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Latest News

NEWLY PUBLISHED: Volume 5 (Radar Gauges) of Manual on Sea Level Measurement and Interpretation

MG14 Vol5 sealevelVolume V of the Manual on Sea Level Measurement and Interpretation has recently been published (IOC Manuals and Guides No.14; JCOMM Technical Report No.89; 2016). It is devoted specifically to "Radar Tide Gauges".

This technology is increasingly replacing previous tide gauge technologies in many countries.

At the 13th Meeting of the GLOSS Group of Experts in November 2013 in Liverpool, a new edition of the Manual was proposed that would focus on this particular technology and pros and cons with its use.

 


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VACANCY NOTICE: IOC PROJECT ASSISTANT FOR JCOMMOPS OFFICE IN BREST, FRANCE

IOC/UNESCO is inviting applications for the position of Project Assistant (G-4) at JCOMMOPS Office in Brest, France. Vacancy notice available on UNESCO careers website for Project appointments.

The deadline to apply is 31 December 2016. Applications to be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at IOC/UNESCO.

 

CALL FOR PAPERS: 1ST INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON WAVES, STORM SURGES AND COASTAL HAZARDS

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The 1st International Workshop on Waves, Storm Surges and Coastal Hazards, to be held in Liverpool, UK, September 10 to 15, 2017, marks the incorporation of 3 events:


• 15TH INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON WAVE HINDCASTING AND FORECASTING
• 6TH COASTAL HAZARDS SYMPOSIUM, and
• 3RD JCOMM SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL SYMPOSIUM ON STORM SURGES


Sponsorship is by the Liverpool Institute for Sustainable Coasts and Oceans (LISCO), the UK National Oceanography Centre, the Taylor Engineering Research Institute at the University of North Florida, Environment and Climate Change Canada and the WMO-IOC Joint Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology (JCOMM).


Key Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: 30th March 2017

Full papers (optional) deadline: 30th August 2017


Further Information is here and and registration details will be available soon on the website: www.waveworkshop.org

 

 

 

Special session on real-time Quality Control of oceanographic data, OCEANS16 Monterey, CA, USA

A special session addressing the real-time quality control of oceanographic data will be arranged at the MTS/IEEE OCEANS’16 Monterey Bay, CA (see http://www.oceans16mtsieeemonterey.org). 

Specific topics sought include:

  1. Data management of QC information
  2. Emerging QC at cabled observatories
  3. Implementation of QARTOD tests
  4. Quality assurance standards
  5. Regional test thresholds
  6. Application of QC information to real-world solutions
  7. Case studies of challenging QC problems

Abstracts are due by April 22nd and should be identified as being submitted for the Real-Time QC special session. Full papers are due by July 15th.

 

 

 

Vacancy Notice for WMO Post on Marine & Ocean Observations and Data Management

WMO is recuiting Scientific Officer (P4) to support WMO-IOC Joint Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology (JCOMM) and the Commission for Basic Systems (CBS) activities related to marine meteorological and oceanographic observations and data management. Details can be found at WMO e-recruitment VN:1957.

Deadline for applications: 15 March 2016 

 

 

 

JCOMM Upcoming Events

24th Session of the IODE Committee
27 - 31 March 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

9th Session of the Ship Observations Team
27 - 31 March 2017
London, United Kingdom

CIFDP Indonesia Phase 2 Review Meeting
29 - 31 March 2017
Jakarta, Indonesia

Eighth meeting of the JCOMM Observations Coordination Group
22 - 25 May 2017
Qingdao , China


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UNESCO/IOC Project Office for IODE Oostende, Belgium