VISO Workshop - 11-12 June 2009 in Tromso (Norway)

 

First workshop for a European virtual Institute of Scientific Users of Deep-Sea Observatories 

11-12 June 2009 in Tromso (Norway) 

Thursday 11 June 2009 

Topic 

Invited speaker 

08:45

Welcome/opening

Curt Rice, UiT (Norway)

08:55

Goals

Jürgen Mienert & Bénéficte Ferré, UiT (Norway)

Needs and expectations 

 Ia - Ocean Science observatory needs as seen from academia (Chair: Carlo Heip)  

09:00

Ocean observatory overview 

Pierre Cochonat, Ifremer (France)

09:20

NEPTUNE Canada Regional Cabled Observatory: Transforming Ocean Science from the coast to the deep sea 

Mairi Best, University of Victoria (Canada)

09:40

MARS (Monterey Accelerated Research System)-An operational test bed cabled observatory

Steve Etchemendy, MBARI (US)

10:00

Coffee break 

10:40

Deep Ocean observatories 

Kate Larkin, NOCS (UK)

11:00

Experiences from the Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory 

Janet Fredericks, WHOI (US)

11:20

Marine ecosystems and geoprocesses 

Phil Weaver, NOCS (UK)

11:40

Pelagic ecology 

Olav Rune Godo, IMR (Norway)

12:00

Lunch break / posters 

Needs and expectations

Ib - Ocean science observatory needs as seen from academia (Chair: Ian Wright) 

13:30

Arctic oceanography: development of observing systems 

Stein Sandven, NERSC (Norway)

13:50

No Show - The Arctic Mid Ocean Ridge and Observatory based Science 

Rolf Birger Pederson, UiB (Norway) 

14:10

HAUSGARTEN: A decade of multi-disciplinary work at an Arctic deep-sea observatory 

Frank Wenzhöfer on behalf of Thomas Soltwedel, AWI (Germany)

14:30

Earthquakes and Tsunami Research Project for Disaster preventions 

Yoshiyuki Kaneda, Jamstec (Japan)

14:50

Coffee break 

Needs and expectations 

 II - Ocean Science and technology observatory needs as seen from industry (Chair: Svein Winther)  

15:20

Latest developments in Asset Management - Oil and Gas production via Internet? 

Sven Hoog, IMPAC-ISUP (Germany)

15:40

Overview of existing instrumentation relevant for ocean observatories 

Anders Tengberg, Göteborg University (Sweden)

16:00

Technology needs as viewed by hydrocarbon industry 

Ståle Johnsen, StatoilHydro (Norway)

16:20

The value of deep-sea observatories to the fishing industry 

Olav Runa Godo on behalf of Olaf Misund, IMR (Norway)

16:40

Focus groups - topic setting

18:00

 End of the first day  

19:00

 Conference dinner at Fjellheisen for pre-registered workshop particpants  

Friday 12 June 2009 

Topic 

Invited speaker 

Needs and expectations 

 II - Ocean Science and technology observatory needs as seen from industry (Chair: Peter Haugan), continued  

09:00

Why do we need submarine seismometers? 

Philippe Charvis, Geoazur (France)

09:20

The need for seafloor monitoring and observatories at submarine carbon dioxide capture and storage sites 

Peter Linke, IFM-GEOMAR (Germany)

09:40

Human-induced changes in seawater chemistry put deepwater ecosystems at risk 

Marion Gehlen, LSCE (France)

10:00

MyOCEAN for the European Marine Core Service 

Stein Sandven, NERSC (Norway)

10:20

Coffee break 

Potential collaboration between academia and industry (Chair: Paolo Favali) 

10:50

Cooperation between industries and scientists 

Inger Marie Malvik, Fugro Oceanor (Norway)

11:10

Cyberinfrastructure for the U.S. NSF ocean observatories initiative: A modern virtual observatory 

John Orcutt, UCSD (US)

11:30

Environmental monitoring, maritime safety and security: a convergence 

Michel Rixen, NURC-NATO (Italy)

11:50

Lunch break / posters 

Practical approach and its strategy (Chair: Roland Person) 

13:00

Preservation of data and knowledge 

Michael Diepenbroek, MARUM (Germany)

13:20

Providing an ocean in situ data service for the needs of operational oceanography 

Ingrid Puillat on behalf of Gilbert Maudire, IFREMER (France)

13:40

EMODNET 

Lars Horn, Research Council of Norway (Norway)

14:00

The European Research Icebreaker Aurora Borealis 

Roberto Azzolini, ESF (France)

14:20

EPOS Research Infrastructure and synergy with EMSO 

Torild van Eck, KNMI (The Netherland)

Plan to make VISO a permanent and successful structure (Chair: Steve Etchemendy) 

14:40

Marine strategy for long term funding and maintenance budgets 

Pierre Cochonat on behalf of Antoine Dosdat, IFREMER (France)

15:00

European marine infrastructure and GEOSS requirement 

Pascal Le Grand, European Commission (Belgium)

15:20

Coffee break 

15:50

Focus groups - topic setting

17:40

Sum-up from the focus group leaders

Summary of workshop and closing remarks (Jürgen Mienert and Bénédicte Ferré) 

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