Theme 1 – What is Operational Oceanography and what does it mean in the Australian context?
What is operational oceanography?
Andreas Schiller, Boris Kelly-Gerreyn and Tim Moltmann
Why have we established a Forum for Operational Oceanography and who is it relevant to?
Jan Flynn and Tim Moltmann
Operational oceanography and the oil and gas industry – the UK experience (Keynote)
Colin Grant, CG Metocean Consulting Limited, UK
Theme 2 – Assessing Present Capabilities - what can we do now?
Scope of capabilities under consideration – ocean circulation, sea state and weather, climate, atmosphere and ecosystems
Observing systems – research and operational
Tim Moltmann, Boris Kelly-Gerreyn, Lyndon Llewellyn and Adam Lewis
Modelling systems – research and operations
Peter Oke and Gary Brassington
Theme 4 – Identifying and Addressing Future Challenges and Opportunities
Shell’s experience using gliders for observational oceanography
Michael Vogel (Shell US), Ruth Perry, Louis Brzuzy, Pak Tao Leung, Walt McCall, Kevin Martin and Ryan Vandermuelen
Future opportunities in earth observations
Numerical model to simulate drift trajectories of large vessels
Simon B. Mortensen, Kasper Kaergaard, Alex Harkin, Jonas Mortensen, Sabine Knapp and Geoff Wake
Improved tropical cyclone wind and wave forecasts for offshore industries
Jeffrey D. Kepert, Noel Davidson, Paul Gregory, Alister Hawksford, Andy Taylor, Xingbao Wang, Harvey Ye and Stefan Zieger
Assessment of metocean forecast data and consensus forecasting
Ben Brushett, Brian King and Charles Lemckert
Advances in swell prediction for Australia’s North West Shelf
Greg Williams and Steve Buchan
Wave forecast and wave climate, advances and challenges
Alexander V Babanin, Ian R. Young and Stefan Zieger
Enhanced storm surge forecasting services
Mikhail Entel and Eric Schulz
Operational oceanography in the nearshore
Graham Symonds, Ryan Lowe and Jeff Hansen
Citing this work
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