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 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.
    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.
    Venue: INCOIS, Hyderabad, India

    Dates: 18 - 22 June 2018


    Names of selection committee:-

    • Dr. TVS Udayabhaskar
    • Dr. Suprit Kumar

    Link to event and list of participants

  • L1: Introduction to Operational Oceanography

    • L2: Indian data buoy program and data analysis

      • L3: Remote sensing data and application from SDAPS

        • L4: Indian Argo program, QC, value added products

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

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

              • P2: Practical Session – Ocean data visualization

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

                  • L8: Coastal Monitoring methods: Oil Spill forecasting

                    • L9: Marine ecosystem operational services : The Indian journey

                      • P3: Practical Session – Ocean data visualization continued

                        • L10: Marine ecosystem operational services : Global Status and prospectus

                          • L11: Viewing and selecting data using ODIS

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

                              • P4: Practical Session – Ocean data visualization continued

                                • L13: Role of Ocean observations in forecasting storm surges

                                  • Assessment

                                    • Visit to INCOIS Facility

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