The Joint WMO-IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology

Call for abstracts: Fourth International Workshop on the Advances in the Use of Historical Marine Climate Data (MARCDAT-IV)

The Fourth International Workshop on the Advances in the Use of Historical Marine Climate Data (MARCDAT-IV) will be held at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, UK between the 18th and 22nd July 2016. Please see MARCDAT-IV for more details.

The workshop will be arranged around the following themes:

  1.     Data homogenization (benchmarking, bias adjustments, step change analysis, metadata)
  2.     Quantification and estimation of uncertainty
  3.     Data recovery and reprocessing (digitisation efforts and reprocessing of previously digitised data)
  4.     Reconstructing past climates
  5.     Integrating In-situ / satellite data sources
  6.     Consistency of the climate across domain (land, ocean, surface, subsurface, atmosphere) boundaries
  7.     The role of marine climate data in biological and ecosystem studies
  8.     Review of the 10-year action plan

Key Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: 18th March 2016

Registration closes: 31st May 2016

 

 

 

     

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