kumar
  • Dr. N Srinivasa Rao

For Any questions please contact:

OTGA Coordinator :

OTGA India Regional Training Centre Coordinator :

Agenda / Programme

Time
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
09:30 - 10:00

10:00 - 11:00

Welcome and Course Introduction
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L1: Introduction to Operational Oceanography

(EP Rama Rao)
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L4: Indian Argo program, QC, value added products.

(TVS Udaya Bhaskar)

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L7: Ocean State Forecast & Information services and data products.

(R Harikumar)
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L10: Marine ecosystem operational services : Global Status and prospectus.

(Nimit Kumar)
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L13: Role of Ocean observations in forecasting storm surges.

(PLN Murty)

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11:00 - 11:30 Tea/Coffee

Tea/Coffee

Tea/Coffee

Tea/Coffee

Tea/Coffee

11:30 - 13:00 L2: Indian data buoy program and data analysis.

(Suprit Kumar)

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L5: A regional ocean modeling system for short term prediction of ocean state.

(Kunal Chakraborty)
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L8: Coastal Monitoring methods: Oil Spill forecasting

(S J Prasad)

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L11: Viewing and selecting data using ODIS

(R Venkat Shesu)

  Test and Feedback

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13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 L3: Remote sensing data and application from SDAPS.

(N Srinivasa Rao)

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L6: A regional ocean modeling system for short term prediction of marine ecosystem.

(Kunal Chakraborty)
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L9: Marine ecosystem operational services : The Indian journey.

(Nimit Kumar)

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L12: Bio-geochemical and Optical sensors data along the Indian coast and applications.

(Aneesh Lotliker)
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  Closing ceremony
15:30 - 16:00 Tea/Coffee

Tea/Coffee

Tea/Coffee

Tea/Coffee

Tea/Coffee

16:00 - 17:30 P1: Hands on with LAS and ERDDAP.

(TVS Udaya Bhaskar)

P2: Practical Session - Ocean data visualization

(TVS Udaya Bhaskar)

P3: Practical Session - Ocean data visualization continued

(TVS Udaya Bhaskar)
P4: Practical Session - Ocean data visualization continued

(TVS Udaya Bhaskar)

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