SPLINTER SESSION B (Monday, 6 May, 15:30 – 17:15)

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Theme 6 – Splinter 1
Theme 2 – Splinter 2
Theme 3 – Splinter 2
Theme 5 – Splinter 2
Splinter title: OSC, defence and OceanBestPractice New Observation and data processing methods Forecasts and nowcasts from models of ocean, atmosphere, and ice II Biogeochemical, waves and storm surge
Room: 503 B3 507 501
Length of session: 75 min 105 min 90 min 105 min
No of talks: 5 7 6 7
Talk length: 12 min + 3 min Q&A 12 min + 3 min Q&A 12 min + 3 min Q&A 12 min + 3 min Q&A
Session chair(s): Andreas Schiller Marion Gehlen and Pierre-Yves LeTraon Dmitry Dukhovskoy Susan Allen and Susan Kay
Related theme Theme 6: User applications and societal benefit
Theme 2: Observations for Ocean Prediction Theme 3: Numerical modelling Theme 5: Ocean Prediction System and Services

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6.1: OSC, Defence and OceanBestPractices (OBP)

Theme 6 – Splinter 1 Abstracts of session 6.1 Chaired by Andreas Schiller

The Canadian government and private sector’s co-investment in the Ocean Supercluster positions Canada to become a global leader in the knowledge-based ocean economy. Ocean resources are one of Canada’s most significant potential advantages, with the longest coastline and the fourth largest ocean territory in the world. The Ocean Supercluster fosters new partnerships with industry, government, and other partners, including indigenous communities, to accelerate innovation and commercialization and to drive increased sustainable economic growth from our oceans. Additional applications presented in this splinter session address defence applications and secure, permanent document repository of ocean-related documents. It aims to provide a discovery point for research groups to search and find community accepted existing ocean best practices.


15:30 – 15:45    Room 503
Swimming across the Atlantic Ocean
Heidi Levasseur*

15:45-16:00  Room 503
So you want to swim across the Atlantic?
Graig Sutherland*, Christopher Subich, Heidi Levasseur, Gregory Smith,
Fraser Davidson, Corinne Bourgault-Brunelle

16:00-16:15 Room 503
Encoding & Disseminating Hydrodynamic Model Guidance in IHO S-100 Formats
Jason Greenlaw*

16:15-16:30 Room 503
Canadian Armed Forces Uses of Ocean Prediction Data
Normand Scantland*

16:30-16:45 Room 503
The Ocean Best Practice System
Jay Pearlman, Emma Helsop, Albert Fischer* et al


2.2: New Observation and data processing methods

Theme 2 – Splinter 2
Abstracts of session 2.2 Chaired by Mariona Gehlen and Pierre-Yves Le Traon

Variety of new observations and data processing techniques, which are possible to be exploited in future data assimilation systems, are introduced in this splinter session.


15:30-15:45  Room B3
Research in Action: The Observation Impacts of Using Autonomous Saildrone Unmanned Surface Vehicles
Elizabeth Douglas*

15:45-16:00  Room B3
Elucidating Drivers of Surface Variations in Dissolved Oxygen Observed by Profiling Floats in the Gulf of Mexico
Christopher Gordon*, Katja Fennel, Lynn Shay, Jodi Brewster, Johna Rudzin

16:00-16:15  Room B3
Latitudinal and bathymetrical species richness patterns in the NW Pacific and adjacent Arctic Ocean (NOT FOR PUBLICATION)
Hanieh Saeedi*, Mark Costello, Dan Warren, Angelika Brandt

16:15-16:30  Room B3
Verification of ocean prediction systems on the Labrador Shelf against an NOVA ARGO drifter
Fraser Davidson*, Jinshan Xu, Gregory Smith

16:30-16:45  Room B3
Do High-Frequency Radars Measure the Wave-Induced Stokes Drift?
Abïgaëlle Dussol, Cedric Chavanne*, Dany Dumont

16:45-17:00  Room B3
Contribution of wide-swath altimetry missions to the ocean analysis and forecasting system in the global model
Mounir Benkiran*, Pierre-Yves Le Traon, Elisabeth Rémy

17:00-17:15  Room B3
Coastal Acoustic Tomography under Stratified Conditions in Lake Biwa, Japan
Wells, John*, Naokazu Taniguchi, Minmo Chen, Chen-Fen Huang, Hiroki, Uchida, Kenji Okubo, Eiso Inoue


3.2: Forecasts and nowcasts from models of ocean, atmosphere, and ice II

Theme 3 – Splinter 2
Abstracts of session 3.2 Chaired by Dmitry Dukhovskoy

The overarching goal of the Theme 3 session is to bring forward the latest developments in ocean modeling and forecasting from a combined physical and biogeochemical perspective. The first two splinter sessions emphasize ocean, atmosphere, and ice forecasts and nowcasts. The third session focuses on biogeochemical and ecological applications. The fourth deals with the latest advances in sea ice modeling and prediction. Finally, the last session emphasizes the small scales.


15:30-15:45  Room 507
Latest hindcast of the CONCEPTS 1/12th degree resolution Arctic-North Atlantic ice-ocean configuration
Frederic Dupont*, Jei Li, Jean-Francois Lemieux, Francois Roy, Yimin Liu, Gregory Smith, Kamel Chikhar, Alain Caya, Jerome Chanut, Youyu Lu, Fraser Davidson

15:45-16:00  Room 507
Southeastern Gulf of Mexico processes affecting basin-wide connectivity and hydrocarbon transport: the role of mesoscale eddies and upwelling near Cuba
Lars R. Hole*, Knut-Frode Dagestad, Cecilie Wettre, Vassiliki Kourafalou, Ioannis Androulidakis, HeeSook Kang, Matthieu Le Hénaff

16:00-16:15  Room 507
Predictability in the Straits of Florida: the role of eddies and coastal upwelling near Cuba
Villy Kourafalou, Yannis Androulidakis, Heesook Kang, Matthieu Le Hénaff*

16:15-16:30  Room 507
Forcing mechanisms and predictability of ocean variability based on high-resolution model simulations for shelf waters around Canada
Youyu Lu*, Xianmin Hu, Li Zhai, Jean-Philippe Paquin, Jerome Chanut, Gregory Smith, Fraser Davidson

16:30-16:45  Room 507
Impact of small-scale coupled atmosphere-ice-ocean interactions: Results from the Canadian high-resolution forecasting system for YOPP
Gregory Smith*, Jason Milbrandt, Jean-Francois Lemieux, Barbara Casati, Francois Roy, Frederic Dupont


5.2: Biogeochemical, waves and storm surge

Theme 5 – Splinter 2
Abstracts of session 5.2 Chaired by Susan Allen and Susan Kay

This session reflects the increasing number of earth system components now being run operationally in different centres.  A particular focus will be developments and challenges around the use of biogeochemical models in both real-time and reanalysis mode, including the observations used for assimilation and verification.  Applications to water quality, ecosystems and fisheries will also be covered along with forecast capabilities for waves, storm surge, extreme currents, oil drift, and search & rescue.


15:30-15:45  Room 501
SalishSeaCast: Coupled bio-chem-physical Ocean Model with downstream Waves, Near-shore Circulation and Oil Spill Model
Susan Allen*, Doug Latornell, Benjamin Moore-Maley, Elise Olson, Tereza Jarnikova, Michael Dunphy, Johannes Gemmrich, Rachael Mueller, Haibo Niu, Stephanie Chang, Maxim Krassovski, Debby Ianson, Krista Cawley, Shihan Li, Xiaomei Zhong, Ryah Rondolo

15:45-16:00  Room 501
The MULTI OBSERVATION Thematic Assembly Centre of the Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service
Stephanie Guinehut*, Bruno Buongiorno Nardelli, Herve Claustre, Raphaelle Sauzede, Helene Etienne, Marion Gehlen, Eric Greiner, Sandrine Mulet, Nathalie Verbrugge

16:00-16:15  Room 501
Operational biogeochemical modelling at the UK Met Office: developments and challenges
Susan Kay*, David Ford, Robert McEwan, Chongyuan Mao, Yuri Artioli, Stefano Ciavatta

16:15:16:30  Room 501
Assessment of the (very) next CMEMS Global biogeochemical forecasting operational system, with assimilation of OC data
Julien Lamouroux*, Giovanni Ruggiero, Coralie Perruche, Julien Paul, Alexandre Mignot, Charles-Emmanuel Testut, Jean-Michel Lellouche, Yann Drillet

16:30-16:45  Room 501
The CMEMS Mediterranean biogeochemical operational system: new features and uncertainty of model results
Gianpiero Cossarini*, Stefano Salon, Anna Teruzzi, Giorgio Bolzon, Laura Feudale, Paolo Lazzari, Alessandro Crise, Cosimo Solidoro

16:45-17:00   Room 501
Validation of the NCEP WAVEWATCH III® Global Wave Model
Deanna Spindler*, Todd Spindler, Stylianos Flampouris

17:00 – 17:15  Room 501
The operational model system of the BSH for German coastal waters – status, products and outlook
Thorger Brüning, Frank Janssen*, Silvia Massmann, Ina Lorkowski, Inga Golbeck, Xin Li, Fabian Schwichtenberg, Fabian