Established at JCOMM MAN-6, Paris, 2007, Expert Team on Operational Ocean Forecasting Systems (ETOOFS) is to coordinate rapid development of OOFSs, to document best practices and standards in consulation with experts of JCOMM OPA and DMPA and parnter organizations.
Members are selected to ensure an appropriate range of expertise and to maintain an appropriate geographical representation, up to eight members, including the chairperson. Co-chairperson is nominated in consultation with ET members and approval of Management Committee.
Additional experts may be invited as appropriate, on a self-funded basis and in general with no resource implications to JCOMM.
Typical ocean forecast systems in alphabetical order are: