Topic outline

  • General

    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.

    Dates: 6 - 10 March 2017

    Venue: INCOIS, Hyderabad, India

    Event on IODE Calendar:

  • Introduction to Operational Oceanography

    by E. Pattabhi Rama Rao

    • Introduction to Oceanography Data

      by TVS Udaya Bhaskar

      • Introduction to FERRET visualization

        TVS Udaya Bhaskar

        • Visualizing model data using FERRET

          by TVS Udaya Bhaskar

          • Generation of and Visualisation of 1D, 2D, 3D, 4D datasets using FERRET

            by TVS Udaya Bhaskar

            • Operational Ocean Analysis using MOM

              by S Siva Reddy

              • Validation of MOM models with in situ data

                by S Siva Reddy

                • Deriving Climate indicators using MOM

                  by S Siva Reddy

                  • Ocean state forecasts and importance of Atmospheric forcing

                    by R. Harikumar

                    • Familiarisation of OSF products (Web map services, User customised products etc))

                      R Harikumar & Team

                      • Visualising, interpreting and validating ocean state forecast data with in situ observations

                        R. Harikumar & Team

                        • Use of Remote Sensing products for fisheries aopplication

                          by Nimith Kumar & Team

                          • Coastal Monitoring methods: oil spill trajectory forecasting

                            by S. J. Prasad

                            • Models for predicting oil spill trajectory

                              by S. J. Prasad

                              • Derived Product from ocean gridded products

                                by T.V.S. Udaya Bhaskar

                                • Viewing and Selecting Data using ODIS

                                  by R. Venkat Shesu

                                  • Visualisation and Analysis of model data sets using LAS

                                    by T.V.S. Udaya Bhaskar

                                    • Assessment & Feedback

                                      • Visit to INCOIS Facility