• General

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  • Summary

    This course will demonstrate the data resources available from operational services of INCOIS. The focus will be on operational activities, various data and data products, outputs from INCOIS services, how to download them and use software to visualize. It will be a mix of practical and theoretical contents.

    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 in situ, remote sensing and model 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 operational data products for scientific analysis.
    • Research scholars at various universities.

    Course Pre-requisites:

    • Basic fundamental knowledge of oceanography and meteorology;
    • Candidates should have knowledge of data formats in which most of the oceanographic data sets are available;
    • Candidates should be preferably working in institutions responsible for the management of oceanographic and/or atmospheric data;
    • Good working knowledge of English;
    • Participants should preferably bring their own laptops.

    Venue: INCOIS, Hyderabad, India

    Dates: 1 - 5 July


    1. EP Rama Rao
    2. Suprit Kumar
    3. N Srinivasa Rao
    4. TVS Udaya Bhaskar
    5. Kunal Chakraborty
    6. Arya Paul
    7. Abhishek Chatterjee
    8. R Harikumar
    9. S J Prasad
    10. Nimit Kumar
    11. R Venkat Shesu
    12. Aneesh Lotliker
    13. M.K. Singh
    14. PLN Murty
    15. Linta Rose
    16. Ravikumar Jha
    17. Muneeshwar Preetham
    18. B. Rohith

    Event details including list of participants

    Welcome and Course Introduction