SURFACE WAVES

FOO SURFACE WAVES WORKING GROUP

The Surface Waves Working Group provides input to the FOO Steering Committee on issues relating to:

  • wind-wave priorities that are likely to affect the capability;
  • productivity of operational oceanographic activities in Australia; and.
  • address key questions for FOO.

ACTIVITIES

The Surface Waves Working Group will provide advice and guidance relating to wind-wave research, infrastructure, services and industry based on their relevant expertise, and from a potential user perspective. Specific activities are likely to include:

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Providing advice on priorities
to support operational oceanography in Australia
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Making recommendations about potential improvements to Australia’s capability, particularly in response to emerging fields
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Acting as liaisons to the broader community through presentations at meetings and conferences.

SURFACE WAVES WORKING GROUP STRUCTURE & MEMBERSHIP

The Surface Waves Working Group is comprised of members from all pillars of FOO.

Membership is open to:

  • any person affiliated with a FOO pillar;
  • and willing to contribute an appropriate level of effort towards FOO activities.

Prospective members can nominate themselves for membership by contacting the current Group Chair (to be appointed). Appointment of members is made at discretion of the current Chair.

The Terms of Reference for the Surface Waves Working Group can be found here.

MEMBERSHIP

Member Organisation FOO Pillar
Mark Hemer CSIRO R&D Providers
Emma Sommerville Integrated Marine Observing System R&D Providers
Diana Greenslade Bureau of Meteorology Government Agencies
Tim Moltmann Integrated Marine Observing System R&D Providers
Daryl Metters QLD Government, Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation Government Agencies
Alex Babanin The University of Melbourne R&D Providers
Greg Williams RPS MetOcean Pty Ltd Service Providers
Ryan Lowe University of Western Australia R&D Providers
Roger Proctor Integrated Marine Observing System R&D Providers
Craig Steinberg Australian Institute of Marine Science R&D Providers
Paul Boswood QLD Government, Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation Government Agencies
Matthew Zed Woodside Energy Limited Marine Industries
Mitch Harley University of New South Wales R&D Providers
John Ryan QLD Government, Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation Government Agencies
Barbra Parker Royal Australian Navy Government Agencies
Tom Durrant MetOcean Solutions Service Providers

OTHER WORKING GROUPS

DATA SHARING
WORKING GROUP

SURFACE CURRENTS
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