GODAE Summer School, Perth, Australia: 11-22 January 2010

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GODAE Summer School, Perth, Australia: 11-22 January 2010

#1 Post by wilkin » Fri Jul 17, 2009 11:19 pm

An International Summer School for Observing, Assimilating and Forecasting the Ocean will be held in Perth, Western Australia, on 11-22 January 2010.

The school is a two week program offered to early career scientists, professionals and students on the current state of the art in operational oceanography and related advances in the ocean sciences.

Registration is open until July 31 at

The course curriculum will include topics covering the leading edge science in ocean observing systems, as well as the latest methods and techniques for analysis, data assimilation and ocean modelling. Lectures will be given by leading experts in these fields including:

* Harley Hurlburt - NRL, Stennis Space Center, USA
* Eric Chassignet - Florida State University, COAPS, USA
* Magdelena Balmaseda - ECMWF, UK
* Pierre Brasseur - CNRS/LEGI, Genoble, France
* Pierre-Yves Le Traon - Ifremer, France
* Trevor McDougall - CSIRO, Australia

The summer school is sponsored by the Bureau of Meteorology, CSIRO, NOAA, IOC-Perth and UWA and will be held in Perth, Western Australia in January 2010. To learn more about the summer school, select one of the links from the right column.
John Wilkin: DMCS Rutgers University
71 Dudley Rd, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8521, USA. ph: 609-630-0559 jwilkin@rutgers.edu

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